ABN Amro has confirmed that it could face possible money laundering fines, following an order from the Dutch central bank to review all its transactions for possible money laundering or financial crime activities. The news comes after fellow Dutch bank ING was hit with a $900 million fine in September 2018 for similar issues.
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ABN Amro Could Face AML Charges
Financial fraud and crime continue to escalate causing significant damage to companies, countries and the global economy despite enormous efforts by firms and organisations in the financial services sector to identify and expel bad actors. As these bad actors use increasingly sophisticated techniques to break into financial institutions and extract both money and data, so...
Financial crime compliance automation specialist PassFort has raised $16.2 million through its recent Series A funding. The company, whose SaaS-based platform automates financial crime and compliance processes, will use the funds to realise its global growth plans. The funding round was led by the US growth equity fund, Level Equity, with participation from PassFort’s existing...
RegTech Summit APAC will explore the current regulatory environment in Asia Pacific, the impact of COVID on the RegTech industry and the extent to which the pandemic has acted a catalyst for RegTech adoption in financial markets.
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