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Global Financial Institution Fines for AML, Data Privacy and MiFID Rise 26%

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CLM specialist Fenergo has released its annual findings on global financial institution fines which show that for the year to date, penalties have totalled $10.4 billion for non-compliance with AML, KYC, data privacy and MiFID regulations. The total volume of fines levied to financial institutions for these breaches was 198, a year-on-year increase of 141%. The average value of enforcement actions against financial institutions for AML related compliance breaches is 44% lower than in 2019.

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