Money Laundering

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BaFin lifts N26 customer onboarding cap

After more than two years, Germany's financial regulator BaFin has lifted a cap on the number of new customers that digital bank N26 can onboard.

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BaFin fines N26 €9.2m over late money laundering reports

German regulator BaFin has fined N26 €9.2 million for anti-money laundering failures but could be preparing to lift a cap on the number of new customers the digital bank can take on.

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Canada fines Binance C$6m for AML violations

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has been fined C$6 million by Canadian authorities for violating money laundering and terrorist financing laws.

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Wells Fargo says US investigating Zelle complaint handling

Wells Fargo has joined JP Morgan in revealing that US authorities are investigating the handling of complaints about P2P payments service Zelle.

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Binance founder Changpeng Zhao gets four month prison term

The founder of crypto exchange Binance, Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, has been sentenced to four months in prison in the US after pleading guilty to violating anti-money laundering requirements.

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EU expands AML regulation impacting cryptocurrency compliance

The European Parliament has voted to adopt a package of laws to strengthen the EU’s AML and terrorist financing toolkit, with a particular impact on the cryptocurrency industry.

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ComplyAdvantage buys Golden to boost financial crime intelligence

AI-based financial crime detection startup ComplyAdvantage has acquired Golden Recursion in a deal that brings Andreessen Horowitz in as a shareholder.

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Turkish crypto chief starts 11,196-year prison sentence

Faruk Fatih Ozer, the former boss of failed Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, has started a lengthy jail sentence after he was found guilty of defrauding investors in a multimillion dollar fraud.

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Singapore launches platform to tackle money laundering

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a centralised digital platform that lets financial institutions share customer information in order to tackle money laundering and terrorism financing.

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MPE 2024: AI-driven misinformation and consumer education in fraud

In an exclusive interview at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2024, trust and safety architect at Sift Brittany Allen spokes with Finextra on new challenges in the fraud space, and how the spread of misinformation on social media is a major concern with AI-driven technology.

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Paytm Business Bank fined on money laundering charges

Paytm's banking business has been fined 55 million rupees (about $663,000) by an Indian regulator on money laundering charges.

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NextGen Nordics 2024: 40+ banks registered to attend

NextGen Nordics returns to Stockholm on 23rd April, and at seven weeks away from the event day, 200 attendees have already registered.

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Frankfurt wins race to host new EU anti-money laundering agency

Frankfurt has won the race to host the EU's new Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA), beating out competition from eight other cities, including Dublin, Madrid and Paris.

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MEPs nod through ten second instant transfer rules

The European Parliament has adopted new rules to ensure transferred funds arrive within ten seconds into the bank accounts of retail customers and businesses across the EU.

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BaFin increases focus on IT outsourcing risks

Cybersecurity and the outsourcing of IT services are among the greatest risks to the financial sector, warns a new report from German regulator BaFin.

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Hawk AI hires HSBC vet Shearer

German RegTech Hawk AI has brought in HSBC compliance veteran Michael Shearer as chief solution officer.

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G20 faster payments roadmap could boost financial crime - report

The G20's plan to make cross-border payments faster, cheaper, more transparent and inclusive could increase fraud and money laundering, warns a new report.

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Finextra's top impact study reports of 2023

With 2023 drawing to a close, we take a look back at our most downloaded impact study reports over the course of the past year. Our impact study reports are how-to, best practice guides that support those in the financial industry in their utilisation and optimisation of particular technologies, as well as providing an outlook at future trends to watch.