What You Should've Learned at ACAMS - Days 2 and 3

Summary: Days 2 and 3 discussed how ISIS is losing, cyber, the risks associated with banking marketplace lending, what a culture of compliance means, how to handle cyber based extortion, fraud & ransomware attacks, and how AML personnel are dinosaurs.

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Topics: Anti-Money Laundering, ACAMS

What you Should've Learned at ACAMS - Day 1

ACAMS Florida just had three days of Anti-Money Laundering discussion for small and large institutions, law enforcement, and regulators. Listed below are the highlights of Day One,  including what regulatory agencies are looking for, why de-risking isn't going away, how algorithms can make your life better, and how Law Enforcement, NGO’s and Financial Institutions (FI’s) can work together to better prevent money laundering.

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Topics: Anti-Money Laundering, Conferences

The Return on Investment of Using Digital Identities and Reputation in E-Commerce

As the use of digital identities to assess the risk of a financial transaction grows, it is important to assess their value in business terms. However, communicating their value across an organization can be challenging, especially as that value changes from application to application.

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Topics: eDNA

How is technology changing the remittance industry?

Guest blogpost by Hugo Cuevas-Mohr of IMTC Conferences and Mohr World Consulting.

In the process of building the RemTECH Awards and asking ourselves what innovation in the remittances industry meant, I searched the internet and talked to colleagues, both in the traditional financial services sector, bank and non-bank, as well as in fintech start-ups.

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Topics: Virtual Currency, FinTech, Money Transfer, MSB

Are you a FinTech Start-Up? Know Which AML Regulations Apply to You

 

U.S. anti-money laundering regulations are extensive, filled with explicit and implicit requests, and require studying. However, the benefit of knowing them is fundamental: It will save you time, money, and maybe your business. 

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Topics: Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud Prevention, Transaction Monitoring, FinTech, RegTech, Sanctions Screening

IdentityMind’s New Platform Version makes RegTech and Machine Learning Accessible to All

For the past year, it’s been nearly impossible to read a fraud prevention or compliance article without “RegTech” and/or “Machine Learning” in it. In this article, we are going to talk about both; specifically, how the new version of IdentityMind’s platform helps deliver on the RegTech and machine learning promise.

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Topics: Fraud Prevention, FinTech, RegTech, eDNA, Risk Management, Machine Learning

The Rise and Potential Impact of Digital Identities

Guest blogpost by Travis Jarae, from One World Identity.

The first form of identity or individual consensus records dates back nearly 4000 B.C., with the Babylonians. We think they primarily used this for determining how much food they would need per person. Not much has changed since the Babylonians - we still use a census to determine macroeconomic decisions such as domestic social welfare needs and foreign aid.

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Topics: FinTech, Trusted Digital Identities (TDI™)

The Digital Identity Evaluation Guide

Acquiring more customers and generating more revenue is the goal of all businesses. And, while the Internet has made this easier, not all sectors have moved forward at the same pace. For instance, ecommerce companies have led the charge, while Financial Services institutions are still catching up.

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Topics: Know Your Customer, Fraud Prevention, Trusted Digital Identities (TDI™), eDNA, Onboarding

Our 6 Can't Miss Sessions at MRC Las Vegas 2017

It is no secret that fraud remained one of the top concerns for merchants around the world in 2016. Identity theft, card-not-present fraud, false declines, and chargebacks, are just a few of the top-of-mind issues payments and fraud professionals are tracking even more carefully in 2017.
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Topics: Merchant Risk, Conferences, Fraud Prevention, Payments

How not to onboard fraudulent customers - Minimizing onboarding risks with KYC and Fraud Prevention

You can have an amazing product or service, but without customers your offering won’t survive. In order to have access to your offering, new customers must be onboarded.

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Topics: Know Your Customer, Fraud Prevention, Onboarding, Risk Management

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