FCA resources on using new technology to support AML compliance
The FCA has shared a number of useful resources on how the financial services industry can use new technologies to support AML compliance, particularly in the area of client due diligence (CDD).
Coming out in the Wash: Views on the UK’s Anti-Money Laundering Regime
As part of its contribution to the national conversation on anti-money laundering, CCAB wished to draw on the cross-sector expertise of regulators, law enforcement agencies and members of the wider business community who focus on issues related to anti-money laundering regulation to offer insights into the health and effectiveness of the UK regime.
Anti-money laundering requirements: costs, benefits and perceptions
Mark Yeandle, Michael Mainelli, Adrian Berendt and Brian Healy, Z/Yen Limited
Published by the Corporation of London and funded by the Corporation and the ICAEW’s charitable trust funds.
The report assesses the perceived costs and benefits of UK Anti-Money Laundering Requirements (AMLR) compared with other jurisdictions including the USA, Germany, France and Italy. It also examines how effective AMLR is and what impact the UK AMLR has on the competitive standing of the UK financial services industry.
Economic and Business Crime in an International Context
The law against money laundering aims to detect and prevent the underlying economic crime as well as specific laundering activities. We have prepared a report on Economic and Business Crime in an International Context, a review of international law and practice in relation to crimes committed by or on behalf of business. This is part of our Market Foundations initiative.
Links to Key Sites
The JMLSG provides comprehensive guidance on anti-money laundering procedures for the financial services sector.
The National Crime Agency’s role is to protect the public by disrupting and bringing to justice serious criminals who present a high risk to the UK.
Financial Crime and Terrorism page.