Dow Jones – Technology Adoption in Third-Party Risk Management: Best Practice or the New Standard?

Examining the extent to which technology use is becoming standard in compliance and expected by regulators. It should come as no surprise to anti-corruption compliance professionals that third parties represent major sources of risk. Regulators also are aware of that fact. Most bribery cases do not involve direct payments from companies to government officials—a third […]

BBC NEWS – Coronavirus: Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987

Stock markets around the world suffered historic losses in the first three months of the year amid a massive sell-off tied to the coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and London’s FTSE 100 saw their biggest quarterly drops since 1987, plunging 23% and 25% respectively. The S&P 500 lost 20% during the quarter, its worst […]

Dow Jones – Navigating the Challenges Around AML and Sanctions

As the payment landscape evolves, so do the methods criminals use to launder the proceeds of crime. As evidenced by the fewer than one percent of illegal assets frozen or seized by authorities each year, detecting the hidden financial crime risks in payments continues to pose a significant challenge to financial institutions. Financial services firms […]

The New Job of PR: Protect (& Promote) Reputation With Big Data

In the complex media ecosystem that communications professionals must navigate, reputation is less about placement in earned media than it is about listening, analyzing and optimizing to control and shape brand messaging. In The New Job of PR: Protect (& Promote) Reputation with Big Data, communicators will gain an understanding of: The role of big […]

The Value of Premium Content

Corporate Communications and PR professionals face more and more challenges while monitoring media coverage and reporting sentiment and share of voice. With more news and channels than ever, keeping track of developments across all channels becomes more difficult. These tasks need more time and resources, as well as immediate response and reaction. Only those communicators […]

The Challenge of Tracking Dual-Use Goods for Trade Finance Compliance

Regulators in all major markets are calling on financial institutions to better monitor money laundering and other risks associated with their trade financing businesses and to implement controls, including for transport of dual-use and other restricted goods. Identifying dual-use goods as part of a broader due diligence process may seem straightforward, but when considered against […]

The Treacherous Water of Trade Compliance

With one regulatory change occurring every 12 minutes on average in financial sectors, demand for a more digital, joined-up approach that enables trade finance institutions to manage regulatory intelligence and risk more effectively has never been higher. Financial institutions play an important role in international commerce but failure to comply can result in crippling enforcement […]

Dow Jones- It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad world of Sanction

In May, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released extensive new guidance on what constitutes an effective sanctions compliance program. Coming amidst a complex sanctions environment and an increasingly aggressive approach to enforcement, the guidance provides insight into OFAC’s views on the best practices that companies should follow […]