SRA sanctions

Navigating sanctions and SRA advice: a guide for law firms

This article will provide a detailed overview of the SRA’s stance on complying with sanctions, sharing guidance on adhering to regulatory requirements, and helpful information about how to conduct client identification and screening.  … Read More

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Enhance business compliance with effective sanctions screening

In today’s business environment, compliance with sanctions regulations is paramount for organisations across regulated industries. Sanctions screening, a process aimed at identifying and mitigating potential risks associated with conducting business with sanctioned individuals, entities, or countries, is a crucial component … Read More

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Navigating the complexities: solving the top challenges in sanctions screening

In today’s globalised economy, sanctions screening has become a critical component of compliance for financial institutions and businesses across various sectors. The primary objective of sanctions screening is to prevent transactions with individuals, entities, or countries that are subject to … Read More

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Tackling global financial crime: the role of sanction screening in modern AML frameworks

At the heart of AML efforts is sanction screening. But what are sanctions, and why is screening for them so crucial? … Read More

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Wired-In webinar: Navigating the global sanctions landscape in 2023

In a thought-provoking Wired-In webinar, we explored how to navigate the ever-changing global sanctions landscape in 2023. … Read More

Economic sanctions

What are sanctions and what do they mean for compliance?

As of April 2023, the UK government lists over 16,000 economic sanctions on individuals and entities. The type of economic sanction imposed can vary from assets being frozen, travel bans, trade embargoes, and financial restrictions. … Read More

Wells Fargo Sanctions Violations

Wells Fargo sanctions violations: key learnings for compliance

At the end of last month, Wells Fargo was slapped with a near $100m fine for its role in helping a foreign bank skirt US sanctions on more than half a billion dollars of transactions.  … Read More

What PEPs and sanctions checks are mandatory in the UK?

What PEPs and sanctions checks are mandatory in the UK?

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and sanctioned individuals, entities or nations are two critical areas of compliance for regulated firms.  As part of their obligations in the prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing and other forms of financial crime, firms must … Read More

Compliance roundup

This Month in Compliance: July 2022

Each month, we take a look at the latest compliance news and insights to keep you on top of what you need to know from across the industry. In July, momentum continued to gather behind the ‘metaverse’. At Money 20/20 … Read More

Why Do Businesses Need to Do KYC AML Checks?

Why Do Businesses Need to Do KYC AML Checks?

To build a strong and robust fraud-prevention system, companies need to incorporate effective anti-money laundering measures into their business processes. To do this, every company needs to know the process of how and when it should do AML and KYC checks. NorthRow works with organisations across multiple sector helping them to automated AML, KYC and IDV checks to streamline client onboarding, while helping to ensure compliance. … Read More