Anti-money laundering publications

Anti-Money Laundering: Know Your Customer Quick Reference Guide Anti-Money Laundering: Know Your Customer Quick Reference Guide
The Know Your Customer (‘KYC’) quick reference guide provides easy access to detailed AML and KYC information for 80 different countries.


 
The AML and OFAC Domino Effect: Turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East The AML and OFAC Domino Effect: Turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East
Recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, unrest in other North African and Middle Eastern countries threatens others. In this environment, forward-looking AML and OFAC compliance teams must not only react to news as it is published, but also should proactively seek to isolate and monitor the risks to their institutions from these recent events.


 
Using analytics to get the most from your transaction monitoring system Using analytics to get the most from your transaction monitoring system
This document discusses how a program can help financial institutions facilitate the examination process, proactively address areas of likely regulatory focus, and contribute to cost reduction..


 
From source to surveillance: the hidden risk in AML monitoring system optimization From source to surveillance: the hidden risk in AML monitoring system optimization
Actively managing AML monitoring data can reduce costs, save time, avoid regulatory remediation and improve assurance. Moving beyond the financial crisis, regulators are refocusing their efforts on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing enforcement, The increased regulatory scrutiny is compelling institutions to take a closer look at their AML operations.


Maintaining your anti-money laundering compliance programs in a cost-cutting environment
As your institution comes under more pressure to contain costs and limit expenses, it may look to cut AML program budgets and staffing levels. There are meaningful steps an institution can take to address AML efficiencies, risks, and other concerns in a cost-cutting environment.

Anti-money laundering utility
While the economic crisis has significantly curtailed the financial markets, money-laundering schemes have persisted. Financial institutions face a conflicting mandate: As the economy forces these companies to do more with less, they must redesign their anti-money laundering (AML) model to thwart increasingly sophisticated launderers and terrorist financiers.

Doing more with less: Improving the anti-money laundering surveillance program
Monitoring customer activity for money laundering and terrorist financing is one of the most daunting compliance challenges for financial institutions.

Building sustainable efficiencies: Leveraging anti-money laundering investments
This viewpoint discusses how institutions can reframe AML by championing the effective transfer of knowledge through energized approaches to their people, processes and philosophies.

The role of an effective independent review of your institution's anti-money laundering (AML) program
This presentation was given at the annual financial services conference hosted by the Institute of Internal Auditors on June 2-4, 2008 in Atlanta, GA.

A regulatory guide for foreign banks in the United States 2007-2008
The 2007-2008 edition of PwC's regulatory guide for foreign banks in the United States is now available. The guide is intended for foreign banks operating in the United States and highlights issues that foreign banks must navigate in doing business here to ensure they meet regulatory expectations.