Jonathan Wong

Jonathan Wong

May
11
Financial Crime Compliance Primer: U.S. Crypto

Financial Crime Compliance Primer: U.S. Crypto

As use of virtual currencies has exploded, the perception of the crypto industry as posing increased financial crime risks remains.
1 min read
May
06
What the OCC’s restructuring and  bank-fintech partnership focus means for compliance officers

What the OCC’s restructuring and bank-fintech partnership focus means for compliance officers

As compliance officers well know, fintechs and banks already take on a host of legal, regulatory, and business challenges when
3 min read
May
04
How to address the J5’s first NFT financial crime red flags

How to address the J5’s first NFT financial crime red flags

Last week, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5), issued a first-of-its-kind “intelligence bulletin” on Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) marketplace
3 min read
Apr
28
Anchorage OCC Consent Order: Expectations for crypto compliance and remediation requirements

Anchorage OCC Consent Order: Expectations for crypto compliance and remediation requirements

Last week, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a first-of-its-kind Consent Order to Anchorage
3 min read
Apr
26
What we can learn from the FCA’s warning to challenger banks

What we can learn from the FCA’s warning to challenger banks

Last week, the FCA levied criticism at UK challenger banks about the general state of their financial crime controls. But
2 min read
Apr
21
U.S. and UK Regulators Release Financial Crime Strategy Updates

U.S. and UK Regulators Release Financial Crime Strategy Updates

U.S. and UK financial crime regulators recently released multi-year strategies with a number of commitments to fight money laundering,
3 min read
Apr
20
Everything You Need to Know About Effectiveness

Everything You Need to Know About Effectiveness

After hearing feedback about how useful our 3-part series on the effectiveness of financial crime controls has been, we're excited
1 min read
Apr
07
5 Practical Questions to Ask for Assurance of Your Sanctions Controls

5 Practical Questions to Ask for Assurance of Your Sanctions Controls

With the latest moves to ratchet up sanctions on Russia in recent days, the sanctions landscape once again grows more
4 min read
Apr
05
The Need for Automated Assurance Exemplified by N26’s AML Issues

The Need for Automated Assurance Exemplified by N26’s AML Issues

Every compliance officer knows just how burdensome a remediation project or a lookback exercise to fix a financial crime controls
3 min read
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