Know Your Customer (KYC) Best Practices – Corruption, Crime & Compliance

By |2021-04-30T11:40:54+03:00April 30th, 2021|

Know Your Customer (KYC) Best Practices - Corruption, Crime & Compliance Know Your Customer (KYC) is a compulsory process for the banks and other financial institutions when opening a new account or on regular basis used for identification and verification of customer’s identity. If a customer fails in meeting the minimum KYC requirements, banks and [...]

How Does SWIFT gpi Tracker System Help Banks?

By |2021-05-05T16:17:44+03:00April 16th, 2021|

How Does SWIFT gpi Tracker System Help Banks?SWIFT’s initiative SWIFT gpi (Global Payments Innovation) aims to improve cross-border transaction experience by offering faster, more transparent and easily traceable process with more reasonable costs for the banks, corporates and market infrastructures (MIs). The main benefits of SWIFT gpi for the banks are higher customer satisfaction with [...]

Digital Onboarding and Anti Money Laundering (AML)

By |2021-03-30T14:13:31+03:00March 30th, 2021|

Digital Onboarding and Anti Money Laundering (AML) Digital Onboarding Technology for Financial Institutions Onboarding process plays a vital role in financial institutions’ customer acquisition and loyalty. Therefore, keeping it simple, fast and user-friendly is the key for success. The digitalization of the onboarding experience removed the physical limitations and the complicated processes for [...]

All You Need to Know About Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance

By |2021-02-26T11:43:14+03:00February 26th, 2021|

All You Need to Know About Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance What is Anti-Money Laundering and What is the role of Financial Institutions in AML? To prevent the money laundering activities and their negative effects, as well as to identify the money laundering criminals, the regulations on the local and international level have been created [...]

What is ISO 20022?

By |2021-02-18T15:25:45+03:00February 18th, 2021|

What is ISO 20022? How can a standardized approach improve the financial messaging system? Importance of standardization in financial messaging for international value transfers The current cross-border payments landscape is faced with the problem of lack of interoperability and integration between different clearing systems. To address the issue, standardization in the financial messaging is [...]

How to detect commonly used Trade Based Money Laundering (TBML) Techniques

By |2021-01-29T15:31:48+03:00January 29th, 2021|

How to detect commonly used Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML) Techniques? What does Trade-based Money Laundering (TBML) mean? Trade-based Money Laundering (TBML) is defined as the use of trade activities and transactions to transfer illicit cash of big quantities into legitimized or -in some cases- less suspicious commodities in order to avoid financial transparency regulations. [...]

How SWIFT gpi reduces cross-border payment times?

By |2021-01-20T14:07:53+03:00January 20th, 2021|

How SWIFT gpi reduces cross-border payment times to minutes, even seconds? SWIFT has launched its global payments innovation (gpi) initiative in 2017 and since then almost 60% of all cross-border money transfers on SWIFT are sent via SWIFT gpi. The payments industry showed great interest in the advantages gpi offered in terms of pace, [...]

8 Compliance Trends That Shaped the Future of Financial Environment in 2020

By |2021-01-07T15:55:49+03:00December 30th, 2020|

8 Compliance Trends That Shaped the Future of Financial Environment in 2020 The financial compliance requirements are among most important fields in the financial ecosystem as it is seen as the main source in maintaining public trust in the banking system. Together with the technological developments and digitalization trends, the risks and the threats [...]

Top 5 Innovations in the Payments Landscape You Should Know by the End of 2020

By |2020-12-27T20:35:23+03:00December 18th, 2020|

Top 5 Innovations in the Payments Landscape You Should Know by the End of 2020 The notions of interoperability, harmonization, transparency and unification have been popular in financial payments and messaging standards in 2020. As technological developments evolve and offer so many advantages for the businesses in every field, the financial ecosystem has had [...]

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