Anti-Money Laundering Compliance in Turkish Republic

By |2022-07-28T16:16:05+03:00July 27th, 2022|

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance in Turkish Republic The Turkish Republic has made significant advancements in the establishment of anti-money laundering regulations as well as the mechanisms for detecting and countering them in recent years. In 1996, the first instance of money laundering that was prosecuted as a financial crime in Turkiye took place. Since [...]

How to conduct an Adverse Media Check?

By |2022-08-14T17:32:14+03:00July 14th, 2022|

How to conduct an Adverse Media Check? Adverse media, sometimes known as negative news, is any type of adverse information found in a wide range of news sources, including both conventional news channels and unstructured sources. The hazards of doing business with people or firms who have a negative media presence are numerous [...]

Essentials of KYC Know Your Customer Process

By |2022-08-14T17:13:26+03:00July 8th, 2022|

Essentials of KYC Know Your Customer Process KYC, or Know Your Customer, refers to a collection of protocols that enable banks and other financial institutions to validate the identification of the organizations and persons with whom they do business and guarantee that those entities are functioning legally. Effective KYC process prevents businesses from [...]

What is the onboarding process for KYC?

By |2022-08-08T14:13:39+03:00July 8th, 2022|

What is the onboarding process for KYC? The customer onboarding process for the KYC includes greeting your client, ensuring that your customer understands how to use your product, platform, or service, and then continuing to assist them while they use the product/service to ensure that they are pleased and will continue to support [...]

2021 AML Anti Money Laundering fines

By |2022-08-14T17:20:26+03:00July 7th, 2022|

2021 AML Anti Money Laundering fines The repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic continued to have a detrimental impact on banks and financial institutions in 2021, making it another challenging year for the financial industry. As service providers and financial regulators reacted to a changing risk landscape and a variety of emergent Covid-19-inspired criminal [...]

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations in Turkiye

By |2022-08-04T14:35:08+03:00July 3rd, 2022|

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations in Turkiye Turkiye has an ongoing issue with money laundering, mainly as a result of its high susceptibility to narcotics trafficking. Turkiye has introduced several new laws to enhance its anti-money laundering (AML) framework. Both banks and non-bank financial entities are used for money laundering in Turkiye. Cross-border cash smuggling, [...]

How KYC and CDD are related?

By |2022-08-14T17:08:03+03:00July 1st, 2022|

How KYC and CDD are related? KYC and CDD are two terms that are often used together. KYC leads to CDD in the verification of consumer information. Previous KYC processes have evolved into CDD practices. Previously, the KYC procedure was ineffective in preventing illegal behavior. This resulted in the creation of software that [...]

Russia and Belarus related Worldwide Sanctions

By |2022-05-09T11:44:53+03:00May 9th, 2022|

Russia and Belarus related Worldwide Sanctions The European Commission welcomes Member States' agreement today to impose additional targeted measures due to Russia’a invasion in Ukraine and Belarus's role in this aggression. The new measures, in particular, impose restrictive measures on 160 persons and alter Regulation (EC) 765/2006 on restrictive measures in light of [...]

Which countries are banned from SWIFT and why?

By |2022-05-09T12:00:33+03:00May 6th, 2022|

Which countries are banned from SWIFT and why? What does SWIFT refers to? The SWIFT system, which stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, is a secure platform that allows financial institutions to share information about worldwide monetary operations such as money transfers. While SWIFT does not actually transport money, it [...]

Economic Sanctions Against Belarus

By |2022-06-06T15:06:40+03:00April 5th, 2022|

Economic Sanctions Against Belarus In reaction to Belarus' participation in the ongoing Ukrainian crisis, the EU dramatically strengthened its sanctions against Belarus on March 2, 2022. Belarus was already subject to major EU sanctions targeting its financial, dual-use, military, tobacco, petroleum, and potash industries, many of which were imposed in reaction to social [...]

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