In March 2018, two years are closing from the date that U.S. Federal Financial Institution Regulatory Agencies issued a common guidance clarifying the applicability of the Customer Identification Program (AML/CIP) rule to prepaid cards issued by banks.
On 25 June 2015, the EU 4th AML Directive (EU 2015/849) was enacted, which replaces the previous EU 3rd AML Directive (2005/60/EC) and the related implementing measures Directive (2006/70/EC). With a two-year window for implementation, all EU member states must be compliant with the new mandates by 26 June 2017.
Over the last years US, EU and UN have imposed sanctions to a number of countries and jurisdiction. In this article we have gathered the Sanctioned and Debarred Countries.
The European System of Financial Supervision (ESFS) is the framework for financial supervision in the European Union in operation since 2011. It was proposed by the European Commission in 2009 in response to the financial crisis of 2007–2008.
The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which enters into application on 13 January 2018, will facilitate innovation, competition and efficiency. Read the full European Commission Fact Sheet about PSD2.
CubeIQ’s AML & Compliance Solutions covers all the essential elements of an AML compliance solution, part of the four-part AML program required by International anti-money laundering laws and additional peripheral software solution that create a unique solution and services proposition in the regulatory compliance market.
CubeIQ AML and Compliance Web Site is published with New Appearance and Structure.
The goAML™ software is part of The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime strategic response to crime, particularly to serious and organized crime such as terrorist financing and Money laundering.
The Basel AML Index is an annual ranking assessing country risk regarding money laundering/terrorism financing. It focuses on anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) frameworks and other related factors such as financial/public transparency and judicial strength.
Jurisdiction Undertaking First Exchange of Information By 2017
Review & Reports Elements on CubeIQ AML systems operation evaluation program for Banks and Financial Institutions requiring to evaluate the configuration and setup of their AML operations.
CubeIQ is launching an AML Systems operation evaluation program for Banks and Financial Institutions requiring to evaluate the configuration and setup of their AML operations
Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 addresses AML/CFT requirements for Non-Financial institutions and companies and defines which Non-Financial institutions and companies are AML/CFT Obliged Entities and therefore should implement an AML Compliance Program.
Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 defines that Customer Due Diligence – CDD is obligatory to several Non-Financial institutions and companies’ categories. CubeIQ is providing AML On-Line™ service for on-line names filtering against Specially Designated Nationals – SDN List.
The Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive EU/2015/849 published on June 5, 2015 continues to apply a risk-based approach to AML/CFT and enhances the required compliance measurements. Fourth (4th) Money Laundering Directive focuses on the areas that are most open to money laundering and define procedures and actions to identify, assess, understand, mitigate and manage them effectively.
Obliged entities under the 4th Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) are companies, institutions, organizations and legal entities that need to develop and put in place policies, controls and procedures to monitor and enhance measures and actions taken for AML/CFT activities.
As gambling services posing higher risks, several provisions have been taken under the current Greek AML laws and regulations (fulfilling EU 3rd Money Laundering Directive 2005/60/EC and its amendments). This article stipulates the current AML KYC Requirements in Greek Gambling Industry.
The Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 20, 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, repealing Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directive 2006/70/EC, has been published on June 5, 2015.
As FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) is executed in full from Tax Authorities and Financial Institutions in the majority of EU Member States, we are publishing a document with Frequent Asked Question on what FATCA is imposing on US Citizens and US Green Card holders.
Automatic Exchange Of Information between EU Member States, schedule and deadlines.
European Commision Directive 2003/48/EC, "The European Union Savings Directive - EUSD", is repealed.
Published by D.D.Garbis
in Risk & Compliance
· 8/10/2015 11:11:00
CubeIQ’s FATCA reporting module is an add-on to PCS™ FATCA enhanced EDD Reporter™ module and it is a full web based application with multiple functions which enables Financial Institutions to meet their FATCA reporting mandates.
Automatic exchange of information in E.U. or International level has increase the burden for mandate reporting to E.U. financial institutions.
Cooperation of EU Member States and Non-EU jurisdictions for automatic exchange of information (“AEI”) for tax purposes starting in 2017 for all financial information related to 2016 transactions.
The European Council of Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) on October 14th, 2014 agreed to an amendment of the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in the Field of Taxation ("DAC"), adopting EU Directive 2014/107/EU.
FATCA signed into law by US President at March 18th 2010 and its implementation over the past several years has triggered creation of corresponding regulations and legislations within EU member states and European Union and non-EU jurisdictions.