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ECO schedules training courses

Places are available on the following export control training courses in Plymouth (February) and Birmingham (March): Intermediate Seminar Plymouth 12 February   £150   Foundation Workshop Plymouth 13 February   £118   Licences Workshop Plymouth 13 February   £108   Intermediate Seminar Birmingham 4 March   £150   Foundation Workshop […]

Want to get your nerd on?

Read my latest piece on matching technologies here at Money Laundering Bulletin. It’ll be in the February print issue, but it’s online now. Mind you, I’m not the most technical when it comes to this, but I wasn’t trying to write a treatise – just trying to lay out the […]

I updated the Events page…

If there’s anything I’m missing, let me know. I basically added all the American Conference events, and ACAMS, and a bunch I knew about (Bankers Online, IACC, SIFMA, FIBA), but I’m sure there’s plenty who don’t get great love from search engines… Thanks!

HKMA holds RegTech forum

22 Nov 2019 Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) fosters a diversified ecosystem for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Regulatory Technology (RegTech) The HKMA hosted the first AML/CFT RegTech Forum on 22 November 2019.  The event gathered various stakeholders in Hong Kong’s AML/CFT regime and was attended by around […]

More UK export control training!

Due to popular demand, we will run an extra Making Better Licence Applications Course on 5 November in London Making Better Licence Applications (MBLA) Date: 5 November 2019 Time: 9am to 1:30pm (lunch will be provided) Cost: £108 Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, 31-36 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LH The aim of this course is to reduce […]

Today’s the deadline: OFSI reminds us again…

Final reminder: frozen assets reporting 2019 OFSI is conducting its annual frozen assets review. If you hold or control funds or economic resources belonging to, owned, held, or controlled by a designated person you are required to submit a report to the Treasury’s OFSI by Friday 11 October 2019. Your report should include details […]

Is it all worth it? GAO gives us some ideas…

Earlier this month, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report entitled “Economic Sanctions: Agencies Assess Impacts on Targets, and Studies Suggest Several Factors Contribute to Sanctions’ Effectiveness.” (Whew!) Here’s the lead “What GAO Found” section”: The Departments of the Treasury (Treasury), State (State), and Commerce (Commerce) each undertake […]