As a member of the European Union (EU), the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) laws were dictated by the European Parliament’s Money Laundering Directives. But, on 31 December 2020 - four years after the Brexit vote - the UK finally left the EU. So, the question is, what happens to the UK’s regulatory environment now that it is no longer governed by the EU?
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On January 1 2021, the United States Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (the NDAA) which includes the most significant reforms to US Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws in almost 20 years.
Leading anti-money laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch, has launched a new service to help businesses identify the ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) of large corporates.
Leading UK anti-money laundering (AML) and ID verification firm SmartSearch is launching the most comprehensive business-owner verification solution on the market, in a bid to counter the spike in the number of scams involving fake businesses.
Leading anti-money-laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch has made the latest Financial Times’ annual list of the fastest-growing European companies for the third year running.
Award-winning company SmartSearch Ltd, has today been recognised as one of the leading providers of regulatory technology (RegTech) software. For the fourth consecutive year, SmartSearch has been included in the prestigious ‘RegTech 100’ list, in recognition of its leading role in combatting money laundering.
The 2021 list recognizes the tech companies transforming compliance, risk management and cybersecurity.
Leading UK anti-money laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch is warning businesses against ignoring European Union money laundering directives, following the UK’s departure from the EU at the start of the year.
SmartSearch, the UK’s leading anti-money laundering (AML) solution provider, has called on lenders, brokers and conveyancers to learn the lessons from the Government’s failure to prevent the loss of £billions in Covid-related fraud over the past 12 months.
SmartSearch, the UK’s leading anti-money laundering (AML) solution provider, has revealed 2020 was the most successful year in the company’s history, with double digit boosts in sales and profits.