What mechanisms and checks Are typically done for Transaction Monitoring?
Transaction monitoring typically involves a combination of different mechanisms and checks to detect suspicious activity. Some of the most common mechanisms and checks include: These mechanisms and checks are typically used in combination to provide a comprehensive approach to transaction monitoring and help detect suspicious activity as early as possible.
Why is transaction monitoring key over and above onboarding checks?
Transaction monitoring is key over and above onboarding checks because it helps financial institutions detect and respond to suspicious activity in real-time. Onboarding checks, such as customer identification and due diligence, are important for identifying and mitigating money laundering risks when a new customer is first onboarded. However, these checks only provide a snapshot of […]
ComplyRadar sponsors the Governance, Risk and Compliance Summit
ComplyRadar is sponsoring the Governance, Risk and Compliance Summit 2023 organised by the Malta Stock Exchange. The summit will take place at the Westin Dragonara Conference Centre on 2nd February 2023 and shall address the significant developments in the regulatory frameworks as well as the challenges faced by all practitioners in the financial sector. Financial […]
11th NextGen Payments & RegTech Forum
A highly productive week in Greece for our team…
Effective AML Case Management
Although the identification of suspicious activity is core to an AML solution, an equally important component is the effectiveness of how to manage the investigative processes that follow such alerts. Inconsistent investigative processes, both in terms of approach or in terms of quality, can open up a loophole in the process that can make the […]
Risk Based Approach
Once the customers demand for services increases and business growth ensues, transaction volumes and variety become so large that a one-size-fits-all transaction monitoring approach no longer becomes feasible or effective. Traditional transaction monitoring rules tend to be set as thresholds impacting most of the customer-base with the least-risk cut-off point. This results in rules that […]
Powering Anti-Money Laundering efforts with Artificial Intelligence
The question that follows, is how can artificial intelligence assist organisations with combatting Money Laundering? Although in essence the ultimate question which needs to be answered is a binary one – is a particular activity hiding illicit money laundering activity or not – reaching a simple and correct conclusion is in many cases not an […]
Business and Reputational Risk – The True Cost of Not Being Compliant
Rarely a week goes by that we do not hear of the latest multi-million fine being imposed on a bank or a financial institution or a gaming company for lack of compliance. AML failures that have been highlighted consistently include Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Monitoring Suspicious Transactions. Last year 2020 saw some […]
Transaction Monitoring Solutions and Why Your Business Cannot Do Without One
A transaction monitoring (TM) solution focusing on Anti-money laundering (AML), Fraud or Responsible Gambling, provides financial institutions with the tools to monitor customer transactions and identify risky or suspicious transactions effectively in real-time. The role of a transaction monitoring solution is to: Provide a clear and precise process to tackle AML, Fraud and responsible gambling […]
Financial crime in the UK: 2020 Report Results
The year of the pandemic brought on a new dimension of accelerated illicit activities by individuals or organisations who engage in online fraud. It created parallel realities with businesses combatting these attacks on the one hand and fraudsters capitalising on newfound opportunities for social engineering scams and malware on the other. The UK Finance issued […]