AML Case studies / Reports

Case studies/ reports which can provide in-depth knowledge of this area. Updated regularly.

20 March 2018 As a result of Norway’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since their 2014 mutual evaluation, the FATF has re-rated the country on 8 of the 40 Recommendations. Norway has been in an enhanced follow-up process, following the adoption of their mutual...
March 20 2018 Spain reported back on the progress it has made in strengthening the framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since the 2014 Mutual Evaluation. As a result of this progress, the FATF has re-rated the country on 3 Recommendations. Spain is now rated Compliant on 28...
February 22 2018 Crooks have used everything from cash real estate purchases to bottles of Tide detergent to Bitcoin to launder ill-gotten gains. Now you can add a new scheme to the list that relies on a most unlikely product: books. Some authors on Amazon’s self-publishing print book service have had...
15 March 2018 This week the New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit (the FIU) published an updated assessment of the money laundering and terrorism financing risks that the country faces, called the National Risk Assessment. This replaces the National Risk Assessment from 2010, and along with Sector Risk Assessments published by...
March 16 2018 PwC’s 2018 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey finds that 49% of global organisations say they’ve experienced economic crime in the past two years. But what about the other 51%? Have they avoided falling victim – or simply don’t know about it? Since fraud hides in the...
16 March 2018 The FATF published its report to the March 2018 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' meeting. The report sets out FATF’s ongoing work to fight money laundering and terrorist financing, and in particular in the following areas: Strengthening its institutional basis, governance and capacity Countering the financing of terrorism Countering...