Forensic

Important changes in the revised Anti-Money Laundering Act

The Swiss Federal Council published the draft law and the related message concerning the planned revision of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) on 26 June 2019 after the consultation period ended.

Banks and the changing nature of fraud

To effectively predict and detect fraudulent activity, banks must recognize the wide range of tools at criminals’ disposals and the technological and social developments that are making fraudsters’ jobs easier.
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Combating money laundering: Switzerland shifts to a higher gear

The Swiss Federal Council has ratified the FDF’s draft of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) in June 2018 and issued the corresponding draft for consultation until 21 September 2018. The planned amendments to the AMLA address the weaknesses identified by the Financial Action Task Force.

Donor fraud is on the rise. How can you protect your organization?

Donor fraud is on the rise, but today’s charitable and nonprofit organizations aren’t doing enough to protect themselves. Tracking how and where the donations are spent is just the tip of the iceberg. Monitoring who the donor is and where the money comes from – is equally important.
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Detecting and preventing financial crime – a huge challenge for Swiss banks

The global significance of the Swiss financial center has made it a focus of efforts to combat organized crime and money laundering. Banks and public authorities are finding themselves faced with a variety of challenges as a result. A new study by KPMG identifies areas where action needs to be taken.

5 essential steps to identify and mitigate third-party risk

How well do you really know your clients, vendors, distributors or local representatives? Many companies underestimate the risks and overestimate the quality of their third-party risk assessment. It’s time to reassess the risks and invest in Third Party Risk Management before the damage is done.
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