Category Archives: Trade Based Financial Crime Compliance

Are Free-Trade Zones a Money Laundering Threat?

Do Free Trade Zones encourage Money Laundering?

In its July 2019 report “on the assessment of the risk of money laundering and terrorist financing affecting the internal market and relating to cross-border activities”, the European Commission identified 47 products and services as potentially vulnerable to money laundering or terrorist financing. Of seven products and services added to...

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AML Hot Topics for 2019

AML and Compliance KYC

AML Hot Topics to Watch Out for in 2019

At the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association's Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference earlier this week in Maryland, experts discussed the state of anti money laundering and compliance, focusing on pressing issues. Here are a few highlights from...
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Sanctions: A Primer

Sanctions Primer IIBLP

In this blog post we will explore the topic of Sanctions in a broad sense, and discuss their impact on trade finance. Additionally we'll look at the available means of remaining complaint with sanctions regimes. At the bottom of this page are key resources...

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