Submission Process for ACAMS Connection E-Newsletter

Topics

Contributors may submit an outline, abstract or completed article of a relevant compliance, sanctions, human trafficking, fraud, anti-bribery/corruption, counter-terrorism financing or financial crime topic to be considered for publication (completed articles are preferred) to editor@acams.org.

Lengths for ACAMS Connection E-newsletter

  • Articles should be between 500 to 1,000 words
  • Please see table at the bottom for submission deadlines
  • Reoccurring sections for ACAMS Connection:
    • How-to
    • Compliance
    • Interviews
    • Training
    • Lessons-learned
    • Financial Crimes

Commercialism

Submitted articles should not promote the author’s company or product. Articles should not be used as advertising sales pieces.

Article Preparation

  • Articles should address a relevant topic in the AML/CTF or financial crime field
  • Articles may be co-authored
  • Articles should be informative
  • Articles should be written in a business format (e.g., try to refrain from writing in the first person, any opinions expressed should be substantiated with relevant facts)

Submission Format

  • Contributors should email their articles in a word document to the editor@acams.org
  • Pictures submitted need to be at least 300 dpi in resolution
  • Graphs, charts and diagrams should be legible and concise. If the graph, chart or diagram is created in a different program other than word, files should be sent in their original format
  • If a graph, chart or diagram is copied from another source, the source needs to be cited

Plagiarism

The act of using or citing someone else’s work without permission or credit/attribution is plagiarism. Whether the information was obtained from a newspaper article, book, government document or an Internet site, the following details must be provided: the author’s name, publication name, date of publication, and if applicable, the name of the government agency/department. This is an added benefit, providing such details allows readers to go directly to the source if they need more information.

Connection Advertisement Specifications

Ad size: 560W x 100H Pixels (GIF or JPG)/25K max

Contact Andrea Winter for further details on advertising pricing at awinter@acams.org or +1.786.871.3030

Review Process

  • The review process will take two to three days upon receipt of article
  • Once the review process is complete, contributors will be notified immediately if their article has been selected for publication and for which e-newsletter date by email
  • Editors will work with contributors to prepare the article for publication in the e-newsletter
  • Articles will be edited and returned to the author for their final review and approval prior to publication in the e-newsletter

Author Compensation

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists does not pay contributors. Authors will receive a copy of the ACAMS Connection e-newsletter. If you do not receive the e-newsletter with your published article, please send an email to editor@acams.org.

Copyright and Reprints

  • The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists assumes copyright of each ACAMS Connection e-newsletter.
  • Permission of the publisher is required before an article can be copied or reproduced. All inquiries for reprinting must be sent to editor@acams.org

ACAMS Connection 2019-2020 Publication and Deadlines:

Connection E-newsletter Publication Articles and Ads are Due
Jan-2 Dec-28
Jan-16 Jan-11
Jan-30 Jan-25
Feb-13 Feb-8
Feb-27 Feb-22
Mar-13 Mar-8
Mar-27 Mar-22
Apr-10 Apr-5
Apr-24 Apr-19
May-8 May-3
May-22 May-17
Jun-5 May-31
Jun-19 Jun-14
Jul-3 Jun-28
Jul-17 Jul-12
Jul-31 Jul-26
Aug-14 Aug-9
Aug-28 Aug-23
Sep-11 Sep-6
Sep-25 Sep-20
Oct-9 Oct-4
Oct-23 Oct-18
Nov-6 Nov-1
Nov-20 Nov-15
Dec-4* Nov-29

*Connection will not be published for two weeks due to holidays.