Editorial Calendar

2019-2020 ACAMS Today  Editorial Calendar*

December 2018-February 2019

Ad close date: 10/19
Article close date: 10/12

  • Regulatory Update: What Has Changed, What Has Stayed the Same
  • ACAMS Advisory Board Roundtable Discussion
  • 2018 Year in Review: Lesson Learned
  • Emerging Global Financial Crime Threats for 2019
  • Global Update on AML/CTF and Financial Crime Prevention Efforts
  • 2019 Regional/Country Challenges Facing Europe, Asia, MENA, North America and Latin America
  • Career Guidance: Ways to Improve Your Career in AML

March-May 2019

Ad close date: 1/18
Article close date: 1/11
Bonus Distribution: ACAMS moneylaundering.com 24th Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference-Hollywood, Florida; ACAMS 11th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference- Asia Pacific; ACAMS 15th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference—Europe; 6° Conferencia Anual de las Americas sobre Gestión de Riesgo ALD

  • Corruption, Money Laundering and Financial Institutions in the Developed and Undeveloped World
  • Regional/Country Focus
  • Banking NPOs, Charities and Sanctions Issues
  • Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: What You Need to Know
  • Cyberlaundering via Uber, Airbnb and Amazon
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a Year Later: What It Means for AML Worldwide
  • Mail Regulations Connected to AML (An Investigative Piece on the Subject)
  • Eye on Mexican Drug Cartels
  • Human Trafficking and the Super Bowl
  • FATF Global Regulations for Cryptocurrency
  • Update on Brexit
  • Examining the Expanding Scope of the EU 6AMLD
  • Regional Focus: Asia
  • After FinCEN’s GTO Initiative: Where are we now?
  • Latin America and Financial Crime Prevention
  • Asset Forfeiture
  • Correlation Between Hate Crimes and Their Funding

May 2019 (Inaugural ACAMS Today  Europe Edition)

Ad close date: 3/15
Article close date: 3/8
Bonus Distribution: ACAMS 15th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference—Europe

  • Examining Germany’s Real Estate Sector
  • Regional/Country Focus
  • European Banks and Iran (Risk-Based Approach on Continued Transactions with Iran)
  • Money Mules: Establishing Processes Within Financial Institutions to Identify Red Flags
  • The Funding Flows of the Italian Mafia

June-August 2019 (Ninth Law Enforcement Edition)

Ad close date: 4/19
Article close date: 4/12
Bonus Distribution: 13a Conferencia Anual Latinoamericana sobre ALD y Delitos Financieros

  • Investigation Exclusive: Lessons Learned From a Current LE Case
  • The Effects of Technology on Investigations
  • How to Mitigate the Challenges of New Types of Fraud
  • New Generation of Terrorists and Methodologies
  • Counterfeit Goods and Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML)
  • Identifying the Funds Behind the Fentanyl Crisis
  • Correlation Between Elder Abuse and Technology
  • Human Trafficking One Year After the Backpage Shutdown
  • The EU’s 5AMLD Update
  • The Southwest Border Alliance (Q&A)
  • Regional Focus: Europe and Latin America
  • Banking Hemp
  • Navigating Data Breaches in the Digital Age
  • Human Trafficking and the Fishing Industry
  • Sharing of Information About Cryptocurrency Between Financial Institutions and Law Enforcement
  • Colombia and the Dismantling of the FARC—Where is the money?
  • Machine Learning, Law Enforcement and AML Programs

September-November 2019 (Annual Conference Edition)

Ad close date: 7/19
Article close date: 7/12
Bonus Distribution: ACAMS 18th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference – Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Regtech and its Effects on Compliance
  • Ongoing Compliance Challenges in the Securities Industry: Microcap Securities Manipulation
  • Financial Inclusion and Risk Management
  • Knowing Your Customer’s Customer in Marijuana-Related Business
  • Designated Non-Financial Business and Professionals (DNFBP) and Financial Crime
  • Blockchain Usage and Opportunities for Financial Crime Prevention
  • Investment Scams in the Wake of Natural Disasters
  • Synthetic Identities Revisited
  • Person-to-Person Payments: Venmo, Square, Zell and PayPal
  • Tax Havens and Money Laundering
  • Cloud-Based Banking with Amazon
  • Native Americans and Casinos
  • Regional focus: North America
  • Sanctions on North Korea, Russia and Iran
  • Tax Havens and Marijuana in Latin America
  • 100 Years of the IRS: A Historical Review
  • Best Practices in Correspondent Banking
  • Cryptocurrency: Where are we now?

December 2019-February 2020

Ad close date: 10/18
Article close date: 10/11

  • Bribery and Corruption-Global Risks
  • Financial Crime Challenges Facing Europe in 2020
  • 2019-Year in Review
  • Emerging Financial Crime Threats for 2020
  • Review of Asia’s Financial Crime Prevention Efforts
  • AML Success Stories in 2018
  • Best Practices/Best Advice From ACAMS Members
  • Update on Asia’s Cryptocurrency Efforts
  • Integrating AML Programs in Small Businesses
  • Human Trafficking in the Digital Age: How to prepare the next generation?
  • Regional Focus: MENA
  • ACAMS Award Winners’ Interviews
  • Following the Illicit Funds Derived from Synthetic Drugs

*Editorial calendar subject to change without notice.

**Recurring columns include the Career Guidance; Community Banking Corner; Terrorist Financing; and Understanding AI column. If you would like to be a guest contributor to one of these columns, please email editor@acams.org

**Regular sections include Know Your Chapter; Aspects of Asia; European Connect; MENA Report, Member Spotlights; Meet the ACAMS Staff