Making Russian Sanctions Stick and Fighting Financial Crime, with Ilze Znotina

In this episode of “Financial Crime Matters,” Kieran Beer talks with Ilze Znotina about the challenges Latvia has faced over the past four years during her tenure as head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), including enforcing sanctions against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine....

Proposed rule would subject international money transmitters with at least one million aggregate annual transfers to the CFPB's supervision and examination of compliance with federal consumer financial laws On January 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a new rule to define "larger...
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Mexico is seen as one of Latin America's most promising countries with ambitions to become a regional economic leader. According to a Germany Trade & Investment (GTAI) report published by Germany's economic development agency, Mexico will see growth of 3.5 percent for the year...
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Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) and sanctions compliance risk assessments are an ongoing challenge to many financial institutions, regardless of their size or scale of operations. When institutions reach or exceed their inherent risk tolerance for offshore risk exposure and the level of risk...

Steve Gurdak has been a member of the Northern Virginia Financial Initiative (NVFI) since its inception in 2003 and has supervised the team since 2009. The Initiative—comprised of a plethora of state, local and federal agencies—has become a national model for Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)...