The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Files investigation is the latest publication by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) that reveals how certain flows of funds are suspected to be connected to financial crime, money laundering, terrorist financing and/or corruption. The FinCEN Files...

In 2013, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) significantly changed its methods for assessing anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regimes. Countries are now deemed compliant with the FATF Recommendations when they fulfill the technical requirements and their AML/CTF regime effectively produces the expected results of...

Whilst South Africa is being assessed against the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 40 Recommendations for effectiveness in its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regimes, it is important to recognize the role of designated non-financial businesses and professions (DNFBPs). As per the Financial...