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Data Retention Challenges During an AML System Migration

Today, many financial institutions are changing the anti-money laundering (AML) technology platform they use to perform required compliance processes, such as transaction monitoring and sanctions screening. Once the process has started, there are important considerations around data migration that must be managed correctly.

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  • AML and Financial Crime

Carlo di Florio joins ACA Compliance Group as Chief Services Officer

Carlo joins ACA from executive positions at FINRA and the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.

Press Release
  • ACA News

Returning from summer holidays – A prudential year-end “to do” list

Leaving annual review prudential regulatory preparations until December creates a last-minute crush of work, and may result in key areas being overlooked. We discuss the importance of reviewing and refreshing prudential programmes in a timely manner

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  • Compliance
  • FCA

Coming Soon: ComplianceAlpha 2.0 and Our New Employee Compliance Solution!

We’re putting the finishing touches on ComplianceAlpha 2.0, our next-generation compliance and risk management platform. We can’t wait to share what we’ve built to help your firm bring its compliance program to the next level.

ComplianceAlpha Update
  • Regulatory Technology

Are Private Markets Managers Moving Towards GIPS Compliance? 

The investor community increasingly demands that investment performance be calculated without the use of subscription lines of credit. ATP Private Equity Partners, the fund of funds arm of Denmark’s largest pension, has recently changed its due diligence process to request returns without the “flattering effect of subscription lines.”

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  • Performance

CSSF Brexit preparations: Action required for AIFMs, MiFID firms and UCITS firms

The Luxembourg regulator, (the CSSF) has outlined provisions to allow for contract continuity of existing relationships established and serviced via passporting rights under various EU directives for 12 months. Application deadline is 15 September 2019. What does this mean for financial services firms?

Compliance Alert
  • Compliance

ACA Expands Team to Meet Client Demand

ACA has significantly added to its European and Asian team this year to better service a rapidly growing number of clients and meet an increasing demand for technical and practical expertise across its GRC services and RegTech range.

Press Release
  • ACA News

Detecting Trafficking of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids

FinCEN published an advisory to remind financial institutions of their due diligence and other Bank Secrecy Act obligations regarding the illicit financial schemes and mechanisms related to the trafficking of fentanyl or other synthetic opioid drugs. By complying with these obligations, financial institutions can help combat the opioid drug epidemic the U.S. is currently facing.

Compliance Alert
  • AML and Financial Crime

Why Attend ACA's Fall 2019 Compliance Conference?

In just two short weeks, compliance professionals will arrive in Austin, TX for ACA’s Fall 2019 Compliance Conference. Still on the fence? Below are a few reasons why ACA’s Fall Conference is not just a conference you should attend, but one you need to attend.

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  • Events

iOS Exploit Discovered

A security breach of Apple's iOS operating system that occurred over at least two years has affected countless iOS device users. Here's what you need to know to protect your personal information.

Cyber Alert
  • Cybersecurity