The ability to change

Authored by Geetha Kanagasingam Tizi

#read


Financial crime, and specifically anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, remains a major problem for many businesses today.


According to research conducted by North Carolina State University’s ERM Initiative and Protiviti, many of the top risks facing businesses relate, either directly or indirectly, to financial crime. It has become a part of doing business that business leaders cannot ignore or ‘turn a deaf ear to’. Furthermore, regulators are keeping a watchful eye as advancing technologies provide more platforms for sophisticated financial criminals. As a recent example, on 28 January 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) enforced the new Payment Services Act, which enhances the regulatory framework for payment services in Singapore to strengthen consumer protection and promote confidence in the use of e-payments.


It is worth remembering the purpose of such regulatory scrutiny, from the perspective of both the business and broader society. For a relatively new FinTech, for example, complying with such regulatory requirements will inevitably be costly but it will protect their business, customers and reputation. More broadly, financial crime – including drug trafficking, human trafficking, modern slavery, child labour, forced prostitution, illegal arms/terrorism, environmental crime and wildlife trafficking – has a damaging impact on society. The reality is that behind all the tools, regulations, requirements and reporting there are real human beings.

Read more, download article below.

GKT inCOM_The ability to Change
.pdf
Download PDF • 339KB

35 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Rules of engagement

Authored by Geetha Kanagasingam Tizi #read The coronavirus pandemic will have a lasting and unprecedented social, political, environmental, economic, and public health impact at a global scale. One im

Our

Partners.

FMGlobalLogo800600.jpg
SR logo.jpg
Screenshot 2020-09-20 at 5.37.26 PM.png

Association 

Partners.

Screenshot 2020-08-03 at 11.48.47 AM.png
FT_LIVE_2020_RGB_AW.jpg

startup & sme partners.

Screenshot 2020-09-13 at 10.09.31 AM.png
WhatsApp Image 2020-06-05 at 21.58.44.jp

Knowledge

 partners.

HTBSC logo Portrait (Singapore).jpg
ASTRALOGiQ.png

© 2020 by Risk and Insurance Management Association of Singapore

CSI.png

Follow us:

  • LinkedIn Black Square