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My Amharic skills are basic at best, but I have managed to learn the names of a few animals – among them “gundan,” which means ant.  In the middle of a recent savings and credit training session we conducted with farmers in northern Ethiopia, I heard the trainer say “gundan.” “What does an ant have to do

Automation and AML/BSA Compliance

Saturday, 03 October 2015

The future of compliance includes technology solutions. Do not get me wrong – technology is not a panacea but it is an important strategy for leveraging resources.   In the anti-corruption and sanctions compliance arenas, technology is an important tool, especially for third-party risk management and knowing who your business partners and customers are for sanctions

As a founding member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Canada has an established reputation as a global leader in setting standards for anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) policy. In fact, in its sixth follow-up report released in February 2014, the FATF determined that Canada could be removed from the regular follow-up

Trulioo is excited to announce that GlobalGateway, the industry’s leading online identity verification product, has been selected for a Top Innovator Award at Integrate 2015! This award in the category of Identity/Authentication API (Application Programming Interface) was presented in recognition of our new Normalized API on September 28, 2015 at Integrate 2015, the world’s largest technology conference and

Trulioo’s Founder & CEO, Stephen Ufford, has been invited to join a panel of anti-money laundering (AML) experts on the topic “AML & OFAC in the New Payments Landscape” at this year’s Money20/20 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 25th from 4.10pm to 5pm. Stephen will be joined by the following panelists:

Canada’s Growth as a Fintech Hub

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Financial technology, or fintech, is an industry sector that is growing by leaps and bounds. Global fintech investment has seen exponential growth from $1 billion in 2008, tripling to $3 billion in 2013, and more than doubling again to $6.8 billion in 2014. That number is only expected to continue to move upward at an

For decades, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the development community have stressed the importance of infrastructure – building roads so that farmers can get crops to market, or water systems to increase access to safe drinking water. Lack of access to traditional infrastructure has always been a limiting factor for the

One thing about maintaining a blog – you have nightmares (alright something a little less than that) about consistency in writing. All of us can be accused of having “evolving” positions, so maybe that is my rationalization. If you had to boil down the lessons of compliance, the reasons for its exponential growth in corporate

Consumer goods companies rely on massive supply chains with millions of workers in developing countries. Many of these workers are women, and many are still paid in cash – and herein lies an opportunity for change. Development organizations such as the United Nations, Gates Foundation and the World Bank are now recognizing the opportunities of