money laundering compliance solutions

Canada's anti-money laundering legislation directly impacts on over one million businesses and professionals.

ABCsolutions was established to assist Canadian individuals and organizations to meet the challenge of developing and maintaining an effective anti-money laundering compliance program as mandated under Canada's Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.

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December 12 - The Dutch Central Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank, wants to regulate crypto companies by requiring them to get licenses in order to operate. The bank claims the measure will deter money laundering and the use of cryptocurrencies to fund terrorism, according to a short brief in Dutch daily newspaper De Telegraaf. To qualify for a license, crypto companies must report “unusual transactions” and know who their customers are.
December 11 - Victoria should withdraw its support for a downtown casino, given recent revelations about money laundering in the B.C. gaming industry and possible gang links to fentanyl trafficking, says Mayor Lisa Helps. In a motion going to councillors Thursday, Helps is recommending the city write to B.C. Lottery Corp. indicating it is no longer interested in hosting a casino.
December 11 - Cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.K. present a “low risk” for money laundering and terrorist financing activities, according to a report published last week by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global anti-money laundering policymaker. The report states that while such activities are an “emerging risk,” there is not enough evidence yet to suggest that they are occurring through crypto exchanges.
December 10 - Israel on Monday became a full member of the Financial Action Task Force, an international body set up to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other threats to the international financial system. The Jewish state has now taken its place alongside 37 other members — including most of the G20, the world’s 20 leading industrialized and emerging economies — just 16 years after being blacklisted by the organization.
December 10 - Detectives in Kuwait have been called to investigate several social media influencers for money laundering, according to reports. Arabic publication Al-Jarida cited sources as confirming the notices regarding more than 10 bank accounts belonging to social media stars.
December 10 - Measures to increase transparency and prevent abuse of limited partnerships, which some criminals have used to launder dirty money through the UK were unveiled today (10 December), as the government published its response to the consultation on the reform of Limited Partnership law. Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs) and Limited Partnerships (LPs) are used by thousands of legitimate British businesses, particularly the private equity and pensions industry, which invest more than £30 billion a year in the UK. However, there are concerns that they are being abused by criminals following large-scale money laundering scandals.
December 07 - Billions of euros of illicit funds are being funneled into German real estate, anti-corruption group Transparency International said in a report on Friday. Germany recently introduced measures to combat money laundering in the real estate sector but the group argues these reforms have been wholly ineffective.