Protiviti Releases Updated Edition of U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Guide: Frequently Asked Questions


Global consulting firm Protiviti has published the 2017 edition of its Guide to U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Requirements: Frequently Asked Questionswhich serves as a tool for organizations as they navigate requirements around anti-money laundering (AML), combatting financial terrorism (CFT) and sanctions compliance.

First published in 2003, the Protiviti guide is a practical resource for financial institutions and professionals such as attorneys, regulators, members of law enforcement academics and companies interested in and challenged by AML/CFT and sanctions compliance. The seventh edition of the guide features new and updated sections, including:

  • Recent changes to U.S. AML/CFT regulations and industry standards
  • Detailed coverage of current U.S. sanction requirements
  • A significantly expanded discussion of how technology enables AML/CFT and sanctions compliance and regulators’ expectations for the selection and use of this technology
  • Increasing convergence between AML/CFT and other regulatory and operational mandates, such as anti-bribery compliance, fraud detection and cybersecurity protection
  • A look forward to how RegTech may change the future of AML/CFT compliance through the use of digital technologies, robotics and artificial intelligence
  • More in-depth discussion of international developments
  • A special supplement on the New York State Department of Financial Services’ Part 504, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring certification of AML/CFT and sanction screening programs

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