How firms can navigate transaction monitoring during a recession

How firms can navigate transaction monitoring during a recession

During a recession, it is common for everything to get harder. For compliance teams, facing lower resources with increased crime is tough.

What does a Transaction Monitoring Analyst do?
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How Automation of Transaction Monitoring Works in AML

In this video I discuss how automation of transaction monitoring works. During the video I focus on the typology of transaction monitoring solutions that are on the market including benefits and challenges that firms are facing, when moving from a manual to an automated process. If you are keen to learn more about transaction monitoring you landed on the right video.

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00:00 – Intro of transaction monitoring
01:57 – What is an AML TM solution
03:23 – Transaction Monitoring and Fraud Prevention
03:40 – How automation of transaction monitoring works
03:54 – What is Automation in AML Transaction Monitoring
06:58 – Benefits and Challenges of AML TM Solutions
09:37 – Conclusions


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AMLCA Module 4 – Transaction Monitoring

AMLCA Module 4 – Transaction Monitoring

What is Transaction Monitoring in AML | list of Transaction monitoring rules/scenarios/red flags

This video will help you understand transaction monitoring in AML and its objective.
Transaction monitoring process consists of 7 primary steps :
1) Identifying suspicious transactions alerts and understanding these transaction monitoring alerts
2) Search previous transaction alerts or SAR against customer (If any)
3) Consolidation of customer profile information, 4)
4) Transaction review & analyzing usual transaction patterns,
5) Detailed investigation to identify source and
6) Understanding the relationship between customer and parties involved in transaction
7) finally taking decision on the suspicious transaction alert.
It is generally not so easy to detect unusual or suspicious transaction that may lead to Money laundering and other predicate offence. While establishing Transaction Monitoring system, the most critical steps is to define initial set of transaction monitoring rules.

And, defining transaction monitoring rules is quite cumbersome job as every bank would have different risk factors i.e. product risk, geography risk, customer or entity types etc.

We have covered basic definition of Transaction monitoring in AML, Risk based approach in Transaction monitoring, key red flags, sample transaction monitoring scenarios, Transaction monitoring red flags and transaction monitoring process in financial institutions.

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