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Thomas Winter

Cryptocurrency firms: Do you have your house in order?

It’s no surprise that the 5th Money Laundering Directive tightened up on the cryptocurrency sector in the EU, finally catching up with the US. There has been a void in regulations in this sector which...

09 Mar 2020
Cryptocurrency Insights
Thomas Winter

Using Artificial Intelligence to strength your identity check processes

There’s not much you can’t get on the dark web; it’s a lawless haven for cybercriminals. As businesses continue to utilise increasingly stringent identity checks, fraudsters will always be trying to g...

07 Oct 2019
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Thomas Winter

Don’t let our quick fix society get in way of AML checks

It’s very clear that money laundering is well and truly on the rise. Although it’s pretty much impossible to pinpoint exact figures, government officials estimate that between $800 billion and $2 tril...

16 Jul 2019
Digital Identity Management
Thomas Winter

Merging RegTech and Identity

According to a recent report by MarketsandMarkets, the Regtech market is expected to be worth $12.3 billion by 2023. This is driven by an increase in the cost of compliance, as even more regulations a...

12 Feb 2019
Financial Risk Management
Thomas Winter

Putting the customer at the heart of it

A colleague of mine in the UK recently wanted to open a business account. She needed to get funds in quickly so she wanted a fast process and was happy to comply with whatever checks were required to ...

27 Nov 2018
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Thomas Winter

Juggling authentication techniques to prevent fraud and comply with GDPR

If your business operates online no doubt you will have processes in place to help mitigate the risks of fraud to your business. With UK finance fraud losses standing at £618 million in 2016 (Financia...

29 May 2018
Financial Risk Management