Author Archives: James Kettle

The benefits of a remote AML check for solicitors

In the legal sector, money laundering is a growing concern for most law firms. Fraudsters continue to take advantage of weak security measures and they continue to slip through the safety net. Creating a continued threat to practices. AML checks … Read More

The EU’s 6th AML Directive, what is it?

The European Union’s 6th Anti Money Laundering Directive “6AMLD”, came into effect for EU member states on 3 December 2020 and financial institutions in member states were required to implement 6AMLD by 3 June 2021. The new directive has been … Read More

Adverse Media, why is it so important in AML checks?

Have you heard about adverse media checks? Do you know what they are and why they are so important? Well imagine this. Your reception phone rings, and it is a potential client, they explain they want to buy a property … Read More

Client Onboarding & AML Compliance for Lawyers: Why Digital Onboarding is the Future

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the need for technology that helps businesses create efficient processes. The legal sector, and specifically the area of conveyancing has been no different. It has been over a year since HM Land Registry released their … Read More

Tips to Help Your Law Firm Tackle Money Laundering in The Legal Sector

Anti-money laundering for law firms has always been a concern, what is “enough” information on a client to determine they’re legitimate, and their money is legal? But over the past few years there has been a growing concern within the … Read More