Financial Crimes has become an increasingly important focus for organizations worldwide. With regulations on the rise more than ever, organizations are facing heightened scrutiny and stricter compliance requirements in their efforts to combat illicit activities such as money laundering, fraud, corruption, and terrorist financing. To combat these crimes and protect the integrity of the financial system, regulatory authorities have imposed stringent requirements on businesses. Achieving compliance and meeting these regulatory requirements is not a one-time effort but requires significant long-term investment and unwavering commitment from organizations.

KPMG has vast experience in helping organizations address and resolve major breakdowns that can occur, whether identified internally or triggered by regulatory actions. Our services encompass various areas such as transaction monitoring, sanctions assessment, KYC remediations, AML risk assessments and program design. We provide comprehensive support to ensure organizations effectively remediate issues and meet compliance requirements.

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Our ABAC (Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption) solutions are designed to assist organizations in Qatar in effectively navigating the complexities of compliance. We bring extensive knowledge and expertise in aligning business practices with the requirements of the FCPA, UK Bribery Act, and OECD guidelines. Our dedicated team works closely with clients to assess risks, develop robust policies and procedures, conduct training programs, and implement monitoring mechanisms.Read more

At KPMG, our Sanctions Assessment services are specifically designed to assist clients in successfully navigating this challenging environment. Our goal is to ensure your compliance with regulations and optimize operational efficiency. With our tailored solutions, we empower organizations to enhance their sanctions screening processes, mitigate risks, and establish a robust compliance posture.

Our team specializes in helping organizations around the world, including major financial institutions, with their Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) needs. We can assist in designing and implementing robust systems, addressing past issues, testing controls, and fostering a culture of compliance.

Our approach involves several key steps that are tailored to your specific needs and that will serve as a guide you through the process of building an effective compliance program.

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The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) estimated that money laundering accounts for 2-5% of the world's GDP, which amounts to approximately $800 billion to $2 trillion annually.