Increased Complex Compliance Requirements and Associated Costs

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LexisNexis® True Cost of Compliance Study – EMEA Edition

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Compliance Costs Significantly Increases as Financial Crime Diversifies

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We collected feedback from 428 decision-makers who oversee Know Your Customer (KYC) remediation, sanctions monitoring, financial crime transaction monitoring and compliance operations across 14 EMEA markets.

The latest EMEA True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions reveals that geopolitical risk is the highest contributor to rising compliance costs. Financial services institutions surveyed across EMEA indicate that 71% of respondents identified geopolitical risk as the top external trend impacting costs, followed closely by increasing anti-money laundering (AML) regulations (70%) and evolving criminal threats (69%).

Download our EMEA Edition for a comprehensive analysis on: 

  • The true cost of financial crime compliance
  • Sectors that pose the highest risk of Money Laundering
  • The operational compliance screening challenges
  • Additional challenges with productivity, access to due diligence data and onboarding
  • Greater efficiencies are realized among those allocating more spend to technology

Download our study to learn more about the key findings and why some of the regions are impacted the most.

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