A decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, regulators across the United States, Europe, Asia- Pacific and the Middle East have levied over US$26 billion in monetary penalties for anti-money laundering and sanctions violations.

In this regionalised report, we will examine the evolution of financial crime enforcement across North America, drawing on analyses of ten years of AML and KYC fines data. We will also take a deep-dive into the data on a global scale and examine key insights that can be gleaned across all regions as a whole.

Key Insights:

  • US Regulators in Focus – Who are the most punitive regulators?
  • Why are European and APAC banks being fined more than their US counterparts? 
  • North America – Regulatory Enforcement Trends across Canada, Bermuda & Mexico