Top Five Reasons to Choose SentroWeb AML/CFT Screening System for PSG

There are no shortage of screening system for Anti-Money Laundering/ Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).  Why choose us for the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG)?  Here are the top five reasons: REASON ONE: Pay for UNIQUE name searches Unlike many providers that also sell search credits, SentroWeb only deduct credits for unique name search and not per search.  This means that if the same name is searched multiple times, instead of paying for each search,[…]

How to apply for Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) for SentroWeb?

As of 24 Sep 2020, SentroWeb is listed as a pre-approved solution for Commercial Anti-Money Laundering (ML)/ Countering the Financing of Terrorism (FT) Screening.  This means that eligible Singapore companies can get up to 80% funding support from Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) to subscribe to SentroWeb pre-approved packages for a period of 12 months.  As announced at Supplementary Budget 2020, PSG funding support is raised to 80% until 31 Dec 2020 to help companies cope[…]

Partnership Announcement with Acuris Risk Intelligence

Ingenique Solutions has inked a long-term partnership agreement with Acuris Risk Intelligence (ARI), a leading provider of Anti-Money Laundering/ Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) information.  ARI data, which covers PEPs, sanctions, and adverse media, is now available on Ingenique Solutions’ SentroWeb-Acuris AML/CFT platform.  SentroWeb-Acuris is used by professional firms (public accountants, trust and company services providers, lawyers), real estate agencies and many small and medium size companies in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.  By[…]

Anti-Money Laundering Training 2018

 We held our third Anti-Money Laundering (AML) training seminar on 9 Mar 2018, and we invited more than 100 participants to “lim kopi” with CPIB (Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau)!Yes, this year we are happy to have Mr Cheot Zhi Chen, Senior Investigator of CPIB, to share with us his experiences in his line of duty when investigating corrupt practices in Singapore.  In addition, we invited Mr Alfred Chia, a veteran in the finance industry to share his[…]

The Importance of On-Going Monitoring

In Nov 2017, a veteran Managing Director lawyer with 15 years of experience in conveyancing work, and a Senior Marketing Director of an international real estate agent were both charged in the Singapore Courts for failing to report to the authorities a suspicious property deal in the Sentosa Cove district. The charges were under the serious criminal Section 39(1) of The Corruption, Drug Trafficking and other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act, commonly known as[…]

Veteran lawyer suspended for breaching Law Profession Act AML/CFT Rules – How to conduct customer due diligence?

A veteran lawyer of 18 years’ standing was suspended in late-Sep 2017, from practice for two years and fined $100,000 for professional misconduct in a case relating to anti-money laundering (AML). In what had started out “innocuously” as an incident of breaching professional conduct rules, the case was eventually escalated into that of aiding money laundering activities, and finally deemed serious enough to be referred to the Court to mete out punishment. In sentencing, Chief[…]

Anti-Money Laundering Training 2017

  We held our second Anti-Money Laundering (AML) training seminar on 17 Feb 2017. It was well received with more than 90 participants. This year, instead of general knowledge or concepts in AML/CFT, we focus on giving the participants the tools to develop and implement good AML/CFT Internal Policies, Procedures and Controls (IPPC). We also covered the latest developments in the area of beneficial ownership, and shared with the audience some open source tools for[…]

How to find beneficial owners? Guide to meet ACRA AML requirements.

Beneficial owners have in the recent past come under the lime light due to release of the Panama Papers by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).  The Panama Papers are approximately 11.5 million of leaked documents from a Panama based Corporate Services Provider (CSP) Mossack Fonseca, detailing how some of the wealthy and powerful individuals and politicians are using webs of offshore companies for illegal purposes, such as fraud, tax evasions, or to avoid[…]