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Increasing the return from property taxes

20 October 2014

Increase your revenues by employing SAS software. The Patrimony Department of the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) Finance proves this is possible. SAS software enabled the department to significantly improve the detection of increasingly sophisticated and dubious transactions and hence collect more real property taxes. “By migrating our analytical model to SAS, we significantly improved our efficiency and increased the detection of dubious real estate transactions”, as quoted by Guy Hofman, Advisor at the Patrimony Department of the FPS Finance.

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Theodoros Kringou

Founder and Managing Director, Infocredit Group Ltd and ICG Middle East Commercial Services DMCC (Dubai, U.A.E.)
Theodoros Kringou, a self-made entrepreneur is the Founder and Managing Director of Infocredit Group Ltd and ICG Middle East Commercial Services DMCC (Dubai, U.A.E.).
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Marta Andreeva

Global Compliance Program Specialist at Crypto.com since July 2020
Marta is passionate about developing a culture of compliance, increasing awareness and coaching and mentoring others.
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Ken van Ierlant

Digital Thought Leader
Member of the Board of Directors of UpGen. Experienced CEO / CDO / CIO in the field of transformation processes within internationally oriented companies.

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Voice Biometrics related to Fraud Management

20 October 2014

 

Robin Bortz is the Voice Biometrics Sales Development Manager for EMEA at Nuance Communications. Bortz has extensive experience in promoting advanced and new innovative technologies to global markets. He was previously part of the PerSay team that was acquired by Nuance. In his current position, Robin focuses on supporting partners and customers in the EMEA region, thereby enhancing their customer experience in the voice biometrics market and helping them to combat fraud and enhance security.

 

Why greater transparency may be the key to reducing risk and increasing efficiencies as payments get faster

13 October 2014

by Simon Wicks

The drive to deliver faster payments processing across multiple global markets, coupled with the need to increase efficiencies and reduce costs, has become the Holy Grail for many banks keen to ensure they effectively meet client needs and retain their competitive position. However, balancing these desires with the technical challenges and emerging risks in a 24/7 world, can prove extremely difficult.

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In Belgium, hybrid fraud detection helps recover billions in tax fraud

13 October 2014
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by Jérôme Bryssinck

The agency responsible for combating carousel fraud in Belgium is the Special Tax Inspectorate (ISI), a division of Belgium’s Federal Public Service Finance. Yannic Hulot, ISI Director, recently explained how carousel fraud has been nearly eradicated in Belgium – and how a similar system could be implemented across Europe to get rid of VAT carousel fraud in the broader region.

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A personal view about meeting regulatory expectations

10 October 2014
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by Melvyn Morrison

Nico Zwikker is the former Head of Compliance at the ABN Amro Group. He started his career as a lawyer at the Amsterdam Bar and went on to the banking industry where he has been active during the past 25 years. Zwikker has previously also held a number of senior positions, including working as a lawyer and as a risk manager. His extensive experience in compliance, reputation and regulatory risk management encompasses a wide range of business risk profiles. During the course of his career, Nico has embarked on a stakeholder management approach in dealing with regulators (including national regulators and a significant number of foreign regulators), and he is fully conversant with the fast-evolving regulatory banking and securities landscape.

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Fraud: The rise of renewed criminality?

10 October 2014
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by Melvyn Morrison

Gino Thielemans has been focusing on cybercrime during the past twelve years as Head of Prudential IT Supervision at the National Bank of Belgium. Before joining the National Bank, Thielemans was an IT auditor at the CBFA. He also previously worked at the CERA Bank as Head of Internal Audit for financial markets, accounting, tax and logistics, and at KPMG as an external bank auditor.

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