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Financial Crime in
Sub-Saharan Africa 2021

Revealing changing attitudes and responses to regulation and financial crime across the continent.

Our second report on financial crime in Sub-Saharan Africa tracks both the obvious and unseen trends and challenges in the fight against financial crime, providing compliance practitioners and senior executives the ability to benchmark their current activity.

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  • Key trends for Africa-based organisations including innovative technology, environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk and disrupted third party relationships
  • How compliance budgets are spent on transitioning to digital, meeting the needs of their business and customers, and achieving regulators’ expectations.
  • Why ESG risk is heightened for Africa-based organisations, and how technology and data will play a crucial role in disrupting crime networks. 
  • 46%
    of respondents are board members, management or business owners
  • 40%
    from companies with 250+ employees
  • 44%
    are in a company with a presence in two or more countries
  • 57%
    have experienced financial crime within the past five years

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Financial crime in sub-saharan africa 2021 report
Regulatory change continues to create complexity, with recent changes to anti-money laundering, sanctions and privacy regulations adding to the list of risk and compliance tasks.

Key content

How vulnerable are SSA-based organisations?

39% do not have an anti-bribery and corruption programme.

Is technology the answer?

53% expect a significant change in their technology in the next 2 years.

It is possible to manage risk in a fast-changing environment?

Only 33% have a sanctions programme in a time of growing sanctions risk.