LiveEx-Shield, goAML

Introduction of goAML platform has been viewed as one of the fundamental regulatory requirement in the battle in against to money laundering and terrorist funding. Based on the country wide risk evaluation performed in UAE and the enforcement of AML (Anti-Money Laundering) /CFT (Countering Financing of Terrorism) law which grew to be high-quality in year 2018 in the country, the regulatory authorities in the area have been emphasizing the significance of goAML platform and its utilization by means of the business entities

What is intended by means of goAML?

The goAML system is an built-in digital platform used by means of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) throughout the world to gather and evaluate financial information. The system used to be developed by using the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to be used with the aid of financial intelligence units for evaluation of information to stop criminal activities.

What is the value of goAML Platform?

All the modern facts and updates referring to the listing of targeted financial sanctions will be reachable thru the goAML platform which can be accessed by the registered users. Also the platform has enabled computerized notifications to registered users through e-mail about the updates on the sanctions’ list and on any obligatory compliance necessities in this regard.

goAML is a fully integrated software developed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to be used by financial intelligence units across the world to curb money laundering and terrorist financing. As per the UNODC, more than 50 Financial Intelligence Units around the world are part of the system at present. Such units use and analyse the data recorded in the system to control and prevent money laundering crimes. Circuit Computer introduced a robust technology of goAML – Automation Software in order to meet the reporting procedures for Anti Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Illicit Organizations. The purpose of goAML – Automation is, reporting on time, accuracy of data, ease of use and provides API connectivity to reporting entities core system.

Who wants to register on the goAML platform?

As per the recommendations issued by the Central Bank of UAE, all reporting entities in UAE are required to send a number of reports to FIU by using having access to goAML platform. Also the Ministry of Economy (MoE) in UAE has launched many awareness programs completely to urge the registered Designated Non-Financial Business and Professions (DNFBPs) to register on the goAML platform. Due date for companies to register on the goAML platform Considering the pandemic scenario and the massive wide variety of predicted registrations with the aid of the organizations, the due date for registration on the goAML platform has been extended until 30 April 2021. To ensure compliance with the obligatory requirements with respect to the AML reporting, it is important that the companies register timely on the goaML platform and post the required reports in the prescribed forms via the portal. Also the Ministry of Economy (MoE) has notified about its plan for arranging area inspections for monitoring the compliance throughout the organizations in this context


The goAML-Automation is driven by a security model that specifies the access rights of each user and provides an audit trail and full logging of every transaction by each user.

goAML-Automation offers other versatile options such as

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    Dynamic User Filtering
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    Alert Management
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    Analyst Workspace

The goAML System is :

  • Easier to manage and upload the reports to the goAML portal.
  • Reduces human dependency and room for error
  • Customizable commensurate with evolving business risks
  • Rigorous governance & control
  • Suitable for growing businesses
  • Validation checks and Quality assurance
  • Maintenance of complete monitoring records
  • Investigation Analysis and logs
  • Turnaround Time (TAT) monitoring
  • Case escalation Process
  • Standardized reporting definition and format for all reporting types
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