ISSA has published a background and overview document to introduce financial institutions to its Financial Crime Compliance Principles (see FReD 18 September). The guide provides firms with a summary of the reasons why ISSA and its board identified a requirement to address financial crime compliance, the expected costs and benefits of doing so, and the measures that firms may need to consider in order to ensure compliance with the Principles. (Source: ISSA Publishes Background to Compliance Principles)