Maintaining control of compliance costs should be a key priority for financial services firms over the coming years, according to Brickendon Consulting.
The European Commission has proposed stronger transparency rules to tackle money laundering and financial crime.
Investment management firm Brewin Dolphin has called for a common due diligence framework for financial advisers.
EY has advised UK companies to assess their current situation and prepare for changes that could come about as a result of the EU referendum result.
Mandatory due diligence rules are being introduced for all but the smallest EU firms importing conflict minerals.
Regulatory risk is a bigger business challenge than terrorism and conflict, according to research.
The Law Society has said it will continue to play "a full part" in the fight against organised crime and money laundering.
Research by The Entrepreneurs Network has emphasised the significance of regulation for UK firms.
Businesses looking for funding should be careful to conduct thorough due diligence checks on potential investors, according to an expert.
Anti-corruption campaigners have stressed that the positive commitments coming out of a recent summit in London must lead to concrete action.