20131129 Hello world! Again

It’s the most basic of tests for IT people: can they make the machine they are working on produce the words “Hello World!” on the monitor or a printer?

And so, as today is the first day of the rest of the life of this website (countermoneylaundering.com), which was the first website we built even before we owned the domain name, it’s fitting that the first words on this blog should be that test.

But it’s not the first time we’ve said “Hello World!” So we’re saying it again.

20030625 Why Watching The Money Isn’t Enough

25 June 2003

Morris-Cotterill

The financial services industry is getting only part of the risk management and anti-money laundering point. And modern business models in banking and insurance militate against effective know-your- customer procedures says Nigel Morris-Cotterill .

World-wide, regulators are including in the requirements they place on affected businesses demands that they build a profile of their customers.

This “know your customer” approach is vital in the attempts to detect and deter money laundering and terrorist financing.

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