20200618 Of unlocking lockdowns and nasty people: My Newsletter

Thursday, 18 June, 2020 – 07:20

Good morning, good afternoon or good evening depending on where you are. Sitting at 101 degrees East, I’m roughly in the middle of the day for half of the world and in the tail end of the previous day for the other half.

That’s an example of how we tend to think in a very localised way, even when we are acting on a much bigger stage. But there’s more….

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20190828 Reputational risk – first it’s one thing, then it’s another and now it’s both.

Wednesday, 28 August, 2019 – 11:54

When I first started working in money laundering risk management in the early 1990s, reputational risk was something that greatly exercised my mind: surely customers would walk away from financial and professional service providers associated with laundering. That didn’t happen.

Something else did.

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20160115 How DailyMotion.Com profits from criminal enterprise and may be helping terrorists.

Friday, 15 January, 2016 – 00:00

I woke this morning expecting to pack for a trip, do a few bits and pieces at work, put the data I need for travel onto a portable drive and clean the house so I don’t come back to a dump, all after enjoying the first cup of tar-like coffee that starts my day.

As usual, while the espresso machine was heating up, I turned looked at the overnight e-mails. There, right in plain view, was another example of why the internet needs a major clean up.
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