I’ve a round-up of some stories that haven’t made the news but which give
pause for thought.
The FBI’s embarrassing plea.
The strange case of municipal bonds fraud.
Will a case relating to a Royal Will at last give transparency to Deferred
Training: a new package for compliance teams with CPD and a certification.
Monday, 20 January, 2020 – 01:15
It’s the everyday challenge for the financial crime risk officer.
There is something he’s not satisfied with but he can’t prove it – it’s his experience, what some call his “gut reaction” that says “this doesn’t stack up. We shouldn’t do this business.”
But there are reasons why the business should be done.
There is a fundamental imbalance and, incredibly, a fundamental irony.
Saturday, 8 August, 2020 – 08:00
In this newsletter:
Covid-19 won’t go away, why I gave up with podcasts in 1997 and how the number 8 is playing a huge part in the launch of a new course on correspondent banking, value transfer systems and remittances.
Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 – 05:55
When the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) story first appeared, I instructed World Money Laundering Report that we should not become involved in what would inevitably become a frenzy of speculation and ill-informed comment as consultants (of which I am, obviously, one) and media outlets vied to benefit their own profile, and to get website visits, while the story was hot. I wrote what amounted to a placeholder article .