AML Conversations: The challenge of addressing the illicit economy in 2019 and beyond-the need for research and data

By AML RightSource | February 18, 2019
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. In this edition of AML Conversations, AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, sits down with Dr. Louise Shelley, Director of George Mason University’s Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center. In their conversation they discuss the center, her recent book “Dark Commerce”, and the connection that the center has been able to amplify in its research in understanding the links between terrorism, transnational crime and corruption.

A Guide to the State of the 2019 AML Industry

By AML RightSource | February 11, 2019
For people working in a community that changes as regularly as AML and financial crimes prevention, it can be challenging to find the time to reflect on bigger-picture trends. As criminals find increasingly more inventive ways to launder money and commit other financial misdeeds, compliance officers are required to adapt quickly to find new ways of detecting and preventing these crimes. That doesn’t leave a lot of time for deep thought on the state of the industry as a whole.

The State of AML Practices in 2019

By AML RightSource | February 11, 2019
Learn how to be effective in the 2019 AML industry Criminals are always looking for new and innovative ways to launder money. AML professionals will need to stay abreast with industry-wide trends and new illicit practices to stop financial crime in its tracks. But finding time to do your own research is difficult, especially when your schedule is already full with your other AML duties.

February Employee Spotlight: Paul Iya

By AML RightSource | February 4, 2019
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource February Employee Spotlight: meet Paul Iya! Mr. Iya is an Associate Manager in the AML RightSource Cleveland office with over five years of experience in the legal and anti-money laundering sectors. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and is well-versed in industry policies and best practices. Prior to joining AML RightSource, his practice areas included white collar and general criminal defense, business and commercial litigation, and professional discipline and licensing. Paul is a licensed attorney in the state of New York.

How to Prepare Your Company for Annual AML Exams

By AML RightSource | February 1, 2019
When AML compliance exams come up in conversation among financial institutions, the most common word we hear is “inconsistent.” Financial leaders would like more certainty among the various regulatory bodies, including on their interpretation and enforcement of AML laws.

Evaluating Controls in the Risk Assessment Equation

By AML RightSource | January 25, 2019
About this whitepaper The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) requires financial institutions to develop and maintain an Enterprise Wide Risk Assessment (EWRA). Yet, this council provides little guidance on how companies should develop an effective EWRA process.

Alyson Bujnoski Employee Highlight

By AML RightSource | January 21, 2019

Protect yourself from illicit funds hidden in artwork

By AML RightSource | January 21, 2019
About this whitepaper Did you know criminals can use art to evade taxes and launder money? First, art’s value is subjective so prices can fluctuate without explanation. Second, art transactions lack the regulations required by other industries like real estate or business.

January Employee Spotlight: Mark Smalley

By AML RightSource | January 1, 2019
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource January Employee Spotlight: meet Mark Smalley! Mr. Smalley is a Senior Manager in the AML RightSource Cleveland office with over 25 years of experience in financial institutions, financial services firms, and private law practice. Mark is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) as well as a licensed attorney within the state of Ohio and various federal courts.

Podcasts

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Press

NEW CANAAN, CT, September 22, 2020 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders,...

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AML RightSource, a leading firm solely focused on Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and financial crimes compliance solutions, today...

Our Advisory Board member Rick Small, and AML RightSource Vice Chairman John Byrne have led a multi-year effort resulting in the “Consortium for...

AML RightSource is pleased to announce the formation of its Inaugural Advisory Board to convene semi-annually starting in the first quarter of 2019.

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AML RightSource is pleased to announce Timothy White, CAMS has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and Sanctions.

AML/BSA Compliance Veteran to Expand Company’s Financial Crimes and Compliance Operations