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.

AML Conversations: How Peacemaking can Improve Communities and Everyday Lives

By AML RightSource | December 11, 2018
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. A special edition of AML Conversations, looking at a program at Marquette University that focuses on partnerships, emphasizing how “peacemaking” can improve communities and everyday lives. Numerous peacemaking initiatives are discussed in this conversation between AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, and Patrick Kennelly, the Director of the Center for Peacemaking program at Marquette University.

December Employee Spotlight: Alex Nash

By AML RightSource | December 5, 2018
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource December Employee Spotlight: meet Alex Nash! Ms. Nash is a Manager in the AML RightSource Cleveland office. She has several years of anti-money laundering experience and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Prior to joining AML Rightsource, Ms. Nash worked in the non-profit sector.

AML Conversations: The Importance of Asset Forfeiture to AML

By AML RightSource | November 26, 2018
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. The importance of asset forfeiture both globally and domestically is analyzed by international expert Stef Cassella in this riveting edition of AML Conversations. This edition features AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, and Stef Cassella who is currently the author and publisher of Money Laundering and Forfeiture Digest, but more importantly has been instrumental in the use, at the federal level, of the asset forfeiture laws used by prosecutors and law enforcement throughout the 80s until today. You cannot understand AML without knowledge of asset forfeiture.

AML Conversations

Asset Forfeiture Global Expert Stef Cassella returns to AML Conversations to discuss civil and criminal forfeiture. He explains how it's used, common...

Kit Conklin, VP at Kharon and a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council discusses the recent “joint alert” between the Financial Crimes Enforcement...

John discusses with Kent Belasco, the Director of Marquette University’s Commercial Banking Program, a recent project with a microfinance...

Alan Ketley, the new Executive Secretary of the Wolfsberg Group discusses the mission of the group, their focus on a variety of AML related topics:...

Rob Triano of CipherTrace discusses his career move from traditional banking to the Federal Reserve to CipherTrace and addressing the unique...

Tom Vartanian, the Executive Director of the Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center discussed the ongoing problems with cybersecurity,...

John interviewed Michael Lee, IRSCI Supervisory Special Agent, Western Cyber Crime Unit, on crypto, NFTs and Decentralized Finance.  

John Byrne sits down with former FinCEN Deputy Director, Jamal El-Hindi and now Counsel with Clifford Chance. The two discuss AML challenges with new...

For this episode of our AML Conversations podcast, we sit down with Sara Crowe, the strategic initiatives director at Polaris, a non-profit working...

John Byrne chats with Brian Szady, Founder of a threat mitigation firm Threatminder, on the various cybersecurity issues challenging the AML world,...

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AML RightSource’s ongoing expansion into the technology arena continues to go from strength-to-strength as they welcome Stern International Bank to...

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AML RightSource, the leading firm focused on fighting financial crime for clients and the world, welcomes Alexandra Lugo as the company’s general...

Initiative to Create 363 Jobs in Buffalo CLEVELAND –- March 21, 2022 — New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that AML RightSource, the leading...

AML RightSource, the leading firm focused on fighting financial crime for clients and the world, is pleased to announce that Mark Horwood-James has...

CLEVELAND (March 7, 2022) — AML RightSource (“AMLRS”), the leading firm focused on fighting financial crime for clients and the world, is pleased to...

AML RightSource (“AMLRS”), the leading firm focused on fighting financial crime for clients and the world, is pleased to announce that Nicholas...