AML Conversations: AML/CFT since 9/11 and the Vast Array of Challenges in 2018 from an AML Public Servant

By AML RightSource | July 6, 2018
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. In this edition of AML Conversations, AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, sat down with John Roth. John Roth has spent his career addressing the major challenges facing the AML community in the public sector and now is leading an effort for an important component in a new part of the private sector. John Roth’s distinguished career includes being the lead of the 9/11 Commission Report on terrorist financing, serving as Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security, and serving as the Department of Justice’s liaison to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Today he works for a digital currency exchange, Bittrex, as the Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer. The discussion focuses on John Roth’s career and ends with where Bittrex fits in with financial technology and his views on artificial intelligence.

July Employee Spotlight: Sam Lauritzen

By AML RightSource | July 2, 2018
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource July Employee Spotlight: meet Sam Lauritzen! Sam is a Manager in the AML RightSource Hudson office and has been with the company since 2015. He has experience serving in operations and management roles in the healthcare industry and has contributed to several political campaigns.

John Byrne Presents at 10th Annual BSA Coalition Conference

By AML RightSource | June 27, 2018
Yesterday AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, spoke about the state of the current anti-money laundering community at the 10th Annual BSA Coalition Conference in Virginia. The annual conference discussed a variety of topics including the state of AML, FinCEN’s customer due diligence and beneficial ownership rules and the evolving use of technology to comply with BSA/AML. Read the full speech here.

June Employee Spotlight: Ryan Painter

By AML RightSource | June 1, 2018
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource June Employee Spotlight: meet Ryan Painter! Ryan is a Manager in the AML RightSource Phoenix office and has been with the company since August 2013. He has over seven years of experience in the banking and anti-money laundering industries and is interested in the rise of new cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin/Blockchain Presentation: Avoiding Jumbo Size Problems

By AML RightSource | May 15, 2018
Avoiding Jumbo Size Problems: Bitcoin/Blockchain Presentation Last week, AML RightSource Financial Crimes Advisory Practice Associate, Mici Chase, spoke at the Frantz Ward Labor and Employment Seminar. She co-presented with Keith Ashmus, Partner at Frantz Ward LLP, on the topic of Bitcoin and Blockchain. The presentation discussed what Bitcoin and Blockchain are and how they work, as well as what the future looks like with this new technology. See the gallery below for photos from the event.

AML Conversations: Understanding the Nexus of Corruption and AML

By AML RightSource | May 9, 2018
This edition of AML Conversations features John Byrne, AML RightSource Vice Chairman, and Jonathan Lopez, Partner in the white collar corporate investigations group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in Washington DC. The discussion revolves around Jonathan’s previous career with the Department of Justice where he covered the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), personal liability cases, and money laundering issues. The conversation also covers his transition to the private sector and the perspective he now has from being a prosecutor to currently defending and advising white collar clients.

May Employee Spotlight: Matt Hanna

By AML RightSource | May 2, 2018
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource May Employee Spotlight: meet Matt Hanna, Esq., CAMS! Matt is a Manager in our Cleveland office and has been with AML RightSource since July 2015. He has led many staff augmentation projects, is part of the company's SAR Committee, and is interested in the regulation of Money Service Businesses.

AML Conversations: Career in Compliance

By AML RightSource | April 17, 2018
Welcome to the third episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. AML Conversations is dedicated to inform professionals and those interested in anti-money laundering about conversations happening in the government, private sector, and internationally. We will be posting interviews, live programming, and panel discussions related to the industry throughout the series to keep our listeners well-informed.

April Employee Spotlight: Amber Schydzik

By AML RightSource | April 13, 2018
We are very excited to highlight a staff member each month from our team of superb employees. AML RightSource April Employee Spotlight: meet Amber Schydzik! Amber is a Manager in our Cleveland office and has been with AML RightSource since March 2015.

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...

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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...