AML Conversations: Cyber Security - Education, Awareness, and Defense

By AML RightSource | April 21, 2019
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. In this edition, AML RightSource Vice Chairman John Byrne sits down with Dr. Thomas Kaczmarek, Director of the Center for Cyber Security Awareness and Cyber Defense, at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AML Conversations: 100 Years of IRS CI: A Tribute

By AML RightSource | April 10, 2019
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations.     John and Don discuss private-public partnerships and how essential it is for law enforcement and their counterparts in the private sector, to work together.

AML Conversations: Disrupting finances related to human trafficking

By AML RightSource | February 27, 2019
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. In this edition, AML RightSource Vice Chairman John Byrne sits down with Angel Swift, Vice President of Compliance and Financial Crimes Solutions at Enigma, an Operational Data Management and Intelligence company headquartered in New York City.

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.

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.

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: PSI and Financial Crime-Essential Investigations to Improve the AML Community

By AML RightSource | November 2, 2018
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 Elise Bean. Elise Bean is the former staff director and chief counsel of the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) and the author of a new book, Financial Exposure: Carl Levin’s Senate Investigations into Finance and Tax Abuse. You’ll hear an in-depth interview on the major financial crime investigations of the past 20 years that are covered in her new book. You can purchase the book here.

AML Conversations: The Major Challenges of Banking Marijuana Businesses

By AML RightSource | October 22, 2018
Welcome to this episode of our podcast series, AML Conversations. In this edition of AML Conversations, AML RightSource Vice Chairman, John Byrne, talks with Steven Kemmerling. Steven is the CEO and Founder of CRB Monitor, a company that doesn’t support or oppose the banking of marijuana customers, but provides information so that institutions can make more informed decisions on whether or not their account holders are directly or indirectly managing products or businesses that have something to do with the sale of or with the enabling of the sale of marijuana. This conversation delves into the major challenges of banking marijuana businesses with the federal and state conflicts that still exist. Review the FinCEN guidance on marijuana related businesses here.

AML Conversations: How the IRS is Essential to the AML Community on a Number of Fronts

By AML RightSource | October 10, 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 Mark Matthews who has had a long and distinguished career in both the private and public sectors. He is currently a member of Caplin & Drysdale Tax Controversies, Tax Litigation, and Exempt Organizations practice groups and has previous experience with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Justice Department, as well as experience serving in senior AML roles. This conversation covers offshore banking, beneficial ownership, tax evasion, and the role played by IRS post 9/11 and up to today.

AML Conversations

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,...

John Byrne sits down with Dr. Louise Shelley and Layla Hashemi, the editors of the new book Antiquities Smuggling in the Real and Virtual...

In June 2021, FinCEN issued the first National AML/CFT Policy Priorities for the US. John Byrne sat down with Dan Stipano of Davis Polk & Wardwell...

We sit down with our global sanctions expert Tim White to hear how the financial crime compliance community is impacted following the sanctions...

John Byrne, Chairman of the AML RightSource Advisory Board, sits down with James Lin, the Company’s new Chief Product & Technology Officer. James...

Advisory Board Chair John Byrne sits down with Ken Harvey to discuss his joining the Board. They chat about Ken’s long career in financial service...

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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...

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

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