David Briggs: Challenges with Geolocation Data

By AML RightSource | May 22, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, John sits down with David Briggs,  CEO and Co-Founder of GeoGuard and GeoComply. Beyond IP, the role of geolocation data is combating AML and fraud. John and David discuss the limitations of IP addresses and the role that advanced geolocation data can play in AML and in fighting other types of financial fraud, FinCEN’s recent guidance on encouraging innovative responses to COVID-19 fraud, and how to improve the BSA/AML data analysis infrastructure.

Greg Monahan & Chris Janczewski: IRSCI on Cybercrime

By AML RightSource | May 20, 2020
In the second episode of our AML Conversations series with members of IRSCI, John Byrne sits down with Greg Monahan, IRS Supervisory Special Agent of the Cyber Crimes Unit and Chris Janczewski, IRS Special Agent in the Pittsburgh office. 

AML Conversations: Steve Gurdak - The importance of SAR narratives

By AML RightSource | May 4, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, John Byrne sits down with Steve Gurdak, Group Supervisory of the Northern Virginia Financial Initiative, to discuss the work of his SAR Review team, the importance of law enforcement collaboration when working SARS, and the value of effective SAR narratives.

AML Conversations: The Economics Of Violence - An interview with Gary Shiffman

By AML RightSource | April 28, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, John Byrne sits down with Gary Shiffman, Founder and CEO of Giant Oak and professor at Georgetown University, to discuss his recent publication, “The Economics of Violence.” Shiffman explains how social science can be used to improve national security strategies and gives his views on how to address true AML reform.

AML Conversations: Chip Poncy - The Upgraded US FATF Status

By AML RightSource | April 14, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of AML Conversations. With the recent upgrade to the US evaluation by FATF because of  the 2018 CDD rule, there has been a debate on the appropriateness of the rating given other areas of concern. Today, John Byrne and Chip Poncy, former FATF lead from the US, discuss the criticism, and Chip offers insight into FATF, their processes and where the US stacks up with their counterparts.

AML Conversations: The Digital Age and the Challenges of De-risking

By AML RightSource | March 26, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, John Byrne sits down with Amit Sharma, CEO of Finclusive to discuss the global problem of financial access from the standpoint of using technology as a tool to give support to the underbanked and underserved. The two review the strategies of tackling access limitations as well as a project (The Rulebook) that will be a welcomed tool for those looking for enhanced compliance advice.

Cuban and Venezuelan Sanctions with Marilu Jimenez and Andy Fernandez

By AML RightSource | February 19, 2020
Marilu Jimenez of FINCAdvisors sits down with Andy Fernandez, partner at Holland & Knight and a leading expert in sanctions compliance. They discuss the sanctions regime and its increasingly complex nature, as well as the recent guidance OFAC issued in the summer on culture.

AML Conversations: Iranian Sanctions – Tim White

By AML RightSource | February 11, 2020
In this edition of AML Conversations, we’re looking at the economic sanctions imposed on Iran. The US Government has used economic sanctions for over 200 years to exert pressure on foreign countries and others to implement its foreign policies. In recent times, the US has used sanctions against numerous foreign governments, including Iran, North Korea and Venezuela.  

AML Conversations: James W. Foley Foundation

By AML RightSource | February 5, 2020
In this edition of AML Conversations, John Byrne sits down with Thomas Durkin, the Education Program Director of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation. Tom takes you through an emotional discussion of the impact his friend and photojournalist, Jim Foley, has had on hostage advocacy and the security needs of journalists everywhere. In 2014, Jim was captured and later murdered by ISIS. Jim’s death prompted the creation of the Foundation whose vision is that all American hostages will return home and conflict journalists who bring truth to light, like Jim, will be protected.

AML Conversations

Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent on the International Corruption Unit Debra LaPrevotte discusses her career work investigating global corruption...

Kateryna Boguslavska, PhD, Project Manager Basel AML Index at the Basel Institute on Governance, discusses the 2022 AML Index and some examples of...

AMLRS Advisory Board Member Nicolas Choules-Burbidge, formerly a senior executive at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions...

Jeff Pearlman, NY Times Best Selling Author of nine books and author of a new book, “The Last Folk Hero” about Bo Jackson, discusses the recent fraud...

Jenni Halleran,  the Head of Financial Crimes Investigations at Silicon Valley Bank, discusses her career path, growing up in a blue collar town, and...

Mark Freedman, CEO / Founder of Rebel Global Security and former Chief of Section in the Counter-Terrorism Bureau at the US State Department...

Guy Ficco, Deputy Chief of IRS-Criminal Investigation, joins us to discuss his new role, the vast coverage of financial crime by the IRS, the...

John Byrne chats with John M. Geiringer, of Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group, about the new book he edited and co-authored, Countering...

Dennis Lormel, President of the Society of Former Agents of the FBI, discusses the ramifications of the public attacks on the FBI by elected...

There have been outrageous comments made by “policymakers” about the IRS since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. AMLRS Chairman of the...

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