We Can’t Travel to Europe, But We Can Pay Attention

By AML RightSource | July 17, 2020
This week, Vice Chairman John Byrne, and Creative Director Elliot Berman of the AML RightSource staff discuss two actions from the EU. The decision by European High Court to restrict storage of personal information of EU citizens on servers in the United States and the recommendation by the European Commission that Member States do not grant financial support to companies with links to countries on the EU's list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. Both of these actions will impact the financial crime compliance community in the US.

Elder Financial Exploitation is a Financial Crime

By Elliot Berman | July 16, 2020
The title of this post may seem obvious, but do you know what your financial services company should be doing to detect, report and prevent it? As with many financial crimes, the activity often touch FIs. So what exactly is elder financial exploitation (EFE)? EFE refers to the “illegal or improper use of an older adult’s funds, property, or assets.[i]”

Fraud – It Continues in Bad Times and Good

By Elliot Berman | July 13, 2020
There has been a lot of information circulating about fraud during the pandemic. Many organizations, including AML RightSource, have discussed this challenge. What is most confounding about fraud is that it is always with us; and it is getting more prevalent.

Gathering Information to Close Loopholes

By AML RightSource | July 10, 2020
This week, Vice Chairman John Byrne, and Creative Director Elliot Berman of the AML RightSource staff discuss the US Supreme Court decision in Trump v. Mazars regarding subpoenas issued by several congressional committees, including House Financial Services, to the president for certain personal financial records and the purpose for the subpoenas.

How to Gather Data for Your OFAC Risk Assessment

By AML RightSource | July 8, 2020
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, Head of Financial Crimes Advisory and Tim White, Director of Sanctions at AML RightSource are joined by Chris Bagnall from Fifth Third Bank, to discuss how to select and gather data for a risk assessment of your sanctions compliance program.

Examinations During the Pandemic

By John Byrne | July 6, 2020
No Deja Vu[1] Examiners will consider the unique, evolving, and potentially long-term nature of the issues confronting institutions and exercise appropriate flexibility in their supervisory response. Stresses caused by COVID-19 can adversely impact an institution’s financial condition and operational capabilities, even when institution management has appropriate governance and risk management systems in place to identify, monitor, and control risk.[2] We are all guilty of saying something along the lines of “wow, this has never happened before” and occasionally we are right. Next year will be twenty years since 9/11, a direct attack on the US; now we have this pandemic which is the first event of such magnitude since 1918. So, for 90% of us, this has never happened before. As such, all responses are new and there are no parallels.

AML Challenges and Successes in the Gaming Industry

By AML RightSource | June 30, 2020
In this episode of AML Conversations, John sits down to discuss the AML challenges and successes in the gaming industry with the former Senior Director of Gaming Policy at the American Gaming Association (AGA), Elizabeth Cronan. Now the Vice President Government Relations at Geoguard, Cronan elaborates on innovative tools to strengthen AML compliance, including geolocation data as well as various themes in enforcement actions, the rise of mobile and on-line gaming, and the increase in sports betting.

Money Laundering in the Art World: The Modern Day Heist

By Tabitha O'Brien | June 29, 2020
The Italian Renaissance saw the birth of an elite group of patrons revered for their intellect and dedication to the world of art. This group became the first true dealers in arts and antiquities, collecting and reselling masterpieces of former centuries and mentoring such artists as Masaccio and Giotto. However, over the centuries, the proud and historic nature of this seemingly private institution of dealers has been infiltrated by a group less inspired by the bright colors in the works of Henri Matisse or the perceptive work of Claude Monet, who instead have created a mantra out of the Andy Warhol saying: “Making money is art.”

Can’t You Hear Me Knocking?

By John Byrne | June 24, 2020
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