Virtual Currency: Moving From the Bleeding Edge to Everyday

By AML RightSource | April 14, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, AML RightSource Executive Vice President, talks with Terry Pesce, President and CEO of Terry Pesce & Co LLC, and Maria Filipakis, and David Brown Managing Partners at the Topside Group; all serve as Senior Advisors at AML RightSource, about growth in the adoption of virtual currency in the general economy. They discuss the various ways that mainstream commerce and investment markets are viewing these evolving products.

The Regulatory View of Cryptocurrency

By AML RightSource | March 29, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, AML RightSource Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Crimes Advisory, Stephen Ryan, Chief Operating Officer at CipherTrace, Don Fort, Director of Investigations at Kostelanetz & Kink, and Joseph Seibert, Managing Group Director, Digital Asset Banking at Signature Bank, look at the current regulatory environment for cryptocurrency, virtual currency and digital assets. They discuss the evolving views that various regulators have of the risks and regulatory framework which applies to cryptocurrency.

Cryptocurrency - Privacy Coins and Valuation

By AML RightSource | March 17, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, AML RightSource Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Crimes Advisory, Stephen Ryan, Chief Operating Officer at CipherTrace, Don Fort, Director of Investigations at Kostelanetz & Kink, and Joseph Seibert, Managing Group Director, Digital Asset Banking at Signature Bank, look at the risks and challenges presented by cryptocurrencies known as privacy coins. They also discuss the complexity created by the rapid changes in the value of cryptocurrencies.

How to Bank Cryptocurrency Providers

By AML RightSource | March 8, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, AML RightSource Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Crimes Advisory, Stephen Ryan, Chief Operating Officer at CipherTrace, Don Fort, Director of Investigations at Kostelanetz & Kink, and Joseph Seibert, Managing Group Director, Digital Asset Banking at Signature Bank, look at the processes financial institutions should consider in deciding to do business with exchanges and other service providers in the cryptocurrency ecosphere. They discuss a number of risk mitigation strategies for working effectively with cryptocurrency related clients.

Suspicious Activity Monitoring - Leveraging Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

By AML RightSource | February 23, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, AML RightSource Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Crimes Advisory, Matt Michaud, AML RightSource Senior Vice President, Bob Schuldes, Senior Vice President – BSA/AML/OFAC Officer at Associated Bank, and Scott Nathan, Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation for AML and ERM, at State Street, discuss how using AI and machine learning can take transaction monitoring systems to the next level. They give practical insights into how to start applying advanced analytics to help organizations make their systems more efficient and support a robust AML/BSA program.

Tuning and Optimization of Suspicious Activity Monitoring Systems

By AML RightSource | February 3, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, Chuck Taylor, AML RightSource Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Crimes Advisory, Matt Michaud, AML RightSource Senior Vice President, Bob Schuldes, Senior Vice President – BSA/AML/OFAC Officer at Associated Bank, and Scott Nathan, Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation for AML and ERM, at State Street, discuss best practices to tune and optimize transaction monitoring systems. They give practical insights into these processes to help organizations make their systems operate effectively and support a robust AML/BSA program.

Indicators of Online Child Sexual Abuse

By AML RightSource | January 27, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, AML RightSource Executive Vice President, Sara Crowe, Strategic Initiatives Director, Financial Systems at Polaris, and Angel Nguyen Swift, Head of Conduct Management at Wells Fargo, explore some of the indicators of online sexual abuse. They examine what financial service companies can do through their BSA/AML programs to help stop this element of human trafficking.

SAR Narratives for Reporting Suspected Human Trafficking

By AML RightSource | January 18, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, AML RightSource Executive Vice President, Sara Crowe, Strategic Initiatives Director, Financial Systems – Polaris, and Angel Nguyen Swift, Head of Conduct Management at Wells Fargo, discuss the elements of effective SAR narratives and how to prepare them so they are most useful to law enforcement.

Emerging Trends in Combatting Human Trafficking

By AML RightSource | January 5, 2021
In this installment of AML Voices, John Byrne, AML RightSource Executive Vice President, Sara Crowe, Strategic Initiatives Director, Financial Systems – Polaris, and Angel Nguyen Swift, Head of Conduct Management at Wells Fargo, discuss emerging trends in combatting human trafficking. They look at the efforts to have PornHub improve its content moderation practices; the increase in online sexual exploitation during the pandemic; and financial indicators of online child sexual exploitation.

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