Unweaving the Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing System: Complexity, Simplicity and Paradox
WHEN: Thursday, 19 January 2012 – 6:00pm WHERE: Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH
Overview: Despite the onslaught of legislative initiatives surrounding AML/CTF, it is difficult to make any conclusive remarks on the effectiveness of the broader system that attempts to control money laundering and terrorist financing. Based on his new book on ‘Technology and Anti-Money Laundering’, the speaker will unravel much of the complexity surrounding AML and offer practical advice for financial institutions.
WHO: Dr Dionysios S. Demetis has a PhD on Anti-Money Laundering from the London School of Economics where he has also taught classes in information systems management, information systems security, and methodology for research dissertations. His research on the Risk-Based Approach has been featured in the select-bibliography of the United Nations IMOLIN network while his latest publication on ‘data growth’ and the consequences for AML’ received the Highly Commended Award from Emerald at the Journal of Money Laundering Control.
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