12 episodes

In this podcast series, Kieran Beer (Chief Analyst at ACAMS) interviews the movers and shakers of the anti-financial crime world.

Listen for fast-paced conversations about the latest financial scandal to hit newsstands, and insights on trending Financial Crime topics.

Have something you’d like to hear covered? Email Kieran on podcasts@acams.org and tell us what matters to you. You can also follow Kieran on twitter www.twitter.com/kieranbeer

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Financial Crime Matters Kieran Beer (ACAMS)

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In this podcast series, Kieran Beer (Chief Analyst at ACAMS) interviews the movers and shakers of the anti-financial crime world.

Listen for fast-paced conversations about the latest financial scandal to hit newsstands, and insights on trending Financial Crime topics.

Have something you’d like to hear covered? Email Kieran on podcasts@acams.org and tell us what matters to you. You can also follow Kieran on twitter www.twitter.com/kieranbeer

Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode!

    Money Laundering in Real Estate with Maureen Maloney

    Money Laundering in Real Estate with Maureen Maloney

    In Vancouver there are many high-end apartments where the lights never go on...

    In 2018/2019, Professor Maureen Maloney led an expert panel investigating Money Laundering in British Columbia's real estate sector. The expert panel reported that up to $5.3 billion was laundered through the BC real estate market in 2018, raising housing prices by an estimated 5%.

    In this podcast, the final episode of Financial Crime Matters Season 1, Kieran Beer and Maureen Maloney unpick why British Columbia is so vulnerable to money laundering, and how authorities might move to stop it.

    Access the expert panel's full report at: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housing-tenancy/real-estate-bc/consultations/money-laundering

    • 16 min
    A Survivor's Story: Timea Nagy

    A Survivor's Story: Timea Nagy

    At 20, Timea Nagy was forced into sex slavery. But her story didn't end there.

    Her memoir 'Out of the Shadows' describes a vulnerable girl, tricked and manipulated by traffickers, who - once she escapes - becomes a key player in putting away the bad guys.

    In this episode, Kieran asks how financial institutions can help. And Timea explains that their evidence might soon prevent victims from suffering the secondary trauma of a court case, like the one she faced.

    Read more about Timea, and her passionate commitment to raising awareness of human trafficking at https://www.timeascause.com/about

    'Out of the Shadows': https://www.amazon.com/Out-Shadows-Memoir-Timea-Nagy/dp/0385692587

    • 10 min
    The Laundrymen: Jeffrey Robinson on cleaning up global money laundering

    The Laundrymen: Jeffrey Robinson on cleaning up global money laundering

    Jeffrey Robinson introduced stories of money laundering to the masses with his 1995 global best seller 'The Laundrymen'. Poised to release a completely revised edition 'The New Laundrymen' next year, Jeffrey gives Kieran a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what's included.

    Always opinionated and deeply passionate about the characters and stories he uncovers, Robinson, the author of 30 books, has been labelled "the world's leading financial crime author."

    Read Jeffrey's full bio on his website: http://www.jeffreyrobinson.com/bio

    • 15 min
    Canada's Radical Rethink on AML with Jacqueline Shinfield

    Canada's Radical Rethink on AML with Jacqueline Shinfield

    FATF spoke...and Canada listened.

    Jacqueline Shinfield of Blake, Cassels & Graydon walks Kieran Beer through the sweeping changes that Canada is making to its AML and Anti-Financial Crime legislative landscape.

    From regulating virtual currencies, changes to STR regimes, and dramatic shifts in Electronic Funds Transfer reporting frameworks - this is a must-hear briefing for all compliance professionals.

    And...it's just the start. Jacqueline tells us where Canada might tighten regulations even further as it seeks to match shifts in technology, and how our society shapes itself today.

    Read Jacqueline's full bio at: https://www.blakes.com/English/WhoWeAre/FindPerson/Pages/Profile.aspx?EmpID=105921

    We're also delighted to welcome Jacqueline as a speaker at the ACAMS 18th Annual Vegas Conference, which started today! Are you in Vegas this year? If you are, Kieran would love to hear in person how you're enjoying the Financial Crime Matters series...or give him a shout out on twitter at www.twitter.com/kieranbeer #ACAMSVegas

    • 18 min
    ISIS, Hezbollah and Terror Finance with Celina Realuyo

    ISIS, Hezbollah and Terror Finance with Celina Realuyo

    'We're now treating the Financiers just as seriously as the Terrorists themselves...that's a Gamechanger'.

    In this expansive chat about the financing of global terrorism, Celina Realuyo tells Kieran Beer about the defeat of ISIS, the rise and reach of Hezbollah and how criminals are using every trick in the financial crime book to keep money flowing to those intent on creating Terror.

    As a former US diplomat, international banker with Goldman Sachs, US counterterrorism official, and professor of international security affairs at the National Defense, Georgetown, George Washington, and Joint Special Operations Universities, Professor Celina Realuyo has over two decades of international experience in the public, private, and academic sectors.

    Read her full biography here: https://www.williamjperrycenter.org/about/full-time-faculty/ms-celina-realuyo

    • 17 min
    AML & the European Commission with Alexandra Jour-Schroeder

    AML & the European Commission with Alexandra Jour-Schroeder

    "Data Protection is not an obstacle to fight money-laundering" : Alexandra Jour-Schroeder of the European Commission

    In this episode, Kieran Beer hosts a fast-paced discussion with Alexandra Jour-Schroeder about the European Union's efforts to fight money laundering and the financing of terror.

    Their chat covers a diverse range of topics, from 5AMLD to GDPR, the effort to harmonise definitions across the EU's member states, and how the European Commission is working to bring together all of the actors who are fighting financial crime.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

powjen ,

Enlightening + Enjoyable

I hope this series never ends! Serious structured content, insight on topic provided in well presented segments.

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