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Sep
15
Anti-money laundering, anti-science

Anti-money laundering, anti-science

Major policy intervention shuns scientific method, public policy, outcomes and policing science.
3 min read
Sep
15
"Transparency” industry staunchly tight-lipped

"Transparency” industry staunchly tight-lipped

The anti-money laundering industry demands transparency, itself excepted.
3 min read
Sep
08
When ID and KYC enable money laundering

When ID and KYC enable money laundering

To get ahead of the game, think the opposite of what you know.
3 min read
Sep
08
Is money laundering harmful?

Is money laundering harmful?

Most say yes, but more interesting observations “between the lines”.
2 min read
Aug
27
Why anti-money laundering is like Gallipoli

Why anti-money laundering is like Gallipoli

AML battle plan draws from history but misses the one thing WWI generals got right.
7 min read
Aug
27
Interview: Do efforts to combat money laundering really work?

Interview: Do efforts to combat money laundering really work?

Westpac, Sharesies penalized. AML breaches. No money laundering or crime. Public policy and New Public Management (NPM) context.
3 min read
Aug
17
Pandemic and/or “full” AML compliance?

Pandemic and/or “full” AML compliance?

Poll results are in. Only one thing is certain. Nothing. (Except, perhaps, for a secret power, hidden in plain sight).
3 min read
Aug
10
AML compliance, oxymoron

AML compliance, oxymoron

Effective AML’s oxymoron buddy?
3 min read
Aug
10
Same words, different reality?

Same words, different reality?

Disagreement is not bad. How we disagree might be. Try this quick poll.
3 min read
Jul
27
Three interview questions for Police chiefs to ask financial crime investigators (2)

Three interview questions for Police chiefs to ask financial crime investigators (2)

Leadership selection can perpetuate failure or enable leadership for outcomes.
5 min read