Trade-Based Money Laundering

Conversations: Tom Cardamone, Global Financial Integrity

Course Duration: 28 minutes
Course Points: 25

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Tom Cardamone, President & CEO, Global Financial Integrity. Tom starts the conversation by giving an overview of the work Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is doing and their impact on the ecosystem, especially curbing the illicit financial flows across the globe. He talks about the difficulties associated with promoting transparency, transactional crime and corruption and further talks about customs corruption in trade transactions.

He shares how GFTrade (a cloud based database that enables customs officials and financial institutions to determine if goods are priced outside typical ranges) is helping governments and institutions globally to enhance integrity of trade. He concludes the conversation by sharing the challenges faced by GFI and the vision he has for GFI’s future.

Expert Speak: Lakshmi Kumar, Global Financial Integrity

Course Duration: 45 minutes
Course Points: 45

Lakshmi Kumar, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity talked about Trade Based Money Laundering (TBML). The presentation covered key trends that are likely to be the areas of focus at the intersection of the Covid-19 pandemic with TBML and implementation of best practices.

This presentation was part of the AMLC-Fintelekt AML/CTF Summit Philippines 2020, conducted virtually from November 23rd – 27th, 2020.

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 3

In Module 3, the faculty covers measures to be taken by Financial Institutions to prevent TBML, which includes adoption of Risk Based Approach. She talks about some common economic sectors vulnerable to risk and TBML risks and trends. She also covers various components of Risk Assessment and Control of TBML by use of best practices.

Updated: May 2021
Level: Beginner
Inclusions: Assessment, Completion Certificate
Duration: 31 minutes
Points: 60

Trainer: Surinderjit Kaur, Faculty, Fintelekt Advisory Services
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Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 1

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 2

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 2

In Module 2, the faculty covers Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML) Techniques and typologies, negative effects of TBML on the economy of a country and challenges faced by financial institutions while dealing with TBML.

Updated: April 2021
Level: Beginner
Inclusions: Assessment, Completion Certificate
Duration: 26 minutes
Points: 50

Trainer: Surinderjit Kaur, Faculty, Fintelekt Advisory Services
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Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 1

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 3

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 1

In Module 1, the faculty covers the basic concepts within AML, trade and TBML, points to the complexities involved in trade documents and the reasons why TBML is so prevalent in international trade.

Updated: April 2021
Level: Beginner
Inclusions: Assessment, Completion Certificate
Duration: 19 minutes
Points: 35

Trainer: Surinderjit Kaur, Faculty, Fintelekt Advisory Services
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Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 2

Certificate Course: Trade-Based Money Laundering Module 3

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar: Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening

Course Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes
Course Points: 140

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association hosted a webinar on Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening on April 7, 2021.

This course allows Premium users to attempt an assessment and download a Participation Certificate.

The speakers were:

  • Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services (Moderator)
  • Srinivas Vaman Gollapudi, Joint President and Business Head – Trade Finance and Commercial Operations, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Brent Estrella, Group CCO, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
  • Douglas Wolfson, Director – Market Planning, FCC & Payments, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Key Issues:

  • The challenges around the current regulation and compliance frameworks designed to combat crime
  • Their impact on customer onboarding while increasing false alerts and operational costs
  • Negative impact on the customer experience as a result

Webinar: Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening

Course Duration: 58 minutes
Course Points: 55

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association hosted a webinar on Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening on April 7, 2021.

The speakers were:

  • Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services (Moderator)
  • Srinivas Vaman Gollapudi, Joint President and Business Head – Trade Finance and Commercial Operations, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Brent Estrella, Group CCO, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
  • Douglas Wolfson, Director – Market Planning, FCC & Payments, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Key Issues:

  • The challenges around the current regulation and compliance frameworks designed to combat crime
  • Their impact on customer onboarding while increasing false alerts and operational costs
  • Negative impact on the customer experience as a result

Insights: Trade-Based Money Laundering

International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption expert Daniel Thelesklaf speaks about trade-based money laundering (TBML) – a subject that deserves global attention. Using a variety of cases and typologies, Daniel takes us through the challenges in detecting TBML cases and in bringing such cases to the judicial process and achieving convictions. He also summarizes the key findings of the recently published FATF report on Trade-Based Money Laundering Trends and Developments (December 2020).

Updated: February 2021
Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Duration: 27 minutes
Points: 25

Trainer: Daniel Thelesklaf, AML, CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert
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Webinar: Trade-Based Money Laundering – Emerging Risks & Mitigation Strategies

Course Duration: 55 minutes
Course Points: 50

This webinar is part of the webinar series run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The topic for this webinar is “Trade-Based Money Laundering – Emerging Risks & Mitigation Strategies” and was aired on February 5, 2020.

Speakers:

  • LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity
  • SHAFATH MUJAWAR, Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services
  • JANE LEE, Business Solutions Specialist, Accuity

Key issues:

  • Trends in trade mis-invoicing and TBML
  • Emerging areas of risk within TBML
  • Challenges in detecting TBML activities
  • Changes in regulatory expectations
  • Mitigation strategies by banks

Expert Speak: Ravi Amin, IHS Markit

Course Duration: 22 minutes
Course Points: 20

Ravi Amin, Subject Matter Expert, Trade Compliance Specialist, IHS Markit talks about Risk and Compliance in Maritime and Trade in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

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