Martin Woods

Martin Woods is a former detective turned compliance officer who has experience with major compliance cases and settlements from a number of perspectives. He now applies his experience to the analysis and subsequent commentary of current compliance investigations and settlements. Previously, he advised bankers, regulators, the United Nations, central bankers and law enforcement groups from around the world.

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The answer to being more effective at stopping money launderers is to challenge the value of processes that are clearly failing. Financial crime expert Martin Woods explains. Earlier this year, David Lewis, the Executive Secretary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), was asked to provide his opinion on how effective the global anti-money laundering (AML) community is performing. His answer was...

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