Ola Tucker

Ola Tucker is the founder of Compliance Notes, a company providing professional writing services to the legal and financial services communities. Ola has over 14 years of experience implementing corporate compliance programs within the financial services industry. Her areas of expertise include anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions compliance. Ola is also an adjunct faculty member at Widener University Delaware Law School, where she teaches classes on corporate compliance programs and international anti-corruption laws. Ola is ACAMS certified and holds a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and a B.A. in English from Boston University.


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Ola Tucker, founder of Compliance Notes, discusses the board of director’s oversight role with respect to a financial institution’s BSA/AML compliance program, as well as the specific responsibilities arising out of that role. Anti-money laundering compliance has been a main focus of regulators and prosecutors in recent years. This is evidenced by the increase in criminal and regulatory penalties imposed against financial...

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FinCEN issued the final rule on customer due diligence on the heels of the Panama Papers scandal, and we’re now more than a year past the compliance deadline. Commonwealth Trust Company’s Ola Tucker discusses the rule’s limitations. Panama Papers Scandal Exposes Shell Companies The Panama Papers document leak in 2015 exposed the financial details of over 200,000 offshore entities, including the names...

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