Rachel Woolley

Rachel Woolley, Global AML Manager at Fenergo, has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, having worked primarily in the funds industry and retail banking. She has a strong background in regulatory compliance, particularly in the areas of anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF).

Rachel holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University and is an ACCA Affiliate. She currently holds three professional designations: Licentiate of the Association of Compliance: Officers in Ireland (LCOI), Certified Financial Crime Prevention Practitioner (CFCPP) and Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO).

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COVID-19 has caused a significant shift in the way financial institutions are doing business. Fenergo’s Rachel Woolley discusses what they must do now in order to minimize financial crime. As seen in a recently released report, the penalties issued to financial institutions for AML and KYC breaches reached over $36 billion between 2008 and 2019, an increase of 160 percent since 2018....

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The federal government still prohibits banks from doing business with cannabis-based businesses, leading banks to miss out on a green opportunity. Fenergo’s Rachel Woolley shares insight into how banks should view onboarding cannabis-based businesses. Even though Colorado announced that over $1 billion of its state revenue was derived from marijuana sales, the U.S. federal government still prohibits banks from doing business with...

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