Keeping Up with the Financial Action Task Force and Beyond, with David Lewis

In this episode of “Financial Crime Matters,” Kieran Beer talks with David Lewis, executive secretary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) from 2015 to 2022, about the FATF’s recent plenary that gray listed South Africa and Nigeria, formally suspended Russia from membership, and criticized governments throughout the world for lax oversight of cryptocurrency businesses.

Currently head of global anti-money laundering (AML) at Kroll, Lewis also weighs in on the U.K.’s and European Union’s latest AML efforts and shares his hope for greater transparency around corporate ownership drawing on his own experience as a senior official in the U.K. Treasury and the National Crime Agency.

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