Perspectives

Experts from Standard Chartered provide their insights on issues, events and trends linked to the global fight against financial crime.

Illegal wildlife trafficking: it will take a network to defeat the networks

Illegal wildlife traffickers rely on financial systems just like other profit-chasing criminals, which means we can trace their activities

Explore our world | 6 Aug 2018

How to beat the money launderers

Banks must work with governments to stop financial crime being the world’s most profitable industry

Explore our world | 24 Nov 2016

Fighting financial crime: why 2018 must be a breakthrough year

Our CEO Bill Winters explains how digital banking has created openings for criminals and why lenders must fight back

Explore our world | 14 May 2018

Fighting financial crime: you can’t be half-hearted

The former Director of GCHQ on what it takes to tackle financial crime

Explore our world | 24 Feb 2017

The unintended consequence of tackling financial crime

Why a decline in correspondent banking is endangering trade and posing a threat to financial inclusion

Explore our world | 20 Sep 2016

Deep dives

Want to learn more about the evolving challenge of financial crime control? This section features a collection of helpful summaries put together by experts from within the Bank on key issues and developments in this space.

In the news

See what the media is saying about our fight against financial crime

Euromoney - privacy fears

Privacy fears slow spread of UK-style data-sharing to combat money laundering

Legal hurdles await race for European equivalents to UK AML partnership between banks and police.

Patricia Sullivan - euromoney article

Money-laundering scandals spark new risk retrenchment

As Europe’s financial conduct authorities get tougher, banks will be even less likely to support trade between the EU and states that are small and poor.

"The bad guys aren't standing still. Neither should we."

Bill Winters | Group Chief Executive

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