Insights - Collection

Fighting financial crime

Our experts on issues, events and trends linked to the global fight against financial crime

15 articles

To fight the illegal wildlife trade, we must disrupt its business model

We can help prevent wildlife trafficking by targeting the heart of the industry: the money

We can help prevent wildlife trafficking by targeting the heart of the industry: the money

Trade beyond borders | 10 Oct 2018

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

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

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

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

Tackling human trafficking in the supply chain

Two teams, one mission: tackling modern-day slavery

Two teams, one mission: tackling modern-day slavery

Explore our world | 1 Apr 2018

Standing on the frontline of the fight against financial crime

How we're transforming our approach to tackling some of today's most dangerous financial crimes

How we're transforming our approach to tackling some of today's most dangerous financial crimes

Explore our world | 1 Apr 2018

Cracking the remittance challenge

Safeguarding financial inclusion and protecting the integrity of the financial system

Safeguarding financial inclusion and protecting the integrity of the financial system

Explore our world | 5 Mar 2018

We can’t let the threat of terrorism halt the flow of aid money

Some banks are withdrawing support for charities because a minority have had ties to terrorism, but not banking them could…

Some banks are withdrawing support for charities because a minority have had ties to terrorism, but not banking them could…

Explore our world | 14 Nov 2017

Modern slavery: how can banks help end this insidious crime

The way forward has to be collaborative, guided by shared experience between sectors

The way forward has to be collaborative, guided by shared experience between sectors

Explore our world | 1 Oct 2017

Cyber financial crime: the evolving challenge

How the 'as-a-service' model is providing tools to cybercriminals and what we can do about it

How the 'as-a-service' model is providing tools to cybercriminals and what we can do about it

Explore our world | 5 Aug 2017

Using financial data to tackle modern slavery

Whenever trafficking money moves through the financial system it leaves a trail

Whenever trafficking money moves through the financial system it leaves a trail

Explore our world | 2 Aug 2017

Blockchain: a game-changer in the fight against financial crime?

How blockchain can help us break down silos

How blockchain can help us break down silos

Explore our world | 1 Aug 2017

De-risking through education: a powerful tool for raising industry standards

How we're meeting the dual challenge of keeping the global economy safe and inclusive

How we're meeting the dual challenge of keeping the global economy safe and inclusive

Explore our world | 1 Aug 2017

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

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

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

Explore our world | 24 Feb 2017

How to beat the money launderers

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

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

Explore our world | 24 Nov 2016

The unintended consequence of tackling financial crime

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

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

Explore our world | 20 Sep 2016

Get our news and expert opinions delivered to your inbox

Subscribe to topics that match your interests and choose how often you receive updates