Webinar – PSI Retrospective: Money Laundering & Foreign Corruption – the Case of Riggs Bank
26 Jan 2017

Join KYC360 at 2pm GMT on Tuesday 7th February for the final instalment of our exclusive series of webinars with Elise Bean, former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Elise will explore the case of Riggs Bank, a D.C. based commercial bank with branches around the world, which was effectively shut down by means of a merger in 2005 following revelations that it handled deposits from Augusto Pinochet, the Saudi royal family and the dictator of Equatorial Guinea among others. Elise will consider what can be learnt from the case for financial crime prevention regimes today.

The webinar is free and open to all.


Learning outcomes:

  • Examine the due diligence and management failures that led to the collapse of Riggs
  • Translate these into practical best practice guidance

Especially relevant to:

  • Bank compliance officers
  • NGO / Policy professionals
  • Regulators
  • Legal professionals

Sectors & regions:

  • UK
  • US
  • Europe
  • AML / CFT
  • Banking
  • Governmental
  • Due diligence & compliance

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