University of Malta, Stephen Platt Lectures

October 18th, 2017


Stephen Platt, Executive Chairman and CEO of RiskScreen will be lecturing at the University of Malta on the following topic:


‘From AML to Financial Crime Prevention: How to Bullet Proof your Organisation’

Wednesday 18th October 2017

1600hrs – 1930hrs



16:00 Introduction by Dr Simon Grima – Head of Insurance Dept, UOM and President of MACO

16:05 Presentation by Prof Stephen Platt – Executive Chairman & CEO of KYC Global Technologies


18:00 Workshop on Risk screen

19:15 Concluding remarks


Talk content:

Prof Stephen Platt will be covering the following areas:

  • Objectives of AML Compliance
  • Key drivers of AML Compliance
  • Why the traditional model of money laundering now does more harm than good
  • How and why financial institutions facilitate crime
  • The link between AML and facilitation risk
  • Why facilitation risk is a new focus for regulators
  • The link between data and governance
  • Overcoming the Data Challenge
  • Solutions
  • Case study


Stephen Platt is Chairman and Chief Executive of KYC Global Technologies a RegTech business that delivers solutions which optimise financial crime risk governance. KYC Global Technologies’ RiskScreen solutions and the world’s most popular AML portal KYC360 are used by thousands of financial institutions, regulators and law enforcement agencies, globally.


Stephen is a barrister and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He founded the International Compliance Association in partnership with Wilmington PLC and wrote the International Diploma in Compliance and the International Diploma in Money Laundering Prevention – qualifications that have been awarded to tens of thousands of professionals globally. He is the author of the #1 bestselling book ‘Criminal Capital’ published by Palgrave Macmillan. He has assisted the World Bank on both the StAR initiative and the groundbreaking study tracking illicit financial flows from Somalian piracy. Additionally he has worked on some of the most notorious kleptocracy asset recovery actions of the past 30 years. He has trained numerous supranational bodies, regulators, law enforcement and military intelligence agencies. He consults to Stephen Platt & Associates LLP on large-scale regulatory investigations. Stephen Platt is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on the criminal abuse of financial services through on and offshore jurisdictions.


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