Simone Jones

This post has been provided courtesy of ICA

August 2, 2021

Effective AML training: four questions to answer

Ensuring your employees are adequately trained in anti money laundering (AML) is a crucial component of managing financial crime risk. Not only is it vital to protect your firm, but it’s often required by regulations. In the UK for instance, …

May 17, 2021

Why curiosity is important for compliance professionals

Curiosity is not often seen as an attractive trait :   as the saying goes ‘curiosity killed the cat’. But for compliance professionals, I would argue that it is a key skill we need to improve both personally and professionally, and …

November 18, 2020

[E-book] Training with impact – using immersive scenarios in your financial crime training

Training can be a powerful tool to drive behavioural change. But to be truly effective, learners need to bridge the gap between what they know, and how to apply that knowledge in their daily role. Crafting a learning experience through …

October 1, 2020

3 tips on how to design financial crime training with impact

Mandatory training can be a difficult topic to broach with staff, who carry with them memories of low-budget health and safety videos or generic e-learning compliance modules with little interaction. Employees know that it must be completed, often with consequences …

January 6, 2020

Do you know where your corruption risks lie?

G lobal  in  its  scope,  it’s important to recognise that n o  country  or sector  is immune  from c orruption .  It remains an issue affecting  a diverse range of countries across the world.  However ,   there are factors that …

December 17, 2019

This the season of giving and receiving of gifts

The festive season is well and truly upon us. Some of the common themes of this season are the giving, and receiving of, gifts and invitations to different parties and events. Often fraught with difficulty (will family members actually like …

December 4, 2019

Future proofing the compliance professional

It is often said that the only c onstant  in life is change, but in the 21 st  century change itself is evolving, becoming quicker and less predictable.        Technological advances that seemed like science fiction only 20 years ago  have …

October 22, 2019

Will AI replace compliance professionals?

The question of whether technology and automation will replace humans in the workplace isn’t new. Today we talk of artificial intelligence (AI) and robots, but the threat posed to workers by technology goes much further back – when Henry Ford …

July 15, 2019

Virtual Currencies – four key updates in 2019

Virtual currencies – four key updates in 2019 Move over Bitcoin and Blockchain – there’s a new raft of terminology to come to terms with in the form of virtual assets, crypto-derivatives and Libra. Adding to the mix the recent …

March 13, 2019

Understanding complex company structures – solving the puzzle

Verifying the identity of a customer can be as gloriously simple as meeting a customer face-to-face and taking a copy of their original passport and a utility bill. On the other side of the client due diligence ( CDD ) …

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