Due to the pandemic, your clients’ risk status changed at unparalleled speed. For organisations to stay ahead, ongoing KYC monitoring of your client risk status is critical. 

In a recent webinar, we sat down with Graham Barrow and Ray Blake, Directors of The Dark Money Files, to explore the challenges of ongoing monitoring, what needs to be done and how to reduce risk of financial crime. 

Key topics

  • Why is ongoing monitoring critical in 2021 
  • Challenges of continuous KYC
  • How technology can fight FinCrime
  • Q and A

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NorthRow has partnered with The Dark Money Files to host a webinar on the importance of ongoing monitoring in 2021. The Dark Money Files is an organisation set up by Graham Barrow and Ray Blake to lead the effort to create positive change in the way institutions regulate money fraud and dark money. They are at the forefront of the effort to raise the consciousness of those within these firms and have worked with a number of partners to help bring about these ends.

Graham Barrow

Director, The Dark Money Files

Graham is an expert in unravelling complex money laundering webs. His unique skills are called upon by a large number of investigative journalists in both print and broadcast media, to help them identify and write about organised crime and corruption – specifically in their use of legal entities to launder the proceeds of crime.

With twenty-five years of experience in financial services, most recently he has provided his expertise to high-profile banks about their financial crime control frameworks, including writing the due diligence policy for one global bank.

Ray Blake

Director, The Dark Money Files

As an anti-financial crime professional, Ray has extensive experience in the retail financial services sector, with a professional track record that started in the late eighties. His particular area of expertise is regulation as it relates to this industry.

An experienced trainer and presenter, for the past few years Ray has worked closely with a variety of banks to strengthen their defences against the threat of financial crime. His expertise has most recently been utilised in Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer roles.