Episode 17: George Pearmain & Louise Clayson

AML Talk Show host Stephen Platt with guest speakers George Pearmain and Louise Clayson.

AML Talk Show Hosted by Stephen Platt

In this series of podcasts, our hosts Martin Woods and Stephen Platt will interview key figures in the world of financial crime prevention and examine successes and failures in the global fight against money laundering and related crimes including drug trafficking, bribery and corruption, sanctions evasion, human trafficking and tax evasion.


Stephen Platt: Welcome to the KYC360 AML Talk Show with me, Stephen Platt. Thank you very much for tuning in. Today, we're going to be talking about the National Risk Assessment for Jersey, which was published on the 31st of September, just literally only a couple of weeks ago. You might ask yourself why are we examining the national risk assessment exercise for this particular jurisdiction and I think there are really three reasons for it. First, is that Jersey is a systemically important finance centre dealing with in excess of a trillion pounds worth of wealth. The second is that there is much to be learned by, I think both are the jurisdictions as well as businesses and AML professionals about the importance of national risk assessments and how they are conducted. The principles of an NRA are in many ways very similar to the principles of business risk assessment exercises. They require you to analyse threats, to consider vulnerabilities, to identify strengths, weaknesses and to consider how you could improve the way in which you engage as a jurisdiction in the fight against criminal money...

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