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Financial Crime and Compliance

For over a century, BAFT has contributed to the safety, soundness, and connectivity of the international financial system. 

BAFT is a globally recognized thought leader on the drivers of and pragmatic approaches to reverse de-risking in correspondent banking relationships. We are a tireless advocate for the modernization of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) regimes, and the use of innovation to more efficiently and effectively combat trade-based money laundering (TBML). 

Members trust BAFT to remain abreast of the ever-changing threats of and regulatory responses to financial crime.

Reinforcing and Streamlining the Three Lines of Defense

How will the Russia Ukraine Conflict impact trade finance operations, compliance, and maritime risk? How do you rethink a compliance strategy and rebuild it in a way that strengthens the connections and collaboration between the first and second lines of defense?

Hear from compliance, sanctions, and trade experts at BAFT, Danske Bank, GTR, and Windward to learn first-hand accounts, actionable advice, and unique insights into trade finance compliance and maritime risk.

Topical areas covered in this on-demand webinar include rebuilding a compliance strategy and its effects on the business line, strengthening the connection and collaboration between the first and second lines, and using tech innovation to streamline trade finance operations.

Leadership and Working Groups

  • Council on Financial Crime
  • AML/KYC Working Group

Our Priorities

  • De-risking of Correspondent Banking Relationships
  • AML Regime Reform
  • Leveraging Innovation 
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML)
  • Transaction Transparency

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Deepa Sinha
Vice President, Payments and Financial Crime

Contact: [email protected]

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