Financial Crime

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Combatting Financial Crime

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 AML regimes and use of innovation to more efficiently and effectively combat financial crime. Members trust BAFT to remain abreast of the ever-changing threats of and regulatory responses to financial crime.

Turning the tide against illicit trade

Together we can turn the tide against illicit trade. Watch the above video to learn more about trade-based money laundering from BAFT, The Wolfsberg Group and The International Chamber of Commerce.

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

Latest Financial Crime News

Our Experts

Samantha Pelosi
Senior Vice President, Payments and Innovation

Contact: [email protected]

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