State of Financial Crime 2023 Report

Alia Mahmud

Alia Mahmud is a Regulatory Affairs Practice Lead at ComplyAdvantage. She has deep knowledge of the fintech compliance landscape, having served in senior compliance roles at OakNorth, Revolut, and Algebra.

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Our annual global compliance survey doesn’t just look at the anti-money laundering (AML) implications of hot topics like the uncertain global economy and Russia’s war in Ukraine, important though those are. It also takes an extended view, exploring the longer-term trends that shape how compliance professionals go about their work. 

Unsurprisingly, due to the war in Ukraine, Russia topped this year’s list of geopolitical hotspots firms are most concerned about. The development of sanctions against Russia in 2023 is likely to hinge on developments on the battlefield in Ukraine itself.

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