The COVID-19 pandemic is the worst health crisis in a generation and the uncertainity it brings is already meaningfully changing our lives, from our working patterns to consumer buying habits. Unfortunately these sweeping changes present an opportunity for criminals look to capitalize on any gaps in the system. Join Matthew Redhead, Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, as he reviews the potential risks and responses for financial institutions in the months ahead.
This free webinar will:
- Outline the potential risk landscape for financial institutions over the course of the crisis and the likely implications for regulators and law enforcement.
- Address ways to mitigate increases in predicate crimes, such as, cyber fraud, hacking, phishing scams and money laundering via cryptocurrencies.
- Highlight likely emergent predatory crimes and responses firms should be taking against crimes such as, human trafficking, wildlife trade and sanctions evasions.
- Outline longer-term implications for financial institutions from changing behavioural patterns and impacts of new technologies.
Matthew Redhead, Associate Fellow, RUSI
Matthew Redhead is a researcher and writer on financial crime and national security topics. He is an Associate Fellow at The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and a regular contributor to Jane’s Intelligence Review on serious organized crime, financial crime, terrorism and intelligence. He has extensive experience in financial services, having trained originally as a ‘front office’ banker, and has more recently served in various senior roles in HSBC’s financial crime risk function.