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Financial CrimeCast – FinCrime Focus on Asia-Pacific, Part One

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Hear guidance on North Korea sanctions risk, AML enforcement perspectives, and real-time payments

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, home to approximately 60% of the world’s population, is a burgeoning area full of innovation in financial technologies, nations with bustling economies, and growing populations. Yet accompanying these trends is inevitable financial crime risk, including trends and issues unique to APAC, from threats of sanctions violations tied to North Korea to risks in emerging real-time payments ecosystems, and much more.

In this special two-part podcast series, Steven Scheurmann takes you across the APAC region to provide insights and highlights on key considerations in financial crime compliance. A sage of regtech, fintech, data and AI for IBM, Steven hails from Singapore, and brings with him 25+ years of experience in Asian-Pacific with numerous tech firms, multinational corporations, and the public sector.

Tune in to learn about real-time payments across APAC, AML enforcement and regulatory perspectives, and key considerations related to sanctions risk.

Listen to Part One here:

See What Certified Financial Crime Specialists Are Saying

"The CFCS tests the skills necessary to fight financial crime. It's comprehensive. Passing it should be considered a mark of high achievement, distinguishing qualified experts in this growing specialty area."


(JD, Washington)

"It's a vigorous exam. Anyone passing it should have a great sense of achievement."


(CFCS, Official Superior

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Bank & Trust Inc. Nueva York)

"The exam tests one's ability to apply concepts in practical scenarios. Passing it can be a great asset for professionals in the converging disciplines of financial crime."


(CFCS, Royal Band of

Canada, Montreal)

"The Exam is far-reaching. I love that the questions are scenario based. I recommend it to anyone in the financial crime detection and prevention profession."


(CFCS, CAMS Lead Compliance

Trainer, FINRA, Member Regulation

Training, Washington, DC)

"This certification comes at a very ripe time. Professionals can no longer get away with having siloed knowledge. Compliance is all-encompassing and enterprise-driven."

KATYA HIROSE CFCS, CAMS, CFE, CSAR Director, Global Risk & Investigation Practice FTI Consulting, Los Angeles