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Financial CrimeCast โ€“ FinCrime Focus on Asia-Pacific, Part Two

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Hear guidance on data management in sanctions risk, cryptocurrencies in the APAC region, AI and machine learning adoption, and changing regulatory expectations. Listen to Part One here.

In the second half of this special two-part podcast series, Steven Scheurmann takes you across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region to provide insights and highlights on key considerations in financial crime compliance. With growing populations and innovative economies, APAC countries represent huge opportunities for the financial sector – But financial crime risk inevitably follows.

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.

In part two, Steven explores key considerations for effective sanctions compliance related to North Korea, the growing crypto sector and what it demands from financial institutions, how artificial intelligence will impact compliance programs in the region and beyond, and much more.

Listen to Part Two below:

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