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Steve Marshall

Steve Marshall

Director of Advisory Services, at FinScan
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AML in 2024: Geopolitics, Regulation, and Data

10 Jan 2024

Increasing geopolitical instability, regulatory developments, and technological advances are set to contribute to a rapidly changing anti-money laundering (AML) landscape in 2024. Here, we look at each of these key themes in more detail. Geopolitical instability Geopolitical instability, particularly the Israel-Gaza war, will have huge ramification...


FinCEN’s Beneficial Ownership Information Rule is Coming…But Questions Still Remain

04 Jan 2024

Since January 1, 2024, the U.S. government now requires many firms to report information about who ultimately owns and controls them as an effort to ‘make it harder for bad actors to hide or benefit from their ill-gotten gains through shell companies or other opaque ownership structures’. The new requirement is enforced through the Beneficial Owne...


What haven’t we learned? The Binance money laundering debacle tells us there’s a long way to go

04 Dec 2023

Those of us in the financial crimes compliance profession look at the current fiasco with Binance’s recent money laundering guilty plea (among many other accusations) and ask ourselves “How could this happen?” We believe that with contemporary policies, procedures, and technology, this could not happen. But it can—and does—when we forget that key ...