AML, ABAC, Counter-Terrorism Funding, Financial Sanctions and Threat Assessments

 

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Intelligence and post monitoring is not always enough and sometimes too little too late. 

Premonitoring is the 21st Century key asset.


The transition of counter Financial Crime

Premonitoring instead of post monitoring


From reaction to prediction using analytics, intelligence flows and techniques based on a Risk Mitigation Escalation Artificial and Financial Intelligence (AI-FININT) model

A mixture of financial, legal and human intelligence gathering, investigations and reputational risk mitigative measures in line with government and business needs and objectives 


Updates 2022:

 

Current affairs


Ongoing case files 2017 - 2022:

Threat assessment Turkey-Pakistan: nuclear cooperation
Threat assessment Afghanistan: a new geopolitical spectrum
Threat assessment Iran/Turkey/Pakistan-China: illicit trade and money flows
Threat assessment Armenia-Azerbeidjan:  Artsakh War 2020 and aftermath 2021 


Financial Crime Pattern Analysis: EMEA 
Financial Black Box: clearing and monitoring 
Project MERCURIUS: Financial reconnaissance premonitoring


Updates 2022:

 

Current affairs Caucasus


According to geopolitical shifts, observations and sources, there are opportunities for the region.
Bearing in mind that no value judgement is made here, only a reversal of possible developments. An open mindset. 

 The Great Game started by the end of World War I is still ongoing and the Caucasus has a key position.


Strategic opportunities 2022:

Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

 Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

 Media article
Russian Oligarchs versus NL and Valmet

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

Media article
Armenia and Azerbeidjan 

The re-entry and reactivation of GLADIO in Ukraine, a landlocked Ukraine with no southern coastline and eastern area of the Dnieper River (protectorate of Russia?), which will remain when all the dust settles? 

 (In)familiarity with Russia's 'DNA' and thought process? 

 The US/NATO/EU-Ukraine failure in a nutshell 

Syunik Armenia 'Casus Belli' 
Armenia versus Turkey and Azerbeidjan

Artsakh solution Russia
Armenia versus Azerbeidjan

Asset and risk liability Khodorkovsky
Russia, UK, USA and the Netherlands

Sanctions
European Union versus Russia

Nuclear weapons
Iran

The hidden trap #1
Armenia

The hidden trap #2
Armenia

The hidden trap #3
Armenia

Update of the aftermath of the Artsakh War 2020
Southern Caucasus, Turkey en Russia

Update of the aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War 1980-1988
Turkey, Middle and Near East

 Water scarcity and war
 Egypt, East Africa, Turkey, Middle East, India and China

Tribe, Clan, and Ethnic Genealogies of the ancient Caucasian Kingdoms
Southern Caucasus

Ukraine (bio)chemical time bomb 
Europe

Peace for Russia, Ukraine and Europe on one continent 20 years ago?
Europe

Russia-Ukraine false flags?
Europe

 A Fairy Tale or Real Politics 
USA versus Russia

Humanity and War
Europe

The rebirth of the foreign currency trade 
Europe

The rebirth of food and water scarcity because of regional wars and global independency since 2001 

The rebirth of a sovereign state: the Republic of Artsakh
Armenia and Artsakh

Update of sociological economical threats
Iran

The three banking Musketeers and violation financial sanctions
Turkey and Iran 

 Warlords in Tehran
 Iran, Israel, Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Human Geography and the Power of Balance: a brief introduction 
worldwide 

The chaos point?
Afghanistan 

Land corridors Caucasus
Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey 

Commodity trade and shaddy business 
Azerbaijan

The aftermath of Afghanistan and regional war risks
Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Tribe, Clan, & Ethnic Genealogies 
Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan 

The rebirth of a sovereign state 

Artsakh / Nagorno Karabakh

A financial bankruptcy lurking and looming 

China, Iran, Pakistan and Turkey

Two-front war Syria and Armenia/Artsakh
Turkey and Russia 

Land corridors Caucasus part 2
Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey 

The end of an era?

Turkey

Containment Azerbaijan
Russia, Armenia, Iran

Global Organised Crime Index
Turkey

The combat (transnational) serious organised crime 

Armenia

FATF and Grey/Black listing 

Turkey and Azerbaijan

MIT
Turkey, Russia, Israel and Iran

NY case breach Iran sanctions: Halkbank revisited 

Turkey and Iran

Prelude to (civil)war

Turkey

Grey Wolves and GLADIO (NATO)
Turkey

Example of tradecraft and fake website 

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey

Prelude to civil war

Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

Türkiye Wealth Fund (TWF) part 1
Turkey

Türkiye Wealth Fund (TWF) part 2

Turkey

Using chemical weapons? 

Turkey


  

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