Episode 1: Losing its Legitimacy? The Future of the FATF

As multilateral organisations battle strong geopolitical headwinds, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the global financial crime watchdog – is not immune to such pressures.

Indeed, it faces a range of challenges that are increasingly raising questions about its continued legitimacy. In this episode, host Tom Keatinge explores what these challenges are and how the FATF might stay ahead of them with two former FATF insiders, David Lewis and Michelle Harwood.

Suspicious Transaction Report Podcast Series

This podcast explores the financial dimensions of today’s leading transnational security challenges. Host Tom Keatinge and the team from the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI bring you unique insights on the challenges posed by illicit finance and practical analysis of the policy responses. They interview top thinkers and influential voices who unpack the complex world of money laundering, corruption, sanctions evasion and illicit flows, and explain how this shapes the evolving global security landscape, and what democracies and international institutions must do to stay ahead when it comes to the financial dimensions of the global threat outlook.

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

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