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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: Wirecard & Fraud

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media

In this podcast episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon continue our multipart series on the Wirecard accounting fraud. Today, we take up the issue of fraud in the Wirecard saga.

Some of the highlights include:

Did Wirecard ever make money? Was Wirecard even designed to make money? Was it simply a Ponzi scheme?? Why BCCI and not Enron was Wirecard’s role model? How could BaFin employees oversee Wirecard while investing in it? (Ans: they couldn’t) What is Round-Tripping fraud and how did Wirecard master it?

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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: AML & Wirecard, part I

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media

In the podcast episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon begin a two-part exploration of the role of money-laundering in the Wirecard saga.

Some of the highlights include:

How money laundering works? What is threat finance? Other examples of German corporate fraud? Why 2006 was such an important year in anti-money laundering? How Wirecard made money through money laundering. The risk related business model used by Wirecard.

Listen below, or on the FCPA Website.

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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: Wirecard & Germany, Inc.

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media

In this episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon continue their multipart series on the Wirecard accounting fraud. Today, we take up the issue of fraud in the Wirecard saga.

Some of the highlights include:

Did Wirecard ever make money? Was Wirecard even designed to make money? Was it simply a Ponzi scheme?? Why BCCI and not Enron was Wirecard’s role model? How could BaFin employees oversee Wirecard while investing in it? (Ans: they couldn’t) What is Round-Tripping fraud and how did Wirecard master it?
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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: Wirecard & Short Sellers

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media

In this episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon continue our multipart series on the Wirecard accounting fraud. Here, they consider the roll of short sellers in the Wirecard saga.

Some of the highlights include:

Wrap up of the most current event in the Wirecard saga. What is a short seller? Is it wrong or prohibited? Are short sellers activists? History of short sellers and Wirecard. What happened after so many short sellers warned of fraud by Wirecard. Was that the end of it? When were their suspicions vindicated?

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Mikhail Reider-Gordon on Compliance During Business Reopening During Covid-19 — A podcast episode with Tom Fox

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media

In this episode, Tom Fox visits with Mikhail Reider-Gordon who is Managing Director of Institutional Ethics and Integrity at AMI. In this role, she oversees our corporate monitoring programs across a spectrum of industries. Tom and Mikhail discuss the compliance challenges in business reopenings (and perhaps closings) in the summer of 2020 and through the rest of the year.

Some of the highlights include:

What are some of the key issues in business reopenings during Covid-19? What will continue for compliance during the summer of 2020 and through the rest of the year? Why is oversight even more important during Covid-19?

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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: Introduction

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media, Press

In this episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon begin a multipart series on the Wirecard accounting fraud. Mikhail’s areas of expertise include technology, privacy, cybersecurity, IP and accountability in artificial intelligence; the global anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regimes; media & entertainment; biotech and the life sciences; the public sector and international law. She is accustomed to working on extremely sensitive and high-profile matters, both nationally and internationally.

Some of the highlights include:

How long was Wirecard been under scrutiny? What was the role of BaFin in this disaster? What does this mean for Germany Inc? Why didn’t the regulators step in? What about EY? Where are we headed in the Wirecard Fraud?

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Mikhail Reider-Gordon Will Be Speaking at the ABA International Law Section: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting — June 2

By AMI News, Events, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Event
ABA International Law Section

2020 Virtual Annual Meeting: May 26 – July 2, 2020

Hear from industry leaders on the latest in international legal and policy issues, across a wide range of subject areas. With more than 45 CLE programs, you can complete most, if not all, of your CLE requirements. Participate in self-empowerment programs, including developing a personal brand and rainmaking.

Panel: Tuesday, June 2 | 4:00PM‒ 5:30PM
Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, and Unlawful Discrimination

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being used to extract data about individuals from social media and other sources, allowing it to be cross-correlated with other data sets and statistical inferences drawn about specific individuals. These predictive analytics include behavioral predictions which are of interest to a wide variety of organizations in evaluating the background of individuals for different reasons.

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Mikhail Reider-Gordon will be a panelist at Anti-Money Laundering 2020 hosted by PLI via webcast — May 15

By AMI News, Events, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Event
Anti-Money Laundering 2020

Risks, Due Diligence and Compliance in an Evolving Legal World

Money laundering is a fast-growing problem for many different industries in today’s global economy. Money laundering scandals, both in the U.S. and abroad, have become staples of media reports. As new financial products and services continue to be developed, regulators around the globe have proposed or implemented regulations to prevent their misuse, including by requiring providers to implement robust compliance programs to prevent the misuse of the financial system by criminals and terrorists.

This program is designed for both in-house and outside counsel interested in gaining a practical understanding of AML, as well as for AML compliance professionals and consultants, and accounting and financial advisors.

Panel – 9:15AM PDT
“Hot” Issues in AML and Money Laundering: Cryptocurrencies and Cannabis

The cryptocurrency and cannabis industries continue to pose a fascinating mix of competing opportunities and risks – particularly from an AML perspective.

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Mikhail Reider-Gordon will be speaking at PLI Webinar: Why the Latest #29Leaks Matters to Lawyers and Regulators — March 27

By AMI News, Events, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Event
Overview

The recent hack and leak known as the #29Leaks for the address of Formations House, located at 29 Harley Street in London, made public fifteen years’ worth of leaked documents showing that Formations House, an incorporation agent, formed over 400,000 companies, many of which have been used by fraudsters and individuals linked to organized crime.  Earlier leaks, such as the Panama Papers, have also disclosed that professionals such as formation agents, lawyers, and accountants have assisted criminals, kleptocrats, and others to hide their shady dealings from authorities around the world through the use of shell companies to conceal the true or “beneficial” owners of these entities.

In this presentation, Nicole S. Healy, a partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC, and Mikhail Reider-Gordon, Managing Director of Global Affairs at Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

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