The 1MDB Money Laundering Scandal

Financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, RBS Coutts, JP Morgan and Falcon Private Bank face possible scrutiny by authorities in at least Switzerland, Singapore, the UK and the US over dealings with Malaysian state-owned investment company 1MDB.

How alleged corruption at a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund created a trail of dirty money, ensnaring global investment banks, money managers and even a Hollywood film producer. Lessons from the world's largest anti-money laundering scandal.

Toh Han Shih, Senior Correspondent of MLex and Ralph Ma, Head of Business Development of LexisNexis BIS will share their views at our upcoming webinar on :

  1. The importance of Know Your Customer, or KYC, best practices
  2. The long reach of global anti-money laundering laws
  3. Putting together a solid compliance program
  4. Spotting politically exposed persons
  5. Tools and technologies to reduce third party risks

Ralph Ma

Head of Business Development, Hong Kong & Macau
LexisNexis Business Insight Solutions

Ralph joined the Hong Kong sales team with an extensive experience in risk management solutions, which he gained from Dun & Bradstreet, American Express, and Swift.  Ralph is now leading the Hong Kong business development team to provide solutions that help organisations harness the power of information.

Toh Han Shih

Senior Correspondent
MLex Market Insight, Hong Kong

Toh Han Shih has been a business journalist since 1995. He joined MLex in Hong Kong as Senior Correspondent, covering Asia, in November 2015. The topics he covers at MLex includes fintech, corruption and financial services. From 2008 to 2015, he worked as a business reporter at South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, covering infrastructure, stock markets, Chinese overseas investments and corruption. From 2007 to 2008, he worked as a risk consultant at Kroll's Hong Kong office. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as a business reporter at South China Morning Post, covering trade, trade disputes and manufacturing. He is a Singapore citizen but has lived in Hong Kong since 2003.