Financial Crime Risk and Compliance Commentary

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The Financial Crime Risk and Compliance Blog is a wide ranging series of articles that cover, directly and obliquely, financial crime issues.

Here you can hear the most important of the series from the past and as they are released in the future. 

The blog is at

We were early to the so-called "podcast" party - our sister company published recorded lectures in 1997 and provided on-line broadcast content to others in 1998 and 1999.

Now, after a break of more than 20 years, we're back. 

We're taking it easy to start with, launching with recordings of Nigel Morris-Cotterill's blog from his personal website at  Be nice to him. He's wishing he had an old-fashioned studio with slidy things to slide and knobs to twiddle. And after almost a year of sitting silently, he's having to retrain his voice. In 1997, he not only recorded in a proper studio but he had mates moonlighting from the BBC to engineer and edit the sound files - and he was doing lots of telly and radio so his voice was always ready.

Of course, we've had to collect several domain names to protect against others setting up something similar. These:;
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The Blogcasts

  • 1

    About our Blogcasts

    • About Financial Crime Risk and Compliance BLOG / cast

    • Caveat and Legal

    • Status of this course

    • Pre-requisite

  • 2


    • 20210224 What's in a name?

    • 20210211 Of Bulls and Bias

    • 20210127 Radiogate

    • 20210419 RegTech, knowledge, belief and suspicion and the trap of wilful blindness.

  • 3


    • 20201221 The Trouble with SARS

    • 20201127 A friend asks.....

    • 20201020 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Manager

    • 20201020 Seizures and confiscations and why you should challenge everything.

    • 20200927 The FinCEN Files - misleading the public and benefiting from criminal conduct

    • 20200825 Busy bees or busy-work?

    • 20200808 CoVid-19, the number 8 and why I gave up with recordings in 1997.

    • 20200701 Wirecard : the Financial Conduct Authority's freezing of assets.

    • 20200526 Rigidity, flexibility, risk and compliance

    • 20200520 Of whitened teeth, a plague of rats and much, much, more

  • 4


    • 20171207 The falsely accused contrarian and the bubble people.