recognised as one of the world's
leading international anti-money
laundering strategists, Nigel
has more than a quarter century's
experience in tracing proceeds
of fraud and other financial crimes.
Working with financial institutions
and commercial concerns across
the world on anti-money laundering
strategies, he has been involved
in large scale recoveries and
international actions. In so doing,
he has been able to identity weaknesses
in organizations that are prone
to money laundering exposure and
presented a series of high level
seminars and workshops for senior
bankers throughout Malaysia in
2001-2. The series, organised
by Institute Bank Bank Malaysia
(IBBM) and Bank Negara was attended
by representatives of all Malaysian
banks and several overseas banks.
Nigel was the first expert
appointed in Malaysia to interpret
the Anti Money Laundering Act,
2001 for Malaysian bankers.
He was also invited by LOFSA (Labuan
regulator) to hold a workshop
to discuss the importance of implementing
effective regulatory, compliance
and AML monitoring systems.
lawyer by profession, Nigel left
full time practice in 1994 to
focus on developing counter-money
laundering strategies for financial
institutions. He has worked with
many leading banks, central banks
and financial institutions around
the world, providing both consultancy
and high level training. He has
commented on draft laws and regulations
and has worked with enforcement
agencies in both recoveries and
identifying failures in best practice
in financial institutions. He
is often commissioned by national
banking institutes to run counter-money
laundering training programmes.
Nigel's approach centres around
Risk Assessment and Risk Management,
recently been adopted by the Bank
of International Settlements
(and therefore banking regulators
world-wide) and by the Financial
Action Task Force.
is the editor of World Money
Laundering Report, having
been a contributor to the Money
Laundering Bulletin for several
years. He formed The Anti Money
Laundering Network, the only
group of companies in the U.K.
Hong Kong and South East Asia
that specialise exclusively in
Anti Money Laundering and Counter
Terrorist Financing consultancy
and training, including AML Net
Sdn Bhd, a company granted MSC
status by the Malaysian government.
AML Net Sdn Bhd is dedicated to
developing cutting edge information
and technology services that are
affordable by businesses in the
developing world such as:
Values - a customer profiling
tool that allow businesses to
identify those who display a propensity
to commit financial crime. GlobalKYC.Com
- a customer checking system
to enable businesses to screen
customers to ensure that they
are not dealing with "banned"
persons. GlobalKYC.Com also includes
the world's only international
register of Mareva injunctions
and asset seizure orders in criminal
- the class leading specialist
counter-money laundering e-training
is author of "How Not
to be a Money Launderer - The
Avoidance of Fraud and Money Laundering
in your organisation"
& the forthcoming "The
Counter-Money Laundering Laws
of South East Asia." He
writes countless articles and
papers on money laundering including
the use and abuse of the internet
in fraud and money laundering.
He is also a frequent contributor
to professional journals such
as The Banker and mainstream press
such as The Times.
is frequently invited to speak
and chair conferences all over
the world. He is highly regarded
by the international media such
as BBC and CNBC in which he is
frequented featured and quoted.
He has also been interviewed by
media in the UK, Ireland, USA,
Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
Morris-Cotterill has extensive
experience in counter money laundering
strategies and a very positive
direct presentation supported
by many practical examples and
summaries of matters of importance.