Can We Stem the Tide of Financial Crime Online?

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The internet brings both convenience and crime, including financial crime risks. This event offers views on the subject, from law enforcement agencies, regulators, blockchain analytics companies, as well as traditional financial sector and researchers.

The ever-expanding range of options for moving value online creates convenience but also leads to financial crime vulnerabilities. This applies in particular to FinTechs and cryptocurrency businesses. They have the benefit of relying on technology to a greater extent than traditional banks, but the financial crime risks they face and the defences they employ are often insufficiently understood by the broader community.

With speakers from across multiple sectors, this webinar aims to provide a current and comprehensive picture of financial crime risks in FinTechs and cryptocurrency, as well as analyse how they impact on the conventional financial system.

The discussion will be chaired by Brian Dilley, Group Director, Fraud and Financial Crime Prevention, Lloyds Banking Group.


Magnus Karlsson, Operations Developer and Senior Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Swedish Police Authority

Anton Moiseienko, Research Fellow, RUSI

Jesse Spiro, Global Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Chainalysis

Endija Springe, Policy Expert, Conduct, Payments and Consumers Unit, European Banking Authority

Webinar series

This is the third and final part in a series of three webinars convened by the Financial Crime 2.0, a two-year research programme on financial crime and new technology funded by EY, Refinitiv and (during its first year) Lloyds Banking Group. The first webinar in the series was ‘How Can We Realise the Anti-Financial Crime Potential of Technology?’ on 14 December 2020 and ‘Data Analytics: A Step-Change in the Fight Against Financial Crime?’ on 21 January 2021.

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