Traditionally money laundering has been a risk area for banks and financial institutions. However, the broader reach of anti-money laundering (AML) legislation worldwide and the increase in financial and trading activity performed by other businesses have meant a change to this view in recent years. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | SERIOUS FRAUD DEFENCE believes in serving its clients through a collaborative approach, working together to address AML issues and developing innovative solutions to this type of compliance risk. The law firm strongly advocates a ‘riskbased approach’ to money laundering, in line with global regulatory trends, and have extensive experience in implementing this approach at major organisations in a number of industries. It’s multi-phased approach, include AML risk assessment, evaluation of AML/KYC procedures and enhancement, training and awareness, compliance and internal control assessments. It’s services also involve providing response to regulatory orders, forensic “look backs” pursuant to those orders and conducting internal investigations; and ongoing program enhancement plans. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM | SERIOUS FRAUD DEFENCE’s AML services entails: (a) Money laundering investigations; (b) Know Your Customer (KYC); (c). Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Health Check; (d) Acquisitions – AML Due Diligence; and (e) Anti-Money Laundering Training.