John Solomon to Speak at the National Forum of Financial Crime Prevention

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VI National Forum of Financial Crime Prevention to be held in Rio de Janeiro August 27 2010.

John Solomon, the Director of Threat Finance Research at World-Check, will be speaking at the VI National Forum of Financial Crime Prevention in Rio de Janeiro, August 27.

As Director of Threat Finance Research, Mr Solomon specializes in how the dark side of globalization affects business and security, including compliance with the myriad regulatory and best practice guidelines for anti-corruption, counter-terrorism and anti-money laundering.

His afternoon presentation will offer a high-level perspective on financial threats and trends, and what steps the financial community can take to mitigate risk. He will also talk about the latest methods of laundering money using the Internet with relevance to South America.

Currently pursuing his doctorate on al-Qa’ida in the War Studies Department at King's College, London, Mr Solomon is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. He is a specialist on open source intelligence solutions and the business and security risks associated with the logistics dimension of transnational terrorist, crime and weapons proliferation networks. He recently concluded an attachment to the United Kingdom’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau with the City of London Police.

Daniel Peak, Chief Executive Officer of World-Check, said, “John Solomon is regularly invited by leading organizations including Microsoft, NATO, the UN Counterterrorism Task Force, and the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, to brief on the issue of financial crime. We are delighted that he is representing World-Check at this prestigious event and welcome the opportunity of sharing our information with the wider financial community.”

The National Forum of Financial Crime Prevention will be hosted by IBERJ at the Mirador Rio Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro on August 27. For more information please click here.

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Represented across five continents, World-Check’s international research team monitors emerging risks in more than 50 languages, covering over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

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