7BR’s Alex Young was the key speaker at the annual St Kitts and Nevis Financial Services Regulatory Commission AML conference, held on 21st-22nd March 2016 on the island of Nevis in the Caribbean.
Speaking at the invitation of the government of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, and instructed by Stephen Platt & Associates LLP, Alex delivered two days of financial crime awareness training to 160 delegates from the St Kitts and Nevis financial services industry.
Financial crime prevention and AML/CFT and sanctions compliance is a developing area of Alex’s expertise; he has previously worked on two major regulatory breach investigations concerning offshore subsidiaries of ‘high street name’ financial institutions, as well as substantial money laundering criminal prosecutions. He has led regulatory supervisory inspections and has also assisted in drafting a new set of AML regulations on behalf of an overseas regulator. In addition to his UK-based work, Alex has been instructed in matters concerning the Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey and Mauritius.