Formalizing Processes to Combat Emerging Forms of Wildlife Trafficking

  • When: June 7, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

Wildlife trafficking, which includes poaching of protected species and trafficking their parts, is just one form of many emerging types of transnational organized crimes that are seen as high return and low risk. These forms of illegal trading and trafficking have devastating impacts on wildlife and are source of international corruption. Financial institutions can help to combat these various forms of trafficking by spotting transactions patterns and common typologies to curb the illegal flow and block these ill-gotten gains from entering your institution. Join this unique webinar as expert panelists detail typologies common to these various forms of trafficking in order to aid detection.

Learning Objectives

  • Developing expertise to spot transaction patterns associated with emerging forms of trafficking
  • Creating risk models and CDD policies to aid identification of potential trafficking
  • Enhancing protocols for reporting, data sharing and investigating when partnering with law enforcement

Who Should Attend

  • Law Enforcement
  • Compliance Officers
  • FIU/FCC Team Members
  • Internal Investigation Personnel


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  • Bank


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Liat Shetret
  • Liat Shetret, CAMS

  • Senior Advisor – Crypto Policy & Regulation
  • Elliptic


Liat Shetret is a Senior Advisor for Crypto-Policy and Regulation at Elliptic and an international strategic adviser for security and financial integrity and inclusion. For more than 15 years, she has led global capacity-building and technical assistance programs on anti–money laundering (AML), countering the financing of terrorism (CFT), financial inclusion, and countering violent extremism. She has formerly worked at the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, Citigroup Bank, the Global Center on Cooperative Security, and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee for Homeland Security. She has extensive experience implementing capacity-building assistance programs particularly in emerging markets and developing countries across Africa, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Liat holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)and a BA in political science and psychology from the University of Illinois. She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).


Nicholas Bruschi
  • Nicholas Bruschi

  • Investigations Advisor
  • World Animal Protection

Jen Mailley
  • Jen Mailley

  • Crime adviser, Researcher/Academic & Project Manager
  • Wildife Crime, Poaching, Crime Prevention