In this instalment of our four-part webinar series, we examine how malign Russian actors can take advantage of equity capital markets to move tainted funds abroad. From the original mirror trading scandal to more recent schemes involving Russian hackers and oligarchs, we will review tools and methods used by bad actors to launder proceeds of crime, namely through webs of shell companies and complex correspondent banking networks.
Unpacking the multi-billion-dollar, multi-jurisdiction mirror trading scheme
Understanding the techniques to launder money using market-traded products
Identifying the missed red flags underpinning past scandals and reviewing new red flags connected to the war in Ukraine