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Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing for Financial Institutions
by Ismail A. Odeh
In the global market, various financial institutions play an important role in sustaining world economy. However, they face risk issues that pose threats to its stability. In Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing for Financial Institutions, Ismail Odeh introduces an innovative and efficient approach, which discusses at large the processes in which financial institutions have become channels used for money laundering and financing terrorism.
The September 11, 2001, simultaneous terrorist attacks in New York, Washington District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania press on the measures on obliterating money laundering and terrorist financing. At present, the United Nations Member States amalgamate their concerns and establish strict laws and regulations and increased penalties and make this instruction known to people, which is the purpose of this book.
There exists an extensive phase in which money laundering and terrorist financing occurs likewise, the facts that one has to consider in detail to determine any suspicions of its occurrences. In this book, Ismail Odeh explains every aspect in a manner people may easily understand.
This book entails good governance for the campaign against money laundering and terrorist financing.
Having been exposed to the realm of financial institutions for eighteen years and being aware of the threats posed by the money laundering and terrorist financing, Ismail Odeh is encouraged to make a difference by the helping people and direct organizations involved to achieve a money laundering free world.About the Author
Ismail A. Odeh was born on May 9, 1967, in Jordan. He obtained a degree in business administration and economics in New England College, United States of America in 1989.
In 1990, he finished his MBA with an advanced certificate in finance at New Hampshire College Manchester, United States of America, and in 2007, he completed his Ph.D. in business and economics at the American University of London, United Kingdom.
At present, he is the vice president of Compliance Group of Global Investment House in Kuwait. He resides in Kuwait City, Kuwait, with his wife, Dima Al-Hasanat, and two children, Diala Odeh and Ali Odeh.(2010, paperback, 298 pages)