This award recognises an individual that has taken measures to align the business in a proactive manner with the various AML Directives set by regulators in the markets/jurisdictions in which the company operates.
This award recognises an individual that has performed above and beyond the standard expected of an MLRO in a bricks and mortar business and the specific issues associated with it such as the handling of cash and dealing with customers face-to-face. The nominee could be from any part of the land-based sectors including bookmakers, bingo, casinos or amusement arcades.
What the judges will be looking for
You should explain what the individual has achieved in terms of leading their department and introducing best practice initiatives to prevent money laundering within the organisation’s day-to-day business. This may take the form of implementing new working practices, new technology or training initiatives. If you are able to provide specific instances of how the individual has prevented money laundering in an online business, this will also be taken into consideration.
You should explain what the individual has achieved in terms of preventing money laundering within your organisation’s day-to-day business and adherence to regulatory requirements. This may take the form of new working practices, new technology or training implemented. If you are able to provide specific instances of how the individual has maintained and improved AML standards in a brick and mortar environment, this will also be considered.