Anti-money laundering consulting

Traditionally money laundering has been a risk area for banks and financial institutions. However, the broader reach of anti-money laundering (AML) legislation worldwide and the increase in financial and trading activity performed by other businesses have meant a change to this view in recent years. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM believes in serving its clients through a collaborative approach, working together to address AML issues and developing innovative solutions to this type of compliance risk. The law firm strongly advocates a ‘riskbased approach’ to money laundering, in line with global regulatory trends, and have extensive experience in implementing this approach at major organisations in a number of industries. It’s multi-phased approach, include AML risk assessment, evaluation of AML/ KYC procedures and enhancement, training and awareness, compliance and internal control assessments. It’s services also involve providing response to regulatory orders, forensic “look backs” pursuant to those orders and conducting internal investigations; and ongoing program enhancement plans. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s AML services entails: (a) Money laundering investigations; (b) Know Your Customer (KYC); (c). Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Health Check; (d) Acquisitions – AML Due Diligence; and (e) Anti-Money Laundering Training.


MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.), attorney at law and forensic auditor, assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, the attorney can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. He delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, his clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.