Whitepaper

Modern Slavery: A Financial Crime, A Global Humanitarian Crisis

January 14, 2022

The Situation

Modern slavery is a worldwide, profit-motivated problem that enslaves people from all walks of life and generates billions in illicit funds each year. Financial institutions play a critical role in identifying this financial crime as bad actors become more adept at using the global banking system to legitimize ill-gotten gains.

The Solution

It behooves those institutions to update their compliance structure with an eye toward legal obligations and risk management. As your KYC/KYS partner we provide you with the technology and analysis to know who you are doing business with and what risks these individuals and/or entities pose to your business.

This Paper

We routinely dive deep into our database to understand the trends across all types of financial crime. We share what we learn with clients and the broader AML/KYC/S community. This whitepaper highlights the latest findings. You will learn:

  • Which modern slavery typologies are most prevalent and geographically concentrated, as per most recent adverse media ingestion and portfolio monitoring data
  • How legislation and collaborative efforts to uncover and name modern slavery are transforming the data we use to identify trends and helping to fight modern slavery
  • How to leverage Moody’s Analytics' technology to make data-driven decisions to meet modern slavery regulations, policies, and mitigate the risk to your organization.

Moody’s Analytics has pledged its commitment to preventing modern slavery through a range of investments and initiatives. Read more about this commitment in our global policies.

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