Anti-Money Laundering

We want to be your go-to person for the analysis, set-up and improvement of your internal AML system and will be happy to advise you should you face the allegation about violating the AML Act (GwG) in dealings with the supervisory and law enforcement authorities.

Basic analyses:

  • Recap of your current AML system and comparison with the target system 
  • Recommendations on due care duties and internal security measures based on the currently applicable legal requirements and a company-specific catalogue of measures
  • Conduct of internal investigations in suspicious activity cases and filing charges of committing money laundering, if necessary

Development of the concept of and implementation of AML processes:

  • Elaboration and development, in consultation with the company, of internal principles, procedures and controls for an effective money laundering-specific risk management system
  • Support in the development and implementation of a company-specific risk analysis
  • Extensive cross-cutting consulting on the development and implementation of an effective suspicious activity reporting system
  • Active assistance in the development and implementation of an effective document management system taking into account data protection principles
  • Consulting on the development and implementation of an effective whistleblowing system
  • Consulting on the development and implementation of a documentation and archiving system
  • Valuable sparring partner in the development and implementation of a training system for the management and employees as “training on the job”

Further support services with controls as part of the Know Your Customer process:

  • Query of publicly accessible registers
  • Reconciliation with embargo and terrorism lists
  • Check for the status of a politically exposed person (PEP)
  • Identification and verification of beneficial owners
  • Transaction classification in terms of risk classes


Legal support and representation of our clients during special audits and investigations by supervisory authorities:

  • In administrative offence proceedings
  • In criminal proceedings


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Dr. Christine Varga-Zschau

Associate Partner

+49 911 9193 1234
+49 911 9193 1239

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Dr. Susana Campos Nave

Associate Partner

+49 30 8107 9539
+49 30 8107 9543

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