In recent years, U.S. authorities have increased their scrutiny of financial institutions’ anti-money laundering controls. In light of this development, banks and other institutions have begun to reassess perceived or actual AML risk across their operation. The notion of how institutions address risk is gaining traction again. In January, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. weighed in on the issue, stressing that instead of cutting ties with entire lines of businesses, financial institutions should take a measured approach to managing banking relationships. Caribbean Executive Leadership Series 2012 is a joint project of the Mona School of Business, UWI, Mona and The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services, Kingston, Jamaica W.I.