In this special series, I am joined by Mikhail Reider-Gordon, Managing Director of Institutional Ethics & Integrity at Affiliated Monitors. Mikhail’s areas of expertise include technology, privacy, cybersecurity, IP and accountability in artificial intelligence; the global anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regimes; media & entertainment; biotech and the life sciences; the public sector and international law. In this episode, we explore the money laundering Wirecard engaged in via the project dubbed ‘Hermes’.

Some of the highlights include:

·       Weekly news wrap-up on Wirecard.

·       What has this done to the German political scene?

·       Any talk about BaFin reforms?

·       How do losses reach €20bn?

·       How was the investigation “unrelated to the mandate”?

·       Money laundering through Hermes.