Michael Schidlow is a financial crime compliance advisory and training specialist who has held leadership positions in the legal, compliance, and audit fields. Most recently, Schidlow has served as the director of financial crime risk training for HSBC’s Global Internal Audit function. He delivered training and guidance on anti-money laundering, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and fraud. Schidlow also led emerging risk advisory, consulting on audit scoping, and planning. Schidlow previously served as an investigator for Bank of America’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance division, specializing in high-profile client compromises, complex fraud, and insider abuse allegations. Schidlow started his career working as an attorney concentrating on regulatory compliance matters. Schidlow holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), ACAMS Advanced Certification in AML Audit (CAMS-Audit), and is a licensed attorney.