|Written by Arton Capital - Tuesday, 04 October 2011 12:37|
Leading World-Check consultant, Mr. Kenneth Rijock, joins Arton Capital.
Montreal, October 4, 2011 -- With the increasing number of immigrant investor application from the MENA region and the adjunct sensibility of governmental partners towards the background verification of investors, Arton Capital is happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Rijock, who will be responsible for Risk Intelligence Identification and Prevention Procedures, for our background and financial due diligence products.
During his 6 years as a Financial Crime Consultant with World-Check, Mr. Rijock was also the author of the widely read column “From a Different Angle”, with over 13,000 readers, which undoubtedly helped the firm increase its client base. World-Check is now one of the leaders in the field of financial intelligence, trusted by more than 3800 institutions in over 160 countries, including 49 or the world’s top 50 banks.
With this appointment, Arton Capital is aiming to redefine the industry standard for due diligence and related financial and background verifications, thus improving the quality of the submitted files and building confidence in the governmental agencies, while increasing the value of our Financial Intelligence Declarations.
This service will be available to all Certified Partners to help them evaluate their files prior to submission. “Our aim is to enforce the highest standards in the field of due diligence and bring innovation in Anti Money Laundering (AML) tactics in the field of Immigrant Investor Programs,” said Armand Arton, President and CEO of Arton Capital.
Mr. Rijock has more than 30 years of experience in the field of money laundering, as a banking lawyer, former practicing laundryman turned financial institution compliance consultant, and trainer/lecturer to law enforcement, the intelligence services and regulatory agencies in both the United States and Canada, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Criminal Intelligence Service Canada (CISC), and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
Whilst serving a federal prison sentence for racketeering and money laundering, he assisted with the first joint Swiss-American money laundering investigation of bankers and lawyers, which resulted in a major seizure of the proceeds of crime.
Mr. Rijock holds a Law degree (JD) from the University of Miami (1973). Furthermore, he is a veteran of the conflicts in Vietnam and Cambodia, and holds the Combat Infantryman’s Badge and Bronze Star Medal.
About Arton Capital
Arton Capital is a prominent global financial advisory firm specializing in Immigrant Investor Programs for Canada, United Kingdom, Bulgaria-EU and St. Kitts & Nevis.
Operated by senior industry executives, Arton Capital provides custom tailored advisory services to a diversified client base, including Government agencies and foreign high-net-worth investors and families from around the world.
Arton Capital has obtained an exemption from L’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Quebec Securities Regulator and as such our activities fall under their supervision. The firm is recognized by the Quebec Ministry of Finance as an International Financial Center.
For more information: www.artoncapital.com