LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 4, 2018--Bates Group LLC, the nation’s leading consulting firm for the financial industry, announces the appointment of Edward Longridge as Managing Director of Bates’ Financial Crimes practice. Based in New York City, Ed brings nearly 20 years of distinguished experience as an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance and Financial Crimes leader at major multinational financial institutions.

Ed comes to Bates from Oppenheimer & Co., where he served as the Chief AML Compliance Officer, responsible for managing the firm’s AML, Financial Crimes and Sanctions programs. Prior to Oppenheimer, Ed oversaw Citibank’s OneKYC program for Mexico and Latin America and served as Head of AML Compliance for Deutsche Bank - Private Wealth Management in New York, as well as on Morgan Stanley and Smith Barney KYC/AML teams in London.

At Bates Group, Ed will lead the Financial Crimes team, providing AML and regulatory response consulting, fraud investigations and forensic accounting services, and white-collar crime consultation and testimony support.

“Ed brings unparalleled insight and understanding of the AML and Financial Crimes space, which will benefit our clients tremendously. We welcome Ed to Bates Group and to our Financial Crimes team,” said Jennifer Stout, President & CEO, Bates Group.

About Bates Group:

( https://www.batesgroup.com ) has been a trusted partner to our financial services clients and their counsel for over 30 years, delivering superior quality and results on a cost-effective basis. Voted a Best Securities Litigation Consulting Firm by readers of the New York Law Journal and a 2017 NYLJ Hall of Fame service provider, Bates Group provides end-to-end solutions throughout the lifecycle of your legal, regulatory, and compliance matters. With a roster of over 135 financial industry and regulatory experts, Bates offers services in litigation consultation and testimony, regulatory and internal investigations, AML and financial crimes, compliance solutions, and damages consulting.

Bates’ ( www.batesgroup.com/practice-area/financial-crimes ) practice offers a valuable combination of industry and technical expertise, providing the highest possible value to clients in the areas of AML and internal investigations, AML remediation and compliance, regulatory inquiries, fraud investigations, and white-collar crime testimony support.

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