Adil Raza - BDO New York

Adil Raza

Risk & Regulatory Advisory Director


New York 100 Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

Adil Raza is a director in BDO’s Regulatory Enforcement practice. Adil has more than eight years of experience delivering anti-money laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance services. He has extensive experience in various components of AML compliance, including know your customer (KYC), client due diligence (CDD), enhanced due diligence (EDD), transaction monitoring, suspicious activity reporting, and AML training.
Adil works primarily with banks, broker dealers, and other non-bank financial institutions such as money service businesses and casinos that offer a multitude of products and services, including retail and business banking, U.S. dollar clearing, capital markets services, and trade finance. He has a strong knowledge of AML compliance requirements for correspondent banking and has helped develop and enhance AML programs, policies, and procedures to address regulatory enforcement actions in this space. Adil has experience assessing and validating Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/AML systems used for transaction monitoring and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) filtering, and ensuring such systems capture the necessary and appropriate data in order to detect, prevent, and report suspicious activities or activities with persons on government sanction lists.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)


L.L.M., Public International Law, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
L.L.B., English and European Law, University of Leeds, United Kingdom