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Michele Riccardi is senior researcher at Transcrime since 2006 and adjunct professor of Business Economics at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He is a researcher in the field of organised and financial crime, money laundering, criminal infiltration in the legal economy, management of confiscated businesses and manipulation of corporate information. He has been coordinating or cooperating in several projects funded at both European and national level, including project IARM – Identifying and assessing the risk of money laundering in Europe (2015-2016, www.transcrime.it/iarm/), OCP – Organised Crime Portfolio (www.ocportfolio.eu), EBOCS (www.ebocs.eu), ARIEL (www.arielproject.eu), Gli investimenti delle mafie (www.investimentioc.it), BOWNET (www.bownet.eu) and project FAKES (2009-2011).
He is member of the ARO – Asset Recovery Offices Platform of the EU Commission, DG Home Affairs and of the EU CEPOL – European Police College – money laundering common curriculum working group. He has been involved as expert in the Italian ML/TF national risk assessment conducted by the CSF – Financial Security Committee and in the IMF mutual evaluation of the Italian AML/CTF system.
He got a MSc in Accounting & Financial Economics with Distinction at the University of Essex, UK (2008) and a MA in International Relations with Distinction at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy (2006). He also worked as journalist in Italy and Latin America, mainly dealing with economic and financial issues.
Michele Riccardi is also founding shareholder and member of the board of directors of Crime&tech s.r.l., academic spin-off of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Transcrime.
At Università Cattolica in Milan, Transcrime hosts the kick-off meeting of the project DATACROS – Developing a Tool to Assess Corruption Risk factors in firms’ Ownership Structure funded by the European Commission DG-HOME.
During the NATO Defense College Foundation on “Targeting the de-materialised ‘Caliphate’” prof. Savona gives a speech on “Terrorist funding: a lynchpin between extremism and armed operations”.
Michele Riccardi takes part to the meeting of the working group of the “EU Money Laundering Supra-National Risk Assessment”.
Michele Riccardi takes part to the 7th Meeting of the Asset Management Subgroup of the EU Asset Recovery Office Platform.
Prof Ernesto Savona takes part in the “International Conference on Combatting Illicit Tobacco Trade and Related Crimes”.
During the ALEA conference on gambling and criminal question, Prof Savona gives a speech on “L’influenza del mercato legale-illegale sui paradigmi della regolazione del gioco d’azzardo contemporaneo”.
During the conference of the Parties UNTOC, prof. Savona coordinates the side event on “Changing Organized Crime: lessons from EU project PROTON” sponsored by UNODC and Italian Mission at UN in Vienna.
During the Festival della Sociologia, prof. Savona coordinates a meeting on “Misurare i traffici illeciti: la sfida dell’Agenda delle Nazioni Unite per il 2030” with Federico Sallusti (ISTAT) and Alberto Aziani (Transcrime).
At the Scuola Superiore della Magistratura, prof. Savona introduces the course “Giovanni Falcone” with a lesson on “Il reclutamento nelle organizzazioni criminali: una recente ricerca”.
During the 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Michele Riccardi presents a paper in a panel on “AML National risk assessments – the way forward”.
Today Transcrime hosts @policia @AFA_Gouv @irpinvestigates for the kick-off meeting of the EC-DG HOME funded project DATACROS, aimed at developing a tool prototype to detect anomalies in firms’ ownership that can flag risk of #corruption #EUFundsHomeAffairs
Assess this risk: the special issue of #EJCPR @SpringerCrim on #moneylaundering #riskassessment, coordinated by @ernestosavona and @ricc_ardimi is finally out. With contributions of @hopkins_crim @ricc_ardimi #PeterReuter #Ferwerda #Soudijn https://t.co/t27mlpDYY4 https://t.co/xd73U8ALYT