Principal & Founder
RegTech Consulting, LLC
Jim Richards is the principal and founder of RegTech Consulting LLC, focused on providing strategic advice on all aspects of financial crimes risk management to anti-money laundering (AML) software providers, financial technology start-ups, mid-size banks, and money services businesses. From 2005 through April 2018, Jim served as the BSA Officer and Director of Global Financial Crimes Risk Management for Wells Fargo & Co. As BSA officer, he was responsible for governance, training, and program oversight for BSA, AML, and sanctions for Wells Fargo’s global operations. As Director of Global Financial Crimes Risk Management, Jim was responsible for BSA, AML, counter-terrorist financing (CTF), external fraud, internal fraud and misconduct, the identity theft prevention program, global sanctions, financial crimes analytics, and high-risk customer due diligence.