Challenge: During the Covid-19 pandemic there has been a 106% rise in reports of suspected child sexual exploitation . Well-intentioned UK Government  and NGO  solutions will inevitably fall short, without sustained Tier 1 support from the banking, payment gateway, exchange and gaming sectors.
Opportunity: Number 10 launches an annual, London-domiciled “FC COP 1”  to coincide with COP26, targeting elimination of over 80% of child sexual exploitation by 2030 (through AML reform, chiefly). With targeted, aligned UK legislation to ‘clean house’ in London. Attracting regulators , GSIFS  and Financial Crime Primes  to meet, under Chatham Hosue Rule, to drive out financial crime risk and cost , and nurture emerging efforts to eliminate the specific threat to children .
 NCMEC, CyberTipline
 “Interim code of Practice on Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse”, Home Office
 “Impact of COVID-19 on Online Child Sexual Exploitation”, WePROTECT
 Financial Crime Conference of the Parties
 Global Systemically Important Financial Services
 Palantir, Duff & Phelps Kroll, K2 Integrity
 Compliance (over 180.9 billion p.a.), D&O/BBB insurance, software development, etc
 Example initiative: ScotiaBank / Project Shadow
 FCA, NYDFS, MAS, HK SFC, FINMA