Neil Katkov, PhD
Neil oversees the Risk and Compliance space at Celent. His expertise focuses on financial crime, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer compliance, AML/KYC technology, and regtech.
Neil initiated Celent's influential research on AML compliance and technology in 2002. He regularly advises leading financial institutions and technology vendors on their business, technology, and compliance strategies. His advisory engagements have included vendor selection for financial institutions, market feasibility studies for financial institutions and technology vendors, and strategic due diligence on a number of the leading compliance vendors.
Neil has been widely quoted in the press, including The Financial Times and The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, has appeared on CNBC, CNN, and TV Tokyo, and is a popular speaker at conferences in North America, Asia, and Europe.
Neil previously launched and managed Celent’s presence in Asia for 15 years and helped establish Celent’s market leading position in Japan. He holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and MA and PhD degrees from Harvard University. He is fluent in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
4 March 2019The end-game of anti-money laundering operations will, logically, be a fully automated process whereby monitoring and screening, alert investigat…
22 February 2019The G-20 mandates are the gift that keeps on giving. Initial Margin (IM) is the latest installment in regulations aimed at reducing risk in OTC d…
21 February 2019Initial margin (IM) requirements are a global regulatory regime intended to limit systemic contagion by offsetting losses if an OTC derivatives c…
31 January 2019Smaller financial institutions face their own challenges when complying with the operational, regulatory, and technical requirements of AML progr…
28 March 2019
IHS Markit will host a webinar discussion featuring Celent's Neil Katkov, PhD and Brad Bailey on the key findings from a recent report, "Crunch T…
14 March 2019
25 Ropemaker Street, London, United KingdomIHS Markit will host a discussion featuring Celent's Neil Katkov on the key findings from his recent report, "Crunch Time for Initial Margin: Cha…
Celent Roundtable | Innovation and Ecosystem Transformation in Risk and Compliance (Invitation-only)13 March 2019
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOverview This exclusive, invitation-only event will allow senior leaders from leading financial firms to discuss the latest trends, developments…
26 February 2019
Join Celent's Neil Katkov for a webinar titled Evolution of KYC: From Cost Control to Innovation on 2/26/2019. The need for cost control and stre…