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The Global South Dialogue on Economic Crimes Network seeks to advance dialogue, research, and capacity on economic and financial crimes

Ehi Esoimeme

Money Laundering Regulation, Terrorist Financing, Asset Recovery, Corruption, Bribery


Ehi Eric Esoimeme is the managing partner of E-Four and AAF (a global consultancy firm that also offers training and education to financial institutions on anti-money laundering compliance). His area of specialism and expertise is in countering financial crime. This is categorized into regulatory law, substantive law, and professional compliance guidance in terms of strategic management of money laundering risks and vulnerabilities.

Ehi’s skill and knowledge in the field of the financial crime space are drawn from his many years of experience as a researcher in anti-money laundering laws and policies, counter-fraud measures, and anti-corruption strategies. So far, Ehi has authored more than 30 publications, including seven books on money laundering law/banking law. Ehi’s second book titled “”The Risk-Based Approach to Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”” became a bestseller on Amazon for banking law. Ehi’s fourth book titled “”Deterring and Detecting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: A Comparative Analysis of Anti–Money Laundering and Counterterrorism Financing Strategies”” has received many commendations from both academic researchers and anti-money laundering professionals.

Ehi received a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Lagos and holds a master’s degree in international banking law and anti-money laundering compliance from Cardiff University.

Ehi is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants and a senior member of the Risk Management Association of Nigeria. Ehi currently sits on the editorial board of the International Journal of Law and Society and reviews manuscripts for several international journals.

Ehi has served as the deputy editor in chief of DSC Publications Ltd., a leader and pioneer in legal publishing in Nigeria. As deputy editor in chief, Ehi successfully completed two major projects for the firm. The first was published in 13 volumes, while the second was published in seven volumes.


1. University of Lagos
2. Cardiff University
3. The University of Manchester
4. Nigerian Bar Association
5. International Compliance Association
6. International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals Inc – USA
7. Risk Management Association of Nigeria
8. Institute of Management Consultants (IMC-Nigeria)
9. Compliance Institute of Nigeria