Mr. Beer joined Fortent in May 2006 to launch a new compliance news and legal research service, Fortent Inform. With Fortent’s purchase of Alert Global Media in January 2007, Kieran became editor-in-chief and editorial director of ACAMS moneylaundering.com, incorporating Inform, Money Laundering Alert and moneylaundering.com.
Prior to joining ACAMS, Kieran was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager and a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine.
Kieran has been a financial journalist for more than 25 years, including as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal News/The Bond Buyer Wire and as the editor of the American Banker.
Kieran writes regularly on AML and financial crime related topics and has appeared on CNN, Sky News, and other news stations and has spoken on NPR and Bloomberg Radio.