Eric Le Lay

Chief Compliance Officer

Global Transaction & Payment Services - Societe Generale

Eric Le Lay is Chief Compliance Officer for Global Transaction & Payment Services at Societe Generale since March 2018.

Eric began his career at Societe Generale in 1985 when he joined the General Inspection department. Since then he has held a variety of financing positions within Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. In 1996, he launched the Trade Finance activity within the newly created Commodity & Trade Finance business line.  In 2003, he was appointed Deputy Global Head of Trade & Commodity Finance within the Natural Resources & Energy Financing team, before being appointed Head of Traders, Commodity Finance & Agribusiness for EMEA in 2008.

Eric is a graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Paris.

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28
Oct
2019
Opposing forces: how banks are aligning compliance needs with real-time payments
The demand for faster, even instant, payments is already a fact of everyday life. What will come next?
Transaction Banking
The demand for faster, even instant, payments is already a fact of everyday life. What will come next?
Opposing forces: how banks are aligning compliance needs with real-time payments
10
May
2019
Fighting fraud in real-time payments: a balancing act
As the global trend towards real-time payment systems continues to accelerate, many industry stakeholders fear increased...
As the global trend towards real-time payment systems continues to accelerate, many industry stakeholders fear increased fraud – and rightly so. One of the most pressing issues for banks, system operators and regulators is how to increase speed without sacrificing security.
Fighting fraud in real-time payments: a balancing act
04
Sep
2018
The challenge of ensuring effective regulatory compliance
Ensuring effective regulatory compliance has become one of the prime challenges facing the modern banking industry in...
Ensuring effective regulatory compliance has become one of the prime challenges facing the modern banking industry in the wake of the global financial crisis. Heightened scrutiny has become a fact of everyday banking life, affecting both the payments we initiate and those we receive to ensure compliance with, for example, regulations governing financial crime,...
The challenge of ensuring effective regulatory compliance