Over the last few years automation has impacted virtually every industry sector.
There is a risk that a short-term fix of this nature will also attract a different class of prospective buyers altogether.
The experience of working remotely, and of adapting to that, is likely to accelerate this trend and, for traditionally office-based jobs make it irreversible.
Professional money launderers are a pretty ruthless bunch, and you can be sure they will look for any weakness in the defences and seek to exploit that for their own criminal ends.
There are a number of significant new provisions which ought to make firms sit up and take notice.
Brokers and networks may find that if they do not have proper money laundering processes in place, lenders will not work with them.