ABA and WilmerHale Panel: Anti–Money Laundering Issues

ABA and WilmerHale Panel: Anti–Money Laundering Issues

Speaking Engagement

Please join the American Bar Association and WilmerHale for an interactive panel on recent developments and changing regulatory expectations in anti–money laundering (AML) compliance for banks and brokers-dealers.

Panelists will include M. Kendall Day, chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the US Department of Justice; Sharon Cohen Levin, WilmerHale partner and former chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit in the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York; Stephanie Brooker, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner and former head of enforcement at FinCEN; and David Holley, managing director in Berkeley Research Group's Global Investigations and Strategic Intelligence practice. WilmerHale Partner Michael Leotta, former White House lawyer and federal prosecutor, will moderate.

Topics will include:

  • changing expectations regarding automated transaction monitoring, AML investigations and SAR filings;
  • individual criminal and regulatory liability for AML officers;
  • recent New York state and federal regulations governing anti–money laundering, including certification requirements and identification of beneficial ownership; and
  • lessons from recent criminal prosecutions and regulatory enforcement actions.

Cocktail hour will immediately follow. 

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