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Tougher Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Enforcement in 2018: Implementing Effective Compliance Programs

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE AML Enforcement

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE AML Enforcement Webinar. Money laundering, for the past years, has become one of the most prevalent threats faced by companies, organizations, particularly by banks. According to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the year 2018 has seen 15 anti-money laundering enforcement actions, with penalties reaching up to $137.9 million. Thus, implementing effective compliance programs and practices to help prevent the proliferation of laundering activities, has remained a top priority for companies and organizations worldwide. With the recent developments in the AML landscape, companies and organizations should remain vigilant.

This Knowledge Group Webcast will provide the audience a sneak peek of the current AML enforcement landscape. The panel of thought leaders and speakers will discuss in depth the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic. They will also enumerate best practices and practical tips to help organizations avoid risks and financial pitfalls.

Key topics include:

  • The 2018 Anti-Money Laundering Landscape
  • Regulatory Enforcement Priorities
  • Recent Trends and Updates
  • Common Risks and Pitfalls
  • Sanctions
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Banking and Finance Lawyers
  • AML/BSA Lawyers
  • Banking and Finance Professionals
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • CFOs
  • Anti-Money Laundering Officers
  • AML Compliance Officers
  • Risk Mitigation Officers
  • Fraud Monitoring Officers
  • BSA Officers and Managers
  • AML investigators


Online CLE AML Enforcement
Claiborne W. Porter
Managing Director
Online CLE AML Enforcement
Matthew J. Herrington
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Online CLE AML Enforcement

Claiborne W. Porter, Managing Director


Matthew J. Herrington, Partner
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Intersection of AML/money laundering and corruption

Recent important US developments

  1. FinCEN’s New CDD Rule effectively requires bank compliance programs to collaborate and share information within the bank
  2. US enforcement actions
  3. Asset Forfeiture

Areas where corruption proceeds can penetrate a bank and practical tips on identifying corruption proceeds

  1. Politically Exposed Persons
  2. Shell Corporations
  3. Real Estate Transactions
  4. Relationship Managers
  5. Asset management and Private Wealth
  6. Investment banking

International enforcement efforts and actions

  1. UK updates including Unexplained Wealth Orders
  2. European Union attempting to strengthen powers of EU banking regulators to better focus on AML violations
  3. HKMA
  4. Monetary Authority of Singapore

Online CLE AML Enforcement

Online CLE AML Enforcement

Claiborne W. PorterManaging DirectorNavigant

Claiborne (Clay) W. Porter is Head of Investigations and a Managing Director in the Global Investigations & Compliance practice at Navigant. Through his supervisory roles and as a Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice's Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section ("MLARS"), Clay gained extensive experience managing complex, international and domestic financial investigations in matters relating to money laundering, the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") / AML laws and regulations, U.S. economic sanctions, and anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws.

Online CLE AML Enforcement

Matthew J. HerringtonPartnerSteptoe & Johnson LLP

Matt Herrington partners with clients, colleagues and stakeholders to address, resolve, and develop systems to avoid complex cross-border legal challenges. His clients come from a broad range of sectors including the world’s largest and most respected banking, defense, extractive, pharmaceutical, and professional service firms. Matt has tried cases in state and federal court and both conducted (while in government service with the US Senate) and defended congressional investigations and hearings. In addition to state and federal courts, he represents clients before the US Department of Justice, US and foreign financial regulators, both houses of Congress, various Inspector Generals, the Internal Revenue Service, and professional regulatory organizations. A recognized authority in FCPA enforcement and ABC and AML compliance systems, Matt also focuses on banking and securities regulation, sovereign debt issues, tax, government contracting, and both legal and accounting professional responsibility issues.

Online CLE AML Enforcement

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Advance Preparation:
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Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

   General Knowledge on banking and finance laws

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NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

Website: https://www.navigant.com/

In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in white-collar defense and other government investigations and enforcement, high-stakes litigation particularly involving complex commercial claims and cross-border disputes, patent and technology litigation, preventive international corporate compliance, and challenging regulatory issues before the US government. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington.

Website: https://www.steptoe.com/

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