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Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Landscape: Tougher Penalties and Compliance Requirements

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 11/06/2019 12:00 pm 11/06/2019 1:30 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Landscape: Tougher Penalties and Compliance Requirements If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=104121\r\n The cases of money laundering have drastically increased over the past years. Because of the growing concern about this activity, a number of initiatives have been deployed in the international level. As a part of the robust enforcement actions to end financial crimes, the authorities have required financial institutions to establish anti-money laundering (AML) compliance programs that will detect and prevent illegal activities. However, setting up these precautions leads to another set of challenges. \n \nTo avoid risks while ensuring compliance, financial institutions must be aware of the recent trends and updates surrounding this area of law and develop an efficient and effective AML compliance program. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the regulatory issues concerning AML compliance programs. Speakers will also present the existing penalties, best compliance strategies, and practical tips on how to mitigate the risks surrounding this significant topic. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n AML Compliance Programs – Recent Enforcement Trends You Need to Know \n AML Compliance Programs Requirements \n Notable Cases and Issues \n AML Penalties and Red Flags \n Compliance Tips and Strategies \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/anti-money-laundering-enforcement-landscape/

Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering Webinar. The cases of money laundering have drastically increased over the past years. Because of the growing concern about this activity, a number of initiatives have been deployed in the international level. As a part of the robust enforcement actions to end financial crimes, the authorities have required financial institutions to establish anti-money laundering (AML) compliance programs that will detect and prevent illegal activities. However, setting up these precautions leads to another set of challenges.

To avoid risks while ensuring compliance, financial institutions must be aware of the recent trends and updates surrounding this area of law and develop an efficient and effective AML compliance program.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the regulatory issues concerning AML compliance programs. Speakers will also present the existing penalties, best compliance strategies, and practical tips on how to mitigate the risks surrounding this significant topic.

Key topics include:

  • AML Compliance Programs – Recent Enforcement Trends You Need to Know
  • AML Compliance Programs Requirements
  • Notable Cases and Issues
  • AML Penalties and Red Flags
  • Compliance Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

Eric A. Bensky, Shareholder
Murphy & McGonigle

Stella M. Mendes, Senior Managing Director, Co-Leader of Financial Services Forensic & Litigation Consulting
FTI Consulting

Who Should Attend

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Anti-Money Laundering Lawyers
  • AML/BSA Compliance Officers and Managers
  • Banking and Finance Lawyers
  • Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Finance Executives

Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Eric A. Bensky, Shareholder
Murphy & McGonigle

Stella M. Mendes, Senior Managing Director, Co-Leader of Financial Services Forensic & Litigation Consulting
FTI Consulting

Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Eric A. BenskyShareholderMurphy & McGonigle

Eric A. Bensky focuses on securities litigation and enforcement, with an emphasis on representing prime brokers, clearing firms, and other broker-dealers in court, arbitration, and regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings.  Over the past several years, he has represented broker-dealers and their personnel in regulatory examinations, investigations, and enforcement proceedings concerning anti-money laundering obligations, particularly with respect to the monitoring, investigation, and reporting of potentially suspicious activity.  Non-broker-dealer clients have included a leading national and international bank, a major mutual fund complex, public companies and their officers and directors, individuals and entities suspected of or charged with insider trading, investment advisory firms, and hedge funds. 

Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Stella M. MendesSenior Managing Director, Co-Leader of Financial Services Forensic & Litigation ConsultingFTI Consulting

Stella Mendes is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Financial Services practice at FTI Consulting. With more than 25 years of diverse banking industry experience, she leads BSA/AML reviews, “look-back” reviews, risk assessments and AML investigations for banks, money service businesses and other financial service providers. She has established and enhanced BSA/AML/OFAC policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with regulations for financial service businesses and for government investigations. She provides advisory services on regulatory responses, administers AML training to banks and other financial services firms, and gives webinars on regulatory compliance best practices. Ms. Mendes assists clients with various regulatory compliance matters. Ms. Mendes earned her B.S. from Hofstra University, is CAMS–certified, fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and active in numerous professional organizations.


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Online CLE Anti-Money Laundering

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of anti-money laundering laws

Course Code:
   147829

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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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.

Murphy & McGonigle serves the regulatory, enforcement defense, litigation, and counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national and international securities market qs and exchanges to national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds.

Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Department of Justice, FINRA, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the New York State Department of Financial Services, and several served in senior legal positions at major Wall Street financial institutions.

Murphy & McGonigle has been named a National Tier One law firm in Securities Litigation, Securities Regulation, and Corporate Law by a leading industry survey. The Firm operates in New York, Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA.

Website: https://www.mmlawus.com/

FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

Website: https://www.fticonsulting.com/

Eric A. Bensky focuses on securities litigation and enforcement, with an emphasis on representing prime brokers, clearing firms, and other broker-dealers in court, arbitration, and regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings.  Over the past several years, he has represented broker-dealers and their personnel in regulatory examinations, investigations, and enforcement proceedings concerning anti-money laundering obligations, particularly with respect to the monitoring, investigation, and reporting of potentially suspicious activity.  Non-broker-dealer clients have included a leading national and international bank, a major mutual fund complex, public companies and their officers and directors, individuals and entities suspected of or charged with insider trading, investment advisory firms, and hedge funds. 

Stella Mendes is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Financial Services practice at FTI Consulting. With more than 25 years of diverse banking industry experience, she leads BSA/AML reviews, “look-back” reviews, risk assessments and AML investigations for banks, money service businesses and other financial service providers. She has established and enhanced BSA/AML/OFAC policies, procedures and processes to ensure compliance with regulations for financial service businesses and for government investigations. She provides advisory services on regulatory responses, administers AML training to banks and other financial services firms, and gives webinars on regulatory compliance best practices. Ms. Mendes assists clients with various regulatory compliance matters. Ms. Mendes earned her B.S. from Hofstra University, is CAMS–certified, fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and active in numerous professional organizations.

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