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ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference in Washington DC

The head of our Business Crime & Regulation department will be speaking at the Money Laundering Enforcement conference in the USA on the 17th and 18th October 2010. It's run by both the American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association and is aimed at AML and Fraud Risk Professionals. On Sunday 17th October, he will be speaking on International AML Legal Issues. The session will focus on the latest international Anti-Money Laundering issues including:

  • New Money Laundering for Financial Institutions: Tax.
  • The Recent History of Offshore Tax Shelters and Voluntary Disclosure.
  • Tax Whistle‐blowing US and elsewhere.
  • Shah v. HSBC –UK civil liability for professionals?
  • Latest Developments in International AML Standards and Combating Financing of Terrorism.
  • Secondary Markets in Latin America.
  • Mexican Bulk Cash.

On Monday 18th October, the topic will be the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This session will provide you with:

  • An overview of the FCPA and a roundup of recent FCPA cases;
  • The UK anti‐bribery law and other international initiatives;
  • Identifying red flags and "new" red flags;
  • How your AML program and PEP procedures can help you to design an effective FCPA Compliance Program.

The full conference runs from October 17th-19th and is to be held at the Washington Marriott, Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC.

For more information please visit the American Bankers Association website.