Current Trends in Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement

Presented by Jonathan Abernethy and Christian Everdell of Cohen & Gresser LLP, this webinar will focus on trends and lessons learned from recent high-profile AML cases as well as developments in Blockchain and distributed ledger technology that have the potential to enhance and streamline AML compliance and reporting.

Goals

(1) Understand the trends and lessons learned from the recent high-profile AML cases and investigations

(2) Analyze how realistic the promise of blockchain technology is for combating money laundering

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Jon Abernethy represents clients in white collar criminal and regulatory investigations, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation. He is a recognized authority on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and regularly advises global companies on FCPA matters. See More...

Chris Everdell’s practice focuses on white collar defense, regulatory investigations, and internal investigations in a wide range of areas, as well as privacy and cybersecurity. See More...

Practice Areas:

Financial Regulation, Financial Transactions, Financial Crimes

Topics:

 Regulations & Compliance, Commercial Finance, Regulatory: Finance, Market Regulation, Finance, Bitcoin, Blockchain

Tags:

money laundering Treasury Regulations Federal Reserve System (the Fed) anti-money laundering bank secrecy bitcoin blockchain

Goals:

GOAL 1Understand the trends and lessons learned from the recent high-profile AML cases and investigations

GOAL 2Analyze how realistic the promise of blockchain technology is for combating money laundering

Audience:

This webinar is designed for legal, compliance, law enforcement, and technology professionals who are involved with: (1) financial institutions that are subject to BSA/AML laws & regulations; (2) Domestic & int'l financial institutions that are considering distributed ledger technology options.

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Jon Abernethy represents clients in white collar criminal and regulatory investigations, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation. He is a recognized authority on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and regularly advises global companies on FCPA matters.

Additionally, he represents companies and individuals in sensitive investigations and prosecutions involving securities fraud, money laundering, wire and mail fraud, public corruption, antitrust, commodities fraud, health care fraud, and other white collar matters. He has extensive experience with various U.S. Attorney's Offices, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, the New York Attorney General’s Office, and the Manhattan D.A.'s Office.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he was a lead prosecutor on FCPA, money laundering, and financial fraud cases, and practiced at Fulbright & Jaworski.

Since 2013 Jon has been recognized in Chambers USA’s White Collar and Government Investigations category. He is also recognized in Legal 500’s 2016 United States coverage for White-Collar Criminal Defense and has been named one of New York's Super Lawyers for Criminal Defense: White Collar each year since 2010.

Jon is a graduate of Stanford University and Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Ronald L. Buckwalter of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Jon is a frequent lecturer and has written articles for the New York Law Journal, the ABA Securities Litigation Journal, and other publications.

Chris Everdell’s practice focuses on white collar defense, regulatory investigations, and internal investigations in a wide range of areas, as well as privacy and cybersecurity. He has extensive experience in matters involving securities and commodities fraud, consumer fraud, international money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) violations, cybercrime and digital currencies, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) violations, trade secrets theft, and economic espionage.

Chris has tried a number of federal criminal trials, and he has briefed and argued numerous appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris served for nearly a decade as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he was a member of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit and the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. Previously, Chris was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where his practice focused on FCPA matters and internal investigations, with particular emphasis on the pharmaceutical industry. Chris also served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Chris and his colleagues in the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit were awarded the 2016 Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Prosecuting Attorney’s Award for exceptional commitment to consumer protection. In 2014, the Federal Drug Agent Foundation awarded Chris and his team the True American Hero Award for their work in the investigation and apprehension of the former head of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico (“Chapo Guzman”).

Chris is a graduate of Harvard Law School and earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Princeton University.

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Current Trends in Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement

Presented by Jonathan Abernethy and Christian Everdell of Cohen & Gresser LLP, this webinar will focus on trends and lessons learned from recent high-profile AML cases as well as developments in Blockchain and distributed ledger technology that have the potential to enhance and streamline AML compliance and reporting.

Goals

(1) Understand the trends and lessons learned from the recent high-profile AML cases and investigations

(2) Analyze how realistic the promise of blockchain technology is for combating money laundering

Audience

This webinar is designed for legal, compliance, law enforcement, and technology professionals who are involved with:

(1) Financial institutions that are subject to U.S. Bank Secrecy/Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations.

(2) Domestic and international financial institutions that are considering or actively testing distributed ledger technology options for mitigating AML risks in their transactions.

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