(Webcast) The AMLA Act: Regulatory Implications and the Future of Financial Crime Prevention

Friday, June 25, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Program Chair & Moderator:
Brandon C. Smith
Deputy Americas Head of Sanctions

  • This program will focus on a history of the regulatory environment that gave rise to the AMLA Act, an overview of the key provisions, a focused discussion on the beneficial ownership registry established by the AMLA Act, and the implications of the expanded subpoena power, SAR sharing, establishment of AML priorities, and increased whistleblower protections.

    Program Fee:
    $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorney members who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Jennifer Ambuehl
    Chief, Bank Integrity Unit
    Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section
    U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division

    Robert Kim
    Senior Legal Analyst
    Bloomberg Law

    Evelyn Sheehan
    Kobre & Kim
    Formerly Assistant U.S. Attorney, Asset Forfeiture

    Dan Stipano
    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

    Jerome Walker
    Jerome Walker PLLC

  • 2:00 pm – 2:10 pm
    Introduction of Speakers

    2:10 pm – 2:25 pm
    History of Regulatory Environment

    2:25 pm – 2:50 pm
    Overview of the AMLA Act and Key Provisions

    2:50 pm – 3:05 pm
    Implications for Financial Institutions Due to New Approach to SAR Sharing and Subpoena Power for Foreign Institutions

    3:05 pm – 3:20 pm
    Regulator’s Perspective on AML Priorities and the Role they Should Play in Examinations

    3:20 pm – 3:35 pm
    Changes to Enforcement – Whistleblower Protections, New BSA Penalties, and New Roles within FinCEN

    3:35 pm – 3:50 pm
    The Way Forward – How Will the AMLA Act Strengthen Public/Private Partnerships and Improve the SAR Filing Process

    3:50 pm – 4:00 pm
    Questions & Answers

  • New York: 2.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey: 2.2 General
    California: 2.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Inter-American Affairs, Michael A. Fernandez, Chair
    White Collar Crime, Marshall L. Miller, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org