ACAMS 2nd Annual AML Risk Management Conference - New York

The Evolution of Risk Assessment:
Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

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ACAMS 3rd Annual AML Risk Management Conference
January 26, 2015 | Conrad New York

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Thank you to our 2nd Annual AML Risk Management Conference attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. We appreciate your participation in this event, and your continued support and commitment to the fight against money laundering and financial crime.

A special thank you to keynote presenters:

Kieran Beer Preet Bharara
United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
United States Attorney's Office
Benjamin M. Lawsky Benjamin M. Lawsky
New York State Department of Financial Services

In the News

Who's Willing to Go to Jail for Bitcoin
On Monday, the morning after he was arrested by IRS and DEA agents at the airport on accusations of money laundering, Bitcoin evangelist Charlie Shrem appeared in Manhattan criminal court, where a US attorney told a judge that the 24-year-old shouldn't be released on bail... read more

SDNY Plans Unit Name Change Amid Money Laundering Focus
The powerful Manhattan U.S. attorney's office plans to add "money laundering" to the name of its criminal division's asset forfeiture unit, in the latest sign of its focus on the area... read more

Bitcoin Foundation's Shrem Charged in Silk Road Drug Case
This month, about 29,600 Bitcoins worth $28 million were seized from Silk Road. The forfeiture order, signed Jan. 15 by U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken, was the largest forfeiture of Bitcoins, according to the government... read more

JPMorgan-Madoff Case Won't Be Last Big One, Bharara Says
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said an agreement requiring JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to pay $2.6 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that it failed to stop Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme isn't "the last big" money-laundering case his office will bring... read more

US Atty Bharara Vows To Keep Up Money-Laundering Fight
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara vowed Monday to continue fighting money laundering, telling an audience of anti-laundering specialists that his office would prosecute more such cases in the wake of JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s $2.6 billion settlement... read more

Attendees on TWITTER

Joseph Bognanno ‏@JMB319h

Panel to discuss "Info share with Correspondent Relationships to Effectively Manage Risk"
@ACAMS_AML Risk Mgt Conference #ACAMSRisk

atahim ‏@atahim21h
#ACAMSRisk - Preet Bharara's keynote. Perfect timing with all the activity around #Bitcoins

atahim ‏@atahim23h
ACAMSRisk - interesting first half. Looking forward to more discussion around #bitcoin

CoinComply ‏@CoinComplyJan 27
Lawsky need to "close the accountability gap" with heavy emphasis on "deterrence" of the "individual" vs "corporation"
#bitcoin #ACAMSRisk

Joseph Bognanno ‏@JMB3Jan 27
Regulators @ACAMS_AML Risk Management Conference say Benchmarking & Validation "a must" #ACAMSRisk @NICEactimize

Joseph Bognanno ‏@JMB3Jan 27
Suzanne Williams of Fed Reserve says important to integrate CDD and SAM with risk assessment @ACAMS_AML #ACAMSRisk

AML Experts ‏@AMLExpertsJan 27
BenLawsky Encouraging statement Bitcoin has "BSA/aml risk" that needs to be figured out that "don't kill virtual currency" #ACAMSRisk

CoinComply ‏@CoinComplyJan 27
Lawsky "wants businesses to survive" in NY, however "need to know rules of the road" #bitcoin#ACAMSRisk