SOURCE: Institutional Investor Events

September 12, 2008 07:00 ET

U.S. Department of Justice, OFAC, SEC, FBI, FINRA and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement to Speak at AML & Counter-Terrorist Financing Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 12, 2008) - Institutional Investor Events is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorist Financing Forum on October 29-31 at the Westin Times Square in New York City.

Produced in association with Compliance Reporter, the forum has become the must-attend event for the broker-dealer and investment advisor community, offering timely regulator insights, practical tools and peer-driven best practices for protecting your firm from the threats of money laundering and terrorist financing.

Speakers Include Law Enforcement Bodies and AML Regulators such as:

Alma M. Angotti, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA);
Alysa D. Erichs, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement;
Sarah D. Green, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
Lester Joseph, U.S. Department of Justice;
Brian W. Lynch, FBI;
Gerard (Jerry) W. LiVigni, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC);
Michael G. Rufino, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Other speakers include AML officers, heads of compliance, general counsel and industry experts from broker dealers, investment advisors, mutual funds, insurance companies and law firms. The platinum and lead sponsor this year is Schulte, Roth and Zabel, LLP.

New Session Highlights for 2008 Include:

--  Ask The Regulators Interactive Q&A Session
--  Case Studies on Recent AML Enforcement Actions: What Lessons can be
--  Insights on Corruption and FCPA Compliance and Enforcement
--  OFAC Update: Current and Future OFAC Priorities
--  Breakout tracks on Cross-Border AML, 312b, CIPs, Independent Testing,
    and More
--  Half-Day Workshop: Implementing Effective SARs & Transaction
    Monitoring  Programs

For more information on this event please visit If you would like to receive a press pass, please contact Ronda DiMasi,, Tel: 212-224-3569.

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