Considering a New and More Effective Paradigm for AML/BSA

November 29, 2016, 4:30 — 5:30

Fifteen years on from 9/11, the use of anti-money laundering efforts has become a key element of disrupting terrorist financing. At the same time, a school of thought is emerging as to whether the effectiveness of the regime could be enhanced through the adoption of new approaches, including the application of technology. Focus is also being directed to the unintended consequences of AML/BSA policy in regard to diplomatic, intelligence gathering, development and related areas. This panel brings together key contributors to this conversation to discuss how the current regime could be improved to produce enhanced results and limit unintended adverse effects.


  • Gary Shiffman, Chief Executive Officer, Giant Oak, Inc

  • Jennifer Calvery, Deputy Head, Financial Crimes Compliance, HSBC Holdings PLC HGHQ

  • Chip Poncy, President and Co-Founder, Financial Integrity Network; Senior Advisor, Foundation of Defense of Democracies' Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance

  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics and Security Program, Center for a New American Security

  • Suzanne Williams, Deputy Associate Director, Bank Supervision & Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


  • Sharon Cohen Levin, Partner, WilmerHale