Program To Examine DevelopmentsIn Money Laundering Rules

Thursday, June 1, 2006 - 01:00

The DC Bar Association this month is offering a CLE seminar titled USA Patriot Act: Recent Developments on Money Laundering for Banks and Broker Dealers.

The program is scheduled for Monday, June 26 from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Faculty will review developments in the money laundering arena with a focus on the impact of the implementation of the USA Patriot Act regulations on banks, broker dealers, and other financial institutions. In addition, faculty will review existing money laundering laws and regulations, consider new requirements, and provide practical tips on compliance.

Issues to be considered include the new customer identification procedures, expanded SAR regime, due diligence for correspondence accounts and private banking accounts, foreign and shell bank requirements, required anti-money laundering programs, and recent enforcement cases.

The moderator will be James E. Day, director and chief counsel, NASD Department of Enforcement. Speakers will include: Peter G. Djinis, Law Office of Peter G. Djinis; Emily Gordy, senior vice president and director of regional enforcement, NASD Department of Enforcement; William Langford Jr., associate director, Regulatory Policy and Programs Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Alan E. Sorcher, vice president and associate general counsel, Securities Industry Association, and Daniel P. Stipano, deputy chief counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.