ABA/ABA Money Laundering Enforcement Conference

For AML and Fraud Professionals
December 3-5, 2017 • Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center • National Harbor, MD

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2017 Conference Program

Planning for the 2017 Conference will begin in Spring 2017. Bookmark this page to see the latest program updates when available. We expect to publish the 2017 program in July, 2017.

2016 Program

Budgeting for 2017? You can see the scope of conference topics we offer every year by reviewing last year's program below!


​Saturday, November 12, 2016
All Day Pre-Conference Workshop:  ABA Lifecycle of the Financial Crimes Investigation Process
Sunday, November 13, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 1  (Choice of 6)

1A:   Pros and Cons of Model Risk Governance:  Meeting Internal and Supervisory Expectations  (Repeated in 2A)

1B:  Interaction Monitoring – The Next Frontier?   (Repeated in 2B)
1C:  This is Not Your Parent’s Risk Assessment! (Repeated in 2C)

1D:  From Data Mining to Cognitive Analytics:  New Practices in SAR Reporting – Small Bank  
(Medium/Large Bank Version Found in 2D)

1E:   Third Line of Defense:  Effective Control Processes (Repeated in 2E)

1F:  Identifying KRIs and Key Metrics for Senior Management and the Board (Repeated in 2F)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 2 (Choice of 6)

2A: Pros and Cons of Model Risk Governance:  Meeting Internal and Supervisory Expectations  (Repeated from 1A)

2B:  Interaction Monitoring – The Next Frontier? (Repeated from 1B)

2C:  This is Not Your Parent’s Risk Assessment!  (Repeated  from 1C)

2D:  From Data Mining to Cognitive Analytics:  New Practices in SAR Reporting- Medium/Large Bank   (Small Bank Version Found in 1D)

2E: Third Line of Defense:  Effective Control Processes  (Repeated from 1E)

2F:  Identifying KRIs and Key Metrics for Senior Management and the Board  (Repeated from 1F)
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 3 (Choice of 6)

3A:  It's Exam Time! (Repeated in 4B)

3B:  Is Breaking Up the Right Thing To Do?  Banking Very High Risk Customers (Repeated in 4E)

3C:  Money Laundering in the Virtual World   (Repeated in 5C)

3D:  Panama Papers – What Is the Meaning For Your Institution? (Repeated in 5D)

3E:   Emerging Fraud Risks:  What Should AML and Fraud Officers Consider Together?
(Repeated in 4A)

3F:   Getting the Most Out of Your Due Diligence Process: Exploring the Value of Enhanced Due Diligence  (Repeated in 5E)
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
GENERAL SESSION
FinTech - Moving from Concept to Reality

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Monday, November 14, 2016
7:15 am - 8:15 am
POWER BREAKFAST SESSIONS
Enjoy a continental breakfast while you listen to key industry experts.

7:45 am - 8:15 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN THE MARKETPLACE
8:30 am - 10:15 am

GENERAL SESSION 
What is Keeping AML Officers Up At Night? (And What Are They Doing About It?)

10:15 am - 11:00 am COFFEE BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

11:00 am - 12:15 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SERIES 4  (Choice of 6)

4A:  Emerging Fraud Risks:  What Should AML and Fraud Officers Consider Together?   (Repeated from 3E) 

4B:  It's Exam Time! (Repeated from 3A)

4C:  Beneficial Ownership: So It's a Final Rule... Now What?!  (Repeated in 6C)

4D: Navigating Increasingly Complex Sanctions Regimes  (Repeated in 6E)  

4E: Is Breaking Up the Right Thing To Do?  Banking Very High Risk Customers (Repeated from 3B)

4F:  International AML Hot Topics and Trade-Based Money Laundering Concerns (Repeated in 6D)
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER

Featuring:
The Honorable Juan C. Zarate, Chairman and Co-Founder, Financial Integrity Network
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SERIES 5 (Choice of 6)

5A: AML Governance: A Check Up On Your Program – Medium/Large Banks
(Small Banks Session in 6A)

5B:  "Big Data" and The Future of AML/ATF and Sanctions Risk Identification and Monitoring (Repeated in 6B)  

5C: Money Laundering in the Virtual World   (Repeated from 3C)

5D: Panama Papers – What Is the Meaning For Your Institution?  (Repeated from 3D)

5E:  Getting the Most Out of Your Due Diligence Process: Exploring the Value of Enhanced Due Diligence  (Repeated from 3F)

5F:  AML and Fraud Legal Risks:  Individual and Organizational Exposures  (Repeated  in 6F)
3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Regulatory Point of View

Key Note Address:
Adam SzubinActing Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, US Department of the Treasury

Key Note Address:
Jamal El-Hindi, Acting Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Regulatory Panel:
Spencer W. Doak
Director for BSA/AML Compliance Policy, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 

Koko Ives, Manager, BSA/AML Compliance Section, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Sarah Green, Senior Director, 
Enforcement and AML Policy, 
FINRA

Debra L. Novak
Chief, Anti-Money Laundering Section, 
Division of Risk Management, 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Andrea Sharrin, Associated Director, Policy Division
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
7:15 am - 8:15 am

POWER BREAKFAST SESSIONS

7:45 am - 8:15 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN THE MARKETPLACE
8:30 am –  10:00  am GENERAL SESSION
Hot Legal Cases and Enforcement Actions:  How They Impact Your AML/Fraud Program

10:00 - 10:30 am
COFFEE BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

10:30 am - 11:45 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SERIES 6 (Choice of 6)

6A:  AML Governance:  A Check Up On Your Program -Small Banks
(Medium Large Bank Session in 5A)

6B:  "Big Data" and The Future of AML/ATF and Sanctions Risk Identification and Monitoring (Repeated  from 5B) 

6C:  Beneficial Ownership: So It's a Final Rule... Now What?!  (Repeated from 4C)

6D:  International AML Hot Topics and Trade-Based Money Laundering Concerns
(Repeated from 4F)

6E: Navigating Increasingly Complex Sanctions Regimes  (Repeated from 4D)

6F:   AML and Fraud Legal Risks:  Individual and Organizational Exposures  (Repeated from 5F)
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER
Featuring:
M. Kendall Day
, Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, US Department of Justice
 
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm FINAL DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

GENERAL SESSION
Point-Counterpoint:  BSA Flexibility - You Decide!

3:30 pm ​​CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

 

2016 Continuing Education Information

If you have questions regarding MLEC credits offered for the 2016 conference, please contact carol.rose@americanbar.org.
If you have questions regarding other CE credits for the 2016 conference, please contact: Barbara Swan​

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Program Questions? Please contact Dorothy Friedlander.