Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force

Financial Action Task Force: Program


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9:30am  Registration and breakfast

10:00am – 10:45am  Opening Remarks – History of the Financial Action Task Force
Duncan Osborne, Partner, Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Deleery LLP; President, ACTEC
(.5 CLE credits, Areas of Professional Practice)

10:45am – 12:00pm  Panel I – An Introduction to the Financial Action Task Force
Nicholas Turner (Moderator), Compliance Management Associate, Citi
Saby Ghoshray, Regulatory Risk & Compliance, WorldCompliance; President, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies
Michael Rosen, Policy Advisor, United States Department of the Treasury (PowerPoint presentation)
Kevin L. Shepherd, Partner, Venable, LLP
(1.5 CLE credits, Areas of Professional Practice)

12:00pm – 12:30pm  Lunch   

12:30pm – 1:30pm  Keynote Address  Ethics and Circular 230 – History, Process, and Impact
Karen Hawkins, Director, Office of Professional Responsibility, Internal Revenue Service
(1 CLE credit, Ethics) 

1:30pm – 2:45pm  Panel II Federal and State Implementation of FATF Policies
Houman Shadab (Moderator), Associate Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School
Shima Baradaran, Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (PowerPoint Presentation)
Jean-Paul Duvivier, Financial Services Advisory – Risk and Regulation, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Laurel S. Terry, Professor of Law, Penn State – Dickinson School of Law (PowerPoint Presentation)
(1.5 CLE credits, Areas of Professional Practice)

3:00pm – 4:15pm  Panel III  The FATF and Professional Ethics
William P. LaPiana (Moderator), Rita and Joseph Solomon Professor of Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Director of Estate Planning and Graduate Tax Program, New York Law School
Nick Kazmerski, Counsel with the Enforcement Section, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Peter Margulies, Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law
John P. Sahl, Professor of Law, Faculty Director of the Joseph G. Miller and William C. Becker Center for Professional Responsibility, Akron School of Law
John A. Terrill, II, Partner, Heckscher Teillon Terrill & Sager, PC (PowerPoint Presentation)
(1.5 CLE credits, Ethics)

Closing Remarks

The event was followed by a Wine and Cheese Reception