New York, NY, February 03, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Carol Spawn Desmond, Counsel, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “AML/BSA and OFAC Compliance: Practical Guidance for Banks and Financial Institutions.” This event is scheduled for February 14, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_OFAC_Compliance.html
About Carol Spawn Desmond
Carol Spawn Desmond is counsel to Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP. Her practice consists of financings and other commercial transactions; regulatory guidance to issuers, banks, investment advisers and NRSROs; and intellectual property and data protection advice to international clients. She is a frequent panelist for the Business Division of the New York State Bar Association (Securities Regulation Committee) and speaks widely on regulatory issues to financial services groups and other practitioners. Ms. Desmond is admitted to practice in the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Ms. Desmond earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as the Topics Editor of the Immigration Law Journal. Ms. Desmond earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
About Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP
Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP is a dynamic mid-sized law firm providing skilled, professional legal services to the business community, to public and private institutions, and to individuals. Today, in its second century, it is proud to have numerous attorneys throughout all departments selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers ,Chambers USA and Who’s Who Legal
Given the current economic environment, virtually every business transaction could pose significant & systemic risks for banks and other financial institutions. Adding to the challenge is stepped up enforcement by regulators. To help financial executives navigate through the myriad of challenges facing them, The Knowledge Group is producing “AML/BSA and OFAC Compliance: Practical Guidance for Banks and Financial Institutions LIVE Webcast.”
This two-hour Live webcast is aimed at offering step-by-step practical guide in developing and/or improving your AML/BSA and OFAC model by addressing the following key topics:
• AML/BSA and OFAC System Reviews
• Identify and Understand Risk Appetite
• Compliance Program for a Financial Institution
• Remodeling an Effective OFAC Policy
• BSA Examiner's Checklist
• Setting up Risk Policy Guidelines and Internal Controls
• Regulatory Issues and Best Practices
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.