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Eric A. Bensky, Shareholder with Murphy & McGonigle, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Landscape

Eric A. Bensky, Shareholder with Murphy & McGonigle, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Landscape: Tougher Penalties and Compliance Requirements Webcast.

New York, NY, September 25, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Eric A. Bensky, Shareholder with Murphy & McGonigle, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement Landscape: Tougher Penalties and Compliance Requirements.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 06, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET).

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About Eric A. Bensky

Eric A. Bensky focuses on securities litigation and enforcement, with an emphasis on representing prime brokers, clearing firms, and other broker-dealers in court, arbitration, and regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings. Over the past several years, he has represented broker-dealers and their personnel in regulatory examinations, investigations, and enforcement proceedings concerning anti-money laundering obligations, particularly with respect to the monitoring, investigation, and reporting of potentially suspicious activity. Non-broker-dealer clients have included a leading national and international bank, a major mutual fund complex, public companies and their officers and directors, individuals and entities suspected of or charged with insider trading, investment advisory firms, and hedge funds.

About Murphy & McGonigle

Murphy & McGonigle serves the regulatory, enforcement defense, litigation, and counseling needs of clients across the full spectrum of the financial services industry – from national and international securities markets and exchanges to national banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, and hedge funds.

Many of the firm’s partners formerly served in senior positions at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Department of Justice, FINRA, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the New York State Department of Financial Services, and several served in senior legal positions at major Wall Street financial institutions.

Murphy & McGonigle has been named a National Tier One law firm in Securities Litigation, Securities Regulation, and Corporate Law by a leading industry survey. The Firm operates in New York, Washington, DC, and Richmond, VA.


Regulators' focus on anti-money laundering (AML) laws seems as high as it has ever been. As a part of their robust enforcement actions to address financial crimes, government authorities have required financial institutions to establish AML compliance programs that will detect and prevent illegal activities. However, setting up these precautions leads to another set of challenges.

To avoid risks while ensuring compliance, financial institutions must be aware of the recent trends and updates surrounding this area of law and develop an efficient and effective AML compliance program.

In this Live Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the regulatory issues concerning AML compliance programs. Speakers will also present the existing penalties, best compliance strategies, and practical tips on how to mitigate the risks surrounding this significant topic.

Key topics include:

- AML Compliance Programs – Recent Enforcement Trends You Need to Know
- AML Compliance Programs Requirements
- Notable Cases and Issues
- AML Penalties and Red Flags
- Compliance Tips and Strategies
- What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:
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