Speeches

02/13/2013 | Speech
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL BANKERS ASSOCIATION ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING CONFERENCE

Good afternoon. I want to start by thanking our hosts, the INTERNATIONAL BANKERS ASSOCIATION, for the opportunity to join you at this year’s conference.

11/13/2012 | Speech
AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION MONEY LAUNDERING ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE

Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, the AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION AND THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, for the opportunity to join you at this year's conference.

10/05/2012 | Speech
ASSOCIATION OF MEXICAN BANKS 14TH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND FINANCING TERRORISM INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

It is an honor and a pleasure for me to share the stage today with my friends and colleagues from agencies that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has developed such strong partnerships with over the years. In particular, with our direct counterparts within the Secretaría de…

09/25/2012 | Speech
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Advanced BSA/AML Specialists Conference

Today I would like to discuss the purpose and conduct of FinCEN's enforcement program, and how we work with the Federal banking agencies (FBAs) to conduct joint and concurrent enforcement actions, when possible, which in turn ensures a more consistent and uniform approach to Bank Secrecy Act (…

08/16/2012 | Speech
DELIVERED AT THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE REGULATORS 23RD ANNUAL REGULATORY CONFERENCE

Good afternoon. I felt it was of critical importance for me to be here today, particularly considering the timing of your conference. On April 16 of this year, FinCEN's regulations requiring non-bank residential mortgage lenders and originators (RMLOs) to establish Anti-Money Laundering programs…

05/02/2012 | Speech
DELIVERED AT THE WEST COAST ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING FORUM

I am honored to be here today, and to be a part of this conference's 20th anniversary. A 20th anniversary is particularly meaningful to me as Director of FinCEN, as our agency celebrated our 20th anniversary only two years ago.

And while the focus of my remarks will be about how the anti…

04/26/2012 | Speech
Louisiana Bankers Association 112th Annual Convention

Good afternoon. I appreciate the opportunity to speak with you all today about the work we are doing at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network - known as FinCEN.

04/23/2012 | Speech
DELIVERED AT THE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION???S NATIONAL FRAUD ISSUES CONFERENCE 2012

Good morning. I am pleased to be joining you again today.

02/23/2012 | Speech
DELIVERED AT THE FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL BANKERS ASSOCIATION'S 12TH ANNUAL ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE CONFERENCE

It is a pleasure to be back for the third time speaking at this FIBA conference. When I first spoke here four years ago, I discussed the important partnership between the government and the financial industry in fighting illicit financial activity, and in particular the many ways FinCEN provides…

11/15/2011 | Speech
AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION MONEY LAUNDERING ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE

Good morning. I very much welcome the opportunity to speak before the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association's annual money laundering enforcement conference for the fifth year in a row.