Speeches

06/13/2013 | Speech
THE VIRTUAL ECONOMY: POTENTIAL, PERPLEXITIES AND PROMISES UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be joining you at this event to discuss the potential, perplexities, and promises of the virtual economy. I would like to thank our co-hosts, Thomson Reuters, as well as the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, for inviting me to join you…

04/16/2013 | Speech
NATIONAL CYBER-FORENSICS TRAINING ALLIANCE CYFIN 2013 CONFERENCE

Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, THE NCFTA, for the opportunity to join you at this year’s CyFin Conference.

For those of you that might not be familiar with the work being done at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN, I wanted to…

04/15/2013 | Speech
MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION FRAUD ISSUES CONFERENCE

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

03/19/2013 | Speech
18TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL AML AND FINANCIAL CRIME CONFERENCE

Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, THE ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING SPECIALISTS, for the opportunity to join you at this year's conference.

02/27/2013 | Speech
SECURITIES INDUSTRY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND FINANCIAL CRIMES CONFERENCE

Good morning. I want to start by thanking our hosts, the
SECURITIES INDUSTRY AND FINANCIAL MARKETS ASSOCIATION for the opportunity to join you at this year’s conference.

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…