Speeches

09/05/2005 | Speech
THE 23RD CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ECONOMIC CRIME

Good morning. Chairman Froomkin, Professor Rider, distinguished colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I am honored to be a part of the 23rd annual Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime and to share keynote responsibilities this morning with this distinguished panel of officials and experts in this…

08/19/2005 | Speech
BEFORE THE INDUSTRY SESSION OF THE EXAMINATION MANUAL REGIONAL OUTREACH MEETINGS

Hello, I’m Bill Fox. For those of you that do not know me, I am the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, as we are sometimes better known.
I want to tell you we’re glad to be here and we’re glad you are here to begin our discussion of the new Bank Secrecy Act…

08/01/2005 | Speech
JEWELERS VIGILANCE COMMITTEE INDUSTRY SEMINAR

Introduction

07/30/2005 | Speech
AT THE 13TH PLENARY SESSION OF THE EGMONT GROUP OF FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNITS

Distinguished colleagues, members of delegations, ladies and gentlemen, it is an honor and pleasure for me to welcome you to the 13th Plenary Session of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units. On behalf of my agency, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, I wish to express my deep…

02/09/2005 | Speech
The Anti-Money Laundering / USA PATRIOT Act Compliance Conference Florida International Bankers Association, Inc

Good Afternoon. It is great to be back in Miami. As some of you in the room may know, I have spent a good deal of time in this region this past month. In fact, my wife is beginning to get suspicious. Convincing her that I am working down here and not playing golf has not been easy.

10/25/2004 | Speech
PROVIDED TO THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION / AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION MONEY LAUNDERING ENFORCEMENT SEMINAR

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure for me to be with you here at the 2004 Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar sponsored by the American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association. I want to thank Seminar Co-chairs John Byrne and Gordon Greenberg and the Seminar…

09/06/2004 | Speech
THE 22ND CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ECONOMIC CRIME

Let me say first how much I appreciate the opportunity to be part of the 22nd annual Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime. I am honored to share keynote responsibilities this morning with such a distinguished panel of luminaries. It is also great to have the opportunity to…

06/16/2004 | Speech
BEFORE THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES SUBCOMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND INVESTIGATIONS

Madam Chairman, Congressman Gutierrez, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss our vision for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. This is my first opportunity to appear before a House Committee, and I would like you to…

05/11/2004 | Speech
before the House Committee on Government Reform Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

Good morning Chairman Souder, Ranking Member Cummings, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee. It is a privilege to appear before you to discuss FinCEN's role in terrorist financing and money laundering investigations. I am Robert Werner, Chief of Staff of the Financial Crimes Enforcement…

03/30/2004 | Speech
World Diamond Council 3rd Annual Meeting

I wish to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Tawfique Abdullah, CEO of the Dubai Metals and Commodities Center, and Eli Izhakoff and the other officers and members of the World Diamond Council for the opportunity to address this very important gathering. Opportunities like…