White Collar & Regulatory Defense
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July 10, 2016 read the article
Firm chair Brad Karp and litigation partners Roberto Gonzalez, Michael Gertzman, Jessica Carey and Roberto Finzi co-authored a client memorandum that was featured on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation website. The article, titled "The New York Banking Regulator's New AML and Sanctions Rule," summarizes the Department of Financial Services' (DFS) final regulation on anti-money laundering monitoring and sanctions screening requirements for banks, branches and other covered entities. DFS's regulation continues the heightened regulatory focus on financial institutions' AML and sanctions compliance programs.
The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation is co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, the Program on Institutional Investors and the Program on Law and Finance. The program seeks to facilitate research and public discourse about corporate governance.