NEW YORK – May 31, 2017 – Carl A. Fornaris, co-chair of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be a panellist at the 2017 International Gaming Summit hosted by the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). The Summit will be held in New York City, May 30 – June 1.
Fornaris will be on the panel, “Don’t Gamble with your anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Program.” The discussion will review recent developments in AML compliance efforts initiatives worldwide, including recent FATF Mutual Evaluation Report of the U.S., regulatory examination priorities, and priorities of the new Trump Administration and their impact on AML regulatory regime.
The 36th annual International Gaming Summit brings leaders from all global gaming sectors together. The Summit provides a unique opportunity to discuss recent and significant issues and challenges facing gaming today, as well as provide ample networking opportunities.
With 23 years of legal experience, Fornaris advises banks and their holding companies, investment advisers, securities broker dealers, gaming firms, money services businesses, and other financial institutions on all aspects of their business, including licensing; capital-raising transactions; acquisitions and divestitures; USA PATRIOT Act/BSA/AML compliance and OFAC sanctions programs (including permissible financial activities in Cuba); critical examination reports and enforcement proceedings; Dodd-Frank Act compliance (including Volcker Rule implementation); new products; and FATCA. Throughout his career, he has counseled clients in their dealings with the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, FinCEN, SEC, FINRA, Florida Office of Financial Regulation, New York Department of Financial Services, and other state supervisory authorities.
For more information on the International Gaming Summit: http://www.theiaga.org/2017-summit-overview. Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of IAGA’s International Gaming Summit.
About Greenberg Traurig's Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group has wide-ranging experience assisting national, regional and local clients in a variety of matters affecting the financial services industry. The national team of skilled attorneys works with clients as they face regulatory, litigation, legislative, supervision, examination, licensing, compliance and governance matters. Greenberg Traurig's regulatory attorneys regularly advise banks, broker-dealers, investment advisors, mortgage lenders and servicers, payday lenders, consumer finance companies, registered and private investment funds, debt collectors and other financial institutions in complying with state and federal regulatory requirements and interfacing with governmental agencies.
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