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Marina Olman-Pal advises foreign and U.S. financial institutions on a broad range of regulatory matters including licensing, acquisitions, divestitures, compliance with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, and compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs. Marina counsels a wide range of companies in the financial services sector including, domestic and foreign banks, gaming companies, money services businesses including money transmitters, cryptocurrency businesses, Fintech companies and digital payment companies. Throughout her career, Marina has represented clients before U.S. regulators such as the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, FinCEN, OFAC, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and other state supervisory authorities.

Marina also regularly develops anti-money laundering programs for a wide range of financial services businesses and non-financial services businesses including, U.S. and foreign companies active in industries such as real estate, hospitality, automotive and artificial intelligence, among many others.

Concentrations

  • Financial services, regulatory and compliance
  • BSA/anti-money laundering and OFAC sanctions compliance guidance
  • Development of anti-money laundering and OFAC compliance programs
  • FinTech, blockchain, digital payments license and regulatory compliance guidance

Speaking Engagements

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented PWCC Marketplace, LLC, PWCC Services, LLC and PWCC Vault, LLC in connection with their senior secured credit facilities in an amount up to $175 million from WhiteHawk Capital Partners, LP and Wingspire Capital LLC.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2023
  • Selected, National Law Review, "Go-To Thought Leader: Finance Law - Anti-Money Laundering Legislation," 2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2009-2010

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, American University Washington College of Law
  • B.S., Biological Sciences, cum laude, Florida International University
Admissions
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
Languages
  • Spanish, Native