On 16 March 2015, Ms Caldwell noted the increasingly global scope of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice’s work, which she directly tied to the “increasingly global nature of both U.S.-based and foreign-based entities, including financial institutions” as well as the effects of the Internet. She indicated that compliance with cybersecurity policy should be top priorities for all companies. She added that in the context of anti-money laundering policy, compliance requires knowing your customer, knowing the geographic locations of a financial institution’s operation, and having candid conversation with regulators.