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Stay ahead of the curve: top trends surrounding US anti-money laundering and sanctions enforcement

Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP


2pm EST

This webinar, featuring lawyers from Manatt’s financial services group, will analyse the latest and most significant trends and issues surrounding Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) enforcement. Topics that will be covered include:

  • Misuse of corporate structures
  • Increased focus on real estate and geographic targeting
  • Circumvention of US sanctions laws by foreign financial institutions
  • Cannabis banking developments
  • Individual accountability and penaltiesseCollaboration and innovation

Continuing legal education (CLE) credit is available for this programme for US-based attorneys.

CLE on demand

To seek CLE, please register to watch the recording here and take note of the two codes which will be announced during the session.  

Attorneys seeking CLE in New York or California should download the following form and return it to the listed contact.

Attorneys seeking CLE in all other eligible states should register their details for the on demand webinar here. Our provider, CLE Helpdesk, will then follow up with your certificate(s) once approved.


Richard Hartunian
Partner, Investigations and White Collar Defence

Richard S Hartunian offers clients the benefit of his decades of experience as lead government counsel in high-profile, high-stakes criminal and civil disputes.

He defends clients against allegations of white collar crime, healthcare fraud, BSA/AML violations, and environmental and defence procurement fraud, and advises on cross-border security and trade issues. He also helps clients to manage crises that result from litigation and government enforcement efforts, particularly when investigations involve multiple agencies and jurisdictions.

Andrew Zimmitti
Partner, Litigation

Andrew Zimmitti is a litigation partner in the financial services practice of the firm’s Washington DC office. He has represented financial institutions, institution-affiliated parties, money services businesses, tribal-owned lenders and foreign investors in civil litigation and administrative enforcement actions involving US sanctions compliance and enforcement and related federal and state financial regulatory matters. He also has represented acquirers, payment processors, independent sales organisations and merchants in civil litigation concerning contract disputes and EMV card and payment card network rules, and federal government contractors in civil litigation involving allegations of procurement fraud. 


Andrew Zimmitti
Richard S. Hartunian


21 May 2019
18:00 - 18:55 UTC
55 min