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Institute of International Banking Law & Practice

2024 New York TF Compliance Annual Meeting | 14 February | 7 CPDs

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8:30 – 9:00       Registration & Check-In

9:00 – 9:30       Welcome & ATFCP Launch 

9:30 – 10:00     The Professor James E. Byrne Memorial Keynote Address

Speaker: Tom CARDAMONE jr. (Global Financial Integrity) 

10:00 – 10:45    Executive Order 14114 and non-US banks 

Hear from our regulatory experts to learn more of EO 14114 and how it subjects non-US FIs to monitor for potential sanctions evasions of military dual use goods into Russia. This panel will discuss the EO and OFAC / BIS guidance related to it. 

Moderator: Laura DEEGAN (Miller & Chevalier) 

Panelists: Lorena VALENTE (OFAC); W. Collmann GRIFFIN (US Dept. Commerce / BIS) 

10:45 – 11:00    Coffee & Networking Break

11:00 – 11:45    Sanctions Evasions - How Russia is doing it, and how can FIs prevent it?

Every day we read about some new method Russia is using to evade the global sanctions put upon them covering their financial and commodity exports, plus their dual use imports. Learn their evasion techniques, and how your FI can monitor for it. 

Moderator: Adam KLAUDER (Squire) 

Panelists: Mike DA SILVA (JPM); Osvaldo LEE (Bloomberg); David TANNENBAUM (Blackstone Compliance)

11:45 – 12:00    Coffee & Networking Break

12:00 – 12:30   If I Had a Nickel for Every FinCrime...I'd Still Need to Launder it

Fraud and money laundering go hand in hand. Listen as our panelists discuss the tools and leading practices for your team to spot these ill-gotten gains.

Moderator: Ben ARBER (Complidata) 

Panelists: John BARANELLO (Lloyds); Joe PHILLIPS (MUFG) 

12:30 – 1:30    Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:15      Hot Topics for 2024 and Beyond

The world of Trade Based Financial Crime Is an ever-changing landscape where the criminals are always trying to stay one step ahead of financial institutions and enforcement. This panel will discuss the latest hot topics, including:

  • Use of AI - opportunity and concerns
  • Cases in the News
  • Regulation: reports and recent guidance
  • Digitization: picking up pace
Moderator: Alex GRAY (LIBF) 
Panelists: John BARANELLO (Lloyds); Mariya GEORGE (ClearEye); Michael BYRNE (IIBLP)

2:15 – 2:30       Coffee & Networking Break  

2:30 – 3:00       Export Controls: HS Codes and Dual Use Goods

The FinCEN and BIS published list of “High Priority Goods” in 2023 relating to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine highlight the need for FIs to dig into transactions to monitor for certain goods. This panel will discuss best practices for compliance. 

Speakers: Byron McKINNEY (S&P Global) and Michael BYRNE (IIBLP)

3:00 – 3:15       Coffee & Networking Break 

3:15 – 4:00       Living with "Perpetual Risk" when your Systems were built for "Reactive" or "Occasional" Risk 

Moderator: Gene BOLTON (Guidehouse) 

Panelists: Laura DEEGAN (Miller & Chevalier); Michael MANCUSI (Arnold & Porter) 

4:00 – 4:15       Coffee & Networking Break 

4:15 – 4:50       The Future of Trade Compliance as Seen Through AI 

An interactive panel discussion with the audience on how they view the evolution of sanctions and compliance list screening at FIS from manual to predictive using AI and other technologies.

Moderators: Ben ARBER (CompliData) and Michael BYRNE (IIBLP) 

4:50 – 5:00       Closing Remarks & Lucky Draw 

In closing we will look at the key takeaways along with a quick Q&A with the Conference Committee.  


  • Key takeaways from the Conference 
  • Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance (CTFC) 
  • The Association of Trade Finance Compliance Professionals 
  • Q&A – Conference Committee 

Panelists: Michael BYRNE (IIBLP); Derek ENNIS (Coastline); Alex GRAY (LIBF) 

Tom Cardamone is the President and CEO of Global Financial Integrity (GFI). Mr. Cardamone is responsible for the strategic planning and promotion of organizational goals and policy positions to key audiences, including high-level government officials, multilateral institutions and potential donors. He leads GFI's efforts to promote the concept of trade integrity, the use of blockchain technology to curtail illicit trade and trade-based money laundering, as well as calling for reimagining FinCEN to ensure the agency is positioned to address financial crime well into the 21st century . Mr Cardamone is also a Fellow at the Borders, Trade and Immigration Institute at the University of Houston.

Throughout his career, Mr. Cardamone has served as an analyst, consultant, project director and executive director to several non-profit organizations. He has advocated numerous policy positions related to increasing global financial security and transparency through appearances on CNN, CNBC, Canadian Broadcasting, as well as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. He has delivered remarks on various policy issues to the UN, the OECD and has appointed before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Previous keynote speakers have included: Alan Ketley (Wolfsberg Group); Rebecca Harding (Rebeccanomics); Raymond Baker (Global Financial Integrity); Priya Giuliani (Guidehouse) and more

Venue Address:

55 Water St.

Manhattan, New York, 10038

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In Person Attendees 

To help you capitalize on your in-person experience, multiple networking breaks are built into the packed program to provide you ample opportunity to meet and interact with your peers working in the compliance sphere.

Virtual Attendees 

You will receive an email with a link to register for the Zoom attendance of this event in the week leading up to it. It is possible that you will receive an event ticket, which is solely for record keeping. 

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