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Anti-money laundering considerations for security and commodity derivatives

Part of the L&C webinar series

13 May 2021

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In 2018, the CFTC Division of Enforcement established a Bank Secrecy Act task force dedicated to investigating and enforcing AML regulations. In October 2019, the CFTC, the SEC and FINCEN issued a joint statement highlighting the importance of AML compliance in matters involving securities, commodities, derivatives and digital assets. Since then the CFTC, SEC, FINCEN and DOJ have initiated numerous investigations of alleged AML deficiencies and pursued civil and criminal actions enforcing AML compliance. In this webinar, we discuss recent AML enforcement investigations and actions, cooperation among the various US and foreign agencies, best practices and compliance considerations for security- and commodity-based instruments and digital assets, and risk mitigation measures.

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