Gibson Dunn | International comparative legal guide on: Combating money laundering 2021

May 28, 2021

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce with Global Legal Group the release of the International comparative legal guide on: Combating money laundering 2021. Gibson Dunn partners Stephanie L. Brooker and Joel M. Cohen have once again contributed editors to the publication which covers issues such as criminal law enforcement, regulatory and administrative enforcement, and requirements for financial institutions and other designated companies. The guide, made up of 4 expert analysis chapters and 28 jurisdictions, is available live and FREE

Ms Brooker and Gibson Dunn partner Mr Kendall Day co-wrote “The Anti-Money Laundering Law of the 2020 Company Transparency Law. Senior partners Ella Alves Capone and Ben Belair provided invaluable assistance with the article.

In addition, Mr. Cohen co-authored with Gibson Dunn Of Counsel Linda Noonan the chapter on competence on “United States: Combating Money Laundering 2021. “

You can consult these informative and comprehensive chapters via the links below:

CLICK HERE watch The Anti-Money Laundering Law of the 2020 Company Transparency Law

CLICK HERE watch United States: Combating Money Laundering 2021

About Gibson Dunn’s Anti-Money Laundering Practice: Gibson Dunn’s Anti-Money Laundering Practice provides legal and regulatory advice to all types of financial institutions and non-financial businesses regarding compliance with federal and state anti-money laundering laws and regulations. money, including the US bank secrecy law. We represent our clients in criminal and regulatory government investigations and law enforcement actions. We also conduct internal investigations into money laundering and bank secrecy violations for a wide range of clients in the financial services industry and companies with multinational operations.

For more information, please visit our practice page and feel free to contact Stephanie L. Brooker in Washington, DC (+1 202.887.3502, [email protected]), Joel M. Cohen in New York (+ 1 212.351.2664, [email protected]) or Mr. Kendall Day in Washington, DC (+1 202.955.8220, [email protected]).

Stephanie Brooker is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Defense and White Collar Investigations and Financial Institutions Practice Groups. She also co-leads the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering practice. She is the former Director of the Law Enforcement Division at FinCEN, and previously served as the Head of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and as a DOJ prosecutor for several years. Ms. Brooker’s practice focuses on internal investigations, law enforcement advocacy, white collar criminal defense and compliance advice. She handles a wide range of white-collar matters, including representing financial institutions, multinational corporations and individuals in criminal, regulatory and civil actions involving sanctions; fight against corruption; fight against money laundering (AML) / banking secrecy law (BSA); securities, tax and wire transfer fraud; foreign influence; “Me too;” cryptocurrency; and other legal issues. Ms. Brooker’s practice also includes BSA / AML and FCPA compliance advice and deals with due diligence and asset forfeiture issues. Ms Brooker has been appointed Review of global surveys “Top 100 women in surveys” and National Law Review White-collar pioneer.

Joel M. Cohen, trial attorney and former New York federal prosecutor, is co-chair of Gibson Dunn’s white-collar defense and investigations practice group and a member of its securities litigation, remedies practice groups collective and antitrust and competition. He has served as lead or co-lead counsel in 24 civil and criminal trials in federal and state courts, and is equally at home leading confidential investigations, managing crises, or pleading in legal proceedings. Mr. Cohen is one of Chambers’ top litigators and other leading legal services reviewers. His experience includes all aspects of AML, FCPA / anti-corruption issues, securities fraud, insider trading, sanctions and tax evasion, in addition to litigation with institutions. financial and other international disputes.

Mr. Kendall Day is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Financial Institutions Practice Group, co-leads the company’s anti-money laundering practice, and is a member of the Defense and White Collar Investigations Practice Group. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Kendall served as a white-collar prosecutor for 15 years, before becoming Acting Assistant Deputy Attorney General, the highest level career civil servant in the DOJ’s Criminal Division. He represents financial institutions; fintech, cryptocurrency and multinational companies; and individuals in the context of criminal, regulatory and civil law enforcement actions involving money laundering (AML) / banking secrecy law (BSA), sanctions, FCPA and other related frauds anti-corruption, securities, taxes, wire and mail transfers, unlicensed money issuers, the misrepresentation law and sensitive employee issues. Mr. Day’s practice also includes BSA / AML compliance and due diligence advice, as well as forfeiture defense.

Linda noonan is Of Counsel in the Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s financial institutions and white-collar investigation and defense practice groups. She joined the firm from the US Department of the Treasury, Office of General Counsel, where she had been Senior Counsel for Financial Enforcement. In this capacity, she served as the principal legal advisor to Treasury officials on domestic and international money laundering and related financial law enforcement issues. She specializes in BSA / AML enforcement and compliance issues for financial institutions and non-financial businesses.

Ella Alves Capone is a senior partner in the Washington, DC office where she is a member of the White Collar Advocacy and Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Practice Groups. His practice is primarily focused in the areas of white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, regulatory enforcement advocacy and compliance advice. Ms. Capone regularly conducts internal investigations and advises multinational corporations and financial institutions, including major banks, virtual currency companies and casinos, on anti-corruption, bank secrecy / money laundering law. money and compliance with sanctions.

Ben belair is an associate in the Washington, DC office where he is a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group. His practice is primarily focused in the areas of white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, and compliance advice.

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