Dates: June 12 - 14, 2023
Location: Leesburg, Virginia
The Steering Committee welcomes 48 leading lawyers, consultants and compliance experts from global financial institutions and multinationals with integrated financial services in the USA.
Using candid, seminar-style discussions at this annual meeting, the group examines trends and developments in every jurisdiction for meaningful dialogue on the most pressing issues regarding economic sanctions and anti-money laundering (AML).
This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.
ROY D’SA is Executive Vice President, Chief Bank Secrecy Act Officer and Chief Operational Risk Officer at Huntington National Bank. D’sa has over 35 years of experience in financial services with leadership roles in retail banking, enterprise program management, electronic banking, consumer and commercial operations, technology, mergers and acquisitions and risk management.
He has significant BSA/AML and OFAC compliance experience and leads Huntington Bank’s enterprise-wide Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Program. He is also responsible for leading and managing enterprise-wide Operational Risk for the bank.
He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Corporate Finance. He participates in several BSA/AML industry and peer forums and works closely with regulators, law enforcement agencies and public and private sector groups on issues and topics related to BSA/AML and Operation Risk.
Kelly recently joined Plaid as their Anti-Money Laundering Officer. Prior to joining Plaid, Kelly was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley in Global Financial Crime and the Deputy AML Officer at E*TRADE Financial Corporation. Kelly also spent ten years at Grant Thornton as a forensic accountant working on global investigation, compliance, and corruption cases. She attended Bucknell University and Johns Hopkins University.
Matthew Haslinger is the Chief BSA/AML Officer for M&T Bank. Matthew attended George Mason University’s School of Law where he focused on criminal litigation. After law school, Matthew joined the U.S. Department of Justice’s Money Laundering and Bank Integrity Unit as a Trial Attorney where he was involved in the investigation and prosecution of complex, national and international money laundering and sanctions-related matters. In November 2012, he returned to his hometown of Buffalo, NY to bring his BSA/AML and OFAC experience to M&T Bank. As the Head of the Financial Investigations Unit, Matthew was responsible for day-to-day operations and strategic decision-making as it relates to enterprise-wide transaction monitoring, customer investigations and suspicious activity report filing. In July 2020, Matthew was appointed Chief BSA/AML Officer. Matthew is a licensed attorney in Virginia and New York, holds a FINRA Series 7 license and is ACAMS certified.
Kate has a background in social services where she treated youth with complex mental health and addictions issues. Her role involved developing detailed, treatment-focused program plans and seeing them through to completion. Kate brings many years of experience in the service industry to her role at Cambridge Forums. In her spare time, Kate enjoys good food and wine, all things true-crime related, and dance parties with her kids.
Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions among preeminent leaders dealing with pressing issues in economic sanctions and anti-money laundering (AML).
"Candid discussions and information sharing among thought leaders in the AML space."Chuck Taylor Executive VP, Head of Financial Crimes Advisory AML RightSource Cleveland
"This is a unique program that brings together expert practitioners to collaborate and share opinions and perspectives in a setting that encourages candor with an eye to problem solving."Thomas J. Delaney Partner Norton Rose Fulbright Washington
"Wonderful opportunity to share issues and resolutions on a practical level."Wesley Chen Managing Director and General Counsel Bank of China USA New York