Dates: September 12 - 14, 2021
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.
Executive Vice President
Chief BSA Officer & Chief Operational Risk Officer
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.
Mia is currently the Bank Secrecy Act Officer and Head of AML US in the Global Anti-Money Laundering function at TD Bank Group. Mia joined TD in February 2014, first serving as the Head of the US AML Financial Intelligence Unit. Previously, Mia was with the federal government for 17 years, as a prosecutor and as a supervisor with the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section/Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. There, she handled a wide variety of financial crime prosecutions, including complex fraud and money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and IEEPA cases. Mia concluded her government career by spending three years, part of which as the Chief of Staff, with the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, an independent agency within the U.S. Department of the Treasury established to prevent fraud, waste and abuse linked to TARP.
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 Senior Vice President and Bank Secrecy Act Officer City National Bank Los Angeles
"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. Delany Partner Mayer Brown LLP 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
The Forum on Sanctions & AML Compliance is scheduled to take place from September 12 – 14, 2021 at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia. Please see our COVID-19 Precautions page for details on our commitment to safety.