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FREE! Live Q&A with the Former Chief of New York’s Money Laundering Unit’s: NYDFS Part 504 Breakdown and Analysis

Date:  Thursday, August 17, 2017

Time:  12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST

On January 1st 2017 New York State’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued Part 504. This rule sets high expectations on how sanctions/OFAC and other lists are screened. Join us live on August 17, and hear a great AML expert on one of the hottest topics impacting AML and OFAC compliance today.

To navigate this rule’s unprecedented challenges, SanctionsAlert.com has invited Former Chief of Money Laundering Unit New York State Office of the Attorney General to explain what Part 504’s personal liability means in the criminal context.

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What you will learn:
– What are the powers of New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) on the criminal side
– Who are duly authorized prosecutors in NY
– What the role of prosecutors are according to statute
– What are the investigative concerns (jurisdiction, resources, questions of proof)
– What are the likely steps you would see in an investigation against your financial institution?

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30 minutes


Meryl Lutsky


Saskia Rietbroek

Meryl Lutsky
Former Chief of Money Laundering Unit
New York State Office of the Attorney General

Meryl Lutsky has been a prosecutor for over 20 years, the last 10 of which she has spent leading the New York State Attorney General’s Statewide Crime Proceeds Strike Force, a collaboration with state regulators to uncover, investigate, and prosecute Money Laundering crimes as well as those related to violations of the Banking and Tax laws. In these joint investigations, Meryl has been cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in both the Southern and Northern Districts of New York. Meryl is also very active in educating and training financial institutions in how to protect their institutions from financial fraud. She is the Co-Chair of the New York Chapter of ACAMS which was recognized in 2016 as ACAMS Chapter of the Year.

Meryl is also a recipient of the ACAMS AML Professional of the Year Award.

Meryl will be participating as a speaker at SanctionsAlert.com Sanctions Risk Management Symposium, September 18-19, 2017, in New York.

This Live Webinar is Included in the SanctionsAlert.com Membership. SanctionsAlert.com Members will receive an email with log in details one day before the Webinar. These are also posted on the SanctionsAlert.com Platform. After the Live Webinar, SanctionsAlert.com Members can also view this webinar on-demand on our Platform.

Salvatore Scotto
Complex Sanctions Forensics and FCC Advisory Services, LLC

Salvatore provides sanctions consulting services to financial institutions, law firms, US government, and commercial enterprises. He was the former Head of US Economic Sanctions at HSBC North America Holdings, where he built a comprehensive sanctions program with centralized client and transactional sanction alert clearing teams, a dedicated sanctions technology management team, and a program office that consisted of a Sanctions Policy, Communications and Training unit, a Sanctions Advisory unit, and a Sanctions Complex Investigations Team. He joined HSBC from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, OFAC. At OFAC, Salvatore specialized in Compliance and Outreach programs and served as a subject matter resource to industries and law enforcement on a wide range of issues relating to US economic sanctions compliance. He was a former chairman of the National Regulatory & Risk Committee of the International Financial Services Association, the Clearing House – OFAC Working Group, and the UN Working Group on Terrorist Sanctions programs, and Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Counsel representing OFAC. Salvatore is also the current Sanctions and AML Senior Fellow from Practice for the Regulatory Compliance Association.

Saskia Rietbroek
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and
an industry leader on anti-money laundering (AML)

Saskia is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and an industry leader on anti-money laundering (AML) and related financial crime topics. Saskia has over 15 years of AML experience, in the USA, Latin America and Europe. Stemming from her global footprint, she applies valuable expertise and insight into international training, and financial crime compliance projects. Saskia was the founding Executive Director of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). She conducts training, independent reviews of AML/OFAC Compliance Programs, designs AML/OFAC Manuals, and AML/OFAC Risk Assessments. Saskia is also Partner at AML Services International, a multi-media training company in the anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) field. Its webinar series attracts hundreds of financial institutions from all over the world. Saskia spearheaded ACAMS as its founding Executive Director from October 2001 to December 2005. Under her leadership, ACAMS grew from 0-3500 members from 101 countries, and developed the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Program (CAMS), which has become the de facto AML credential in the financial services industry worldwide. She has served on the ACAMS Advisory Board, and on the ACAMS Exam Preparation Seminar Taskforce. From 2007-2010, Saskia served as Financial Crimes Advisor to Fiserv, a U.S- based Fortune 500 company. She is a frequent speaker in English, Spanish and Dutch on a variety of financial crime subjects. She earned law degrees from Leiden University (Netherlands) and Universidad La Católica (Lima, Peru). She also has an international MBA from Florida International University. She speaks fluent Dutch, English, Spanish and basic German.

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Bank of America

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Axa Equitable Life Insurance Company

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— Nicolette Douglas, Axa Equitable Life Insurance Company – New York, NY, USA



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— Susan Wilson, RBC – Toronto, Canada


Comerico Bank

“Both speakers were exceptionally knowledgeable and provided practical information regarding the sanctions changes”
— Adam Hermes, Comerico Bank – Livonia, USA