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  • Tuesday, June 25 | 10:15-11:30 AM


    CPE: 1.5

    Level: Advanced

    Recommended Prerequisites:

    • Knowledge of money laundering and related finance concepts
    • Experience with money laundering investigations

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    The session will explore some of the most sophisticated and advanced means of laundering money. Hear directly from an anti-fraud expert who has seen much of the inside of the Deutsche Bank mirror trading, the Azerbaijani laundromat and Danske Bank's Estonian branch movement of $230 billion. This session will use these and other real-life cases to illustrate the clever ways criminals move money through the use of private and public hedge funds, law firm trust accounts, warehouse receipts, bills of lading, doppelganger companies and faux state-owned enterprises. It will also look to the future and discuss money laundering 3.0.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Assess the ongoing evolution of money laundering
    • Employ defenses against criminals targeting your financial institution
    • Identify red flags of money laundering scenarios that investigators should be able to spot

    L. Burke Files, DDP, CACM

    President, Financial Examinations & Evaluations Inc.

    L. Burke Files is the president of Financial Examinations & Evaluations Inc., an international investigative and consulting firm specializing in asset recovery, due diligence, anti-money laundering, and intellectual property. Files is an international expert on money laundering and due diligence; he has run cases in more than 130 countries from tens of thousands to billions of dollars.


    Files was previously a partner in a regional consulting firm specializing in business, financial and securities consulting and served as the director of corporate finance for an investment banking company. As a financial industry insider, Files is keenly aware of the type, and accuracy of information required to make informed, timely decisions.


    He also volunteers as the president of the American Anti-Corruption Institute and the International Due Diligence Organization and teaches classes for them on due diligence, anti-corruption, and compliance.

  • L. Burke Files, DDP, CACM

    President, Financial Examinations & Evaluations Inc.

    L. Burke Files is the president of Financial Examinations & Evaluations Inc., an international investigative and consulting firm specializing in asset recovery, due diligence, anti-money laundering, and intellectual property. Files is an international expert on money laundering and due diligence; he has run cases in more than 130 countries from tens of thousands to billions of dollars.


    Files was previously a partner in a regional consulting firm specializing in business, financial and securities consulting and served as the director of corporate finance for an investment banking company. As a financial industry insider, Files is keenly aware of the type, and accuracy of information required to make informed, timely decisions.


    He also volunteers as the president of the American Anti-Corruption Institute and the International Due Diligence Organization and teaches classes for them on due diligence, anti-corruption, and compliance.

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