About Evan T. Abrams

Evan Abrams counsels financial institutions, multinational corporations, and individuals on a variety of international regulatory and compliance matters. He regularly advises clients on issues related to anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions, export controls, foreign anti-corruption, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). Among other sectors, his practice focuses on emerging technology, including financial technology (FinTech) where he leverages his deep understanding of business trends and technological developments to help clients achieve their commercial objectives while complying with complex regulatory regimes.

About Steptoe & Johnson LLP

In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions.


Staying compliant with the evolving regulatory landscape of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) has always been challenging. With the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2021, increased scrutiny and heightened penalties are expected. Amidst these changes, financial institutions also grapple with imminent credit and liquidity risks which, if not mitigated, could significantly affect operations and revenue.

Now, more than ever, financial service providers need to strengthen their BSA/AML compliance approaches and improve their transaction monitoring systems. To be able to seamlessly navigate these complexities, integrating an AML technology solution designed to increase efficiency, compliance, and profitability becomes imperative.

Join financial services regulation practitioners Simon Moss (Symphony Ayasdia) and Evan T. Abrams (Steptoe & Johnson LLP) as they provide a comprehensive discussion on how financial institutions can leverage the use of technology to meet their BSA/AML obligations. Speakers will also share practical risk-based approaches to thwart perils and maximize the opportunities in this fast-paced regulatory climate.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:

• Trends and Developments in BSA/AML Regulation

• Top Financial Crimes: Trends and Statistics

• Essentials of Effective Money Laundering Technology Service

• Leveraging Opportunities

• A 2022 Outlook

About The Knowledge Group

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