Essential Training for Compliance Professionals

Financial institutions of all sizes are continually challenged to effectively govern their Financial Crimes Compliance programs and demonstrate to their auditors and examiners that they understand how to manage effectively the AML risk of their organization. This one-day interactive seminar discusses core international AML guidance, obligations to key US AML and OFAC regulations and the elements of an effective AML Risk Assessment – all of which contribute to an effective compliance program. It will also include discussion of the new CDD rule and the New York Department of Financial Services Rule 504.

Fortify Your Essential Compliance Skills Through:

  • Practical AML principles and skills for immediate application
  • Discussing real-life scenarios and engaging in interactive guided discussions
  • Acquiring the skills and background knowledge for implementing proper internal controls and risk management practices, policies and procedures


7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Exploring the Evolution of Money Laundering and Financial Crime
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Networking and Refreshment Break
10:00 AM – 12:15 PM Examining the AML International Guidance and US Regulations
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM – 3:00 PM Examining other US Regulations and Reviewing the Components of an Effective Risk Assessment Program
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Networking and Refreshment Break
3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Reviewing Key Elements of a Robust AML Program
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM Q&A and Closing Remarks


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Jack Sonnenschein
  • Jack Sonnenschein, CAMS-Audit

  • Founder and Principal
  • Compliance Navigation LLC


Jack Sonnenschein is Founder and Principal of Compliance Navigation LLC. In prior roles, Jack was the Global Head – Audit Advisory for Financial Crime Compliance at Standard Chartered Bank. Jack also provided AML, compliance and audit leadership at Citigroup, American Express and JP Morgan Chase. He is certified as CAMS-Audit. A frequent instructor at ACAMS conferences and seminars, he started his career at Touche Ross (now Deloitte & Touche) in Quebec and New York where he earned his chartered accountancy and certified public accountant designations.

  • Peter D. Wild, FCA, CAMS-Audit

  • AML Consulting, Audit & Training
  • Wild AML Solutions LLC


Peter is a consultant specializing in AML/TF and Sanctions business processes, AML Operational and IT Auditing and Training.

He retired from JP Morgan in 2016 as a Senior Audit Manager, managing IT and Operational audits in many areas including AML/TF and Sanctions.

Upon arriving in America from England, he became the IT Audit Director for Republic National Bank of New York then Senior IT Audit Manager at Coopers & Lybrand and later the IT Audit Director and Deputy CIO at Melville Corporation.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a Past President of the New York ISACA Chapter and a Recipient of the Joseph J. Wasserman Award for his outstanding contributions to IT Audit and Security.

He is a founding member of the CAMS Audit Faculty, the Co-Chair of the ACAMS New York Chapter and he received the 2015 Al Gillum Volunteer of the Year Award.