Fortifying the Compliance Function to Combat Human Trafficking

Sponsored by

Thomson Reuters
  • When: October 4, 2017
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate

There are currently an estimated 21 million people trapped in some form of modern-day slavery. From domestic servitude, sex exploitation, forced marriage, people smuggling to forced, bonded and child labor – human trafficking remains a multibillion-dollar criminal enterprise. Compliance professionals have the opportunity to combat this inhuman criminal practice through detection, reporting and identification of common typologies that indicate trafficking. During this webinar, experts in compliance and human trafficking provide practical insights and detailed best practices to enhance anti-money laundering efforts, help disrupt human trafficking networks and work toward shutting down this criminal activity.

Learning Objectives

  • Implementing risk models and monitoring techniques to detect common trafficking red flags
  • Successfully partnering with law enforcement agencies to improve employee training, data sharing and investigations
  • Detailing investigation and data collection practices to effectively support human trafficking-related Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) filings

Who Should Attend

  • Law Enforcement
  • FIU/FCC Team Members
  • Compliance Officers
  • All Lines of Business


  • Global
  • North America
  • Bank
  • Law Enforcement


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John J. Byrne
  • John J. Byrne, Esq., CAMS

  • President
  • Condor Consulting LLC


John is Executive Vice President of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), a global organization with over 46,000 members. Byrne is an internationally known regulatory and legislative attorney and one of the leading AML community voices for over 30 years.  He has experience in a vast array of financial service related issues, with particular expertise in regulatory oversight, policy and governance, anti-money laundering (AML), privacy and terrorist financing. He has written over 100 articles and blogs on AML, financial crime and privacy; represented the financial sector in this area before the United States Congress, state legislatures and international bodies such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF); and appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, the Today Show, and many other media outlets.

John has received a number of awards, including the Director’s Medal for Exceptional Service from the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Distinguished Service Award for his career work in the compliance field. His podcast, “AML Now” (on ITunes) received a 2017 Communicator Award for hosting from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. John’s blog on AML and Fraud (found at received a Gold Hermes Award in 2016. He is also on Twitter @jbacams2011.


Sara Crowe
  • Sara Crowe

  • Associate Director – Data Systems
  • Polaris

Frederick Reynolds
  • Frederick Reynolds

  • Managing Director, Global Head of Financial Crime Legal
  • Barclays