ACAMS Midyear Review: 2019 Compliance Developments and Challenges

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  • When: June 28, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 1PM ET
  • Level: All

*This is a reschedule, originally planned for June 7, 2019 but was cancelled due to technical difficulties

Join us for this popular review of the important issues anti-financial crime, sanctions and anti-terror finance compliance professionals faced during the first half of 2019 and a look ahead at what should preoccupy their efforts in the latter half of the year.

ACAMS members will join ACAMS Editor-in-Chief Kieran Beer as we assess the most important developments and challenges faced by the compliance community during the first half of 2019.

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance/Policy Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Regulators


  • Global
  • Bank
  • Securities
  • MSB
  • Law Enforcement

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Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS

  • Chief Analyst and Director of Editorial Content


Kieran Beer is chief analyst and director of editorial content with responsibility for ACAMS, ACAMS Today and content for many ACAMS conferences and other programs.

Prior to joining ACAMS in 2006, he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, an award winning investment and financial planning magazine, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Kieran has been a financial journalist for more than 25 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor. He subsequently served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal Market Monitor, and editor at the American Banker.

Kieran speaks regularly at industry conferences, has appeared on CNBC and Sky News, and has been heard on WBBR and NPR. He writes two columns on anti-financial crime issues and is the host of “Financial Crime Matters,” a podcast series, as well ACAMS videocasts on YouTube


Colby Adams
  • Colby Adams

  • Senior Manager, Communications


Colby Adams was named the managing editor of ACAMS in September after joining the publication as a reporter in 2009. He and his staff report on regulatory enforcement actions, proposed laws and regulations impacting compliance, criminal and civil cases stemming from AML and BSA violations, and tax laws. Prior to joining the company, Colby covered defense and security issues for Foresight News in London.

Daniel Bethencourt
  • Daniel Bethencourt

  • Legal Reporter

Koos Couvee
  • Koos Couvée

  • Senior Reporter, Europe


Koos Couvée has been ACAMS’s European reporter since October 2017 and is responsible for covering the development of laws, regulations and compliance procedures designed to clamp down on illicit finance in the United Kingdom and European Union. Prior to joining ACAMS, Koos worked as a news journalist at various regional and national newspapers based in London.

Valentina Pasquali
  • Valentina Pasquali

  • Senior Reporter


Valentina Pasquali is senior reporter for ACAMS in Washington D.C., where she has covered efforts by Congress as well as federal regulators, investigators and prosecutors to combat financial crime since April 2016. A journalist for more than ten years, Valentina has in the past written for Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, International Business Times, Global Finance Magazine and other news outlets in the U.S. and Italy.

  • Sarah Runge

  • Global Head of FCC Regulatory Strategy
  • Credit Suisse
  • Bio

Sarah Runge currently serves as Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance Regulatory Strategy at Credit Suisse. In this role, Sarah works across the FCC and Regulatory Affairs teams in Credit Suisse to develop a global plan to engage with and manage regulatory relationships related to FCC. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Sarah spent over ten years in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes developing domestic and international initiatives to address illicit finance through her work with supervisors, law enforcement, and policy makers in the United States and globally. Her work included leading the U.S. delegation to the Financial Action Task Force and representing the U.S. Treasury Department at the G-7, G-20 and the Financial Stability Board.