A First Anniversary: Assessing the CDD Final Rule’s First Year

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  • When: June 14, 2019
  • Time: 2PM – 4PM ET
  • Level: All

*This is a reschedule, originally planned for May 8, 2019, but was cancelled due to technical difficulties

The CDD Final Rule, which codified new regulations for determining and verifying beneficial owners on new accounts, went into effect on May 11, 2018. For many in the compliance field, the first year has been a search for solutions as financial institutions put planning into practice and implemented the rule — and grappled with issues that sometimes defied easy answers. This webinar takes a look back at the CDD Final Rule’s first year, examining its impact so far, and analyzing its influence on risk management practices going forward.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyzing practical solutions to manage unique Final Rule challenges including building staff awareness, creating training programs and defining criteria for triggering events
  • Detailing commonplace solutions for establishing and verifying beneficial ownership to outline practical impacts on compliance infrastructure and risk management models
  • Reviewing best practices for documenting Final Rule compliance policies to mitigate risks of examination-related issues and concerns

Who Should Attend

  • AML Officers
  • Regulators/Examiners
  • Legal Advisors
  • Compliance Consultants


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Maleka Ali
  • Maleka Ali, CAMS-Audit

  • President
  • Arc-Serv, LLC


Jeremy Keuster
  • Jeremy Keuster

  • Counsel
  • White & Case LLP

Sharon A. Blanchette
  • Sharon A. Blanchette, CAMS

  • SVP, Director of the Financial Investigations Unit (FIU)
  • Union Bank & Trust

Daniel Stipano
  • Dan Stipano

  • Partner
  • Buckley Sandler LLP


Dan Stipano brings more than three decades of bank regulatory and enforcement experience to his position as a partner in BuckleySandler LLP’s Washington DC office. In his practice he advises on all aspects of bank regulatory and compliance issues, represents clients in state, federal, and foreign banking enforcement actions, and provides assistance in establishing, maintaining, and monitoring Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) compliance programs.