Strengthening AML by Effectively Managing – and Recovering from – a Consent Order

  • When: March 13, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

For compliance professionals, consent orders can be professionally challenging, emotionally taxing and a serious drain on time and resources. Yet, the process of working through one can also provide opportunities for institutional introspection and retooling oversight systems in ways that serve to strengthen oversight. In this webinar, seasoned compliance professionals provide insights on navigating the rigors of a consent order, while mitigating future regulatory risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Communicating in-depth with examiners to determine issues that led to consent order and assess remediation expectations and options
  • Developing and presenting detailed corrective action plans to senior management to attain institutional support and ensure adequate resourcing
  • Implementing rectification plan to satisfy consent order demands and training staff on systemic changes to strengthen compliance going forward

Who Should Attend

  • BSA/AML Officers
  • Senior Management
  • Legal Advisors
  • Risk Management Officers
  • Industry Consultants
  • Examiners


  • North America
  • Banking
  • MSB
  • Securities
  • Regulatory Agencies


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Gregg Fields
  • Gregg Fields, CAMS

  • Senior Copywriter


Mr. Fields was a research fellow in residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard Law School before joining ACAMS. His work focused on systemic causes of the 2008 financial crisis. He spent most of his career as a financial journalist at The Miami Herald, where he covered money laundering and white-collar crime and was a member of the staff that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Mr. Fields has also taught financial journalism at graduate schools in Beijing and Hong Kong.


  • Vasilios Chrisos

  • Partner
  • PwC

Lauren Kohr
  • Lauren Kohr, CAMS-FCI

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • Old Dominion National Bank


Ms. Kohr’ s background includes more than eleven years of experience in the financial sector with significant experience in BSA/AML and OFAC compliance. Currently, Ms. Kohr serves as the Senior Manager over AML/BSA governance and policy within the Financial Intelligence Unit at Pentagon Federal Credit Union in Alexandria, VA. Ms. Kohr is responsible for several aspects of the BSA Compliance program including risk assessments, policy/procedures, AML/BSA governance, quality assurance, and merger and acquisition due diligence. Prior to her current role, she was the VP/Director of AML/BSA/OFAC at Metro Bank. During this time, she was responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Program, including USA Patriot Act, Anti-Money Laundering, and OFAC regulations. Ms. Kohr is continuously recognized as a technical expert on the Bank Secrecy Act and a financial crimes subject matter expert with particular strengths in BSA/AML compliance and program management, governance, process improvement/ implementation and quality assurance/audit reviews.

Ms. Kohr was the 2016 ACAMS AML Professional of the year and authored the 2016 ACAMS Article of the Year. Ms. Kohr is a frequent guest speaker at numerous conferences both domestically and internationally on AML/BSA/OFAC related topics. She serves on the ACAMS U.S. Capital Board of Directors and was previously the president of the Central PA BS/AML/CTF user Group and PBA Marijuana Legalization Implementation Task Force in Harrisburg, PA. She is currently CAMS-FCI certified.

Robert Goldfinger
  • John O’Connell

  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Hua Nan Bank