ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference - Las Vegas

THU26 - Risk Management in the Cryptosphere

Oct 4, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Oct 4, 2018 3:15pm


Presented by Thomson Reuters
The evolution of blockchain technology and the burgeoning cryptocurrency market are creating disruption for many financial institutions and regulators. And with that disruption comes challenges with identity linking and verification in the cryptosphere, as well as the acceptance of blockchain technologies for the field of risk management. This session will discuss:
• Dealing with identity and determining who people are in the cryptosphere.
• The implications from a regulatory standpoint, especially with regards to KYC/AML, terrorist financing, anonymous transactions, etc.
• Utilizing the blockchain for customer due diligence.



  • Jeremy Kuester, Deputy Associate Director, Policy Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN)
  • Jonathan Levin, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Chainalysis
  • Greg Pinn, Head of Strategy, iComply Investor Services, Inc
  • Deborah Thoren-Peden, Partner , Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC

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