Deputy Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance, The Western Union Company

Clay Roberts is Deputy Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance at Western Union, where he is responsible for assisting the Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance with developing and leading Western Union’s BSA/AML strategy including providing guidance for strategic initiatives in support of meeting domestic and international regulatory and law enforcement requirements. Additionally, Clay leads Western Union’s Global Regulatory Management team, suspicious activity and transaction reporting program, the compliance mergers and acquisitions group, and due diligence projects related to high-risk products. Prior to joining Western Union, Clay was a Senior Enforcement Officer at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) at the US Department of the Treasury, where he focused on the supervision of Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Federal Reserve regulated institutions, data quality matters related to SARs and CTRs, and other regulatory matters. Clay began his career in the AML field at Wachovia Securities, now Wells Fargo Advisors, and helped to establish Wells Fargo Advisors’ customer identification, international due diligence and transaction monitoring programs. While at Wells Fargo Advisors, Clay served as a Vice President and AML Compliance Officer.

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My Sessions

FinCrime Update: The Complex Web of Financial Crime in Late 2022

16 November 2022, 10:00 - 10:35