Save the date for the 6th Annual Conference in Dubai – November 2015

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    6th Annual Conference
    in Dubai
    October, 2015

Conference Highlights and Resources:

Juan C. Zarate

Juan C. Zarate
US National Security Expert and Author of Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare


Juan C. Zarate

Juan Zarate is a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the senior national security analyst for CBS News, a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Law School, and a national security and financial integrity consultant. Zarate served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism from 2005 to 2009 and was responsible for developing and implementing the US government's counterterrorism strategy and policies related to transnational security threats. He was the first ever assistant secretary of the treasury for terrorist financing and financial crimes, where he led domestic and international efforts to attack terrorist financing, the innovative use of the Treasury Department's national security–related powers, and the global hunt for Saddam Hussein's assets. He is also a former federal prosecutor who served on terrorism prosecution teams prior to 9/11, including the investigation of the USS Cole attack.

Mr. Zarate is the author of the recently published Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare (PublicAffairs, 2013), Forging Democracy (University Press of America,1994), and a variety of articles in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Quarterly, and other publications. He has his own weekly national security program on called Flash Points.

John J. Byrne, Esq.

A Call to Action from ACAMS EVP

Attendee reviews from 2014

  • "ACAMS conference is a very informative forum to discuss and understand the global AML trends and practice. This forum providing opportunities to expand our compliance professional network globally."

    United Arab Emirates, Athma Rai, Sr Compliance Officer, Instant Cash
  • "Great conference with relevant and expert speakers. Truly learned a lot from this conference and will attend as many as possible future conferences."

    South Africa, Michael Johannes Hetzel, Manager, Deloitte & Touche
  • "It was great to meet ACAMS members from all over Middle East Area, the conference environment was fantastic, I now have a strong relationship with many partners in compliance."

    Kuwait, Abdelhadi Ahmed Ahmed Elkabbash, Asst. Compliance Manager – Compliance & Risk Department, Al Mulla International Exchange Company K.S.C.C