Ransomware and Its Impact on Financial Crime

The discussion will address ransomware attacks, who is involved, and its impact on financial crime programs




Please join us as our panel of experts discuss the rise in ransomware attacks and its impact on financial crime.

The discussion will include an overview and analysis of the advisories from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN); identify who the key players are in ransomware attacks (including which state actors are involved); assess why cryptocurrency is the preferred method of payment; provide insight into how companies should respond if attacked (and what the AML and OFAC risks are to making ransom payments); and delve into the details of a successful prosecution of a ransomware case.

Panel includes:

Dainia Jabaji, Attorney, Winston & Strawn LLP

Hiral Mehta, Deputy Chief, International Narcotics & Money Laundering, Bank Integrity Task Force, Criminal Division U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York

Gregory Schwarz, Associate Director, Guidehouse

Jesse Spiro, Chief Government Affairs Officer, Chainalysis, Inc

The event is finished.


Jun 29 2021


5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

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