SIA Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Conference

The Securities Industry Association established in 1972 through the merger of the Investment Banker’s Association and the Association of Stock Exchange Firms protects the common interests to reach common goals of more than 600 securities firms.

The Securities Industry Association (SIA) aims at creating and maintaining public trust and confidence in the securities markets. Its members are investment banks, broker-dealers and mutual fund companies both in US and international markets.

To meet the needs of its members, SIA holds many activities. One of those is organizing conferences on anti-money laundering on an annual basis. The exchange of information and experience related to this is mutually advantageous for all the members of the Securities Industry Association.

On the 29th of March, 2006, the 6th Annual SIA’s Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Conference took place having brought together over 500 participants and having introduced the experts from the related companies and organizations. The discussions of the most topical developments and essential requirements in anti-money laundering laws were held by the leading experts of this field. The program included representatives from the US Department of the Treasury, Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of Justice, OFAC, New York Stock Exchange, NASD and Department of Homeland Security.

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