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ACAMS (Delaware) Event: International sanctions, dinner, and networking

  • Wilmington University - Doberstein Admission Center 320 North Dupont Highway Wilmington Manor, DE, 19720 United States (map)

Brought to you by ACAMS (Delaware), Wilmington University, and Thomson Reuters.

Where and When

Wilmington University 
320 North Dupont Highway
Doberstein Admission Center
New Castle, DE 19720

Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

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We are providing this event FREE and OPEN TO ALL (ACAMS member or not), but registration through this link is asked in order to give us a good headcount to prepare. Unlike prior events, this one has two unique aspects. First, it is centered around a panel discussion and moderator that are subject matter experts regarding international sanctions compliance. Second, along with unique access to networking opportunities, employers, and sponsors, there will be a full dinner buffet. This event is aimed at offering something of value to everyone of our thousands of contacts and partnering organizations:

An educational / ACAMS accredited training portion international sanctions compliance with 4 panelists and a moderator. These unique opportunities to get involved in a rare question and answer session with experts. 

Networking and career development opportunities via multiple on-site recruiters and hiring managers in attendance to help start or advance your career in our related fields. It's also intended as an opportunity for our people to reach out to the sponsors and board of directors for ACAMS (Delaware) with questions, suggestions, or requests for help.

Food will include assorted appetizers and salad; entrees of pasta primavera, roasted chicken, meatball marinara; desserts of cannolis, cream puffs, eclairs, and italian cookies.


5:00 PM to 6:00 PM : Buffet dinner, networking, and access to sponsors, panelists, and board members. 

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM : Introductions and panel discussion. 

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM : Desserts along with more networking, and access to sponsors, panelists, etc. 


Jay Como: Currently, the Executive Director of Global Client Reference Data at JPMorgan Chase & Co., but also had served as their Executive Director of BSA Client List Screening and Securities Operations. Some of Jay’s prior roles were as a Managing Director of Technology at TD Ameritrade, Vice President of Operations at Charles Schwab, and Senior Director of Global Operations at E*TRADE Financial. Jay graduated with an MBA from St. Mary's College and an executive training program for the Securities Industry Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.


Daniel Tannebaum : Principal in PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial Crimes Unit and the leader of the Global Financial Services Sanctions Practice. Dan provides AML and sanctions regulatory crisis management support to global financial institutions and provides strategic compliance program support. At PwC, Dan has supported numerous global financial institutions as a result of their sanctions violations in the U.S. He’s lead sanctions program remediations for European and Asian financial institutions including the design of target operating models, policies and procedures, and communication strategies. Previously, he served as the Head of Compliance for the Americas and global sanctions at Travelex. Dan was also the OFAC Compliance Coordinator for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, received the FBI Director’s Certificate for Exceptional Service, was an instructor at the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, and has trained Federal Reserve national supervisory examiners and FDIC examiners on OFAC regulations and policies. 

Shaswat K. Das : Senior attorney at Hunton & Williams counseling clients on AML and sanctions compliance matters before the SEC, PCAOB, and federal banking regulators. His clients include large financial institutions, community banks, and multi-national manufacturers and distributors. Prior to joining Hunton & Williams LLP, Shas had a long career in US government and quasi-government agencies where he served in numerous senior level positions including Associate Director at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Senior Sanctions Advisor at OFAC, and Senior Counsel at the US Securities & Exchange Commission and Federal Reserve Board. Shas also served as the head of the compliance examinations unit at Legg Mason, a global asset management firm.

Jesse Spiro : Head of specialized research for Thomson Reuters World-Check. He oversees a global team of research analysts covering bribery, corruption, and threat finance (terrorism, proliferation, cybercrime, organized crime, smuggling, trafficking). He is a member of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Financial Threats Council, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Human Trafficking Task Force. He is the author of several reports on supply chain and reputational risk, and a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Keith Furst : Experience in a variety of banks and financial institutions where his focus was on implementing, fine tuning, and validating financial crime systems. He has managed global initiatives composed of cross-functional teams dispersed over the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC). His work has included custom data analytics, resulting in identifying suspicious activity beyond traditional surveillance models. He is skilled at bridging the requirements of risk and compliance with technology, including strategic programs, such as ongoing data validation and quality. Now running his own company, Data Derivatives, his forte relates to transaction monitoring, customer due diligence, sanctions, fraud and market abuse systems.

Additional Sponsors:

Data Derivatives :

Aerotek Staffing Agency :

Aston Carter Staffing & Services :

Rober Half International :


Do I have to be an ACAMS member to RSVP?

No, this event is free and open to the public.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is free and multiple areas are on campus.

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, this is just for us to get an RSVP count for food and such.