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Sullivan & Cromwell

Sullivan & Cromwell’s AML and Sanctions Group includes leading practitioners with demonstrated expertise and extensive experience in navigating AML and OFAC sanctions program challenges. Included in the Group are former government officials from the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the New York State Banking Department (now the New York Department of Financial Services), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as well as former officials from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the New York Stock Exchange (now the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Enforcement Division. Together, the Group’s unique interdisciplinary team—with lawyers whose practice area specialties range from supervision and regulation to investigations and litigation to mergers and acquisitions to Congressional investigations—is prepared to assist financial institutions with any AML or OFAC sanctions enforcement or compliance challenges they may face.   

Sullivan & Cromwell’s AML & Sanctions Group practitioners have provided counsel in nearly every high-profile AML and OFAC sanctions-related regulatory enforcement action and law enforcement proceeding involving a financial institution in the last decade, making it a preeminent presence and force in the areas of AML and OFAC sanctions enforcement and compliance.

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