2019 FIRMA/ACFE/ACAMS Seminar -- Philadelphia

March 1, 2019



ACFE, ACAMS and FIRMA invite you to the Annual Joint Philly Seminar


Friday, March 1, 2019
8:15am - 4:45pm

Doubletree Hotel
237 S. Broad Street (at Locust)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

8 CE’s – NASBA, FIRMA, & ACAMS accredited

Cost:        $175



7:15 – 8:00am    Registration & Networking Breakfast
Breakfast sponsored by Robert Half

8:00 – 8:15am  
Welcome and Introduction

Robert Irwin, ACFE
Chris King, ACAMS
Danielle Albrecht, FIRMA

8:15 – 9:25am
AML Compliance Program Requirements & “How To” Conduct an Effective AML Investigation

Chris King, Sr. AML Investigator at SoFi

9:25 – 10:35am
AML Model Validation

Salvatore Zerilli & Dominic Hulic, Mercadien Financial Services Group

BREAK 10:35 – 10:50am
Break sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services

10:50am – 12:00pm
AML Update – Year in Review

Robert J. Rhatigan, Dechert LLP

LUNCH w/Speaker: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Emerging Tech in Financial Crime, ACA Compliance Group

1:00 – 2:10pm
Crypto Crime

Hal Crawford, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services

2:10 – 3:20pm
Human Trafficking Cases

Abigail Rodgers Layton, Director of the Family Division at the Delaware Office of the Attorney General

BREAK 3:20 - 3:35 PM

3:35 – 4:45pm
Trade Based Money Laundering – Black Peso Exchange
Bernard McCormack, TD Bank, Sr. Manager, Strategic Investigations


Registration Fee: $175   Continental breakfast and full buffet lunch included

Register today! - Deadline is February 26, 2019
Click here to register:  

The Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association, Inc. ™ (FIRMA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site:

Note: ACFE is also a Registered Sponsor with NASBA.

Dress: Business Casual, please - (No jeans, no tennis shoes)

Parking: $12.00 CASH ONLY

CE Hours:  8 hours Group-Live credit for continuing education. CPEs are granted based upon a 50-minute hour. There are no educational or advance prerequisites for this seminar. The program skill level for this seminar is rated “Intermediate.”

Cancellations received through February 15, 2019, will be refunded in full. Cancellations made after February 15, 2019, are not refundable.

ACFE, ACAMS, and FIRMA reserve the right to change speakers or reschedule or cancel sessions when necessary. ACFE, ACAMS, and FIRMA are not responsible for any penalties (e.g. airfare, hotels, etc.) that may be incurred should this program be canceled.

For more information regarding seminar, administrative policies such as complaint or refund or other registration questions, please contact Danielle Albrecht at