Register today to hear Chris Siddons, CAMS, Southwest Geographic Leader of Crowe Horwath’s Regulatory Compliance Risk practice discuss BSA and Beneficial Ownership.

Chris has more than 18 years financial services experience. Prior to joining Crowe Horwath, Chris was the AML Operations Director at Ally Financial, Inc., a $176 billion bank holding company operating in 15 countries. Chris built an AML Operations group as part of the conversion of GMAC Financial Services from an auto finance company to Ally Financial, Inc., a bank holding company. Functioning in this role, the AML Operations group developed and implemented a proprietary integrated customer risk scoring, transaction monitoring and case management solution. Chris was also responsible for the technology and operations supporting Ally’s AML and Sanctions compliance programs. Prior to joining Ally, was Senior AML Audit Manager at Washington Mutual responsible for building the AML Audit team to independently test the AML/Sanctions program and monitor progress remediating an OTS consent order. Prior to Washington Mutual, Chris served as a Senior Manager in the Protiviti, Inc. regulatory risk practice advising clients on the remediation of AML/Sanctions programs subject to regulatory enforcement actions. Prior to Protiviti, Inc. Chris was the Money Laundering Reporting Officer at BNP Paribas Private Bank & Trust Cayman Limited where he was responsible for building the AML/Sanctions compliance program.

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Julia is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) with seven years of experience as a compliance officer for a $16 billion multiregional bank holding company. As a compliance officer, she conducted consumer compliance reviews covering lending, deposit and operational functions of the six different charters held by the holding company. She also assisted bank management with the implementation of new products, services and procedures; communicated new and evolving regulatory requirements to bank staff; and consulted with bank personnel on day-to-day compliance questions and issues, as needed.

Since joining McGladrey LLP in 2006, Julia has performed numerous consulting engagements for banks ranging in size from $37 million to $5 billion. She performs consulting duties and conducts consumer compliance reviews thoroughly and with professionalism and she is extremely knowledgeable in all facets of consumer compliance. Julia has assisted clients with implementing procedures related to BSA and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance and has conducted numerous BSA/AML reviews for clients of various asset sizes. She exhibits particular strength in lending related compliance issues, especially residential mortgage lending, Texas home equity rules and fair lending reviews.

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