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Meet with Treliant at ACAMS Hollywood

Treliant is a proud Platinum Sponsor of the ACAMS 23rd Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference in Hollywood, FL. Members of our Global Financial Crimes Compliance team look forward to connecting with you at the conference to discuss the changes and challenges impacting the financial services industry.

Please join Efren Marquez Alba, Director, for the session, “Reviewing Regulatory and Enforcement Trends Affecting MSBs” on Tuesday, April 10 from 4:50 PM – 5:50 PM. The panel will address important topics including:

  • Analyzing regulatory actions against Money Services Businesses (MSBs) to highlight compliance risks including failure to implement and maintain Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programs
  • Examining laundering typologies linked to MSBs and virtual currencies
  • Scrutinizing regulatory actions on lax bank oversight of MSBs to mitigate monitoring risks
To learn more about our Trusted Advisory Services for Global Financial Crimes Compliance, please stop by our booth in the Exhibit Hall (Booths 213 and 215), or reach out to us personally in advance of the conference.



Treliant's Global Financial Crimes Compliance Regulatory Advisory Services Include:

Program Design, Assessment, and Implementation

  • Design and Implementation of Compliance Programs
  • Program Reviews, including Health Checks
  • Department Structure and Staffing Assessments
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Acquisition/Merger Due Diligence
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Scoring Methodology Development
  • Independent Audits

Customer Risk Profile

  • Customer Segmentation
  • High Risk Customer Methodology
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)/Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Program
  • Customer Identification Program (CIP)        
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) Program
  • Correspondent Banking Due Diligence

Data Analytics and Remediation

  • Data Integrity/Lineage Reviews
  • Customer Data Quality Reviews
  • Data Acquisition: Normalization

Regulatory Exams

  • Exam Preparation
  • Corrective Action Advisory and Remediation

Program Outsourcing

  • All Program Areas from Oversight to Investigations

Staff Augmentation

  • Staffing at all Levels: Chief Compliance Officer (CCO); Analyst; Auditor

Governance

  • Board of Directors and Senior Management Roles and Responsibilities
  • Management and Board Reporting; Dashboard and Metrics Design
  • Corporate Culture Reviews and Assessments
  • First-, Second-, and Third-Line Roles and Responsibilities       
  • Training at all Levels—Board; Management; Employees

Model Governance, Review, Implementation, and Validation

  • Model Governance
  • Model Documentation Procedure and Analysis
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Alerting Sanctions for Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Screening Tools Identification and Implementation
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Monitoring Rules/Scenarios, Identification, Calibration, and Analysis    
  • Sanctions (OFAC) Filters/Fuzzy Logic Rules Identification, Calibration and Analysis

Investigations and Lookbacks

  • Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) Review
  • Alert and Case Management Process Review
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and Transaction Lookbacks
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Review

Enforcement Action Remediation

  • Independent Compliance Monitorships/Consultancies
  • Independent Compliance Reviews and Audits 
  • Independent Transactional Reviews (Lookbacks) 
  • Tactical Remediation Project Plans

Treliant Team at ACAMS Hollywood

Frank J. Meister

Frank J. Meister

Senior Manager

Frank Meister is a Senior Manager with Treliant, with over 20 years in banking operations and compliance. For the past 12 years, he has worked on the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) and Sanctions Programs of large and mid-sized banks, building strong programs to withstand robust regulatory examinations. Frank’s broad and diversified experience helps him deliver the right size solution to financial institutions.

 

At Treliant, Frank has provided expertise and leadership in a variety of roles such as developing compliance programs, leading independent assessments, providing audit advisory services, delivering model validation assistance, and tuning transaction monitoring systems. Frank has worked with an array of financial institution types including large multinational financial institutions, mid-sized domestic financial institutions, and cryptocurrency trading organizations.

 

As a former practitioner, Frank was a Senior Vice President with Huntington Bank, where he oversaw special projects and initiatives for its BSA/AML Program such as Know Your Customer (KYC) remediation and RegTech upgrades. Before Huntington acquired FirstMerit Bank, Frank was FirstMerit’s BSA/AML Officer. At FirstMerit, he oversaw all aspects of the BSA/AML and Sanctions Program, gaining extensive experience with BSA/AML and Sanctions risk assessments, RegTech implementations, model development and tuning, program remediation, program mergers and acquisitions, product and service risk mitigation design and implementation, staff development and training, regulatory exam management, and operational streamlining.

 

Frank received a BS from Purdue University in Materials Science and Engineering and received his MBA from Ashland University. He is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a member of the Northern Ohio ACAMS chapter.  While he was a co-chair of the chapter, it was named 2017 ACAMS Chapter of the Year.

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