A Banker's Guide to Banking Cannabis

Are you thinking about providing banking services to customers in the Cannabis Industry?

Do you want to know more about the state of the law, regulatory expectations and how to create an effective cannabis compliance program that matches the size and resources of your institution?

Treilant, in association with Luse Gorman, has created a one-day, free, seminar:  A Banker’s Guide to Banking the Cannabis Industry. The seminar is being led by leaders in this area and will answer these questions and more (see full agenda below).

Cannabis customers can and are being banked today and regardless of the size of your institution, you can prudently bank them as well. So, mark your calendar and plan to join us at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC on Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.


Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C.
1150 22nd Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

Group Rate: $349/night (Plus State and Local Taxes)

Book Your Hotel Accommodations for A Banker's Guide to Banking Cannabis  



RSVP to Melissa Pazornik at or (202) 875-4741.








Treliant Team

Constandino Papagiannis

Constandino Papagiannis


Constandino “Dino” Papagiannis is a Principal with Treliant. He is a seasoned compliance executive with banking law, regulatory compliance, and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) experience in global, large, and midsize financial institutions. He specializes in advising clients on corporate compliance, AML/BSA/Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) risk management programs, regulatory enforcement action remediation, and regulatory risk management.  

Over the last 23 years, Dino has held senior leadership positions including Managing Director and Audit Executive for Global Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crimes at GE Capital, responsible for creating and executing the global compliance audit plan; Risk and Regulatory Compliance Officer at the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, building the compliance risk program and enhancing the quality control function; Manager in the Governance, Regulatory, and Risk Strategies Practice at Deloitte, leading and managing teams on enforcement action remediation projects; Compliance Specialist at the Treasury Department’s Office of Thrift Supervision, serving as Examiner-in-Charge and Senior Technical Expert on fair lending, AML/BSA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and consumer protection compliance exams; Senior Vice President and Internal Audit Compliance Officer at First Trade Union Bank; and various positions at community-based financial institutions.

Dino has significant experience handling complex matters involving regulatory compliance, financial crimes, and enforcement actions. He has built and led teams and is proficient in creating, implementing, and monitoring effective regulatory strategies, policies, and plans. He has an informed perspective on the market environment, future trends, and emerging risks.  

Dino holds a JD in Business and Corporate Law from the Massachusetts School of Law, LLMs in Banking Law and Taxation Law from the Boston University School of Law, and a BS in Business Administration from Northeastern University. He is also a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

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