ACSS D.C. Chapter

D.C. Chapter Launch

Hosted by

Ferrari & Associates
655 15th St NW, Washington, DC, 20005
Thursday, June 15

5:30 PM

Eric Lorber, PwC US
Michael Byrne, IIBLP

Event Information

Come join us in-person on June 15, 2023 for the launch of the ACSS D.C. Chapter, hosted by Ferrari & Associates.

The event will feature two keynote speakers – Eric Lorber of PwC and Michael Byrne of IIBLP- followed by a chance to network with your sanctions colleagues while enjoying a rooftop view of The Capitol.

Agenda as follows:

  • 6:00 – 6:15: Registration
  • 6:15 – 6:30: Welcome from ACSS Programs Director – Anna Sayre, and introduction to the Chapter by our Chapter Chair – Carol Beaumier
  • 6:30 – 7:00: Keynote: Sanctions Regulatory Exams and Enforcement Actions: Key Focus Points”, by Eric Lorber of PwC
  • 7:00 – 9:00: Networking with drinks and nibbles

We are so pleased to be launching the ACSS D.C. Chapter and hope you can join us to celebrate.

If you are a D.C. professional in the sanctions space, this event is not to be missed!

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Keynote Speakers

Eric Lorber

Principal, Cyber, Risk & Regulatory Consulting Solutions

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Eric is a Principal in the Cyber, Risk & Regulatory practice at PwC, where he advises global financial institutions, corporates, and fintech firms on issues related to sanctions and anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance.

He has helped clients create robust sanctions and AML compliance programs, designed and implemented sanctions and AML training courses, remediate following regulatory actions, and provided strategic advice to clients interfacing with regulatory and enforcement agencies.

Prior to joining PwC, Eric was a managing director at K2 Integrity, where he led the sanctions advisory practice in the Washington, D.C. office. Prior to K2, he was a senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) at the United States Department of the Treasury, where he provided strategic guidance on U.S. sanctions and AML/CFT policies. Earlier in his career, he was an attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he advised clients in the areas of international trade regulation, compliance, and anti-corruption.

His commentary on sanctions and related issues have appeared widely in the press and academic journals such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the New York Times, and Foreign Affairs. He has testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Banking Committee, the House Financial Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the House Permanent Subcommittee on Intelligence on sanctions, illicit finance, and related issues.

Eric has a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he received the Noyes E. Leech Award for highest achievement in international law, and a BA in political science, magna cum laude and with departmental honors, from Columbia University, where he was awarded the Charles Beard Prize for academic achievement.

Michael Byrne

Chief Executive Officer

Institute of International Banking Law & Practice (IIBLP)