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Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance

Author(s): Nicole S. Healy
Practice Area: Anti-money laundering, Banking and finance, Corporate law, Enforcement (Securities and other financial products), Financial crimes, Money laundering, Regulation and compliance (Corporate law), Securities and other financial products, Technology
Published: Jul 2014
Supplement Date: Jun 2021 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402422652
PLI Item #: 58432

Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook is your source for understanding the key statutes and regulations governing the complex, dynamic law of anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, structuring, and forfeiture, including their history, elements, interpretations, and penalties. This Deskbook is designed to provide an introduction for lawyers whose practice does not primarily involve criminal prosecution or defense, and for executives and managers of companies, to assist them to understand, identify, and avoid potential risks both inside and outside their organizations by designing and implementing effective compliance programs.

Thoroughly updated every year with analysis of the latest cases, laws, and other developments in the international fight against money laundering in all its forms, the book covers:

  • U.S. and transnational AML/CFT efforts
  • New financial technology risks, regulations, and ethics and compliance issues
  • Financial institutions and state-authorized marijuana-related businesses
  • Shadow banking and trade- and service-based money laundering
  • Money laundering, terrorist finance, and the diamond industry
  • Human trafficking and money laundering
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Nicole Healy is a partner in the Redwood City office of Ropers Majeski PC.  Ms. Healy represents companies and individuals in litigation and arbitration involving a wide range of industries in matters concerning corporate governance and control; commercial disputes; shareholder class action and derivative litigation; antitrust violations; False Claims Act litigation; disputes concerning intellectual property rights and trade secrets; and mergers and acquisitions.  She has conducted, and has represented companies and their executives in, corporate internal investigations into possible violations of federal and state law.  Ms. Healy has represented companies and individuals in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and other government agencies.  She has tried cases to judgment in state and federal courts, and to decision in private arbitration proceedings.  Ms. Healy has counseled companies regarding compliance with state and federal laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), UK Bribery Act, and anti-money laundering laws

In addition to her work as a litigator, Ms. Healy serves as a mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Healy was a prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Fraud Section, Criminal Division where she focused on violations of the FCPA, defense procurement fraud, and international white-collar criminal matters. 

Ms. Healy is the author of the Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: a Practical Guide to Law and Compliance (Practising Law Institute, 2020 ed.), as well as numerous articles regarding money laundering and terrorist finance, the FCPA, and other topics, and is a frequent speaker.