In a meeting June 29 with Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, US President Barack Obama said both the Northern and Southern hemispheres have a shared responsibility to reduce illicit flows of money. Is progress being made on combating money laundering in the Americas and is the burden being shared appropriately? What are some of the strongest accomplishments and biggest setbacks in anti-money laundering efforts in recent years? Do you believe governments and the financial industry are keeping up with the criminals in the Americas?
This Edition’s Commentators:
Edward L. Monahan, Jr. is a member of the Financial Services Advisor board and a director of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston.
Carlos F. Gonzalez is a partner at Diaz, Reus & Targ in Miami.
Tom Haider is a member of the Financial Services Advisor board and a consultant on government relations and regulatory compliance issues.
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