Practice Areas

Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering

The global economy depends on moving—and tracking—capital through a complex web of financial transactions. Ashcroft’s credibility and estimable reputation with Federal enforcement authorities attracts Clients requiring assistance with complex, challenging Federal regulatory and enforcement matters. For example, in the arena of Anti-Money Laundering compliance, the Firm can design, review, enhance, implement and/or monitor anti-money laundering detection and compliance programs for its clients. Our work includes assessing the actual anti-money laundering risk; drafting and enhancing compliance policies and procedures; developing and providing compliance training; conducting compliance and internal controls assessments; selecting and implementing technology solutions; and developing internal investigative protocols and procedures.

Furthermore, we have extensive experience in conducting expedient, yet comprehensive, internal investigations concerning matters such as allegations of bribery and corruption, violations of international sanctions laws, internal fraud, theft and illegal kickbacks. The Firm’s deep prosecutorial and policymaking experience, allows it to be uniquely qualified in detecting emerging trends in policy and enforcement actions, allowing companies to prepare for new compliance mandates and adjust their systems in a timely manner.