Germany is first foreign government to hold money laundering, terrorist financing conference on United States soil

The German government, through its embassy in Washington, D.C., will conduct on May 25 the first money laundering conference on United States soil ever sponsored by a foreign government. It is titled "Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: What Has Been Achieved in Countering Abuse of the Financial System? What Needs to be Done?" The one-day event at the German Embassy will hear from 17 speakers from the public and private sectors. They include U.S. representatives of the Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as representatives of...