Blake Snyder

Blake Snyder

Senior Director, Anti-Money Laundering Investigative Unit

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Blake Snyder is the Senior Director for FINRA’s AML Investigative Unit, which consists of a specialized team of examination staff that conduct complex Anti-Money Laundering examinations.  The AMLIU’s other functions include providing guidance to FINRA examination and Enforcement staff in connection with examinations and investigations; providing training to FINRA staff throughout the country; and providing education and training to the industry on AML issues.  Blake assists in developing FINRA’s AML-related priorities and serves as a Regulatory Specialist within FINRA in the areas of AML, fraud and financial crime.  Blake holds the Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP) designation, and graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance.  Blake works from FINRA’s Florida District Office, and has been with FINRA for 18 years.   

Breakout Session 1A: Anti-Money Laundering Compliance in the Securities Industry


Continuing uncertainty in Latam may be creating a return to old and unfavorable habits. The panel will explore new trends in structuring for Argentine clients, Mexican tax reform legislation that will impact the transparency of many traditional structures, and the impact of Regulation Best Interest both on AML obligations of securities houses and on the […]