Yehuda Shaffer

Yehuda Shaffer


Former Deputy State Attorney and Head of the Israeli FIU

Yehuda is today, and since 2018, an independent consultant after retiring from 30 years of service in the Israeli Government pursuing a legal career specializing in financial crime issues, combined with extensive international experience (including in LATAM) in applying of the FATF standards. He was the founder and head of the Israeli FIU (financial intelligence unit) and served as the deputy state attorney (financial crime) in the Israeli prosecution service. Yehuda has participated in several AML/CFT mutual evaluations, and has provided assistance in several jurisdictions, on various, operational and legal issues regarding ML TF and sanctions, FATF evaluations, conducting risk assessments, compliance programs for financial institutions, and training of supervisors investigators prosecutors and judges.

General Session: AML Global Exchange

Grand Ballroom

This panel will discuss the latest money laundering risks and AML developments in different parts of the world, including the money laundering situation in the Baltics, the 5th EU AML Directive and related developments, approaches to corporate registries, and international cooperation in combating money laundering.