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WHF/WHFF Partner Series: The AML Act of 2020 Drilldown: Foreign Banking Organizations
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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WHF/WHFF Partner Series: The AML Act of 2020 Drilldown: Foreign Banking Organizations

The panelists will discuss the impact on foreign banking organizations of the AML Act of 2020 including the impact on foreign banks with correspondent relationships in the US and with US branch/agency offices. 


Angelena Bradfield, Senior Vice President, AML/BSA, Sanctions & Privacy, Bank Policy Institute 
Heidi S. Wicker, Partner, Schwartz & Ballen, LLP 

Date: June 16, 2021 
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom Webinar (information will be emailed in your confirmation email)
Cost: Members: $5.00 suggested donation (no charge registration is available)  
         Non-Members: $10 donation 


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Speaker Bios

Angelena Bradfield is Senior Vice President, AML/BSA, Sanctions & Privacy for the Bank Policy Institute. Previously, Ms. Bradfield was a Vice President at The Clearing House Association, where she supported its regulatory affairs department in various policy areas, with a focus on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, sanctions, and privacy. She previously worked on various domestic policy issues at the White House where she served as a staff assistant in both the Domestic Policy Council and Presidential Correspondence offices. She received her MBA in International Business from the University of Edinburgh and a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.




Heidi S. Wicker has legal and regulatory experience advising financial institutions, financial services companies, and technology companies providing online and offline electronic payment services; money services businesses, including money transmitters and prepaid access/stored value/virtual currency issuers; and consumer reporting agencies on critical legal issues affecting their businesses. Although Heidi's expertise in banking and payments law is quite broad, particular areas of recent focus include federal and state privacy and information security laws and regulations; FCRA/FACT Act; ECOA; anti-money laundering and terrorist financing controls under the Bank Secrecy Act/USA PATRIOT Act and Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations; and state money transmission, gift card, and related state banking and payments laws.

Heidi has served on the Board of Directors of WHF and is a past General Counsel. Her work has been published in The George Washington International Law Review, and she has co-authored “Special Issues for Banks and Thrifts” in Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities. Heidi was named to the Chambers USA Women in Law Awards short list for 2012 Up & Coming Regulatory Lawyer of the Year. Heidi received her J.D. degree in May 2003, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of The George Washington International Law Review. She earned her B.A. degree in journalism magna cum laude from The George Washington University in 1999. Prior to her law career, Heidi worked in public relations and on Capitol Hill.