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John Podvin Elected Co-Chair of ACAMS North Texas Chapter

Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP (SBBO) announced that Dallas Partner John Podvin has been elected co-chair of the board of directors of the North Texas Chapter of ACAMS, effective as of February 14, 2018.

ACAMS, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills and expertise of AML/CTF and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. Members include representatives from a wide range of financial institutions, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies, and industry sectors.

The North Texas Chapter was formed in 2011 and aims to assist ACAMS with its international mission while creating a strong sense of community among anti-money laundering professionals by providing learning and networking opportunities at a regional level.

Podvin has been a speaker and panelist at national anti-money laundering symposiums and has collaborated with law enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations on money laundering issues. As outside counsel, Podvin works closely with SBBO’s banking and financial services clients in combating money laundering, and on cyber security and data breach issues.

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