Recognized Anti-Money Laundering and Electronic Payments Compliance Lawyer Joins BuckleySandler

Amy Davine Kim Expands Financial Services Law Firm's Global Anti-Money Laundering & Electronic Payments Compliance Capabilities

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2014) - BuckleySandler LLP, a leading financial services and criminal and civil enforcement defense law firm, announced today that Amy Davine Kim, a recognized regulatory and compliance lawyer in matters involving anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, consumer protection and electronic payments, has joined the firm as Counsel in its Washington, DC office. Kim is the latest addition to the firm's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) practice, which recently added notable AML/BSA lawyer, Michael F. Zeldin, to its team, and further expands the firm's electronic payments practice.

"Amy's expertise and extensive experience advising clients on AML and sanctions program regulatory and enforcement challenges further deepens our payment systems transactional and compliance practice and our overall global financial crimes enforcement practice," said Andrew L. Sandler, Chairman and Executive Partner of BuckleySandler. "We are fortunate to have her join our team."

"BuckleySandler is at the forefront of law firms counseling financial services companies on the regulatory issues in this exciting and fast-changing area where AML, consumer protection and electronic payment systems issues intersect. I am looking forward to joining the team," added Kim.

Coinciding with Kim's focus on matters involving the BSA and FinCEN, state money transmitter laws, economic sanctions (OFAC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), she develops international compliance and training programs to help financial services companies comply with these laws, and advises on specific matters and transactions governed by such laws.

Kim received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School (1997) and B.A. from Pepperdine University, cum laude (1994). She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Minnesota. Previously, Kim was Of Counsel with Patton Boggs in Washington, DC.

With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, BuckleySandler provides best-in-class legal counsel to meet the challenges of its financial services industry and other corporate and individual clients across the full-range of government enforcement actions, complex and class action litigation and transactional, regulatory and public policy issues. The Firm represents many of the nation's leading financial services institutions. Online:;;

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