What: “Treasury’s War — The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare”
Sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
When: Dec. 4, 8 – 9 a.m.
Where: The University Club of Washington DC
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Zarate will address the Department of Treasury's domestic and international efforts to attack terrorist financing and build comprehensive anti-money laundering systems to advance national security interests.
Zarate is a senior adviser to the Transnational Threats Project and Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In Zarate’s former role as deputy assistant to the president from 2005 to 2009 and deputy national security adviser for combating terrorism, he was responsible for developing and mplementating the U.S. government’s counterterrorism strategy relating to transnational security threats. Zarate also led the global efforts to hunt Saddam Hussein’s assets, resulting in the return of more than $3 billion in Iraqi assets from the U.S. and around the world. He advises companies and organizations on national, homeland, and financial-related security, technologies, and investments.
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