TARA LOFTUS is a Managing Director in the Financial Crime Compliance Advisory practice at Exiger LLC where she focuses on anti-money laundering, regulatory compliance, risk management, anti-corruption, and other financial crime compliance areas. Previously, she was an Executive Director at UBS where she was the Chief of Staff for the Americas Financial Crime function and the Americas Head of Anti-Corruption Compliance covering the wealth management, asset management, correspondent banking and investment banking businesses. Ms. Loftus also served on the Global Financial Crime Management Committee and held other roles during her extensive career at UBS including: Global Head of Financial Crime Training, Deputy Head of Americas AML Compliance, Director of Special AML Projects, AML Surveillance Manager and Head of Money Laundering Prevention for UBS Financial Services. Ms. Loftus began her financial services career in 1993 and held various positions in Legal & Compliance at Merrill Lynch and subsequently JP Morgan, prior to joining UBS in early 2000. Ms. Loftus was previously the co-chair of the SIFMA AML & Financial Crimes Committee and a member of the Madison Group (anti-corruption industry group).