Tim O’Neal Lorah
Tim O’Neal Lorah is a Managing Director with Navigant’s Global Investigations and Compliance Practice, specializing in anti-money laundering (“AML”), economic sanctions, anti-boycott and corruption and financial crime compliance.
Tim O’Neal Lorah has over 20 years of experience in the financial crime compliance arena, having served as a Managing Director and Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Compliance at both Morgan Stanley and Barclays (as CF11). In his in-house roles, Mr. Lorah led the strategic direction, oversight and coordination of the global financial crime compliance program across all product and business lines, including retail, business, corporate and investment banking, institutional securities/capital markets, private wealth management and retail brokerage services. He also served as the senior point-of-contact with U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory agencies, law enforcement and external bodies worldwide on matters relating to anti-money laundering, economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption and financial crime compliance. At both institutions, Mr. Lorah led various initiatives to strengthen corporate culture, including a redesign of the banks’ internal code of conduct.
Before going in-house, Mr. Lorah was a Senior Associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP where he advised financial institutions on various matters relating to Bank Secrecy Act/USA PATRIOT Act and sanctions compliance, including the development and implementation of money laundering prevention policies, procedures and internal controls, and suspicious activity reporting. He also represented financial institutions and individuals in regulatory enforcement matters before various state and federal authorities, including the self-regulatory organizations and the securities and banking supervisory agencies.
Tim was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the FATF/MONEYVAL Experts’ Meeting on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Typologies in Monaco, delivering a presentation on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the securities industry. He also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the U.S. – Dutch Pilot Project Joint Working Group on Terrorist Financing, Financial Crimes and the Implementation of Blocking Orders. He is a former securities industry representative to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG), and for several terms co-chaired the BSAAG Subcommittee on Suspicious Activity Reporting.