ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

May 16, 2006

The Hon Daniel Glaser

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes
United States Department of Treasury

to speak

Protecting United States Currency: The Case of North Korea

ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Peace and Security
May 22, 2006 Monday 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM

United States Senate Russell Office Building Caucus Room SR 325
Capitol Hill, Washington D C 20510

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that The Hon Daniel Glaser will present "Protecting United States Currency: The Case of North Korea" at the ICAS Spring Symposium 2006.

Daniel Glaser is the Treasury Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes. In this role he functions as the primary Treasury official for the development and coordination of international anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing policy. Danny is a key official in developing and implementing strategies to disrupt and dismantle money laundering and terrorist financing networks worldwide, and has led the Treasury effort to identify and secure the U.S. financial system from foreign money laundering and terrorist financing threats.

DAS Glaser also plays a leading role in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing internationally. He serves as the head of the U.S. delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) the premier international body in the fight against money laundering. In that role, Danny is Co-Chairman of the FATF Working Group on Terrorist Financing, and has previously served as Chairman of the Americas Review Group within the FATF Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories Process. He has also addressed terrorist financing issues with an array of other international bodies, including the G-7, the International Monetary Fund, and World Bank, and has served as the lead Treasury negotiator of the money laundering provisions in the U.N. Transnational Organized Crime Convention.

Danny previously served as the first Director of Executive Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, which was established in March 2003, and prior to that as the Director of the Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Section within Treasury's Office of Enforcement. He has also served as Senior Counsel for Financial Crimes in the Treasury Department Office of the General Counsel, and prior to that as an attorney in the U.S. Secret Service Office of the Chief Counsel.

Danny is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Columbia University School of Law, and began his career as an associate in the law firm of Coudert Brothers.

Other confirmed speakers, to date, include
Thomas J. Byrne(ICAS Fellow; Vice President and Senior Analyst, Moody's Financial Institutions and Sovereign Risk Group)
Robert L. Gallucci(Dean, Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University)
Thomas C. Hubbard (ICAS Distinguished Fellow; Senior Advisor, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; former US Ambassador to South Korea)
Lawrence R. Klein(ICAS Distinguished Fellow; Benjamin Franklin Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania; Nobel Laureate)
Jim Leach (Chairman, Subcommittee on Asia and Pacific Affairs, US House of Representatives)
Marcus Noland(ICAS Fellow; Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics)

Confirmed discussants include

Dennis P. Halpin(ICAS Fellow; Professional Staff, Committee on International Relations, United States House of Representatives)
Helen-Louise Hunter (ICAS Fellow; Author of Kim Il-song's North Korea; Intelligence & Political Analyst)
Byung Ki Kim(Associate Professor, Korea University; Visiting Researcher, Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University)
Won Hyuk Lim(Visiting Fellow, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution)
Mark Mohr(Program Associate, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars)
Larry Niksch(Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service, United States Library of Congress)

Admission to this programme is free of charge and open to public. Should you wish to attend the ICAS Spring Symposium 2006, you must pre-register On-Line Registration. Only those pre-registered will be admitted to the session.

Thank you.

Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President

ICAS Fellow