Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial
United States Department of Treasury
An Update: Protecting United States Currency: The Case of North Korea
ICAS Winter Symposium: Humanity,
Peace and Security
February 13, 2007 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Club Murrow Room
Washington DC 20045
We are pleased
to share with you that Daniel Glaser will address "An Update: Protecting United
States Currency: The Case of North Korea" at the ICAS Winter Symposium 2007 on February
13, 2007 at the National Press Club, Washington DC.
Daniel Glaser is the Treasury
Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes.
In this role Daniel functions as the primary Treasury official for the development
and coordination of international anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing
policy. He 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 US financial system from foreign
money laundering and terrorist financing threats.
Daniel also plays a leading
role in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing internationally.
He serves as the head of the US delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
– the premier international body in the fight against money laundering. In that
role, he 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. Daniel 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 UN Transnational Organized Crime Convention.
Daniel 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 US Secret Service Office of the Chief Counsel.
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.
Previously, Daniel L. Glaser spoke at the ICAS 2006 Spring Symposium.
Other confirmed speakers
include Theresa Hitchens (Director, Center for Defense Information)
and Kim R Holmes (Vice President for Foreign Policy and Defense, and Director of
the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage
Foundation. Confirmed discussants are
Don E Lee (Director, ICAS Liberty Foundation), Michael Marshall (Editor-in-Chief, United
Press International Washington Bureau Chief) and Larry Niksch (ICAS Fellow; Specialist
in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress).
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President