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William Riley CAMS, CFE

William Riley CAMS, CFE

President, Compliance

Bill Riley es director gerente Senior de Monitoreo, Cumplimiento, Seguridad Nacional, y la práctica de servicios de Inmigración y Fronterizos en la oficina de Guidepost Solutions en Washington, D.C. El supervisa contratos relacionados con el monitoreo de bancos/ medidas correctivas de asesoramiento, cumplimiento de inmigración, y controles de comercio y exportación. Durante los últimos siete años, el señor Riley ha trabajado en varios compromisos internacionales para clientes en más de 20 países. A continuación, presentamos algunos de los asuntos más relevantes:

Cumplimiento Bancario: EE.UU. y Múltiples Países En Europa y Asia
El señor Riley ha estado asistiendo a un banco con presencia mundial, cuya sede se encuentra en Europa, en la revisión y el chequeo de sus reglamentos y procedimientos de manera que cumplan con los lineamientos de la Oficina de Control de Activos Extranjeros (OFAC, por sus siglas en inglés). El alcance de esta revisión consiste en transacciones de pago, financiación del comercio, y otras transacciones de productos financieros, incluyendo el método de Know-Your-Customer o Conoce a Tu Cliente (KYC por sus siglas en inglés).

Debida Diligencia, La Ley de Prácticas Corruptas en el Extranjero y El Cumplimiento de la Cadena de Suministro: EE.UU. y Asia
El señor Riley apoyó el desarrollo de un programa de debida diligencia relacionado con el uso global de contratistas, para una compañía de consultoría internacional. Este compromiso implicó la construcción de un proceso de evaluación de riesgos, que involucra el uso de dos metodologías de investigación: la manual y la electrónica, con el fin de dar una calificación de evaluación de riesgo de cualquier contratista, previo a que este comience a trabajar para el cliente. El señor Riley ayudó a crear el programa y viajó a Asia para ayudar con el entrenamiento del personal responsable. El señor Riley continúa asistiendo al cliente en las revisiones independientes del proceso de evaluación de riesgos.

Cumplimiento de Controles Comerciales y Sanciones: EE.UU. y Asia
Como parte de un acuerdo independiente de consultoría, el señor Riley hizo parte de un equipo que dirigió la revisión de cumplimiento de sanciones de una compañía internacional. El proyecto consistió en revisar el procedimiento y reglamento existente, así como también, la supervisión de la implementación del mismo localmente. Además de la revisión, se llevó a cabo el entrenamiento de personal, revisión de sistemas de tecnología y cumplimiento de controles comerciales.

Antes de unirse a Guidepost Solutions en el 2012, el señor Riley trabajó por 20 años como Agente Especial con el grupo de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de EE.UU. (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) y su agencia antecesora, Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización (INS, por sus siglas en inglés). El último trabajo que realizo con la agencia ICE fue como Asistente Agente Especial, encargado de Investigaciones de Seguridad Nacional, en la oficina de Filadelfia. Allí el supervisó una oficina residencial de agentes y otros grupos investigativos, incluyendo el de contraterrorismo, la trata de personas y el contrabando de identidad y fraude de beneficios.

El señor Riley también trabajó en las oficinas de Nueva York, Chicago, Newark, y las sedes de INS y ICE.

Bank Compliance: US and Multiple Countries in Europe and Asia
As the Sanctions Team Lead, Mr. Riley has been assisting a European headquartered global bank with the review and testing of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance policies and procedures. The scope of this review consisted of payment- based transactions, trade finance, and other financial product transactions, as well as “Know Your Customer” procedures.

I-9 Compliance
Mr. Riley has assisted several large corporations with assessing and enhancing their I-9 compliance programs. These engagements involved both proactive assessments as well as reactive assistance when clients were being audited or investigated by federal regulators. Mr. Riley’s 29 years of experience in I-9 compliance and fraudulent document/identity detection have assisted clients with administrative, civil and criminal defense.

Due Diligence, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Supply Chain Compliance: US and Asia
Mr. Riley assisted a major international consulting company with enhancing and further developing its due diligence program related to the global use of contractors. This engagement involved building a threat assessment process involving the use of both manual and electronic research methodologies to deliver a risk assessment rating for any contractor prior to on-boarding with the client. Mr. Riley helped build the training program for the client’s research and traveled to Asia to assist with the delivery of the training. Mr. Riley continues to assist the client with independent quality assurance reviews of the completed risk assessment products.

Trade Control and Sanctions Compliance: US and Asia
As part of an independent consulting agreement, Mr. Riley was part of a team conducting a U.S. sanctions compliance review for a major international corporation. The project consisted of policy and procedure review as well as an on-site implementation review at two of their locations in Asia. The scope of the review included training, recusal, IT systems and trade control related items.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Philadelphia University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Certified Global Sanctions Specialist
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Licensed Private Investigator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia

AFFILIATIONS

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (Retired)

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish

Bill Riley is president of the Compliance practice and member of the Monitoring, National Security, and Immigration and Border Services practices in the Washington, D.C. office of Guidepost Solutions. He oversees engagements relating to bank monitorships/remediation advisorships, immigration compliance, and export and trade controls. Over the past eight years, Mr. Riley has worked on numerous international engagements for clients in more than 20 countries.

Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions in 2012, Mr. Riley spent 20 years as a Special Agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its predecessor agency, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). He last served with ICE as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of its Homeland Security Investigations, Philadelphia Field Office where he supervised a resident agent office and various other investigative groups including counter-terrorism, human trafficking and smuggling, and identity and benefit fraud. Mr. Riley also served in the New York City, Chicago, and Newark field offices as well as three separate tours at INS and ICE headquarters over his career.

Bank Compliance: US and Multiple Countries in Europe and Asia
As the Sanctions Team Lead, Mr. Riley has been assisting a European headquartered global bank with the review and testing of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance policies and procedures. The scope of this review consisted of payment- based transactions, trade finance, and other financial product transactions, as well as “Know Your Customer” procedures.

I-9 Compliance
Mr. Riley has assisted several large corporations with assessing and enhancing their I-9 compliance programs. These engagements involved both proactive assessments as well as reactive assistance when clients were being audited or investigated by federal regulators. Mr. Riley’s 29 years of experience in I-9 compliance and fraudulent document/identity detection have assisted clients with administrative, civil and criminal defense.

Due Diligence, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Supply Chain Compliance: US and Asia
Mr. Riley assisted a major international consulting company with enhancing and further developing its due diligence program related to the global use of contractors. This engagement involved building a threat assessment process involving the use of both manual and electronic research methodologies to deliver a risk assessment rating for any contractor prior to on-boarding with the client. Mr. Riley helped build the training program for the client’s research and traveled to Asia to assist with the delivery of the training. Mr. Riley continues to assist the client with independent quality assurance reviews of the completed risk assessment products.

Trade Control and Sanctions Compliance: US and Asia
As part of an independent consulting agreement, Mr. Riley was part of a team conducting a U.S. sanctions compliance review for a major international corporation. The project consisted of policy and procedure review as well as an on-site implementation review at two of their locations in Asia. The scope of the review included training, recusal, IT systems and trade control related items.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Philadelphia University

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Certified Global Sanctions Specialist
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Licensed Private Investigator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia

AFFILIATIONS

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (Retired)

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Spanish