FircoSoft Expert to Speak at ACFCS FATCA Seminar

New York - 19 June 2013

FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watch list filtering solutions, announced today that Zayd Sukhun, Senior Project Manager at FircoSoft, will be speaking at the upcoming Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) FATCA One-Day Seminar on June 21st to be held at the New York Hilton in New York City.

FircoSoft FATCA and AML expert Zayd Sukhun will be presenting the topic `The Role and Broad Application of Technology Under FATCA‘ at the Seminar. The ACFCS Seminar focuses on FATCA implementation and compliance essentials for US and non-US institutions and companies, and is being led by ACFCS President, Charles Intriago and ACFCS Editorial Director, Brian Kindle.

Zayd is a member of the Charter Class of Certified Financial Crime Specialists, one of the first professionals globally to receive the CFCS credential, and has over seven years’ experience in AML technology and implementations, and anti-fraud investigations. Zayd has a strong background in global AML and sanctions compliance and project management, and has worked within regulatory jurisdictions around the world to effectively help financial institutions meet regulatory requirements and eliminate the risk of dealing with sanctioned individuals/entities and PEPs, or processing illegal transactions.

“We are delighted to have FircoSoft, an ACFCS Charter Affiliate Member, participate in our upcoming ACFCS FATCA Seminar. FircoSoft and its FATCA expert Zayd, a founding member of the ACFCS Certification Task Force, have been important contributors to our organization,” said Charlie Intriago, President of ACFCS. “We look forward to hearing Zayd’s insights at the Seminar given his strong background in AML and fraud which ties in perfectly with FATCA requirements and challenges. FATCA is not just about taxes – it covers the whole financial crime field and is the ultimate weapon to fight money laundering and terrorist financing.”

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