Book Chat — Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Law and Policy

7 Min View By: John M. Geiringer

As terrorist groups and tactics evolve, government authorities and the private sector have focused on preventing financial and commercial systems from being leveraged and abused to fund terrorist activities. Leading experts came together to create Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Law and Policy after they realized there was a “gap in the literature” on this subject, says editor John M. Geiringer. The result is a comprehensive overview of the key legal tools and strategies used to combat this dynamic challenge. In this conversation, Geiringer discusses the extent of the terror financing problem; the role of financial institutions and banking lawyers in countering it; and the book’s insights into terror financing typologies.

Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Law and Policy is available from the American Bar Association in book and e-book form.

Read more about the video’s featured speaker below:

John M. Geiringer

As the regulatory section leader of Barack Ferrazzano’s Financial Institutions Group, John concentrates his practice on regulatory, governance and investigative matters involving financial institutions. He is a frequent speaker and author in the financial institutions area on issues surrounding banking regulations, examinations and enforcement actions.

John teaches banking law at Chicago-Kent College of Law and serves on the board of advisors of its Institute for Compliance. He also teaches national security law and is the founding Co-Director of its Center for National Security and Human Rights Law.

John previously served as a bank regulator and a compliance consultant.

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