Ms. Lemire was recently appointed as the Independent Consultant in connection with the Consent Order signed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey regarding municipal bond disclosure requirements.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali, regulators swiftly outlined measures to curb terrorist financing and money laundering in banks doing business in New York.
In the aftermath of the indictment of FIFA officials, U.S. prosecutors and international regulators have opened probes into potentially related bank fraud. The federal indictment, unsealed in May, charged multiple FIFA officials with money-laundering and other crimes, and also named over two dozen banks that allegedly furthered the scheme by knowingly processing illegal transactions and failing to monitor suspicious activity by FIFA officials and executives.
The New York Times—Lemire LLC has been engaged in the monitorship of Credit Suisse following the bank's settlement with the New York State Department of Financial Services. Lemire LLC was chosen to provide forensic accounting and other investigative support in the course of the two-year monitorship.