Eric Young

Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law
Eric Young is founder and CEO of Young Enterprises LLC, an enterprise compliance leadership forum. He is also adjunct professor at the Fordham University School of Law, teaching corporate compliance. Eric re-engineers compliance programs to enable regulatory health and business growth. He builds and sustains enterprise compliance programs aligned with international expectations including the U.S. DOJ Corporate Sentencing Guidelines, Federal Reserve, New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, FCPA, and Basel compliance standards.

He has 40 years of regulatory and chief compliance officer experience with the Fed; JPMorgan Chase; General Electric; S&P Global Ratings; and four foreign banks, including UBS and, most recently, BNP Paribas Americas (the large French bank with major U.S. wholesale and retail banking activities), for which he was CCO.

He is also a frequent speaker and author, and has been featured in the American Banker, The Wall Street Journal, and Reuters. He is currently writing a book highlighting how the COVID-19 pandemic reinforces the need for a continuous and candid dialogue between the CCO and the independent board of directors to enable the CEO and management to be more effectively compliant.

Eric graduated from Columbia University at the age of 20, with a degree in economics and has securities licenses with FINRA and is ACAMS-certified. He has worked and lived in New York, Connecticut, London, and Toronto while traveling across the globe as part of his global compliance duties.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Future of FinCrime Skills Jan 29

The Future of FinCrime Skills – Perspectives on Elevating Your Career

Amid the continuing impact of the pandemic, rapid adoption of new technologies and regulatory changes, navigating a career in financial crime prevention is no small task. In this session, we'll explore the skills that are increasingly relevant for the present and future of financial crime, and hear insights on what financial institutions look for when hiring compliance staff. Experts will share practical advice based on their personal experiences and industry perspectives.

Sonia Desai

Yaya Jata Fanusie

Eric Young