Jamal El-Hindi is a former U.S. Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Deputy Director, having previously served as the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Associate Director for Program Policy and Implementation. Jamal was also Treasury’s inaugural Chief Data Officer, with responsibility for enhancing management and use of all Treasury data.
At FinCEN, Jamal led the operational, policy, and strategic planning aspects of the bureau, overseeing rulemaking, guidance and interpretation efforts, and counselling on enforcement, regulatory analysis, and industry outreach. Jamal has demonstrated experience with respect to new payment methods, including prepaid access and virtual currency. In his role at OFAC, Jamal led Treasury engagements with industry and other stakeholders regarding compliance with OFAC sanctions, rulemaking and licensing.
News and client work
- Preparing for FinCEN’s Latest Rulemakings and Beyond, Financial Crime Matters, January 2023
- AML Conversations: An interview with the former FinCEN Deputy Director, AML RightSource, May 2022
- First Year Into AMLA - What Has Been Done And What To Expect? Vixio Payments Compliance,
- U.S. Lawmakers Call For Broad Interpretation Of Beneficial Ownership, Vixio Payments Compliance, November 2021
- Clifford Chance, Washington D.C.
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- Practice area Fintech, Risk management & compliance, Litigation, dispute resolution & risk management
2022 Predictions for Fintech and AML from Jamal el-Hindi
What's next for Fintech and AML? Counsel Jamal el-Hindi shares his predictions for 2022.
Career and qualifications
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, AB, Journalism, 1985
- London School of Economics and Political Science, Diploma, International Relations, 1986
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, JD, 1990
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MA, Modern Middle East and North African Studies 1994
- Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1992
- Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in District of Columbia 1993
- Associate Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of Treasury 2005
- Associate Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of Treasury 2006
- Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, U.S. Department of Treasury 2015
- Interim Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Treasury 2020
- Joined Clifford Chance 2021
- Member of the Washington Foreign Law Society