John Caruso

Principal, Advisory

KPMG in the U.S.

Seasoned advisory professional with a wealth of experience and diverse skills, currently focusing on Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) and Financial Crimes at a Big Four firm. Previously held leadership positions in AML and financial crimes at one of the world’s largest global banking organizations and was the primary contact for the bank’s regulators (the FRBNY, OCC, SEC, inter alia) for all AML-related issues. Significant achievements include the management and oversight of teams responsible for the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures; testing; training; investigative/financial intelligence programs; transaction monitoring; OFAC/sanctions compliance; FCPA/anti-corruption; and business line AML compliance. Responsible for the successful response to a previously-issued regulatory action against the Bank, which was lifted during my tenure. 

Specialties: AML, regulatory investigations, financial crimes, fraud and misconduct investigations, anti-bribery and corruption, compliance programs, due diligence, banking.