Frederick Reynolds is the Global Head of Financial Crime Legal at Barclays. Based in New York, he leads a global team of lawyers who provide specialist counsel to Barclays businesses and functions globally on a wide range of complex Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption investigations and advisory matters. Given the global nature of Barclays business, these matters are often cross-border and involve interactions with regulators and law enforcement authorities in multiple jurisdictions.
Frederick plays a leading role in the bank’s engagement with US, UK and other Government and law enforcement partners on significant AML policy and legislative initiatives and has testified to the U.S. Congress on Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing issues. Prior to joining Barclays, Frederick was the FIU Executive at Bank of America.
Prior to entering the private sector, Frederick served as the Deputy Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). As the Deputy Director, Frederick was responsible for protecting the United States financial system from money laundering and terrorist financing and developing and implementing U.S. Anti-Money Laundering policy as part of FinCEN’s role as the administrator of the Bank Secrecy Act. As Deputy Director, Frederick provided strategic leadership on significant investigations and enforcement matters and led numerous key initiatives with law enforcement and industry partners. Prior to being appointed the Deputy Director of FinCEN, from 2010-2012 he was a Deputy Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the Department of Justice. As Deputy Chief Frederick supervised numerous high profile money laundering and financial crime cases, including ones involving Mexican Cartels, terrorist financing and transnational organized crime. From 2006 to 2010, Frederick was a federal prosecutor at the Department of Justice where he investigated and prosecuted high profile cases involving significant money laundering, financial crime, and violations of IEEPA and the Bank Secrecy Act.