Beth Davy is a partner in the Financial Services and Financial Services Litigation and Investigations Groups and is co-head of the Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime Group. Her practice focuses on bank regulation and supervision, regulatory enforcement matters and internal investigations.
Ms. Davy is widely recognized as a leading expert in the areas of anti-money laundering and economic sanctions compliance and enforcement. She has represented numerous financial institutions in high profile global investigations involving multiple U.S. government agencies, as well as public and non-public regulatory enforcement matters. Chambers USA notes that Ms. Davy is “praised for her extensive experience of enforcement actions and internal investigations” and that their sources “call her ‘a fantastic lawyer,’” adding that she is “excellent on execution and strategy.”
Ms. Davy represents various financial institutions in the formation of industry utilities to enhance AML compliance. She has also worked with trade associations and industry representatives on establishment of industry standards and guidelines in the AML and sanctions compliance area and in the evolution of heightened transparency in the international payments system. She is a frequent speaker on issues relating to AML and economic sanctions.