AFMLS and OPDAT designed a five-course curriculum on Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery focusing on Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, and Yemen, which began in 2013 as part of the White House's Deauville Partnership Initiative.
In this undertaking, OPDAT, AFMLS, and NSD work as integral parts of the U.
The AES will then draft a memorandum to the AFMLS
which, if there is an applicable treaty or agreement, will forward its request to the Office of International Affairs for transmission to the foreign country.
AFMLS experts participated in a variety of conferences and seminars around the world including in Brazil, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam.
AFMLS, an RLA, and co-organizer the People's Republic of China (PRC) Ministry of Justice, conducted an Asset Recovery Workshop focusing on non-conviction based forfeiture in Beijing, PRC, for approximately 100 participants.
Much of the assistance provided by OPDAT and AFMLS is provided with funding from the U.
In 2011, OPDAT, AFMLS, and CTS met with more than 195 international visitors from more than 17 countries and provided presentations on anti-money laundering (AML) and/or counterterrorist finance (CFT) topics.
For all programs, OPDAT draws upon expertise from DOJ's Criminal Division, NSD, AFMLS, and other DOJ components as needed.
In 2010, OPDAT, AFMLS, and CTS met with and provided presentations to more than 244 international visitors from more than 20 countries on AML and/or CFT topics.
In 2009, OPDAT, AFMLS, and CTS met with and provided presentations to more than 110 international visitors from more than 20 countries on AML and/or CFT topics.
In 2009, OPDAT and AFMLS provided training to foreign judges; prosecutors; other law enforcement officials; legislators; customs, supervisory, and FIU personnel; and private sector participants, and provided assistance in drafting anti-money laundering statutes compliant with international standards.
OPDAT works closely with AFMLS
, the lead Justice section that provides countries with technical assistance in the drafting of money laundering and asset forfeiture statutes compliant with international standards.