Through his supervisory roles and as a Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice's Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section ("MLARS
"), Clay gained extensive experience managing complex, international and domestic financial investigations in matters relating to money laundering, the Bank Secrecy Act ("BSA") / AML laws and regulations, U.S.
The Commission may constitute an international joint investigation team or teams and seek international cooperation from foreign countries/agencies to provide information, documents, evidence and record from abroad or otherwise request for cooperation and assistance in the investigation or issue letters and interrogatories in accordance with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (the UNCAC), the World Bank Stolen Assets Recovery Initiative (the STAR) and Mutual Legal Assistance Requests (the MLARS
Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training; the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section; and the National Security Division (OPDAT, MLARS, and NSD)
In 2016, OPDAT provided training and technical assistance to AML counterparts overseas by drawing upon the expertise within the DOJ, including MLARS, NSD, and U.S.
MLARS also provided financial investigations training to FIU personnel, investigators, and prosecutors in Morocco, in cooperation with the OPDAT resident legal advisor, and in Oman.