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DML Associates provides a wide range of independent consulting services to the financial, corporate, government and legal communities. Our mission is to assist our clients with advisory services that enable them to meet compliance obligations, make sound risk decisions, and maximize operational efficiencies.



As a thought leader, Dennis M. Lormel has written numerous white papers and articles regarding fraud, terrorist financing, money laundering, suspicious activity and other topics relevant to client concerns. Below is a sampling of papers:

January 30, 2015
Business Model for a Terrorist Organization

January 25, 2015
Confronting the Evolving Threat of Terrorism

October 17, 2014
Assessing the Islamic State and Like-Minded Terrorist Groups from an AML Perspective

July 31, 2014
Terrorist Financing: The Mumbai Bombing, a Case Study in the Possible and Probable

December 7, 2013
The Challenges Presented by Beneficial Ownership

November 10, 2013
Corporate Culture: The Driving Force Behind Regulatory Actions Against Financial Institutions

October 6, 2013
How Money Laundering and Corruption Impact the World Economy

August 24, 2013
The Challenges of Terrorist Financing in 2013 and Beyond

July 25, 2013
Assessing the Convergence between Terrorist Groups and Transnational Criminal Organizations

June 17, 2013
The Saga of an AML Compliance Officer

May 16, 2013
How to Investigate a Good Fraudster

January 12, 2013
Truth or Deception

February 23, 2012
Fraud and Money Laundering: Can You Think Like a Bad Guy?

August 16, 2011
9/11... Ten Years Later, A Retrospective

March 10, 2011
What Specific Steps Should a Hedge Fund Manager Take When the FBI Comes Knocking?

January 18, 2011
Perspectives, Partnerships and Innovation

February 16, 2009
Terrorist Financing: Balancing the Benefits and Burdens of Reporting Requirements

October 15, 2007
Understanding and Disrupting Terrorist Financing


Because of his broad based experience and visibility, Dennis is frequently interviewed by the print and broadcast media on a wide range of topics.

Dennis frequently contributes to industry publications such as ACAMS Today.

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Assessing the Islamic State via AML