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Peter Kim is a Principal in Withum’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group specializing in regulatory compliance. With extensive experience and a diverse background as a federal regulator, financial services consultant and compliance leader with various financial institutions, Peter is an accomplished professional capable of managing and executing a variety of functions; including review and testing of compliance programs through audits and independent testing, remediation and BAU execution of transaction monitoring, sanctions risk mitigation, Know Your Customer (KYC) reviews, create and deliver compliance training and enhancements of compliance programs.


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Prior to joining Withum, Peter served as a BSA/AML and Sanctions subject matter expert for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York performing examinations of BSA/AML/OFAC functions of member banks. Peter served as the Bank Secrecy Act Officer for Shinhan Bank America and served as compliance leader with Bank of the West (BNP Paribas), JP Morgan Chase (Bear Stearns) and Habib Bank Limited. Peter was formerly with Ernst and Young in their financial services advisory group’s compliance practice.

Peter also sings tenor at Arumdaun Presbyterian Church choir.

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FinCEN Imposes $1.5 Million Fine Against Trust Company for BSA/AML Violations

On April 26, 2023, FinCEN (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) enacted its first enforcement action against a trust company. In this case, The Kingdom Trust Company (Kingdom Trust) was fined a […]

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Peter Kim Named Asian Leader Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal

Withum is proud to share that Peter Kim, Principal of the Forensic and Valuation Services Group, was honored as an Asian Leader Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Peter […]

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Withum Featured on Fox Rothschild's The Presumption of Innocence Podcast Series

Jessica Hollobaugh, Partner and Market Leader, Forensics, Investigations, and White-Collar Criminal Defense, Peter Kim, Principal and Leader of Withum’s Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Services and Matthew Walsh, Partner and Market […]

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