On November 15, 2011, James H. Freis, Jr., Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), delivered remarks to the American Bankers Association/American Bar Association’s annual money laundering enforcement conference. 2011 was the fifth year in a row in which Freis delivered remarks to the annual gathering. See also “FinCEN Withdraws AML Rule Proposals for Alternative Investment Entities,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 1, No. 25 (Nov. 26, 2008).