Global Advisory Firm Continues to Add Leading Financial Services Experts
StoneTurn, a global advisory firm that assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues, investigations, monitorships and business disputes, today announced that former federal prosecutor, and leading AML expert Julie Copeland has joined as a Partner based in its New York office.
For more than two decades serving as a financial services industry counsel and compliance lead, Julie advised the world’s largest financial institutions on anti-money laundering (AML) controls; issues related to economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption; as well as multi-jurisdictional business disputes. At StoneTurn, she provides clients across a range of industries with pragmatic insights into launching and maintaining effective AML sanctions and anti-corruption programs worldwide.
“Julie’s in-house experience helping some of the largest and most complex financial services organizations navigate regulatory and compliance risks is invaluable to our growing multinational client base,” said Christopher Martinez, StoneTurn’s co-founder and Managing Partner. “We are delighted to welcome her to the team.”
A former federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of New York, Julie left public service in 1995 and subsequently served as Head of Global Monetary & Financial Control Group, Compliance at Merrill Lynch; General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at IDB Bank; Head of AML and Sanctions Compliance for the Americas at Société Générale; and General Counsel, Global Financial Crimes at JP Morgan Chase. Notably, she was appointed the first General Counsel to advise JP Morgan Chase’s compliance departments and business units globally regarding AML, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and economic sanctions issues. Julie brings significant experience overseeing Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), FCPA and political contributions compliance, as well as directing international teams.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Julie was General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and AML Officer for a start-up institutional broker-dealer in the Fintech space. Earlier in her career, she served as an Assistant District Attorney with the NY County District Attorney’s Office and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.