Arthur Middlemiss

Arthur Middlemiss, Esq., CAMS


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Mr. Middlemiss practices in the areas of financial crimes compliance. He has extensive experience planning, building, and running global financial crimes compliance programs, with a particular emphasis on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering. Mr. Middlemiss provides strategic counsel to foreign and domestic entities seeking to mitigate regulatory, criminal and reputational risk. His expertise includes securities and other fraud-related investigations. Previously, he directed the anti-corruption program of one of the world's largest financial institutions, where he also held senior positions related to anti-money laundering compliance. From September 1994 to June 2007, Mr. Middlemiss served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office. As Bureau Chief of Investigations Division Central, also known as DANY Overseas, he supervised the investigation and prosecution of complex white collar criminal cases, focusing on matters involving securities fraud, international money laundering, tax evasion, and illegal money remitters. Multiple investigations produced settlements that required major domestic financial institutions to reform their AML procedures. Among other matters, Mr. Middlemiss co-led the District Attorney's investigation into the role of financial institutions in Enron's collapse.