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Andrew Kanter Associate – Banking Compliance

Over 30 years of experience in banking compliance and asset management, with deep subject matter expertise in transaction monitoring, investigations and reporting of suspicious and fraudulent activity.

Andrew Kanter is an Associate with Ankura and has more than 30 years of experience in the banking compliance and asset management sectors.  Andrew provides analysis and investigative services on the transaction monitoring team for the firm’s commercial banking and fintech clients.

Prior to joining Ankura, Andrew worked at AML Right Source where he worked on transaction monitoring assignments for fintech and multinational banking clients. His primary responsibilities consisted of investigations of complex multinational transaction activities as well as detection and reporting of potential money laundering schemes. Before shifting into BSA/AML compliance and transaction monitoring roles, Andrew worked for over 20 years with two large asset management firms assisting those firm’s principal fund managers with their quantitative research needs. As a research analyst at these firms, Andrew was involved in the early stages of algorithmic trading in the commodity markets. Earlier in his career, Andrew spent 3 years with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston where he coordinated the collection and transmission to the Board of Governors of the monetary aggregates for the 1st Federal Reserve District.

Andrew received a BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also has an MBA in Business Administration from Boston University.

Outside of work, Andrew is a lifelong tennis player and also enjoys hiking, biking, and on occasion, a round of golf.  Andrew has two grown children and resides in New York City with his wife.