Jack Blum has significant experience and focuses his practice in the areas of bank and securities firm compliance, congressional investigations, international financial crime, money laundering and offshore tax evasion.
Mr. Blum served for many years as a United States Senate staff attorney, where he was involved in numerous well-known investigations, including the investigation of Bank of Credit and Commerce International, General Noriega's drug trafficking and Lockheed's overseas bribes. Positions he has held with the Senate include: Assistant Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly (1965-1972); Associate Counsel, Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1972-1976); and Special Counsel, Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1987-1989).
Mr. Blum often testifies about money laundering and tax evasion before congressional committees, serves as a qualified expert to domestic governmental agencies and provides anti-money laundering training to domestic and foreign governmental agencies.
Mr. Blum is the co-author of "Financial Havens, Banking Secrecy & Money Laundering," UNDCP Technical Series, United Nations, 1998. In addition, his articles have been published in a number of books, including Transnational Crime in the Americas ("Offshore Money") (Tom Farrer ed., 1999), and he is a former Senior Editor of Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal.
Mr. Blum also speaks at events held throughout the United States and the world.