Kay Guinane: NPOs and De-Risking Challenges

In this segment of AML Now, John J. Byrne, ACAMS advisory board member and vice chairman of AML RightSource, LLC, spoke with Kay Guinane, program manager at Charity and Security Network, about the de-risking challenges nonprofit organizations (NPOs) are facing and how best to maintain a banking relationship in this risk environment.

Guinane is a public interest attorney who specializes in the rights of nonprofit corporations, particularly in the areas of free speech and the strength and independence of civil society. Her work to bring down barriers to legitimate work of nonprofits from ill-advised national security measures includes research, advocacy, speaking and consulting with nongovernmental organizations and grantmakers in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to this, she was director of nonprofit speech rights at OMB Watch, a Washington, D.C.-based government watchdog organization.

As a public interest lawyer, Guinane has represented a wide variety of NPOs, both as an advocate on issues and an advisor on tax and nonprofit law.

She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law and is licensed in the District of Columbia, Kentucky and Maryland.

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