Financial services counsel Amy Davine Kim att name

Amy Davine Kim


  • p. 202.461.2906
  • f. 202.349.8080


Amy Davine Kim advises clients in the areas of U.S. regulation of international business and financial services with a focus on AML/BSA and OFAC compliance and digital payments.

Ms. Kim advises financial institutions, payments innovators, and other clients on matters involving federal and state regulatory compliance, in particular those involving anti-money laundering and digital payments matters regulated under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). She provides advice with respect to anti-money laundering compliance programs and offers guidance with respect to specific concerns within such programs. Ms. Kim also advises clients in outreach and responses to state banking regulators. Representative clients include banks, mobile payments providers, and money services businesses such as money transmitters, prepaid access providers, and companies involved in virtual currency platforms.

Ms. Kim further advises clients in compliance matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-boycott laws and regulations. Representative matters include development of compliance and training programs as well as advising on specific matters and transactions.

Ms. Kim also advises on the legal aspects of structuring and participating in investment funds that make corporate securities and real estate investments worldwide. She counsels clients and foreign institutional investors in technical matters related to the partnership, corporate and limited liability company agreements that establish investment funds.

Ms. Kim has a strong commitment to pro bono legal work and has worked closely with children’s and maternal health organizations to advance their programs, advised on bipartisan legislation involving missing and exploited children, and advised organizations in ways to lawfully export humanitarian assistance to countries subject to U.S. embargo as well as working with individuals on a pro bono basis in legal matters.

Ms. Kim received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 and her B.A. from Pepperdine University in 1994 (cum laude).


  • Board of Governors of the Washington Foreign Law Society (2002-2004)

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