Dustin Palmer

Dustin Palmer

Managing Director


Managing Director at a premier global consulting firm with experience working with top companies on four continents and with a demonstrated history of working in the legal, corporate, and financial services industries. Skilled in legal and regulatory compliance, especially regarding anti-money laundering, sanctions, and other financial crimes; commercial, labor, privacy, and Constitutional law; analytics and statistics; and government. Strong business development professional with a Juris Doctor from University of Chicago Law School and a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University.

Before joining Promontory, Dustin was Senior Advisor to the General Counsel and Senior Counsel for Enforcement and Intelligence at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. At Treasury, he advised senior officials on issues such as AML/CFT policy, economic sanctions, and anti-bribery and -corruption. He was a key attorney in setting up the Troubled Asset Relief Program, executive compensation rules, and other aspects of the government’s financial recovery and stability plans. Dustin was also integrally involved in interpreting and establishing data protection and privacy standards, including being part of an international negotiating team dealing with the sharing of personal data between Europe and the United States. Prior to his tenure at Treasury, he worked as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the Office of Legal Counsel, working closely with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection on their AML and smuggling investigations. Earlier in his career, Dustin was an associate with Gibson, Dunn & Crutch.

Managing financial crime risk through use of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Gran Salon

Application of new technologies to AML/CFT in reducing false positives without compromising effectiveness. Innovation successes and challenges.