ABA task force provides guidance on mandatory gatekeeper provisons

Below is a link to voluntary, best practices and guidance for lawyers on how to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. This guidance was developed by the American Bar Association (ABA) Task Force on Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession and others in response to concerns about federal legislative efforts to impose mandatory gatekeeper provisions, which may affect confidential attorney-client relationships and other issues.

Also linked below is more information about the ABA task force’s efforts. Please note that publication here does not constitute Ohio State Bar Association’s endorsement of the ABA task force’s position.

Voluntary Good Practices Guidance for Lawyers to Detect and Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing [PDF]

FAQs on the Gatekeeper Initiative and Voluntary Good Practices Guidance [PDF]



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