Henry Komansky, MSEL, JD, CH Director 441.541.5036 vCard

Henry is an attorney with 10 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, specializing in compliance and, in particular, anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CFT). He has held executive positions in an international banking group, a long-term life insurance company, and Bermuda’s Financial Intelligence Agency. Henry also served as an international law firm’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Prior to moving to Bermuda, Henry served as a prosecuting attorney and as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Engagement Expertise

  • Outsourced Compliance Officer/MLRO
  • Outsourced DMLRO
  • AML Policies and Procedures for non-Licensed AML/ATF regulated entities
  • Enhanced due diligence to licensed entities, including law firms
  • Conducts AML/CFT related training in a number of venues around the world
  • Responsible for the compliance program and budget of an international banking group, consisting of 5 regulated entities: banking, trust, investment, brokerage & listing services
  • Supervised a Bermuda compliance program for a long-term life insurance company
  • Helped create Bermuda’s Financial Intelligence Unit

Career Highlights

  • Compliance Officer/Head of AML, Clarien Bank, Bermuda
  • Director of Compliance, Sun Life Financial, Bermuda
  • Head of Analysis, Financial Intelligence Agency, Bermuda
  • Associate Attorney, Cox, Hallett Wilkinson, Barristers & Attorneys, Bermuda
  • Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States
  • Assistant Prosecutor, Atlantic Country Prosecutor’s Office, United States


  • J.D., Rutgers School of Law
  • Masters in Environmental Law, Vermont Law School
  • BA, Ursinus College

Publications and Presentations

  • HFM Bermuda 2018 – The Shifting Nature of Corporate Governance – June, 2018
  • “What keeps Directors Up at Night – Cyber Insurance” – Speaker, January 2018
  • ‘Tis the Season for the Bribery Act – Blog – December, 2017
  • “What keeps Directors Up at Night” – Panelist – November, 2017
  • Conducts AML-ATF In-House Training Seminars
  • HFM Week’s Special Report: Bermuda 2017 – Panelist – July 2017
  • Bermuda Fund Services 2017 Report – Komansky quoted, April 2017
  • Designated Non-Financial Businesses & Professions Impacted by the 2016 Proceeds of Crime Amendment, Hamilton, Bermuda, November, 2016
  • HFMBermuda2016 – Bermuda Roundtable Discussion: Bermuda’s Development as a Domicile, June 2016
  • Money Laundering Survey, Bermuda; Oxford Journals; Trusts & Trustees; Volume 14, Number 6; 429-438 2008
  • June 2015; Panelist: Fraud and Fraud Investigation; Hamilton, Bermuda
  • April 2015; Trainer/Facilitator: AML & CFT, Institute of Internal Auditors; Hamilton, Bermuda
  • January – February 2015; Trainer/Facilitator: Legal Entities & Financial Products for FIUs; Berlin, Germany
  • September 2014; Trainer/Facilitator: SAR Filing; Bermuda Bar Association CLE; Hamilton, Bermuda
  • March 2014; Trainer/Facilitator: AML/CFT & Open Source Searching; Waterford, Ireland