Amit Sharma will discuss the challenge of illicit finance of WMD-related trade, offering perspectives from both the US Department of the Treasury and the private financial sector. Sharma is currently Chief of Staff and Front Office Global Liaison of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc. the American investment banking and brokerage unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Until 2008 he served in the US Treasury Department where he focused on the use of economic/financial tools to combat national security threats.