Flywire Chief Compliance Officer to Speak at Northern California ACAMS Event

BOSTON, Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flywire chief compliance officer Peter Butterfield will participate in a panel discussion at the Northern California ACAMS fourth annual learning event on emerging payments and technology. The event takes place on Wednesday, August 10th, at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Butterfield’s session, titled Payment Products, Global Expansion and Market Considerations will focus on appropriate policies and controls to support emerging payment technologies that may be in development and/or planned for global expansion.

ACAMS, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and expertise of AML/CTF and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. The Northern California ACAMS Chapter provides a number of professional development opportunities for AML professionals in both private and government organizations.

About Flywire

Flywire, formerly peerTransfer, is a leading provider of high-ticket payment solutions, connecting educational and healthcare institutions with consumers on six continents. Introduced five years ago as a way for international students to pay their tuition for studies abroad, Flywire is now welcomed by over 1,000 colleges and universities around the world and hospitals in North America. The company has processed billions in payments from 220 countries and territories, in 70 local currencies. Convenient, fast and secure, Flywire’s scalable platform accepts bank transfers, online banking, and credit and debit cards − providing currency conversion at exchange rates that can offer significant savings when compared to home-market banks and credit card providers. Committed to a great end-to-end customer experience, the company offers multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as 24/7 online payment tracking.

Flywire is headquartered in Boston, MA with international operations in London and Manchester, UK; Shanghai, China; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; and Valencia, Spain. For more information, visit

Media Contact: Tim Walsh for Flywire +1 617-512-1641

Source: Flywire