Audit Risk 2019

Aligning business objectives with risk and compliance and driving efficiency through technological innovation

Audit Risk

October TBC, 2020 | New York City

Aligning and utilizing three lines of defense to provide value to business

Talent acquisition and retention to balance audit and SME knowledge

Managing the expectations in an evolving landscape and satisfying requirements across jurisdictions

Expanding capabilities to develop an enterprise level picture

The usage across business lines and changes to processes internally

Effectively managing the audit landscape

Marc Sabino
Chief Auditor, Head of Innovation


Patrick Simonnet
Chief Audit Executive
Bank of China


Cristopher Luchsinger
Executive Director


Jay Medders
Sr. Director, Internal Audit

Jared Henderson

Jared Henderson
Audit Director, Information Technology and Cybersecurity


Luis Fernandez
Senior Audit Director, Corporate Management Center of Excellence & Risk Management Audit Services


Rebecca Schauer Robertson
Director of AML Compliance, CAMS-Audit, CFE, CAFP
South State Bank


Micaela Sadati
CAMS, CRCM, Director, Team Leader, Internal Audit Group
American Express

17th January 2020

Research survey: Basel IV Readiness – How prepared is your firm?

17th January 2020

Mitigating financial crime through leveraging global intelligence concepts to share information across the industry

By Corey A. Reason, Head of Compliance, Clarien Bank Limited
9th January 2020

Leveraging global intelligence concepts to share information across the industry for mitigation of financial crime

By Lester Joseph, Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo & Company
7th January 2020

Transaction monitoring for suspicious activity and reducing false positives using technology advances

By Rebecca “Becky” Schauer Robertson, Director of AML Compliance, South State Bank
7th January 2020

Tracking flow of funds and understanding beneficial ownership to identify fraudulent activity

By Victor Lessoff, MD, Head of Internal Investigations, TIAA
6th January 2020

Reviewing opportunities with request to pay as a payment concept to enhance customer experience

By Francis De Roeck, Global Cash Management, Payment Regulations, BNP Paribas
2nd January 2020

Global research survey: Technology risk in financial services

23rd December 2019

Federal implications of banking Marijuana money and movement of cash across State lines

By Lester Joseph, Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo & Company
12th December 2019

CeFPro Webinar – Implementing strong customer authentication – Customer’s journey and Merchant readiness

11th December 2019

The cryptocurrency ecosystem – A new frontier in consumer protection

By Jake Van Der Laan, Chief Information Officer/Director, Information Technology and Regulatory, Financial and consumer Services Commission


Can your organisation contribute? Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Media Partnerships

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss a media partnership further please email or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582.


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Can I present at Audit Risk 2019?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Audit Risk 2019. For further information on this please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Congress is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Congress, as outlined on our pricing structure. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of the day, full access to the sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Congress documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Congress* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Congress. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Congress, such as

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 50% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration for free. If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at Audit Risk 2019?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Audit Risk 2019 and our wider risk professionals community. At the event We can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Congress. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact / +44 (0) 207 164 6582. Risk Insights Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here.

Are media partnerships available for Audit Risk 2019?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Congress website
  • Place your logo on the Congress brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Congress
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

Earn up to 14.5 CPE Credits

Earn up to 14.5 CPE Credits for the two-day Congress.

  • Prerequisites: Knowledge of financial risk management
  • Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation is required
  • Program Level: Intermediate to advanced
  • Delivery Method: Group-live

The Center For Financial Professionals is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Please note these are subject to change as per the agenda and final credits will be available after the event.

Representing a financial institution (E.g. Bank, Insurance company, Asset Manager, Regulator)

Pre-Agenda Rate


Representing an information/service provider (E.g. Consultant, Vendor, Executive Search Firm, Law Firm)

Pre-Agenda Rate


Group Bookings:

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows every third colleague to come along for half price or a fifth colleague to attend for free!

Other Ways to Register

1. Register by Email

Simply email us with your e-signature
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We only need your:
– Full name
– Job title
– Company & address
– Contact number

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