Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2019

Regulatory change and best practice to detect and prevent fraud and AML risk

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019 | London

Overview

Join our Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2019 Summit to hear from senior practitioners and to network with your peers.

2019 Key Agenda Highlights

5th EU MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE

Reviewing the impact and changes under the 5th EU money laundering directive for effective implementation and preparedness

INTELLIGENCE SHARING

Increasing intelligence and information sharing across departments and public/private institutions for effective detection and prevention

CYBER RESILIENCE

Developing cyber security and resilience and ensuring information cascades to fraud and financial crimes teams

CRYPTOCURRENCY

The rise of cryptocurrencies: Ensuring controls are in place to track and monitor funds to prevent fraud and financial crime financing

COMPLIANCE

Ensuring effectiveness of compliance programs and looking beyond compliance to combat fraud and financial crime

SANCTIONS

Keeping up with global sanctions to ensure enforcement across institutions and implications on UK markets

Hear from experts including:

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Vinaya Parvate
Head of ICG and EMEA Fraud Risk
Citi

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Chloe Cina
Director, Global Sanctions and Embargoes, Regulation & Policy
Deutsche Bank

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Svetlana Zarubina-Thomas
UK & EMEA Head of Sanctions
UBS

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Riley Peterson
EMEA Head of Financial Crime Risk Management
MUFG 

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Richard Dunmall
Head of Sanctions
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Europe

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Nicholas Kinnear
Head of Financial Crime Policy, Innovation and Training and Interim head of CDD Pathways
RBS Edinburgh

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Christopher Felton
Head of Learning and Engagement for the Government Counter Fraud Profession
Cabinet Office  – City of London Police

Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis
Group Head, Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigations and Government Relations
Standard Chartered

Why Attend?

With fraud and financial crime departments starting to converge and work ever-closer together, over two days we will review this interaction, as well as best practices and technologies to enable effective fraud and financial crime monitoring, detection and prevention. We look to bring together industry professionals and peers to provide a platform for thought leadership, networking and idea sharing.

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019

Agenda

08:00 Registration and breakfast

08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

5th EU MONEY LAUNDERING DIRECTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION
09:00 Reviewing the impact and changes under the 5th EU money laundering directive for effective implementation and preparedness

  • Prescriptive nature for high risk countries
  • Enhanced due diligence requirements on high risk transactions
  • Risk based approach
  • Maintaining a register
  • Politically exposed person regulation
  • Customer remediation programmes
  • Understanding customers
    • Identifying and verifying the right person is onboarded
  • Interpretations across the industry

Vinaya Parvate, Head of ICG and EMEA Fraud Risk, Citi
Rod Morris, MLRO, National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc

REGULATION
09:50 Regulatory requirements across jurisdictions and treatment from regulators with increase in collaboration across fraud and financial crime teams

  • Cost of compliance
  • Differences with fraud and AML departments from a regulatory perspective
  • Fraud not considered an area within compliance
    • Should fraud be covered by compliance or operational risk?
  • Regulatory view and fine potential across jurisdictions
  • HMRC legislation and FCA regulation conflicts

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

INTELLIGENCE SHARING PANEL DISCUSSION
11:00 Increasing intelligence and information sharing across departments and public/private institutions for effective detection and prevention

  • Collaboration between banks and financial intelligence unit
  • Global intelligence sharing
  • Legal restrictions on sharing of information
  • Using public and private sector data to identify fraud
  • Impact of GDPR in intelligence and information sharing
  • Third parties sharing data across banks using the same system
  • Understanding potential uses of data and the context

Christopher Felton, Head of Learning and Engagement for the Government Counter Fraud Profession, Cabinet Office  – City of London Police
Remy Jansen, Head of Department, De Nederlandsche Bank
Karl-Johan Karlsson, Financial Crime Compliance Officer, Handelsbanken
Riley Peterson, EMEA Head of Financial Crime Risk Management, MUFG 

CYBER RESILIENCE
11:50 Developing cyber security and resilience and ensuring information cascades to fraud and financial crimes teams

  • Prevention
  • Legacy systems in place
    • Developing data systems
  • Applying data analytics
  • Understanding risks and threats and preventing effectively
  • Developing and maintaining good controls
  • Use of intelligence collected from cyber teams
  • Making sure intelligence is actionable

Mohsin Choudhury, UK Head of Information Security (1st Line), Bank of Ireland

12:20 Lunch break and networking

DATA
13:20 Utilising data and using analytics capabilities as a tool for fraud and financial crime monitoring and industry collaboration

  • Emergence of cloud computing and machine learning techniques
  • Data stored on premise on main frame
    • Increased cost and slow to change
  • Data approach and new modelling techniques
  • In house vs. off the shelf solutions
  • Extracting data from different systems across departments
  • Joint ventures for data sharing collaboration
    • Regulatory limitations

Vinaya Parvate, Head of ICG and EMEA Fraud Risk, Citi

CORRESPONDENT BANKING
14:00 Reviewing changes to correspondent banking relationships and increasing due diligence processes

  • Expansion of definition to all relationships
  • Increase due diligence of all banks
  • Avoiding de-risking
  • Historical relationships based on trust
  • Volume of relationships and due diligence required to maintain
  • What obligations do correspondent banks have?
    • Intermediary of flow of funds
    • Obligations without knowledge of originator or beneficiary

Nick Lewis, Group Head, Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigations and Government Relations, Standard Chartered Bank

APP FRAUD
14:40 Reviewing regulatory requirements for push payments and app fraud to ensure system readiness ahead of finalisation

  • Organising procedures in anticipation of regulation finalisation
  • Increase in spoof email addresses and account hacking
  • Increased vulnerability with increase e-banking
  • Best practices on prevention
  • Managing communication to clients
  • Clear procedure for recovery of funds
  • Determining liability of banks
    • Category for refunds to enhance cautiousness of customers

15:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

VENDORS
15:50 Monitoring and managing risks related to vendors and third parties to ensure security across the institution

  • Risks related to third parties
  • Ensuring adequate frameworks are in place
  • KYC processes
    • Third parties’ due diligence
  • Defining associated person
  • Satisfying adequate procedure requirements
  • Life cycle of vendors

Eric Wagner, Head of Group Financial Crime, Erste Group Bank AG tbc

SAR FILING
16:30 Understanding when to file SAR reports for suspicious activity and limiting to real risks

  • Identifying and reporting suspicious activity
    • What is considered suspicious?
  • Requirements for SAR: what should you file?
  • When to file and when not to file
  • UK highest number of defensive SARs in the world
  • Overwhelming authorities with volume

Karl-Johan Karlsson, Financial Crime Compliance Officer, Handelsbanken

17:10 Chair’s closing remarks

17:20 End of Day One

08:00 Registration and breakfast

08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

CRYPTOCURRENCY PANEL DISCUSSION
09:00 The rise of cryptocurrencies: Ensuring controls are in place to track and monitor funds to prevent fraud and financial crime financing

  • Tracing blockchain code and avoiding obscurity to track funds
  • Future of regulation and governance
  • Developing compliance programs to bring risk into appetite
  • Creating derivatives around cryptocurrencies
  • Propensity to conceal transfers and market abuse
  • Fraudulent ICOs increasing risk of investment fraud
  • Understanding, defining and building a framework
  • How to bank cryptocurrency
  • Controls requirements for the digital world
  • Benefits vs. threats to financial services

Nick Lewis, Group Head, Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigations and Government Relations, Standard Chartered Bank
Russell Hornsby-Clifton, Head of Compliance, EFG Private Bank

CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION
09:50 Ensuring secure customer authentication under PSD2 requirements to ensure compliance and detect fraudulent activity

  • Fraud in a post PSD2 stronger customer authentication environment
  • Moving online for stronger customer authenticating
    • Evolution of risks
  • Two-factor authentication
  • How does this change the risk profile?
  • Ensuring an adequate control environment to avoid exploitation of new weaknesses
  • Looking beyond compliance

Riley Peterson, EMEA Head of Financial Crime Risk Management, MUFG tbc

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

INTERNAL COLLABORATION
11:00 Aligning departments internally to increase collaboration across fraud, financial crime and IT teams for performance optimisation

  • Ensuring frameworks in each department are fit for purpose and collaboration
  • IT deployment to ensure MAR compliance
  • Ensuring accurate data in the right format
  • Aligning IT and business views to comply to both
  • Constraints of historical systems
  • Increasing effectiveness with aligned systems for fraud and AML prevention and detection
  • Sharing information and best practices across the disciplines
  • Creating a holistic view

Tom Lambert, Head of Financial Crime, KBC Ireland

COMPLIANCE
11:50 Ensuring effectiveness of compliance programs and looking beyond compliance to combat fraud and financial crime

  • Move from technical compliance to effectively fighting fraud and financial crime
  • Moving beyond a tick box exercise
  • Ensuring onboarding and ongoing procedures are accurate
  • Effective compliance programmes to monitor traffic and identify suspicious behaviour
  • Impact of influx in regulatory change
  • Keeping pace of change: Regulators keeping up with innovation and banks with change in regulation
  • Coordination between public and private

Brendan Leddy, Global Head of Risk and Compliance, Exotix Capital

12:20 Lunch break and networking

SANCTIONS PANEL DISCUSSION
13:20 Keeping up with global sanctions to ensure enforcement across institutions and implications on UK markets

  • Impact of Brexit on sanction steps
  • Future of Russia sanctions
    • Complexity of sanctions
    • Operationalising law into policies and procedures
  • Iran nuclear agreement
  • Future of sanctions: Who might be next?
  • Divergence across UK, EU and US: Conflictions across global enforcement
  • Risk of US secondary sanctions with clients in Iran
  • Secondary sanctions risk
    • What do escalations from the US look like?
  • Future of JCPA

Chloe Cina, Director, Global Sanctions & Embargoes, Regulation & Policy, Deutsche Bank
Svetlana Zarubina-Thomas, UK & EMEA Head of Sanctions, UBS
Richard Dunmall, Head of Sanctions, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Europe
Oliver Beckmann, Vice President / Head of Business Advisory Sanctions, Group Compliance, Commerzbank

 

BREXIT
14:00 Understanding the potential impact of Brexit to the industry and regulation and the potential fraud and financial crime weaknesses

  • Impact on compliance regime
  • Future of regulation
  • Impact of hard vs. soft Brexit on regulation and sanctions
  • Potential divergence between EU and UK
    • Who will the UK align itself with
  • Challenges for global institutions
    • Impact of working across jurisdictions and sanctions touch points
  • Impact on economic crime agenda and open for business

CRIMINAL FINANCING
14:50 Reviewing criminal financing legislations and ensuring adequate controls are in place

  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Compliance to criminal finances and data protection acts
  • Controls challenged at a high level
  • Looking beyond terrorism financing
  • International illicit finance flows
  • Human trafficking and modern slavery
  • Correct detection scenarios
  • Using data to detect suspicious activity
  • Understanding red flags

Kevin Newe, Illicit Finance Strategy Lead, HM Revenue & Customs (UK Government)

15:30 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

TECHNOLOGY
16:00 Reviewing the potential uses of technology including AI and machine learning to automate and increase fraud and AML detection

  • Operationalising technology
    • Ensuring real time basis
  • Real time decisioning
  • Using technology to improve detection
  • Detection of red flags

Nicholas Kinnear, Head of Financial Crime Policy, Innovation and Training and Interim Head of CDD Pathways, RBS

CORPORATE CRIMINAL OFFENCE OF FAILURE TO PREVENT
16:40 Ensuring adequate procedures and controls to comply with existing bribery and newly introduced facilitation of tax evasion legislation

  • UK bribery act and criminal finances act
  • Increased emphasis on firms to ensure proportionate procedures and controls
  • Lines of regulatory action to date
  • What do adequate procedures look like?
  • Determining responsibility
  • Controls when lines are blurred

John Clarke, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Advisory London Ltd

17:20 Chair’s closing remarks

17:30 End of day one and networking drinks reception

Please note, this agenda may be subject to change.

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2-3 April 2019

Speakers

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Oliver Beckmann, Vice President / Head of Business Advisory Sanctions, Group Compliance,  Commerzbank

Oliver Beckmann joined Commerzbank AG in 2017 as Head of Business Advisory Sanctions / Group Compliance Frankfurt, Germany. Oliver and his team are responsible for all customer related topics connected to Sanctions and Embargos and support all business units of Commerzbank worldwide in mastering the world of Sanctions and Embargoes. Oliver is an in-house lawyer and accredited German lawyer and has more than 6 years of compliance and banking experience.

Oliver started his career with HypoVereinsbank/UniCredit Group, Munich Germany. He holds a law degree (1st State Exam) from the University of Regensburg and completed his legal clerkship (2nd State Exam) at the Nürnberg Higher Regional Court/Germany. At university he specialized in Commercial, Corporate and Tax Law while he used his specialization later on in becoming a subject matter expert on compliance in regard to AML, Financial Sanctions and Embargos related questions, especially in the field of Investment Banking and Trade Finance.

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Mohsin Choudhury, UK Head of Information Security (1st Line), Bank of Ireland

Mohsin has over 20 years of experience in Information Security from diverse sectors including Investment Banking, Defence & National Security, Central Government, Big 4 Audit Firms, Nuclear and Global Health Organisations. He is responsible for all areas of Information Security from defining security requirements for new digital programmes, advising businesses of their Cyber Risks, Cyber Incident Management, Technical Cyber Risk Assessment and Financial Regulatory needs.

During his career, Mohsin has worked on the Security of Satellite Communication Systems, producing key management and encryption systems, helping and advising Global Investment Bank’s with their Information Security maturity and managing large scale security of transformational programmes . He is highly technical and understands business needs. Mohsin holds CISM and CISSP Certifications and has two Master Degrees, MSc in Defence Communications and MSc in Nuclear Science.

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Chloe Cina, Director, Global Sanctions & Embargoes, Deutsche Bank

Chloé Cina is a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Global Sanctions & Embargoes Team. She is a barrister of 13 years Call and an experienced advocacy trainer for Middle Temple. She was the former UK Head of Sanctions at HSBC. She obtained her European Master’s Degree in Human Rights at the Venice Human Rights Centre and worked for UNESCO in Paris from 2000-2004. She practiced at the Criminal Bar before joining the UK Treasury Solicitor’s Department in 2008 where she worked in the National Security team on terrorism and sanctions related litigation. She joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office as a legal adviser in 2014, advising on financial sanctions and security policy in the EU and UN. She led the Iran nuclear legal team for the UK before joining HSBC in 2016. She regularly speaks at international conferences and has been a key contributor to the ICA and ACAMS courses on sanctions.

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John Clarke, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Advisory London Ltd., part of Standard Bank

John is the Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Head of Financial Crime Compliance for the Standard Bank Group’s London based Investment Banking division, Standard Advisory London Ltd, where he has worked since March 2015. John is also co-chair of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Financial Crime Working Group and represents the Association of Foreign Banks on the JMLSG Editorial Panel.
John has over twenty years’ compliance experience across investment banking and asset management. He previously held financial crime related compliance roles with both JPMorgan Asset Management and Bank of New York Mellon”.

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Richard Dunmall, Head of Sanctions, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited

Richard Dunmall is the head of Sanctions at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE) and is responsible for all aspects of sanctions compliance within SMBCE. Additionally Richard has a regional advisory mandate throughout EMEA. During his time at SMBCE Richard has led in responding to the implementation of EU/U.S. sanctions targeting Russian interests, the implementation of the JCPOA and now subsequent U.S. withdrawal. Working closely with banking deal teams at SMBCE, Richard has substantial experience in sanctions compliance with respect to corporate banking products and services.

Prior to SMBCE, Richard spent 5 and a half years at Credit Suisse in roles covering KYC, AML, PEPs and sanctions.

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Christopher Felton, Head of Learning and Engagement for the Government Counter Fraud Profession , Cabinet Office – City of London Police

Chris is a Detective Inspector with 26 years service, the majority spent in the field of economic crime.  He spent his first 20 years of his career in the Metropolitan Police, initially gaining a broad experience of investigation as a detective in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)  He moved to the Economic Crime Department based at Scotland Yard where he held posts that included investigator in the Fraud Squad, London Regional Asset Recovery Team (RART), National Terrorist Financial Intelligence Unit (NTFIU), managing protracted complex corruption enquiries and as staff officer to Head of Economic Crime.  Chris also managed the CCTV evidence processing for the 2011 London Riots and other public order enquiries. He transferred to the City of London Police in 2012 to take up a post as lead trainer at the Fraud Training Academy delivering courses to policing nationally and internationally as well as to government and the private sector. This was followed by a role as crime manager at the National Fraud Intelligence Unit (UK’s Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre) carrying out initial investigation and assessment of reported fraud for the whole of the UK. He has formal Qualifications in Financial Crime and Anti Money Laundering. Chris is currently seconded to the UK Cabinet Office in the Fraud, Error Debt and Grants Team as Head of Learning and Engagement for the Government Counter Fraud Profession.

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Rut Gunnarsdottir, Head of Compliance, Islandsbanki

Rut Gunnarsdottir will be presenting at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

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Russell Hornsby-Clifton, Head of Compliance, EFG Private Bank

Russell has nearly 25 years’ experience of managing compliance and conduct risk in various arenas. He started out as a criminal barrister before joining the Army as a lawyer, where compliance and conduct was literally a matter of life and death. In the Army he managed compliance and conduct risk in training, policy, advisory and prosecutorial roles in the UK, Kosovo and Iraq, and advised on (and was subject to) the military doctrine of ‘Command Responsibility’, the equivalent of the SMR ‘Duty of Responsibility’. After the Army Russell joined the FSA where he managed the TCF and Market Conduct teams, and led retail and wholesale enforcement cases (including the first prosecutions and plea bargain for insider dealing). He then moved to RBS in a Senior Assurance role before finishing up as Global Head of Conduct Policy, and Conduct lead for SMR implementation. Russell is now Head of Compliance (SMF16) for EFG Private Bank in London, with the FCA ‘prescribed responsibility’ for financial crime (which includes direct line management responsibility for the SMF 17/MLRO). He has a passion for the psychology of compliance and conduct, and in particular uses his understanding of behavioural economics to improve risk and control frameworks.

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Remy Jansen, Head of Department, De Nederlandsche Bank

Mr. Remy Jansen holds a M.Sc. in Business Economics from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as well as a Post Graduate degree in Internal Auditing from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Remy has been working for the De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) since 2002 in various capacities in supervision and internal auditing. In his current role as head of department (Thematic Supervision Integrity Risk Department), Remy leads a group of supervisors responsible for integrity supervision in the Netherlands, including AML and CFT compliance by Dutch financial firms. In recent years Remy has published articles on measuring the effectiveness of supervision, how to deal with biases as a supervisor and on topics related to integrity supervision.

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Karl-Johan Karlsson, Financial Crime Compliance Officer, Handelsbanken

Karl-Johan is a Financial Crime Compliance Officer at Handelsbanken and has held several senior- and management positions within both risk and compliance at financial institutions in the Nordic region. He is also one of the founding members and the Co-chairman of the ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists) Nordics Chapter, which supports ACAMS in its mission to advance the professional knowledge, skills and experience of those dedicated the prevention and detection of money laundering and terrorist financing.

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Nicholas Kinnear, Head of Financial Crime Policy, Innovation and Training and Interim Head of CDD Pathways, RBS

Nicholas Kinnear will be presenting at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

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Tom Lambert, Head of Financial Crime, KBC Bank Ireland

With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector, Tom is the Head of Financial Crime for KBC Bank Ireland. With responsibility for all elements of fraud risk management within the organisation, Tom has oversight of the development and delivery of fraud prevention strategies targeting Internal, External, Card and Cyber Fraud threats.

Tom, who has a background in fund accounting and audit, has managed fraud investigations of varying complexity but has a particular interest on the topic of internal fraud

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Brendan M. Leddy, Global Head of Risk and Compliance, Exotix Capital

Brendan has worked for over 20 years in compliance and anti-financial roles, covering MENA, South Asia, the Americas and US, Switzerland, Australia, Ireland and the UK. He is currently the Global Head of Risk and Compliance at Exotix Capital, who provide unrivalled access, knowledge and execution in equity and fixed-income markets, advisory investment banking, corporate finance and debt and equity capital markets throughout the world’s developing economies.

Brendan holds a BA in English, Sociology & Political Science from the National University of Ireland Galway, an LLB in Law from Cardiff Law School, University of Wales, and an LLM in International Business Law from the University of Liverpool. He is also a Fellow of the International Compliance Association and a publication editor for the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments.

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Nick Lewis, Group Head, Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigations and Government Relations, Standard Chartered Bank

Nick Lewis will be presenting at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

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Rod Morris, MLRO, National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc

Rod’s career in regulation since 1991 has spanned the life assurance industry, the regulator, regulatory consultancy and investment /retail banking. Specialising in AML and Sanctions for the last 10 years, Rod joined the National Bank of Kuwait (International) PLC based in London in 2015, covering all areas of financial crime within the bank including fraud and bribery and corruption.

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Kevin Newe, Assistant Director –Illicit Finance Strategy, HM Revenue & Customs

Kevin Newe will be presenting at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

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Vinaya Parvate, Global Head – Fraud Risk Oversight, Citi

Vinaya is the Global Head of Fraud Risk Oversight for the Institutional Client business at Citi. She is responsible for assessing the current strategy and execution of the Fraud Risk Management discipline across the businesses globally; and agreeing the necessary actions with the 1st line partners to ensure adherence to the policy and framework. Her team works closely with risk colleagues in the regional and business risk teams and other key stakeholders in Corporate Security & Investigative Services, and Information / Cyber Security in maintaining a robust management of fraud risk through policy compliance, improvements in technical infrastructure and operational excellence.

Prior to this role, she was the Operational Risk Management for Citi South Asia, working closely with business and functional heads in proactively managing operational risk and further strengthening the internal controls of our franchise. Vinaya was also responsible for establishing and leading ORM oversight across Asia Regional Enterprise Operations & Technology.

Vinaya has more than 22 years’ experience in banking. Before her current role in Operational Risk, Vinaya was the ICG Asia Regional Head for Customer Acquisition Due Diligence (CADD) Business Support Unit. In this role, she led a team responsible for supporting bankers in Asia and Japan to fulfill KYC requirements, ensuring full compliance with high quality. Prior to this assignment, she was based in London, driving governance for Global TTS Operations. In this role, she implemented minimum operating standards for 7000+ staff carrying out TTS Operations across 90+ countries to reduce risk and prevent losses.

Vinaya has also worked in Internal Audit (IA), where she led end-to-end reviews of Citi businesses in various countries across the CEEMEA region. She was also part of the EMEA Corporate Finance & Credit team within IA, where she led and participated in strategic reviews on credit risk reporting, credit documentation and loan loss reserve. Prior to IA, Vinaya was part of the Risk Management function for Citi South Asia, heading the Credit Risk Management Services team.

She holds an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor’s degree from SNDT University, Mumbai. Vinaya was a member of the India Diversity Council and was the co-sponsor of the first Citi Women’s network in Asia. She has been mentoring young professionals, both in and outside Citi. She also has an active interest in community building initiatives and was a mentor to Swadhaar and Katalyst, two not-for-profit organizations that receive financial support from Citi Foundation in India. Since her move to UK in mid2017, she is a mentor with the Citi London Pride Network, and helping raise funds for Haven House, Citi UK’s charity of the year for 2017.

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Riley Peterson, Director, Global Financial Crime Division, MUFG 

Riley Peterson joined MUFG Bank in October 2017 as the head of Financial Crime Risk Management for the EMEA region. In this role he is responsible for; program management, technology and management information. He also has a data governance oversight role across the region as the Compliance Data Officer responsible for ensuring the accuracy, integrity and completeness of data consumed by the financial crime teams. Since joining MUFG, Riley has overseen the opening of a new branch in the Middle East and overseen the vendor selection process for an enterprise wide financial crime technology and data analytics solution.

Riley got his start in financial crime compliance many years ago at KPMG in New York City. A veteran of many transaction monitoring and sanction lookbacks, he has experience working across four continents for dozens of financial institutions. In 2012, Riley relocated from New York to London to focus on advising multi-national clients on matters related to trade sanctions.

He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Nebraska, and a 2005 graduate of the Vermont Law School.

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John Randles, CEO, Siren

John Randles is CEO of Siren,  heading the team that provides the leading Investigative Intelligence platform to some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations.

John spent 5 years before Siren as the CEO of the Bloomberg’s Data Management Utility serving quality data to the capital markets community. Bloomberg built their Data Management Utility around PolarLake, which was acquired by Bloomberg in 2012. John was CEO of PolarLake for 6 years before the acquisition, a Data Management technology provider.

Earlier in his career John was CTO of Banking at Siebel Systems and was CTO of Eontec, a Retail Banking software provider.

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Eric Wagner, Head of Group Financial Crime, Erste Group Bank AG tbc

Mr. Wagner studied Economics and Informatics and acquired a PhD in Operations Research. He started his professional career at IBM as an Expert for Parallel Supercomputing, UNIX and Databases and continued to get into the Banking Business since more than 20 years.
First he led almost 10 years at Accenture as Senior Manager projects for Post-Merger Integration, Controlling and eBusiness Strategy.
Then he held several positions at Raiffeisen Bank International for more than 12 years as Head of IT Portfolio and Architecture, Head of IT Payments and Compliance, Senior Group Program Manager for Financial Sanctions, Anti-Money-Laundering, MiFID II/MAD II and Exposure & Limit Management.
Mr. Wagner is now at Head of Group Financial Crime at Erste Group Bank AG with focus on Fraud, Conflict of Interest, Anti-Corruption & Bribery and Whistleblowing. He is also involved in and supports various Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain pilots at Erste Group.

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Svetlana Zarubina-Thomas, EMEA Head of Sanctions, UBS

Svetlana Zarubina-Thomas is UK&EMEA Head of Sanctions at UBS, based in London. Prior to joining UBS, Svetlana worked at Deutsche Bank in their UK&I Sanctions Team. Earlier, Svetlana held a number of financial crime compliance roles within global financial institutions.

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019

Insights

WEBINAR

Exploring the relationship between AML & Fraud

Ahead of the Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2018 Summit, hear from Kevin Lindsay of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited and Larry Potter of Starling Bank, as they explore the relationship between AML & Fraud. Find out more and register for free here.

FEATURED RESOURCE

The use of technology and building effective processes and controls to enhance fraud detection and mitigate the risk

Ahead of the Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2018 Summit, Rob Woods has released his PDF slides from the FinTech Europe Summit 2017. In this presentation, Rob will address key areas of concern within the Fraud space. Download the PDF here

ARTICLES

Find our Fraud and Financial Crime thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across fraud and financial crime.

11th December 2018

Center for Financial Professionals announces new FinTech Research and Advisory Board

Senior practitioners across the financial services industry join FinTech Advisory Board for the Global FinTech 250 Report set to be released at the X-Tech 2019 Convention […]
7th December 2018

Addressing key regulatory hurdles around EU directives, sanctions and challenges within intelligence sharing

By Guglielmo Migliori, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro
4th December 2018

Procedures and controls to comply with bribery and tax evasion legislation

John Clarke, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Advisory London Ltd
26th July 2018

AI and machine learning – General definitions and Fraud / AML applications

By Eric Wagner, Head of Group Financial Crime, Erste Group AG 
4th June 2018

Interview with Detective Inspector, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau

1st May 2018

Why are banks facing a financial crime skills shortage?

An interview with Anthony Ginn, Head of Risk, Regulatory and Compliance at MThree Consulting.
24th January 2018

Ensuring effective and up to date controls are in place for monitoring and mitigating internal fraud risk

By Richard Huebler, Deputy Head of Financial Crime Management, Raiffeisen Bank.
16th January 2018

Understanding the interactions between cyber-crime and fraud prevention

By Brian Dilley, Group Director, Fraud and Financial Crime Prevention, Lloyds Banking Group.
16th January 2018

Assessing the exposure to risk and techniques to continually identify and manage new risks

By Kevin Lindsay, Deputy Head of Financial Crime Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited.
18th December 2017

Handling upcoming data sharing restrictions across borders

By Brendan Leddy, Head of Compliance and MLRO, British Arab Commercial Bank. 
18th December 2017

Ensuring PSD2 compliance whilst reducing the opportunities for fraudsters

By Larry Potter, Head of Compliance and MLRO, Starling Bank. 
18th December 2017

Management of fraud and financial crime in an advanced technological environment

Research report – By Senior Research Executive, Center for Financial Professionals. 
13th December 2017

Using AI/Machine learning and robotics to enhance fraud and money laundering detection

Eric Wagner, Head of Group Financial Crime, Erste Group Bank AG. 
13th December 2017

Effective information sharing between public and private partnerships

By Jonathan Groom, Head of Engagement, Financial Crime Threat Mitigation, Europe, HSBC. 
5th December 2017

The use of technology and building effective processes and controls to enhance fraud detection and mitigate the risk

By Rob Woods, Fraud & Authentication Strategic Initiatives, Lloyds Banking Group. 

FREE RISK WEBINAR

Fraud and financial crime – An insight into Blockchain

Taking place on January 16 2019, 11:00am (ET)

Key topics addressed include:

Technical fundamentals of blockchain
A deeper understanding
Distinction between open and closed blockchains
Cryptocurrency

Applications for Blockchain and its related risks
Vulnerabilities related to blockchain products
Potential compliance use cases

Operational aspects of Blockchain
Activities where blockchain might be used
Impact of blockchain on everyday activities – fraud detection, transaction monitoring, sanctions screening, risk assessments
How does blockchain impact an institutions risk profile

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James (Jim) Stubbs
Former Managing Director, Deputy Global Head Anti-Money Laundering
Citi

Sean O'Malley

Sean O’Malley
Head of AML and Sanctions Risk Assessment
State Street

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Jake van der Laan
Director, Information Technology and Regulatory Informatics and Director Enforcement
Financial and Consumer Services Commission

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Sponsors

2019 Co-Sponsor:

MThree Consulting


MThree Consulting is a global technology and business services consultancy with clients that include some of the largest top
and mid-tier financial services institutions. We provide consulting & advisory across:

Risk, Regulatory & Compliance
Vendor & Product Services
Application Support & Plant Engineering
Application Development
Cyber & Information Security
Blockchain & Distributed Ledgers and Digital Technologies

We also run a successful Graduate talent development programme, MThree Alumni, with clients taking advantage of our
bespoke technology-focused training packages delivered throughout major global financial centres.

Siren


Siren provides the leading Investigative Intelligence platform to some of the world’s largest and most complex organizations to derive business value adding insights from their data.

Made by team of enormously passionate data discovery and advanced search experts, scientists and engineers; the Siren Platform provides a unique combination of search, business intelligence, big data, link analysis and knowledge representation which advances the way organizations address some of the world’s most important data driven problems.
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INCREASE YOUR ORGANISATION’S PROFILE IN FRONT OF THE FRAUD AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMUNITY

 

Advance your branding, awareness, industry expertise, thought-leadership and lead-generation at our upcoming Fraud and Financial Crime Congress.

Sponsorship and exhibition with The Center for Financial Professionals offers unique networking, brand recognition and thought-leadership deliverance opportunities with senior risk professionals from around the world. Whether you want full branding across the event or simply a well-positioned exhibition stand, our business development team will tailor the right package for you. We do everything we can to help you get your marketing message across and also to benchmark the return on your investment. Please contact sales@cfp-events.com 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.

2019 Media Partners:

FinTech Futures


FinTech Futures is a digital publishing platform for the worldwide fintech community.
Built on the renowned Banking Technology brand, FF provides daily news, analysis and expert commentary across a comprehensive range of areas:
– FinTech
– BankingTech
– PayTech
– RegTech
– WealthTech
– LendTech
– InsurTech

Our broad readership and solid reputation, combined with in-depth coverage across fintech on a worldwide scale, makes us the leading resource for technology buyers, sellers, developers, integrators and other specialists across the sector.

FF brand incorporates:

– Monthly Banking Technology magazine in print and digital
– Banking Technology Awards, an annual event recognising excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services, and the people who make it happen
– Paybefore, a global paytech publication
– PayTech Awards, an event celebrating the best of the best in paytech industry

SmartMoneyMatch

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SmartMoneyMatch connects the global investment community.
https://www.SmartMoneyMatch.com/investments enables you to browse and list investment products, create a request for proposal, connect with and message other users, search and announce relevant events, find jobs, post vacancies or write articles.
Moreover, all users have their profile page where your activities – as an investor, asset manager or service provider – can be described.

Free registration now on https://www.SmartMoneyMatch.com/register.

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019

Venue

VENUE:

Grange City Hotel

8-14 Cooper’s Row
London, EC3N 2BQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I present at the Fraud & Financial Crime Europe Summit 2019?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe Summit 2019. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Forum 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 Forum, 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 Forum documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Forum* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Forum. *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 Forum, 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 the Fraud & Financial Crime Europe Summit 2019?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Fraud & Financial Crime Europe Summit 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 Forum. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +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 Fraud & Financial Crime Europe Summit 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 Forum website
  • Place your logo on the Forum brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Forum
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact jesse.hopkins@cefpro.com or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019

Why Attend?

Why should you attend a CeFPro conference?

  • You’ll gain valuable insights and learnings from industry experts
    Hear current insights from leading industry experts from panel discussions, presentations, Q&A opportunities, case studies plus more…
  • Benchmarking: keep up-to-date with the latest challenges / changes within the industry
    Stay in the know and stay successful – you won’t fall behind on groundbreaking industry insights and initiatives
  • Multiple networking opportunities
    Refreshments breaks, Q&A with presenters, drinks reception and more
  • Excellent registration rates
    Register early for preferential rates
  • Earn CPD points

Hear from past attendees and speakers…

“It offers a chance to see and hear current trends and obstacles first hand from leading experts and to discuss solutions early enough to be implemented easily”
Head of Section, Prudential Policy and Accounting
European Central Bank
“For me one of the greatest benefits is hearing from leading practitioners at other firms about the initiatives and innovations they are introducing into their model risk management practices…I also find the session breaks and luncheons to be opportune times to meet professional colleagues working in my field and share views..”

former Managing Director, Global Head of Model Risk Governance
Credit Suisse
“It’s always good to share views with fellow managers and experts and in my case as the representative of relatively small institution it’s especially important to have the chance to get familiar with solutions adopted by major banking groups.”
Director of Credit Portfolio Management
Bank Pocztowy
“The main benefit of Center for Financial Professionals’ congresses is networking. Here you meet old friends and make new ones who have experiences and insights that they are willing to share. This sharing helps delegates improve their job performance through new skills or better practices. This synergy from multiple experts’ sharing ideas is difficult to replicate”
Director of Enterprise-Wide Risk
BOK Financial

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe

2-3 April 2019

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Super Early Bird

Early Bird

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Register by 19 December

Save £900

Register by 25 January

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Register by 22 February

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Registrations after 22 March

£899*

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* All rates are subject to UK VAT

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Group Bookings – 3rd Person Half Price:

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 the fifth person to attend for FREE! Should you have any questions regarding registering, please contact the Center for Financial Professionals, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 (UK) or email jesse.hopkins@cefpro.com

Please note – our group rates can be used across the pond with our Fraud and Financial Crime USA Congress.

Other ways to register

1. Register by Email

2. Contact Us Directly

3. Download PDF Registration Form

+44 (0)20 7164 6582 (UK)
or
+1 888 677 7007 (US)

Earn CPD Points

To claim your points please contact info@cefpro.com or call +44 (0) 207 164 6582

2019 Co-Sponsor:

Sponsorship

Can your organisation contribute at our Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit 2019?

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. This is just an outline of what we can offer, but please contact sales@cfp-events.com 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.