Exploring new complexities in the fraud and financial crime landscape and best practices to stay ahead

Fraud & Financial Crime USA

5th Annual | March 22-23 | New York City

FRAUD & FINANCIAL CRIME LANDSCAPE
Setting the scene: Reviewing the fraud and financial crime landscape and evolution of risks in a post pandemic environment

REG E
Reviewing the changing landscape under Regulation E and impact of financial liability on financial institutions

CHECK FRAUD
Managing the proliferation in check fraud as the industry moves focus to digital approaches

PAYMENTS
2:30 Managing vulnerabilities with increased demand for instant payment and evolution in payment trends

SANCTIONS
Managing the global geopolitical environment and techniques to stay ahead of fast-moving sanctions regimes

TECHNOLOGY
Leveraging the use of technology including AI and machine learning to optimize programs and enhance transaction monitoring

WORKFLOW PROCESSING
Developing risk engines to ensure an effect and efficient AML program

M&A
Techniques and tools to navigate merger and acquisition activity and aligning methodologies effectively

Andrew Jensen

Andrew Jensen,
Managing Director and Global Head, Global Sanctions & Screening (GSS),
Scotiabank

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Julianne Susman,
Executive Director and Sanctions Counsel,
Morgan Stanley

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Arsa Oemar,
Director, Model Risk Management,
MUFG

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Patrick Killeen,
Unit Chief-International Corruption Unit,  
FBI

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Rick Swenson,
Managing Director Fraud Strategy and Governance,
TIAA

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Erika Alders
Managing Director and Managing Counsel, Head of US Regulatory Legal
State Street

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James Short 
Global Head of AML/ATF
Scotiabank

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Xiaoling (Sean) Yu,
Head of Financial Crimes Modeling and Analytics,
KeyBank

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Nicolas Khouri,
Deputy BSA Officer,
Ally

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Lester Joseph,
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group,
Wells Fargo

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

FRAUD & FINANCIAL CRIME LANDSCAPE – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Setting the scene: Reviewing the fraud and financial crime landscape and evolution of risks in a post pandemic environment

Session details 

  • Using data analytics to identify risks
  • Identifying red flags and behaviour internally
  • Accessing business databases to leverage intelligence
  • Identifying high risk people
    • Employee intelligence and access
  • Increased risk in economic downturn
  • Paycheck protection program: Impact of changes to statute of limitations
    • Stimulus package impact to fraudulent activity.

James Short, Global Head of AML/ATF for Global Banking and Markets, Scotiabank

Nicolas Khouri, Deputy BSA Officer, Ally 

Kevin King, SVP, Director, FIU Enterprise Fraud Management, Atlantic Union Bank

SCAMS

9:45 Evolution of scam techniques and staying ahead of advances in criminal tactics

Session details 

  • Using data to identify scams proactively without impacting the customer
  • Engaging the customer in education to prevent scams
  • Business email compromise: Tools to protect customers
  • Increasing information sharing between banks
  • Model validation processes for detection tools
  • Leveraging tools to identify vulnerable customers
    • Identifying scenarios
  • Increased risk with movement into digital space

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking

REG E 

10:50 Reviewing the changing landscape under Regulation E and impact of financial liability on financial institutions

Session details 

      • Changes to financial liability of financial institutions
      • Mitigating potential financial losses
      • Managing downstream impacts of rule change
      • Detection systems to manage the risk
      • Demonstrating negligence under new laws
      • Shifting liabilities of unauthorized transactions
        • Avoiding transaction interruption
      • Adapting risk culture with regulatory changes

Douglas Bloom, Executive Director, Co-Head of Cybersecurity and Privacy Law, Morgan Stanley

CHECK FRAUD 

11:35 Managing the proliferation in check fraud as the industry moves focus to digital approaches

Session details 

    • Protecting legitimate customers from check fraud
    • Fraudulent techniques to intercept checks
    • Educating customers on techniques to protect themselves
    • Solutions to identify fraudulent activity
    • Defences to make funds unavailable once a bad deposit is identified
    • AI processes to validate signatures
    • Enhancing models to leverage customer data
    • Identifying balance between responsibility of customer or institution

SYNTHETIC ID AND IDENTITY THEFT

12:20 Reviewing tactics in identity theft and use of synthetic IDs

Session details 

    • Account opening security practices
      • Techniques and processes to mitigate fraud
    • Accessibility of personal information on the dark web
      • Impact to online account opening
    • Increased synthetic ID fraud
      • Controls around account opening
      • Education for customers
    • Keeping up with criminal technology tactics
    • Identification of money mules and verification at account opening

12:20 Lunch break and networking


AUTHENTICATION

1:55 Developing effective authentication strategies leveraging biometrics and staying ahead of advancing technology

Session details 

  • Increased sophistication of deep fakes
  • Evolution of technology and authentication practices
  • Tracking mobile device activity
  • Managing deep fakes in biometrics and authentication
  • Techniques to enhance authentication
  • Balancing customer experience with biometrics

Rick Swenson, Managing Director Fraud Strategy and Governance, TIAA

PAYMENTS

2:30 Managing vulnerabilities with increased demand for instant payment and evolution in payment trends

Session details 

  • Fraudulent transactions through payment apps
    • Tracking money movement from payments app
  • Balancing protection with potential discrimination
  • Connecting the ecosystem beyond financial services
    • Telephony and internet providers role
  • Managing risks in ACH and P2P as adoption rates grow
  • Balancing expectation of real time payments with fraud concerns
  • Payment modernization migration
  • Managing dependencies on SWIFT

Tibor Bartels, Managing Director, Head of Transaction Services Americas, ING

FBI – CASE STUDY

3:05 FBI: Foreign bribery, kleptocracy and high level money laundering

Session details 

  • Tracing illicit funds across certain jurisdictions
  • Expansion of collaborating amongst law enforcement agencies globally
    • Collaboration to trace illicit funds
  • Awareness and training regarding foreign bribery and theft
    • Capabilities to investigate and prosecute
  • Approaches to expedite bank to bank request for information
    • Internationally and domestically
  • Reviewing Fincen top priorities

Patrick Killeen, Unit Chief-International Corruption Unit, FBI

3:40 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

CRYPTOCURRENCY – PANEL DISCUSSION

4:10 Shaping enforcement of cryptocurrency and developing fraud and AML mitigation techniques

Session details 

  • Difficulties tracking funds in cryptocurrency fraud
  • Developing a KYC program to offset risk
  • Future of regulation and control of crypto industry
  • Managing risks of crypto exchanges across jurisdictions
  • Shaping enforcement framework on virtual commodities
  • Defining cryptocurrency for effective enforcement
  • AML risks with increased use of cryptocurrency
  • Leveraging technology to identify ownership transfer
  • Decentralized finance: DoJ taskforce for crypto and digital technology fraud
  • Increased use of cryptocurrency in financial Marijuana businesses
    • Legal challenges at a federal level
    • Implementing a KYC program to offset risk

Patrick Wyman, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI

William Dayhoff, Senior KYC Compliance, USAA

Gaurav Tiwari, Head of Governance, Global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Center, State Street

CYBERCRIME & RANSOMWARE

4:50 Managing the continued cyber and ransomware threat and response strategies in event of an attack

Session details 

      • Educating employees as to tactics
      • Increasing awareness to phishing scams
      • Minimum standards for organizations of all sizes
      • Education at account inception
      • Reporting ransomware attacks to law enforcement
      • Managing continued threat of cyber and ransomware
      • Intersection of ransomware to sanctions and cyber risk
      • Roles and responsibilities of banks in ransomware payments 

Lester Joseph, Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo 

5:25 Chair’s closing remarks
5:35 End of day one and drinks reception

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

SANCTIONS

9:00 Managing the global geopolitical environment and techniques to stay ahead of fast-moving sanctions regimes

Session details 

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Andrew Jensen, Managing Director and Global Head, Global Sanctions & Screening (GSS), Scotiabank

SANCTIONS – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:25 Managing the global geopolitical environment and techniques to stay ahead of fast-moving sanctions regimes

Session details 

  • Working with clients exposed to Russia sanctions
  • Impact to investors and investment decisions
  • Managing sanctions requirements in jurisdictions
    • Challenges with fluid nature of borders
  • Managing sudden changes in sanctions compliance
  • Identifying risk exposure within portfolios and business lines
  • Managing the risk of secondary sanctions
  • Developing consolidated escalation protocols

Andrew Jensen, Managing Director and Global Head, Global Sanctions & Screening (GSS), Scotiabank

Julianne Susman, Executive Director and Sanctions Counsel, Morgan Stanley

Erika Alders, Managing Director and Managing Counsel, Head of US Regulatory Legal, State Street

Hunter Kreger, VP, FIU Deputy OFAC Officer, Atlantic Union Bank

AML COMPLIANCE

10:10 Approaches and techniques to ensure a consistent compliance program and managing changes globally

Session details 

  • Compliance challenges with new sanctions regimes
  • Approaches to ensure a consistent compliance program
  • Key challenges in regulatory enforcement
  • Managing evolving sanctions lists
  • Monitoring transactions for terrorist financing
  • Including cryptocurrency in controls and scrutiny
  • Developing a KYC program to detect sanctions evasion

Victor Cardona, Senior Vice President, BSA Officer, Golden State Bank

10:45 Morning refreshment break and networking

DATA

11:15 Understanding regulatory data requirements and enhancing programs with increased technology advances

Session details 

  • Understanding importance of data to programs
  • Data requirements as AML Act and regulations evolve
  • Ensuring relevant and accurate data
  • Leveraging data to fully effect change
  • Feeding data into new technologies
  • Developing a scalable data solution
  • Maximizing analytics potential
  • Transforming data insights into actionable intelligence
  • Utilizing data to identify behaviours
    • Developing a risk based approach

DATA CONTINUED

11:50 Using data and technology to stratify the risk and develop targeted compliance

Session details 

  • Need for risk stratification
  • Using data science and analytic
  • Developing compliance strategies base on risk score

Sudharshan Narva, Director, Data Analytics, Internal Audit, TIAA

TECHNOLOGY – PANEL DISCUSSION

12:25 Leveraging the use of technology including AI and machine learning to optimize programs and enhance transaction monitoring

Session details 

  • Accelerating and streamlining through automated technologies
  • Leveraging AI and machine learning within AML programs
  • Reviewing results of implementation
  • Converting transaction monitoring to machine learning models
  • Understanding data requirements for technology integration
  • Reducing false positives with an automated program
  • Gaining insight through analytics and visualization

Sudharshan Narva, Director, Data Analytics, Internal Audit, TIAA

Xiaoling (Sean) Yu, Head of Financial Crimes Modeling and Analytics, KeyBank

1:10 Lunch break and networking

DIGITALIZATION

2:10 Increased sophistication in social engineering and digital fraud techniques

Session details 

  • Manipulation of identity to open accounts online
  • Enhancing authentication methods
  • Latest trends in digital payments fraud
  • Combining controls to mitigate digital fraud
  • Increase in fraud related to digital transactions
  • Evolving the regulatory framework to manage digitalization
  • Emerging digital trends

WORKFLOW PROCESSING

2:45 Developing risk engines to ensure an effect and efficient AML program

Session details 

  • Developing a risk engine to drive alerts
  • Developing efficiency and effectiveness in programs
    • Reducing false positives
    • Increased time to clear alerts
  • Adjusting model to positively impact AML program
  • Creating algorithms that cover all bases
  • Ensuring a workflow analysis when moving systems
    • Providing training
  • Implementing cost-effective systems

Arsa Oemar, Director, Model Risk Management, MUFG

3:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

MACHINE LEARNING 

3:50 Machine learning as a foundational component of anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud solutions for today and the future

Session details 

  • Differences between automation and machine learning (ML) as a subset of AI for AML and fraud
  • Legacy AML systems and the problem of false positives (high-volume, low-value alerts)
  • AI alignment with the organization’s risk appetite and risk assessment
  • ML and training the model to recognize fraud patterns
  • Benefits of adapting to AI and ML

Mark Elkommos, VP, Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring & Testing Manager, SMBC

M&A

4:25 Techniques and tools to navigate merger and acquisition activity and aligning methodologies effectively

Session details 

  • Aligning systems in growing organizations as a result of M&A
  • Operational preparedness for mergers and acquisitions
  • Reviewing AML detection scenarios and customer risk rating strategy
  • Creating new controls aligning methodologies
  • Security concerns with public mergers
  • Aggregating CCR and SARs under one bank
  • Re-evaluating AML systems to ensure full coverage
  • Heightening efficiencies in monitoring

Beau Stubbs, Chief Bank Secrecy Act Officer, Cadence Bank

5:00 Chair’s closing remarks

5:10 End of day one and drinks reception

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Erika Alders,
Managing Director and Managing Counsel, Head of US Regulatory Legal
State Street.

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Tibor Bartels

Tibor Bartels,
Head of Transaction Services Americas,
ING,

Biography

Tibor Bartels heads-up the ING Transaction Services department for the Americas region. He is responsible for Payments and Cash Management solutions, Liquidity Management, Working Capital optimization and Traditional Trade solutions.
Starting 2016, Tibor moved to NY to build an on-the-ground presence for Transaction Services in the region. Currently he leads a team of product specialists that have in-depth discussions with America’s based multinationals on how to improve their daily banking set-up.
Tibor has been with ING for over 16 years and started his career as a trainee and worked in various departments of the bank. In 2007, Tibor joined the Transaction Services department with regional responsibility for the United States. Currently he is a considered to be a specialist for treasury optimization and market trends in Europe and has been regularly been interviewed by sector magazines.

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Douglas Bloom,
Executive Director, Co-Head of Cybersecurity and Privacy Law,
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Doug is an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Legal & Compliance Division. He is responsible globally for the Firm’s cybersecurity and privacy legal matters. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Doug was a director in PwC’s Cybersecurity & Privacy, Financial Crimes and Forensics practices, where he led the Firm’s efforts regarding cybersecurity regulatory change. Before PwC, Doug served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he investigated and prosecuted national security cyber offenses, including economic espionage and national defense and government system intrusions. Prior to joining the bar, Doug was as a software engineer and program manager for Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, Microsoft and Hewlett Packard.

Doug is a 2015 recipient of the Attorney General’s John Marshal Award, the highest attorney honor granted by the Department of Justice, and a 2013 recipient of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation’s Prosecutor of the Year award.

He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham, where he teaches a course on computer crimes  and received a Bachelor’s in Symbolic Systems and a Master’s in Linguistics from Stanford University, and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

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Victor Cardona,
Senior Vice President, BSA Officer,
Golden State Bank,

Biography

Victor Cardona is currently Senior Vice President, BSA Officer at Golden State Bank in Los Angeles, CA. Victor has been in banking since 2004, specializing in BSA/AML compliance since 2005. Victor is also the Director (private sector) of the El Camino Real HIFCA Coalition, a public-private partnership initiative with the HSI Los Angeles field office. Outside of the banking industry, Victor is an Adjunct Professor at Cal Poly Pomona where he teaches Forensic Accounting. Victor received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA in economic crime & fraud management. Victor attended the police academy before his banking career and attended the HSI Citizens Academy in Los Angeles. Victor has been CAMS certified since 2008 and currently serves as the ACAMS Southern California Chapter’s Co-Chair.

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William Dayhoff,
Senior KYC Compliance,
USAA

Biography
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Mark Elkommos,
VP, Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring & Testing Manager,
SMBC

Biography

Three-time “The Risk Universe Magazine” Cover-front Author, Mark Elkommos works at SMBC as VP, Compliance Monitoring & Testing, is a seasoned AML professional with more than 15 years of Financial Crime Compliance experience. Mark also is an avid technology & compliance reader, and evidently, a popular author of AML and FinTech topics. He wrote numerous articles on many Risk Management Magazines, also he is a regular LinkedIn blogger. Visit his LinkedIn page and website to know more

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Andrew Jensen,
Managing Director and Global Head, Global Sanctions & Screening (GSS),
Scotiabank

Biography
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Lester Joseph,
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group,
Wells Fargo

Biography

Lester Joseph is the Head of the Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group at Wells Fargo & Company. The primary mission of this Group is to provide intelligence on money laundering activity and financial crime trends to all parts of the enterprise. He joined Wells Fargo in March 2010. Mr. Joseph worked for the United States Department of Justice from 1984 to February 2010. From 2002-2010, he was the Principal Deputy Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS). During his tenure in AFMLS, the Section played a major role in several noteworthy money laundering investigations and prosecutions involving major financial institutions.

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Nicolas Khouri,
Deputy BSA Officer,
Ally

Biography

Nicolas Khouri is currently the Deputy AML/BSA Officer at Ally Bank responsible for leading the execution of key BSA/AML program components such as risk assessments, governance and business line oversight.
Prior to that Nicolas was the Senior Compliance Director at Ally Bank overseeing AML Investigations. As part of his role, Nicolas manages a team that handles all AML investigations, SAR filings and all law enforcement requests and coordination. Prior to that Nicolas was a Senior Audit Director with Ally Bank overseeing all of Compliance and Legal.
Nicolas has over 20 years of financial institutions and investment banking auditing and compliance experience focusing mainly on AML and International Operations. Nicolas holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the George Washington University and is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS) since 2006. Nicolas has been an invited speaker and/or panelist at several national conferences on AML and auditing including Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), American Bankers Association (ABA), Florida International Banking Association (FIBA), The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Financial Markets Association (FMA).

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Patrick Killeen,
Unit Chief-International Corruption Unit,
FBI

Biography

Employed as Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent since 2003
• Investigated cases involving International Transnational Organized Criminal Enterprises, Money Laundering, International Corruption
• Staffed in multiple FBI divisions, including Detroit, New York, and FBI Headquarters (Washington DC)
• Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Master’s degree in Business Administration

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Kevin King,
SVP, Director, FIU Enterprise Fraud Management,
Atlantic Union Bank

Biography

Kevin has served in fraud risk management roles for over 20 years.  His positions include Fraud Operations Manager, Fraud Analytics Manager, Fraud Prevention Manager, and most recently Director of Enterprise Fraud.  His tenure includes large international banks such as Wachovia/Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Suntrust/Truist and regional midsized banks including SouthState Bank, Heartland (HTLF), and currently Atlantic Union Bank.  He holds certifications as a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified AML and Fraud Professional.  He is a contributing member of the ABA’s CAFP certification program.  He is a proud veteran of the United States Army, holds a BS in Law Enforcement Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration.

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Hunter Kreger,
VP, FIU Deputy OFAC Officer,
Atlantic Union Bank

Biography

Hunter Kreger is the FIU Deputy OFAC Officer at Atlantic Union Bank. In this role he serves as the subject matter expert and escalation point for all Sanctions, OFAC, and Watch List related matters at the Bank including 314a information requests. Prior to working at Atlantic Union Bank, Hunter held positions at Deloitte in their Independence and Conflicts Network.
Hunter graduated from the College of William & Mary in 2008 where he obtained a BA in Economics, and currently lives in Richmond, VA.

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Sudharshan Narva,
Director, Data Analytics, Internal Audit,
TIAA

Biography

Sudharshan Narva is a seasoned data analytics leader with more than 22 years of experience in building end to end data driven solutions to combat fraud, waste and abuse. Narva worked in large healthcare organizations such as Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna-CVS, Pfizer etc., where he led and managed risk based proactive data driven initiatives to identify and target fraud, waste and abuse. Among the solutions Narva and his team operationalized were outlier & anomaly detection, behavioral fraud segmentation, control effectiveness measurement and predicting future fraud.
Narva presently leads TIAA’s Internal Audit Data Analytic team  to support Internal Audits & Investigations and is leading an initiative to move the division from sample based audits/investigations to risk based full population testing & automation.
Narva is Industrial & Production Engineer, MBA major in Operations Research and Methods and CFE.

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Arsa Oemar,
Director, Model Risk Management
MUFG

Biography

Arsa leads the Americas Wholesale Credit Model Risk Management at MUFG Union Bank. His team covers the entire spectrum of credit risk models including credit ratings, Basel AIRB, CCAR/DFAST stress testing, Economic Capital, ALLL, CECL, and IFRS 9. Arsa has 17 years of experience in the financial industry; previously he was in Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Goldman Sachs in various credit risk modeling and analytics roles. Arsa holds a BS in Computer Science and MS in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University

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James Short,
Global Head of AML/ATF,
Scotiabank

Biography
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Beau Stubbs,
Chief Bank Secrecy Act Officer,
Cadence Bank

Biography
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Julianne Susman,
Executive Director and Sanctions Counsel,
Morgan Stanley

Biography
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Rick Swenson,
Managing Director Fraud Strategy and Governance,
TIAA

Biography

Rick is the Managing Director and Head of Fraud Strategy and Governance at TIAA where he and his team manage fraud prevention and detection controls related to all of our customer interactions with TIAA. He has 30+ years of experience working in the financial services industry for multiple fortune 100 firms. He also co-chairs TIAA’s Fraud Governance Committee.

As an Executive, he has sponsored and led dozens of complex multi-year fraud prevention, detection and investigation strategies and solutions including supporting the industry’s first retail mobile check deposit capability, credit card EMV Conversion, the use of biometrics and Omni-channel customer authentication.

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Gaurav Tiwari,
Head of Governance, Global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Center,
State Street

Biography

Rick is the Managing Director and Head of Fraud Strategy and Governance at TIAA where he and his team manage fraud prevention and detection controls related to all of our customer interactions with TIAA.    He has 30+ years of experience working in the financial services industry for multiple fortune 100 firms.   He also co-chairs TIAA’s Fraud Governance Committee.As an Executive, he has sponsored and led dozens of complex multi-year fraud prevention, detection and investigation strategies and solutions including supporting the industry’s first retail mobile check deposit capability, credit card EMV Conversion, the use of biometrics and Omni-channel customer authentication.

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Xiaoling (Sean) Yu,
Head of Financial Crimes Modeling and Analytics,
KeyBank

Biography

Xiaoling (Sean) Yu is a SVP and Director of Model Validation at KeyBank. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry in different quantitative roles.  His areas of functional expertise include Consumer and Commercial Credit Risk, Stress Testing and Capital Modeling, Allowance/Reserve, Comliance Modeling, Business Analytics, and Model Governance.  Prior to Key, Sean was Sr. Group Manager of Quantitative Analytics and Model Development in PNC Financial Service Group.  He started his financial services career in National City Bank as a Sr. Capital Allocation Analyst after worked as a Research Consultant at the Center for Regional Economic Issues of Case Western Reserve University.  Sean has a Ph.D. in Economics from Case Western Reserve University, and a Master in Management Science and a Bachelor in Industrial Economics from Tianjin University.

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Patrick Wyman,
Supervisory Special Agent,
FBI

Biography

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PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Interactive panel discussions are designed to include attendees by running a live Q&A throughout the session

PRESENTATIONS

Hear industry experts provide detailed insights on a range of vendor risk issues, challenges and opportunities

NETWORKING BREAKS

Networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, access to all streams and sessions.

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Continue discussions beyond the auditorium and interact with speakers and attendees after their session.

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Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

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July 7, 2022

Reviewing the impact of ESG on business strategies moving forward and preparing for change

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June 26, 2022

How to stay ahead of merchant breaches and payment card fraud

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June 25, 2022

Implementing a Trade Surveillance Program to increase fraud detection

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June 10, 2022

Reviewing heightened complexity of global regulations and divergence in expectations

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June 10, 2022

Identifying critical third parties and determining effective oversight requirements

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June 10, 2022

Reviewing data and privacy requirements with use of technology and platforms across the industry

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June 10, 2022

The “Why” and the “How” – Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions about Business Continuity Planning

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June 10, 2022

Developing standards to measure concentration risks with use of certain companies or geographies within supply chain

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June 10, 2022

Introducing data management processes to manage data quality and streamline practices

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June 9, 2022

Assessing regulatory changes ahead and the impact on third party and vendor risk management

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June 9, 2022

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

 

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To discuss this further please contact Joseph.taylor@cfp-events.com  or call +1 888 677 7007.

What can I do if I can't attend the event due to Covid-19?

If you are unable to attend the Congress due to national/Covid restrictions, CeFPro would be more than happy to offer you a refund, credit note or the option to transfer the ticket to a colleague who is able to attend.

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

LAUNCH
RATE

£499*

until December 2

SUPER EARLY BIRD
RATE

£599*

until January 27 

EARLY BIRD
RATE

£699*

until March 3 

STANDARD
RATE

£999*

after March 3  

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

LAUNCH
RATE

£1,399*

until December 2

SUPER EARLY BIRD
RATE

£1,399*

until January 27 

EARLY BIRD
RATE

£1,599*

until March 3 

STANDARD
RATE

£1,999*

after March 3  

CAN YOUR ORGANIZATION 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 chris.simou@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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