FRAUD AND FINANCIAL CRIME EUROPE 2022

5th Annual | 20-21 September 2022 | London

REGULATION

Reviewing the regulatory landscape to stay ahead of continuous change

UNINTENDED SANCTIONS CONSEQUENCES

Reviewing the long term implications and potential unintended consequences of extreme sanctions

SACTIONS IMPLEMENTATION

Managing complex sanctions requirements and approaches for effective implementation of changes

SCAMS

Managing increasingly complex scams landscape as tactics continue to evolve

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Managing an intensifying scams landscape within crypto and managing heightened fraud and money laundering risks

CYBER CRIME

Managing cybercrime in an increased digitalized working environment

GREENWASHING

Viewing greenwashing as a fraudulent activity and the impact of uncertainty on the industry

MONEY LAUNDERING

Identifying and mitigating money laundering as systems become increasingly digitized

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Amit Lakhani
Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB
BNP Paribas

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Paul Coady
Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture
Deutsche Bank

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Alexander Fisher
Director, Group Financial Crime Intelligence and Investigations
Standard Chartered Bank

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Dr Liliya Gelemerova
Head of UK Financial Security
Credit Agricole CIB

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Vinaya Parvate
Managing Director, Global Head Fraud Risk Oversight
Citi

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Dr Philip Bonhard
Head of Design – Security, Authentication and Identity
Lloyds Banking Group

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Jacobo Munoz Agra
Managing Director, Head of Compliance UK & Europe
Rabobank

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Riley Peterson
Director, Head of Strategy and Governance
MUFG

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Ionela Emmett
Head of Fraud & AML Investigations Manager UK, Compliance Group
Commerzbank

Faizal-Nunes

Faizal Nunes
Deputy Global Head of Anti-Fraud
Credit Suisse

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8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

REGULATION

9:00 Reviewing the regulatory landscape to stay ahead of continuous change

Session details 

  • Understanding impact of companies house reform
  • Legislation pressures from the government to expediate certain measures
  • Expectations included in the third Economic Crime Bill
    • Proportionality involved when releasing
  • Managing ambiguity in compulsory regulation around consumer protection
  • Understanding upcoming AI regulations
  • Enforcement of the money laundering act
  • Increased guidance from regulatory authorities

GLOBAL REGULATION

09:35 Managing the increased globalization of regulatory expectations and enforcement

Session details 

  • Enhancing global collaboration on enforcement
  • Managing disconnect across international expectations and enforcement
  • Reviewing impact of regulatory disparities on assessment of risk and compliance resources
    • Addressing AML/KYC and beneficial ownership challenges
  • Approaches to meet regulatory expectations.

Robertson Park, ShareholderMcGonigle, PC

10:10 Morning refreshment break and networking

SCAMS – PANEL DISCUSSION

10:40 Managing increasingly complex scams landscape as tactics continue to evolve

Session details 

  • Global collaboration to address and track fraud across multiple locations
  • Identifying scams that are conducted through high level geolocation technology
  • Challenges detecting transfer of funds to multiple jurisdictions
  • Identifying falsified information and money laundering within lending products
    • Government controls in place to prevent falsified documents

Vinaya ParvateManaging Director, Global Head Fraud Risk OversightCiti
Serpil Hall, Head of Financial Crime and Fraud, Celebrus, D4t4 Solutions | Celebrus

DETECTION

11:20 Whistleblowing: an alternative method of fraud detection to traditional fraud controls

Session details 

  • Why whistleblowing is a better alternative to traditional fraud detection techniques
  • How whistleblowing currently operates as a method of fraud detection globally
  • What steps organisations should take when using whistleblowing as a fraud detection method

Natalie Sookhoo, Vice President – CCO Investigations and Anti-Fraud, Credit Suisse

KYC

11:55 Using technology to mature KYC processes and reduce false positives

Session details 

  • Impact of too many false positives on your KYC models
  • Implementing AI standards with no bias
  • Challenges with using an external vendor solution for KYC
  • Ethical concerns within KYC
  • Managing the impact of future AI regulations on KYC
  • The potential challenge that climate risk could have on KYC

Guy Mettrick, Global Industry Lead – Financial Services, Appian

12:30 How cloud-based AML can strengthen compliance and security?

Gion-Andri Busser, CEO, IMTF

12:40 Lunch break and networking

CRYPTOCURRENCY – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:40 Managing an intensifying scams landscape within crypto and managing heightened fraud and money laundering risks

Session details 

  • Understanding cryptocurrency as an investment to avoid fraud
  • Detecting the vulnerabilities fraudsters capitalize on
  • Educating novice cryptocurrency investors
  • Understanding why and how cryptocurrency is used to commit crime
  • Tracking cryptocurrency that has been laundered between jurisdictions
  • Recovering assets related to cryptocurrency
  • Future state involvement in cryptocurrencies

Faizal Nunes,  Deputy Global Head of Anti-FraudCredit Suisse
Basima Khuram, SVP, UK Financial Crime AdvisoryBNY Mellon

MONEY LAUNDERING

2:20 Identifying and mitigating money laundering as systems become increasingly digitized

Session details 

  • Effectively managing trade-based money laundering as a threat
  • Managing multijurisdictional challenges
  • Lack of standardization in documentation
  • Leveraging advanced technologies to identify bigger risks from money laundering
  • Managing increased money laundering activity caused by stricter sanctions
  • Co-operation between public and private sectors to identify suspicious transactions and combat money laundering
  • Distinguishing between fraud and money laundering
  • – Money laundering threats posed by alternative payment platforms

Ionela Emmett, Head of Fraud & AML Investigations Manager UK, Compliance GroupCommerzbank

SANCTIONS IMPLEMENTATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:55 Managing complex sanctions requirements and approaches for effective implementation of changes

Session details 

  • Understanding the resources behind sanctions which make them effective and efficient
  • How technology can and has assisted with implementing sanctions
  • Ensuring systems can keep up with ever-changing sanctions
  • Managing allocation of resources amidst the geopolitical crisis
  • Lessons learnt from fast paced Russian sanctions
  • Maintaining a team with consistent understanding of sanctions, laws and regulations
  • How organizations are mobilizing themselves around such intense sanctions
  • Reviewing sanctions strategy and what are separate regions trying to achieve

Chloe Cina, Head of Global Sanctions AdvisoryDeutsche Bank

3:35 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

UNINTENDED SANCTION CONSEQUENCES

4:05 Reviewing the long term implications and potential unintended consequences of extreme sanctions

Session details 

  • Reputational risk associated with doing business with sanctioned organizations/countries
  • Supply chain issues by not being able to trade within Russia
  • Increased risk of cyber/ransomware attacks from Russia
  • Increased use of money laundering in alternative currencies
  • Reputational risk of working with Russia
  • Effectively managing other fraud responsibilities’ whilst actioning sanctions
  • After effect of sanctions if the Russia/Ukraine conflict was to end
  • Sanctioned individuals exploiting the use of cryptocurrency

Riley Peterson, Director, Head of Strategy and GovernanceMUFG

DIGITILIZATION

4:40 Managing increased security vulnerabilities and infrastructure challenges with enhanced digitalization

Session details 

  • Effectively managing fraud in an increasingly digitalized environment
  • Ensuring internal and external fraud risk is not embedded into any digitalization process
  • Overcoming outsourced internal fraud created by digitalization
  • Addressing challenges created by digitalization

Amit Lakhani, Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIBBNP Paribas

DIGITAL IDENTITY

5:15 Understanding the impact of digital identity and the role it plays in fraud and financial crime

Session details 

  • More session details coming soon

Dr Philip Bonhard, Head of Design – Security, Authentication and Identity, Lloyds Banking Group

5:50 Chair’s closing remarks

6:00 End of Day One and networking drinks reception

Moderated by:
Mona Vaswani, Partner,  Milbank LLP

8:00 Registration and breakfast 

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

CYBER CRIME – PANEL DISCUSSION

09:00 Managing cybercrime in an increased digitalized working environment

Session details 

  • Managing intensified cyber attacks on financial institutions influenced by the ongoing global crisis
  • Detecting new techniques being used by cyber criminals
  • Understanding the threat cyber attacks pose on your institution
  • Ensuring your organizations security is advanced enough to protect against the increasing intensity of cyber attacks
  • Heightened risk of cyber attacks on countries with stronger sanctions against Russia
  • Measures to be taken to protect your institution from data breaches

Amit Lakhani,  Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB, BNP Paribas
Fabrice Brossart, CRO, General Insurance and International, AIG

RANSOMWARE

09:50 Developing measures and steps to mitigate the risk of ransomware attacks and increasing awareness and training

Session details 

  • Overcoming a ransom attack with data held to ransom
  • Measures and steps that can be taken to prevent ransomware attacks
  • Ensuring security between systems to mitigate the risk of attacks
  • Understanding implications of paying a ransom attack
  • Mitigating risk once a company has been subject to an attack to prevent further breaches

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

TRANSACTION MONITORING

11:00 Enhancing controls for transaction monitoring to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of programs

Session details 

  • Understanding the need for more fields of information when monitoring transactions
  • Effectiveness of inputted information into transaction monitoring system
  • Implementing correct typologies into transaction monitoring
    • Identifying dangerous typologies
  • Defining what is considered to be suspicious activity
  • Regulatory impacts for transaction monitoring innovation.

Alexander Fisher, Director, Group Financial Crime Intelligence and Investigations,
Standard Chartered Bank

FIRST PARTY FRAUD

11:40 Addressing the increase in first party fraud as a result of global volatility and Covid-19 scams

Session details 

  • Heightened monitoring capabilities to mitigate the risk of first party fraud
  • Monitoring across applications to identify fraudulent activity
  • Using systems to effectively distinguish true and falsified documents
  • Regulatory requirementsfor increased monitoring by the end of 2023
  • Managing consumer fraud in a new setting and environment
  • Combatting consumer fraud with the use of heightened verification

12:20 Lunch break and networking

INTERNAL FRAUD

1:20 Managing an increased risk of internal fraud as a result of financial strain and controls with remote working

Session details 

  • Detection techniques of internal fraud and understanding causes
  • Correlating the increase in internal fraud with recent global events
  • Using technology as a tool to identify internal fraud
  • Cost-optimization of internal fraud
  • Distinguishing internal fraud between criminals and employees
  • Preventing internal fraud in a hybrid working environment
  • Creating a good working culture to prevent internal fraud

John Keogan, Head, Fraud Risk – Internal Fraud PreventionStandard Chartered Bank

CULTURE & CONDUCT

2:00 Defining and managing culture and conduct and moving towards an industry standard

Session details 

  • Focusing on looking at culture and conduct through a financial crime lens
  • Defining conduct and culture and the influencing factors that impact the definition
  • Increased appetite of culture and conduct from regulators
  • Identifying responsibility of defining culture and conduct
  • Creating conduct issues with unrealistic targets
  • Lack of guidance and prescriptive standards from regulators
  • Culture and conduct impact on varying stakeholders

Paul Coady, Global Head of AFC People, Education & CultureDeutsche Bank

GREENWASHING – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:40 Viewing greenwashing as a fraudulent activity and the impact of uncertainty on the industry

Session details 

  • Addressing the reputational risk associated with green investing
  • Guidance from regulatory authorities on defining what ‘green’ means
  • Consequence for falsely reporting on green metrics of your organization

Dr Liliya Gelemerova, Head of UK Financial SecurityCredit Agricole CIB
Jacobo Munoz Agra, Managing Director, Head of Compliance UK & EuropeRabobank
Jane Alimonda, Head of Internal Audit, ESG Fraud and Financial CrimesMUFG

3:30 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

TECHNOLOGY

4:00 Leveraging advancements in technology to better detect fraudulent activity and prevent it from entering the financial system

Session details 

  • Understanding how technology can be used to mitigate fraudulent activity
  • Leveraging AI and Machine learning to better identify signals
  • Managing technology that sits outside of current regulations
  • Ensuring an equality approach to technology
  • Transitioning away from rules-based fraud strategies to advanced analytics
  • Creating a better decision-making strategy to keep up with innovation

MODEL RISK – JOINT PRESENTATION

4:40 Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

Session details 

  • Model Risk Management at ING
    • What we do as a team
  • Solution and Dilemma of KYC/ Fraud model validation
  • Challenges in AI models within KYC and Fraud domains
  • Future of KYC and Fraud
  • Model Ethics

Ayan Mukherjee, Senior Product Owner, VP, Model ValidationING Bank
Michiel van Lunsen, Data Science Model ValidatorING Bank

5:20 Chair’s closing Remarks

5:30 End of Summit

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Jane Alimonda
Regional Audit Director for Financial Crimes, Fraud and ESG EMEA
MUFG

Biography

Jane leads a third line of defence MUFG Internal Audit team based in London and Amsterdam, responsible for all Financial Crime, Fraud and ESG audits across the region, with a focus on the securities and wholesale banking sector. She is also a working mum and acts as a pioneer for four-day working. With over 17 years audit experience, she has held similar internal audit roles in HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group and started out as an External/Internal Auditor at consultants PwC. Jane is a chartered account and fellow of the ICAEW, ACAMS certified sanctions specialist and a prize winner of the International Compliance Association, Financial Crime Prevention diploma. MUFG is Japan’s largest bank, ranked as the 4th largest bank in the world operating in 40 offices across the globe. Outside of work, Jane volunteers for the NHS as a Covid-19 vaccine champion and enjoys fitness and crime films.

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Philip Bonhard
Head of Design – Security, Authentication and Identity
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Dr Philip Bonhard is the Head of Design – Security, Authentication and Identity at LBG.  In a nutshell he makes sure security / fraud projects consider human needs before jumping to solutions and then helps getting the right designers on-board, like UX, Service, Visual, Conversation. Before that he looked after the customer experience of LBG’s mortgages business.  Prior to joining Lloyds, he worked in academia, big consulting firms and ran his own design agency.  He holds a PhD in Human Computer Interaction from University College London.   

Most importantly he’s passionate about designing products / services that make people’s lives better.  Other than that he likes to build stuff for his two daughters and tinker with his raspberry pie / arduino boards with the occasional Lego thrown in. He strongly believes that building stuff is more important than describing it.

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Fabrice Brossart
CRO, General Insurance and International
AIG

Biography

Fabrice Brossart is the Chief Risk Officer for AIG International General Insurance and oversees AIG’s risk management function in 80+ territories outside North America, ensuring these operations have a risk management system proportionate to their exposures and in line with local regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

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Gion-Andri Busser
CEO
IMTF

Biography

Gion-Andri Büsser is the CEO of IMTF. He holds a MSc from the ETH, Federal Institute of Technology of Zürich, and an MBA from Columbia University. His previous experiences include founding a startup and working at Google and McKinsey, where he gained extensive experience in the digital transformation of financial institutions and strategic topics. As a product-oriented CEO, Gion-Andri is deeply engaged with product vision and execution and a strong advocate of leveraging modern technology to further advance the fight against fraud and financial crime.

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Chloe Cina
Head of Global Sanctions Advisory
Deutsche Bank

Biography

Chloe Cina is a Director at Deutsche Bank and Head of the Global Sanctions Advisory Team. She is a barrister of 17 years Call, an international lawyer and financial sanctions expert. She was the former UK Head of Sanctions at HSBC. She worked for the United Nations, practiced at the Criminal Bar and 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 and continues to practice in the field of international financial sanctions.

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Paul Coady
Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture
Deutsche Bank

Biography

Paul Coady has nearly 25-years’ experience in global financial services.  He has worked in Dublin, London and New York and has led significant compliance and financial crime operations and transformation across the U.K., North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.  His particular area of focus as a practitioner and a speaker is on how organisations can pragmatically influence compliance, conduct and culture.  Paul has held senior roles as the Business Ethics, Policies & Training Manager for Allied Irish Bank, Global Chief Compliance Officer for DBRS Credit Rating Agency and Group Head of Compliance Policy & Learning for Barclays and is currently the Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture for Deustche Bank.

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Ionela Emmett
Head of Fraud & AML Investigations Manager UK, Compliance Group
Commerzbank

Biography

With over 10 years of experience in the financial crime field including fraud investigations and AML, Ionela is currently a leading the Compliance Investigation team and acts as a Financial Crime Advisor at Commerzbank, managing complex investigations across different business platforms. She previously worked in a similar role at Citibank NA. Ionela is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has also trained with the Analysis Training Unit at Greater Manchester Police. Ionela’s particular specialty is investigations into the utilisation of complex corporate networks for financial crime purposes.

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Alexander Fisher
Director, Group Financial Crime Intelligence and Investigations
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

Alex’s current responsibilities include leading the financial crime intelligence and data development strategies for Standard Chartered Bank’s High Risk Client Unit. With the support of HRCU colleagues, he leads intelligence projects and proactive investigations to build bank-wide understanding of the financial crime threats. This work supports our colleagues and clients to manage financial crime risks and to protect our customers and the bank. Alex has spent his career collaborating with and within a range of cross-sector organisations and law enforcement, on initiatives that support our collective ability to access the right information and infrastructure to minimise the harmful impact of crime on economies and societies. In addition to pursuing a geeky personal interest in Cyberpsychology, he is a member of the Institute of Leadership, holds a master’s degree in Intelligence and International Security and a diploma in Anti-Money Laundering, and is currently working towards a diploma in Data Analytics.

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Liliya Gelmerova
Head of UK Financial Security
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CACIB)

Biography

With over 20 years of experience, Liliya has worked across the financial crime space in different roles and capacity and across different business segments. She has managed teams, due diligence projects in challenging environments, and led major investigations and litigation support cases. In the late 1990s she joined Bulgaria’s Financial Intelligence Unit where she headed the International Contacts and Legal Coordination department. Her experience also includes Transparency International in Berlin, several London-based investigative consultancy firms and the Royal Bank of Canada in London. In 2016 she joined Commerzbank London where she managed the AML Advisory and EDD Team until her appointment as head of Transactions Monitoring and Investigations/UK FIU and deputy MLRO. In 2020 she joined Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank as Head of UK Financial Security; she is also the MLRO. She holds a doctorate in AML policies from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and gives lectures at the University of Manchester. A speaker at industry events, Liliya has delivered presentations on behalf of Stop the Traffik, a London-based non-profit organisation that fights human trafficking and slavery.

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Serpil Hall
Head of Financial Crime and Fraud, Celebrus
D4t4 Solutions plc | Celebrus

Biography

Across her career Serpil has held Fraud roles with many globally recognised brands including American Express, Visa, FICO, BAE Systems and EY. Serpil joined D4T4 Solutions to lead Fraud Prevention in August 2021 when to head up Product Management for the award winning Celebrus Fraud Data Platform and Celebrus’ development of solutions in the Fraud Area.

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John Keogan
Head, Fraud Risk – Internal Fraud Prevention
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

John has spent his career fighting fraud across multiple sectors, working within both Fraud Investigations and Fraud Risk Advisory. An active member of the Anti-Fraud community, John supports Fraud Risk Reduction via his drive for greater collaboration between risk professionals, enhanced awareness of emerging risks, and the  blended use of digital and analogue tools. John is currently the Head of Internal Fraud Risk Prevention at Standard Chartered Bank.

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Basima Khuram
SVP, UK Financial Crime Advisory
BNY Mellon (tbc)

Biography

Basima is speaking at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2022

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Michiel Van Lunsen
Data Science Model Validator
ING

Biography

Validate statistical models and machine learning models in a wide range of domains covering fraud detection, early warn signals of financial and economic crime, KYC, as well as Customer Interactions, NLP and customer dialogue analytics.

Futhermore, I have the following responsibility and experience:

Model Factory expert, supervising model factory validations, creating standards and leading validations of model factories.

Part of the MoRM Ethics working group to make sure models within ING are used ethically.

Doing several Product Owner responsibilities such as the PO Stand up, retrospective sessions and stakeholder management.

Experienced presenter on the field of neural networks, model factories, Explainability & fairness in AI, NLP, and Wellbeing.

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Guy Mettrick
Global Industry Lead – Financial Services
Appian

Biography

Guy Mettrick is Appian’s Global Industry Manager for Financial Services

Responsible for driving Appian’s go to market strategy for Financial Services globally. Working with our customers and partners to ensure our solutions support their revenues goals, manage risk effectively and optimise processes across their enterprise.

Support the ongoing development of Appian’s platform and solutions by working with our customers, partners and industry associations as the landscape of Financial Services, regulation and technology evolves.

Prior to Appian, he was Head of European Fund Business at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank. He has also held management positions at BNP Paribas and Royal Bank of Canada. Guy Mettrick has an BA degree in Business Studies (Finance & Marketing) from the University of Portsmouth.

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Ayan Mukherjee
Senior Product Owner, VP, Model Validation
ING BANK

Biography

Ayan Mukherjee is a Senior Product Owner within Model Risk Management department at ING bank and is the project, stakeholder and backlog manager for model validation team. As a Product Owner, Ayan has been involved in numerous discussions with KYC and Fraud business and First Line of Defence and is playing a key role in implementation of Model Risk Management throughout the bank as part of Second Line of Defence.

Prior to joining ING, Ayan was a Senior Manager at Genpact and was based out of Boston, USA where his primary responsibility was stakeholder and project management along with leading the credit risk model validation team which was based out of India. Ayan has a Masters in Economics and has in total, 12 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry.

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Jacobo Munoz Agra
Head of Compliance UK & Europe
Rabobank

Biography

Jacobo is a senior compliance leader highly experienced in managing and coaching compliance teams with proven ability to work collaboratively within an international context and to effect compliance change. He has an International MBA from IE Business School, and a Master’s Degree in Law from the Universidad S. Pablo, Madrid. He has over 15 years’ compliance experience within the financial industry. Jacobo joined Rabobank in the Netherlands in 2014 as the Head of Wholesale, Rural and Retail Compliance Network, then moved to London to join the UK Management Team and become the Head of Compliance Region Europe in 2017. Prior to Rabobank, Jacobo was part of the Risk & Compliance team of Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the Netherlands and also worked in Compliance at ABN AMRO. Jacobo is a member of the Policy & Regulatory Network and the Compliance Expert Panel of the Association of Foreign Banks in the UK.

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Faizal Nunes
Deputy Global Head of Anti-Fraud
Credit Suisse

Biography

Faizal Nunes is the Deputy Global Head of Anti-Fraud for Credit Suisse based in Zurich where he is responsible for the global 2LoD Anti-Fraud Programme, Framework and Standards covering Investment Banking, Wealth management, Asset Management divisions as well as Corporate functions.
He has significant experience in multi-jurisdictional forensic investigations, enforcement/monitor led compliance remediation projects, regulatory driven initiatives in various industries as well as hands-on experience in emerging markets.
In addition, Faizal has been working on various initiatives related to reviewing the effectiveness of compliance programmes, identifying risk mitigation measures whilst considering business risk appetite, client engagement and process/control simplification. Faizal’s interests also include proactive identification of new and emerging risks such as Crypto as an Asset class, ESG/climate change and Cyber Fraud.
Prior to Credit Suisse, Faizal was an Assistant Director within EY’s forensic practice where he led a wide range of large-scale investigations in fraud, bribery and corruption as well as compliance projects for EY’s global clients.

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Robertson Park
Shareholder
McGonigle, PC

Biography

Rob is a Shareholder in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Rob joined the firm following twenty years of service in the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. Rob’s practice emphasizes white-collar criminal matters, enforcement investigations, internal corporate investigations, and compliance counseling. He has specific expertise in foreign bribery (FCPA and UKBA), financial services fraud, securities fraud, and commodities fraud. Rob is the founding member of the firm’s White-Collar Defense, Investigations, and Compliance Counseling Group.

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Vinaya Parvate
Managing Director, Global Head Fraud Risk Oversight
Citi

Biography

Vinaya is the Global Head of Fraud Risk Oversight for the Institutional Clients Group and Citi Commercial Bank at Citi, and also has regional oversight responsibility for EMEA & APAC across the enterprise. 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 24 years of experience in financial services. 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 that 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 Operational 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.

Vinaya is part of the Steering committee of the Citi London Pride Network, acting as Secretary and Treasurer. When based in India, she was the co-sponsor of the first Citi Women’s network in Asia and a member of the India Diversity Council. Over the years, she has been mentoring young professionals, both in and outside Citi. She regularly volunteers with charities working in the financial education sector, and in creating greater opportunities for children from inner-city schools.

Vinaya holds an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor’s degree from SNDT University, Mumbai.

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Riley Peterson
EMEA Head of Strategy and Governance
MUFG Bank

Biography

Riley Peterson is the regional head of Strategy and Governance, reporting directly to the MLRO. Mr Peterson leads a number of teams which provide oversight and support to the offices across the EMEA region. These teams provide policy guidance, regulatory change, audit and regulatory exam support and all MI reported to Group. Additionally, he oversees the global roll out of financial crime policies and procedures a key transformation project across the Group.

Prior to joining MUFG Bank in 2017, Mr Peterson worked for KPMG for 11 years specializing in financial crime compliance. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Nebraska (Bachelor of Arts) and a 2005 graduate of the Vermont Law School (Juris Doctorate).

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Natalie Sookhoo
Vice President – CCO Investigations and Anti-Fraud
Credit Suisse

Biography

Natalie Sookhoo is speaking at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2022

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Amit Lakhani
Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB
BNP Paribas

Biography

Amit Lakhani has varied experiences in managing operational risks at organisations of all sizes. He started his career working as a consultant with Accenture where he developed and deployed multi-million dollar programmes involving compliance and risk elements, especially information security and cyber risks. Further, Amit worked at large multinational organisations in his role at KPMG driving strategic decision-making, investments and risk reduction programmes.

In his current role, Amit looks after IT risks, third party/vendor risk management and fraud risks across the Corporate and Institutional Banking division for BNP Paribas. Increasingly, he is converging the management of all such transversal operational risk topics into Operational Resilience and therefore OpRes is becoming a key priority for him. He has been a key contributor to the CIB OpRes programme and provided oversight and supervision on the topic through his second line of defence role.

Surash Patel

Surash Patel
VP EMEA
TeleSign Corporation

Biography

Surash leads the EMEA team for Telesign, helping brands manage their digital identity and global communications needs. Previously the managed the RealNetworks  (RNWK -NASDAQ) Messaging business globally. Prior to RealNetworks, Surash founded and worked at mGage (now Kaleyra – KLR -NYSE), holding roles of Chief Strategy Officer & COO for Europe. Surash is also Chair of the charity; Binti International, which promotes Menstrual Dignity for Women worldwide and has an MBA from London Business School.

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Mona Vaswani
Partner
Milbank LLP

Biography

Mona Vaswani is a partner in the London office of Milbank LLP and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group.  Mona advises on a variety of complex, cross-border, disputes and investigations, with an emphasis on banking litigation, fraud and asset tracing claims as well as trust litigation.  She has acted for a number of leading international and investment banks on a wide range of large, high-stakes and complex banking and regulatory disputes and investigations in England.  She also has substantial experience of advising banks and trustees and in particular offshore trustees, in the conduct of trust litigation in several jurisdictions. 

Mona has acted in various claims in the High Court, in the finance sector, including those involving allegations of fraud, constructive trust and breach of fiduciary duty and has also acted in international arbitrations concerning derivatives disputes and has experience of conducting internal inquiries and investigations for a number of corporate and banking clients.

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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.

June 10, 2022

Developing exit plans and contingency arrangements in the event of a major supplier servicing issue or a planned exit

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June 10, 2022

Identifying critical third parties and determining effective oversight requirements

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June 10, 2022

Updating onboarding practices and alignment of teams for effective oversight and management of risk

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June 10, 2022

Reviewing changes in uses of outsourcing and long term implications of Covid-19

June 10, 2022

Developing continuous monitoring for oversight processes across contact lifecycle

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June 9, 2022

Managing the impact on the working environment and internal controls

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June 9, 2022

Reviewing supply chain resilience and developing controls to maintain resilience of processes

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June 9, 2022

Supply chain risk management and practice

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June 9, 2022

Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic

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June 9, 2022

Reviewing impacts of Covid-19 on global supply chains and long term lessons learnt

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June 9, 2022

The future of operational risk practices: Evolving as the risk landscape changes

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June 9, 2022

Monitoring internal and external concentration of supply chain to minimize over reliance on individual third parties

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Our White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance Counseling team includes alumni of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division and the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices for the Southern District of New York and the District of Columbia.  We assist financial services companies and their corporate officers with national and global investigations and white collar defense representations involving securities fraud and insider trading, potential money laundering, sanctions, bribery and corruption, privacy and cybercrime, and health care fraud. We routinely advise companies on tailored compliance policies and procedures to meet the evolving global regulatory landscape.

McGonigle, P.C., has been named the Law Firm of the Year by U.S. News/Best Lawyers for securities regulation for two years running.

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Milbank is a premier international law firm handling high-profile, complex cases and business transactions through 12 offices worldwide. Our offices work together on an integrated basis, giving us an extraordinary global presence and allowing us to serve a client base that includes the world’s leading companies and financial institutions. Milbank is internationally recognized as a leader in major corporate/finance transactions (such as M&A, structured finance, banking, capital markets and project and transportation finance), litigation (including complex commercial, securities, white collar and arbitration) and financial restructuring.

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Can I present at the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit. 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 Summit 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 Summit, 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 Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our App during the Summit. *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 Summit, 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 App
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2022 Summit 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 Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582.

Are media partnerships available for the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit?

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 Summit website
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact jo.smith@cfp-events.com or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582

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

If you are unable to attend the Summit 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)

FRAUD AND FINANCIAL CRIME EUROPE

20-21 September

LAUNCH
RATE

£599

Registrations before:
24th June

SUMMER SPECIAL RATE

£699

Registrations before:
29th July

EARLY BIRD
RATE

£799

Registrations before: 2nd September

STANDARD
RATE

£999

Registrations after: 2nd September

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

FRAUD AND FINANCIAL CRIME EUROPE

20-21 September

LAUNCH
RATE

£1,499

Registrations before:
24th June

SUMMER SPECIAL RATE

£1,599

Registrations before:
29th July

EARLY BIRD RATE

£1,699

Registrations before: 2nd September

STANDARD RATE

£1,999

Registrations after: 2nd September

*Stated price does not include VAT.
To qualify for the preferential ‘early bird’ rates, registration must be received by the close of the ‘early bird’ working day, and payment can be made at the time of registering, or up to a week after registration is made an invoice sent.
CeFPro reserves the right to increase rates should payment be delayed significantly. Should a delegate register at a rate that is inaccurate, CeFPro reserves the
right to issue an additional invoice for the outstanding amount.
Covid Assurance Policy
If you are unable to attend the Summit 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.

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