Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2021

FRAUD AND FINANCIAL CRIME EUROPE 2021

4th Annual | 19-20 October, 2021 | London

Regulation
Addressing changing regulations and the impact on the financial services industry

Sanctions
Navigating the shifting sanctions landscape and understanding the implications on organizations

Cross-Border Cooperation
Increasing cross-border cooperation to reduce criminal operations

Scam Techniques
Managing the increase of fraudulent attempts and sophisticated scam techniques

Conduct and Culture
Developing financial crime conduct and culture to increase effectiveness over compliance

Covid 19
Reviewing the changing fraud landscape in the context of Covid 19

Internal Fraud
Addressing internal fraud risk in a newly digital work environment


KYC
Understanding the role of data in KYC to identify suspicious activity and enhance the customer experience

Ransomware
Reviewing treatment of ransomware cases with increasing risk of occurrence

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Vinaya Parvate

Vinaya Parvate
Managing Director, Global Head Fraud Risk Oversight
Citi

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Paul Coady
Global Head of AFC People and Culture
Deutsche Bank

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

Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark
Head of Data Science, Card & Payment Fraud Prevention
Danske Bank

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John Keogan
Head, Fraud Risk
Standard Chartered Bank

Wies Wagenar

Wies Wagenaar
Global Head of Centre of Expertise for Behaviour, Ethics & Compliance Learning,
ABM AMRO

Kevin Newe

Kevin Newe
Assistant Director, IF Threats Lead
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

Francisco Mainez

Francisco Mainez
Head of Data & Analytics, Wealth and Personal Banking
HSBC

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Agenda Day One 19 October

8:00 Registration and breakfast | 8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

Moderator: Emily Shanks, MThree

REGULATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Monitoring the regulatory landscape and future developments on the horizon

Session details 

  • How regulation is changing
  • Increased regulation and pressure
  • Impact of Brexit on financial services industry
  • 6th AML directive new demands on institutions
  • EBA outsourcing regulation impact on contracts
    • Building transparency on a subcontractor level
  • Unifying reporting regimes across operations
  • Monitoring outcomes instead of compliance tick box

Chiz NwokonkorExecutive Director, Head of Global Financial Crimes Legal Advisory Group,
Morgan Stanley (tbc)

Ionela EmmettVice President, AML Monitoring & InvestigationsCommerzbank

SANCTIONS

9:45 Managing the ever-changing sanctions landscape: A view of US policy and changes under the Biden administration

Session details 

  • Understanding China sanctions and level of exposure
  • Navigating through disparate global sanctions regimes
  • Understanding different types of sanctions and implications
  • Reviewing business impacts and balancing with secondary US sanctions
  • Managing reputation risks when doing business
  • Anti-corruption and human rights regimes
  • Report on strategic review of US sanctions under Biden administration
  • Introducing technology capabilities to respond to expectations
  • Cyber sanctions as a response to state attacks
    • Evidencing where attack came from

Louie VargasPrincipal Compliance Officer, Sanctions, Controls and TechnologyDanske Bank

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking

KYC – DOUBLE SESSION

10:50 Developing KYC capabilities and leveraging the use of unstructured data for enhanced customer experience

Session details 

  • Identifying suspicious activity across the KYC lifecycle
  • Leveraging external data to enhance KYC capabilities
  • Continuous KYC moving towards trigger based reviews
    • Insight from changes in data
  • Availability of data for different types of customers

Francisco MainezHead of Data & Analytics, Wealth and Personal BankingHSBC
Rajeev AhyaVice President, Anti-Financial Crime Risk TrainingDeutsche Bank

KYU

11:50 Why KYC is not enough and why KYU (know your user) is different

Session details 

  • Why KYC is necessary but not sufficient for Risk and Compliance
  • How ATO continues to escalate, fuelled by identity manipulation and impersonation attacks
  • What is Know Your User or KYU and how is it different from KYC
  • How KYU continuously verifies identities to both detect and prevent fraud before it happens
  • Beyond behavioural biometrics, what to look for in KYU solutions

Richard da SilvaVP of Sales, EMEARevelock

12:25 Lunch break and networking

TRANSACTION MONITORING

1:25 Developing effective transaction monitoring capabilities to provide holistic real time data driven analysis

Session details 

  • Use of predictive models in transaction monitoring
    • Challenges with machine bias
  • Data driven decision making impact on clients
  • Identifying money laundering and terrorist financing with single transaction view
    • Implementing a network view
  • Utilizing models to help with transaction monitoring
  • Moving to a single global platform: Cost vs. benefit analysis of technology migration
  • Identifying sudden changes in activity

Nicholas ClarkHead of Data Science, Card & Payment Fraud PreventionDanske Bank

SARs

2:00 Reviewing complexities in requirements for filing a SAR for AML and driving efficiency

Session details 

  • Responses from NCA on suspicious activity reports
  • Scalability of reports – formatting for individuals vs. groups
  • Determining what qualifies for a SAR
  • Risk of fines with failure to comply prompting large submission of reports
  • Moving away from a checklist basis to assertion of what is suspicious

CROSS BORDER COOPERATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:35 Developing cross border co-operation across institutions and with law enforcement to better track activities

Session details 

  • Public and private collaboration
  • Law enforcement action to cease criminal operations
  • Capacities of law enforcement to react to intelligence
  • Transaction monitoring to track funds across institutions
  • Legislation limitations on information sharing

Alexander FisherDirector, Group Financial Crime Intelligence and InvestigationsStandard
Chartered Bank

Kevin NeweAssistant Director, IF Threats LeadHer Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
Alex RothwellDetective Chief SuperintendentCity of London Police
Gary KalishHead of Financial Crime Investigations & IntelligenceClearBank

3:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

SCAM TECHNIQUES

3:50 Reviewing the evolving sophistication risk of scams and fraud attempts across customer base and managing risk

Session details 

  • Categorizing vulnerabilities without creating bias
  • Increased pressure from regulators and customers
  • Implementing customer treatment strategies
  • Increased risk with introduction of real time and cross border payment services
  • Identifying falsified information and documents
  • Managing focus on first party fraud attempts
  • Reputational impact: Post Office case study with use of company name
  • Investment fraud and romance scams

SOCIAL ENGINEERING

4:25 Reviewing the increased complexity of social engineering and evolving scams and reimbursement models

Session details 

  • Removing misconceptions of vulnerable groups
  • Real time collaboration amongst banks
  • Tracking money once customer identifies fraud
  • Liability for transaction when customer authorizes it
  • Monitoring inbound payments in real time
  • Treatment under which department when money moves

5:00 Chair’s closing remarks | 5:10 End of day one and networking drinks reception

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Agenda Day two 20 october

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

Kyle GibbonsMD, EuropeConfirmation, part of Thomson Reuters

Covid 19

9:00 Reviewing the impact of Covid 19 and evolution of risks in a post-covid era

Session details 

  • Heightened risk with government stimulus
  • Impact of remote teams and increased online activity
  • Customer and internal vulnerability to fraud in COVID-19
  • Movement of fraud to government schemes with little due diligence
  • Increased exposure in an mobile/digital environment
  • Pressure on support channels to prevent attacks
  • Future landscape in a post-COVID era

INTERNAL FRAUD – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:35 Understanding and monitoring risks of internal fraud in an uncertain and digital environment

Session details 

  • Organized criminals and employees under financial strain
  • COVID-19 acceleration of insider fraud
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Future of work and technology to monitor internal fraud
  • Increased pressure on sales targets
    • Fabricating documentation
  • Ensuring robust controls and governance wherever staff are working

Vinaya ParvateMD, Global Head Fraud Risk OversightCiti
Wies WagenaarGlobal Head of Centre of Expertise for Behaviour, Ethics & Compliance LearningABM AMRO
Senior ExecutiveNetGuardians
John KeoganHead, Fraud Risk, Internal Fraud PreventionStandard Chartered Bank

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking

CONDUCT & CULTURE

10:50 Developing, defining and prioritizing financial crime conduct and culture to move beyond a tick box exercise

Session details 

  • Retaining motivation and quality staff in a remote environment
  • Enforcement action and regulatory focus on senior management
    • Setting risk appetite and tone from the top
  • Moving away from compliance to effectiveness
  • Collecting the right data to monitor success
  • Engraining people, processes and technology to improve effectiveness

Paul CoadyGlobal Head of AFC People and CultureDeutsche Bank

HUMAN RISK

11:25 Incorporating a view of human nature and mitigating against human risk factors

Session details 

  • Understanding human nature as a tool for fraudsters
  • Exploring human factors that make fraud successful
  • Using behavioral-science based techniques to counter human factors
  • Cooperation across banks to reduce APP fraud

Philip BonhardCustomer Experience LeadLloyds Banking Group

PROFESSIONAL ENABLER

12:00 Understanding the role of a professional enabler in money laundering activity to identify and mitigate the risk

Session details 

  • Challenges to identify professional enablers
  • Red flag indicators of professional enablers and data sources to detect such activity
  • Potential opportunities to disrupting professional enablers activity
  • Supervision and regulation of professional enablers.

Ionela EmmettVice President, AML Monitoring & InvestigationsCommerzbank

12:35 Lunch break and networking

AI & MACHINE LEARNING

1:35 Using AI & ML to achieve better CX and lower fraud rates

Session details 

  • Leveraging advanced technologies to balance customer experience and fraud prevention
  • Using voice channels to cut fraud losses
  • Reduced authentication time
  • Smarter Fraud Detection
  • Passive Enrolment
  • Language agnostic solutions

Nikolay GaubitchDirector, Research EMEAPindrop

2:10 Do models dream of validation – Understanding the KYC/ Fraud AI/ML models and the challenges of model validation

Session details 

  • MoRM at ING and how KYC/ Fraud fits into it
  • Broad areas of KYC models in scope of model validation
  • Requirements for model validation of KYC models
  • Solutions and Dilemma
  • Challenge of model validation – local vs global KYC models/ AI/ ML models in KYC and Fraud and its explainability (vendor solutions)
  • Broad areas of Fraud in scope of model validation
  • External fraud – how are these models helping the bank and the current challenges for model development and validation?

Ayan MukherjeeSenior Product Owner, VP, Model ValidationING Bank
Yuan LiData Science Model Validation – KYC Domain LeadING Bank

RANSOMWARE

2:45 Managing increased risk of ransomware attacks and lessons learnt from recent cases

Session details 

  • Case study of US pipeline and Ireland Health Service
  • Steps to manage a ransomware attack
  • Debating whether ransom should be paid
  • Protecting reputation with rapid treatment and action

3:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

CRYPTO CURRENCY

3:50 Developing controls to monitor risks of abuse of crypto currency and exchanges

Session details 

  • Law enforcement perspective on crypto currency
  • Banking companies dealing in crypto
  • Future of crypto currency and impact to fiat currency
  • Changing perspectives on perception of crypto
  • Mitigating risk associated with cryptocurrency in an effective way
  • Identifying legitimate deposits in cryptocurrency exchanges
  • Developing controls to identify abuse of crypto currency

FINTECH – PANEL DISCUSSION

4:25 Collaboration opportunities with fintech companies to enhance KYC and due diligence processes

Session details 

  • Fintech’s providing efficient solutions
  • Leveraging technology for screening and technology monitoring
  • Reducing the cost of compliance
  • Filtering process to understand capabilities of all options
  • Reducing false positives and inefficiency
  • Leveraging tools to improve efficiency and compliance
  • Providing access to information and circumventing GDPR

Dhanush LodhaDeputy MLROClearBank
Senior ExecutiveBiocatch

5:10 Chair’s closing remarks | 5:20 End of Congress

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Rajeev Ahya
Vice President, Anti-Financial Crime Risk Training
Deutsche Bank

Biography

Rajeev Ahya will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Philip Bonhard

Philip Bonhard
Customer Experience Lead
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Dr Philip Bonhard is the Head of Customer Experience for Fraud & Security at Llloyds Banking Group. He who has worked in academia, big consulting firms firms, banks and run 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

Nicholas Clark

Nicholas Clark
Head of Data Science, Card & Payment Fraud Prevention
Danske Bank

Biography

Nicholas Clark will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

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Paul Coady
Global Head of AFC People and Culture
Deustche Bank

Biography

Paul Coady has over 20-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 focus over the last 15 years has been on influencing compliance, conduct and culture and he 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. Paul is currently Head of Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) Development for Deutsche Bank in New York having previously established their Global Conduct, Organisation & Regulatory Education (CORE) and Global Anti-Financial Crime Education programs.

Richard Da Silva

Richard da Silva
VP of Sales
Revelock

Biography

Richard da Silva will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Lonela Emmett

Ionela Emmett
Vice President, AML Monitoring & Investigations
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

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Alexander Fisher will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Mikolay Gaubitch

Mikolay Gaubitch
Director, Research EMEA
Pindrop

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Mikolay Gaubitch will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Kyle Gibbons

Kyle Gibbons
MD, Europe
Confirmation, part of Thomson Reuters

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Kyle Gibbons will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

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Gary Kalish
Head of Financial Crime Investigations & Intelligence
ClearBank

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Gary Kalish will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

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

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John Keogan will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

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Yuan Li
Data Science Model Validations – KYC Domain Leader
ING Bank

Biography

Yuan Li is a senior model validator at Data Science Model Validation of ING Bank, where he leads the validation of models being used in KYC domain, from traditional rule based models to advanced analytic models.
Before model validation, Yuan has worked over ten years in credit risk model development for major Dutch banks such as ABN AMRO and ING. The focus was developing AIRB models (PD, LGD, EAD) for obtaining and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements from EBA/ECB.
Yuan lives in the Netherlands with his wife and two daughters. Please email yuan.li@ing.com to contact Yuan.

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Dhanush Lodha
Deputy MLRO
ClearBank

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Dhanush Lodha will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Francisco Mainez

Francisco Mainez
Head of Data & Analytics, Wealth and Personal Banking
HSBC

Biography

Francisco Mainez will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

AYAN-MUKHERJEE

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.

Kevin Newe

Kevin Newe
Assistant Director, IF Threats Lead
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

Biography

Kevin joined HMRC in 2006 and has been working on illicit finances since 2008, mixing policy, strategy and operational roles, including responsibility for approximately 90 financial investigators and financial intelligence officers, delivering multi-million pound confiscations, cash forfeitures and overseeing HMRC’s award winning Offender Management Enforcement Team.

In his current role, Kevin is the Illicit Finances Threat lead in the Economic Crime Strategy Unit, tasked with overseeing multi-faceted threat mitigation strategies, including engagement with domestic and international partners, and through multi-lateral forums such as the Financial Action Taskforce. Kevin was the law enforcement assessor for the UAE’s FATF Mutual Evaluation Review and recently co-authored a report, alongside The Netherlands, about trends in trade-based money laundering.”

Chiz Nwokonkor

Chiz Nwokonkor
Executive Director, Head of Global Financial Crimes Legal Advisory Group
Morgan Stanley (tbc)

Biography

Chiz Nwokonkor will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Vinaya Parvate

Vinaya Parvate
MD, Global Head of 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.

Riley Peterson

Riley Peterson
EMEA Head of Strategy and Governance
MUFG

Biography

Mr Peterson is the Head of EMEA Strategy and Governance team, reporting directly to the MLRO. Riley leads the financial crime contact, providing all oversight of opening new branches in the EMEA region, as well as oversees the global roll out of financial crime policies and procedures. He manages EMEA wide MI and issues management teams, too, Mr Peterson leads the regional technology on strategic implementation of an enterprise wide financial crime system and he’s the regional head of financial crime data governance.

He had previous roles at KPMG and Bear Stearns. He attended the University of Nebraska and Vermont Law School.

Alex Rothwell

Alex Rothwell
Detective Chief Superintendent
City of London Police

Biography

Alex has 30yrs policing experience with the Metropolitan and City of London Police. As Head of Fraud Operations he leads the coordination of national economic crime investigation for policing in England and Wales. He has had a varied and fulfilling career performing investigative, intelligence gathering and strategic roles targeting a wide variety of crime types, particularly organised crime. He has previously performed secondments with Customs and Excise, SOCA and the NCA. In addition to his day to day responsibilities Alex is an active hostage and crisis negotiator and has considerable experience in the investigation and management of kidnap, blackmail and extortion.

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Louie Vargas
Principal Compliance Officer, Sanctions, Controls and Technology
Danske Bank

Biography

Louie Vargas will be presenting at Fraud & Financial Crime Europe.

Wies Wagenar

Wies Wagenaar
Global Head of Centre of Excellence for Behavior, Ethics, and Compliance Learning
ABN AMRO

Biography

Social and forensic psychologist with a passion for ethics and integrity
Head of Conduct & Ethics @ ABN AMRO Compliance, with a global responsibility for
– measuring, monitoring and managing conduct risk
– inspiring employees to do the right thing, and doing things right
– advice on ethical banking, ethical product- and service development

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12th July 2021
Aleksi Grym

Implications of the introduction of central bank digital currencies for banking

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1st July 2021

Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

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30th June 2021
Jeremy Arnold

Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

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30th June 2021
Alex Rothwell

Reviewing the fraud landscape with increase in threats and techniques

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30th June 2021
Per Hansson

Developing methodologies to review risk on an intraday and to better understand positions

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16th June 2021
Wei Shi, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of China

An integrated risk management approach towards emerging risks

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10th June 2021
Paul Huggett, Head of Partner Management, Bank of Ireland

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

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7th June 2021
Libor Krkoska

Defining and understanding the move to green finance and climate sustainability

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7th June 2021
Charis Papanastasiou, Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group

Future of the chief risk office: Developing robust practices with increased digitalization

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4th June 2021
Atanas Dimov, Head of Credit Risk & Real Asset Investment Risk, Aviva Investors

Gaining a true view of credit risks and identifying non-performing products amidst continued volatility

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1st June 2021
Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

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27th May 2021
Soren Agergaard Andersen CeFPro.com

Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

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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 +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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America Square Conference Centre – 17
One Crosswall, America Square
London
EC3N 2LB

Accommodation surrounding the venue includes:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London – 7 Pepys St, London EC3N 4AF | 020 7709 1000

Leonardo Royal London City – 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London EC3N 2BQ | 020 7863 3700

Hotel Novotel London Tower Bridge – 10 Pepys St, London EC3N 2NR | 020 7660 0675

Travelodge London Central Tower Bridge – Lloyds Court Business Centre, 1 Goodman’s Yard, London E1 8AT | 0871 984 6388

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 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 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 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 alex.carrier@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.

REGISTRATION RATES

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

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit
19-20 October

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£499*

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Registrations before 10 September

EARLY
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£699*

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£999*

 

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

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit
19-20 October

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£1,999*

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EARLY
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£2,599*

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£2,999*

 

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*Stated prices do not include VAT. All prices are subject to VAT at 20%.

PLEASE NOTE: 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. For Group Rates to be valid, the whole group must register at the same time, though names can be changed at any time up to the event at no additional cost. Should a delegate register at a rate that is inaccurate, CeFPro reserves the right to issue an additional invoice for the outstanding amount.

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