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

Day 2 Moderator: Bryant MoravekDirector of AML & Sanctions Compliance, Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin


9:00 Reviewing final standards under AML Act and impact to financial institutions

  • Accessing to information – managing privacy restraints
  • Incorporating priorities into programs
  • Balancing compliance and efficiency with resource constraints
  • Managing implementation changes amidst continued uncertainty
  • Gaining clarity on timelines and expectations
  • Impact to filing a SAR
  • Modernizing practices and expectations

Nicole De BelloAnti-Money Laundering Counsel, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Sabeena LiconteDeputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel, Bank of China
Marianne YenChief Compliance Officer, CTBC Bank


9:45 Understanding changes to beneficial ownership under AML Act and implementation challenges

  • Changes to beneficial ownership
    • Reducing burden on beneficial ownership
  • Implementing centralized database for beneficial ownership
    • Collecting information on beneficial ownership from inception throughout lifecycle
  • Mandate of clients sharing information and having it shared
  • Amending onboarding documentation to mandate sharing of information
  • Aggregating and managing information

Sabeena Liconte, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel, Bank of China
Dr Henry BalaniGlobal Head of Industry & Regulatory Affairs, Encompass

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking 


10:50 Reviewing the evolving sanctions regime and compliance with latest mandates evolving sanctions regime

  • Managing continuous geopolitical changes
  • Ensuring integrity of data feeds
  • Adapting to constant change and monitoring country risk
  • Proactive management of emerging issues
  • Setting risk appetite for unstable countries
  • Increased complexity of China sanctions
    • Financial impact to US institutions
  • Complexity of Afghanistan and guidance with increased uncertainty

Evan WeitzManaging Director, International Controls Executive, Wells Fargo
Amber VitaleManaging Director, FTI Consulting
Dr Henry BalaniGlobal Head of Industry & Regulatory Affairs, Encompass
Bharat SadulaDirector AML/ATF and Sanctions Audit, Global Head of Transaction Monitoring Audit, Scotiabank



11:35 FFC & CLM Regulatory change and data governance adoption

  • 2022 International AML & Financial Crimes Regulatory Landscape
    • AMLA & 6th EU AMLD: Changes & global harmonization
    • Change management: implementing change towards the AMLA
    • FCC program efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Data governance operating model
    • Organization – structure and roles/ responsibilities
    • Operating processes – data domains & definitions
    • Critical data element certification – define/ trace/ profile/ fix/ monitor
    • Roadmap & ROI

Michael Ivie, Managing Partner, Head of Financial Services Consulting, Phyton Consulting
Ed Longridge, Head of Financial Crimes, Phyton Consulting

12:10 Don’t treat your customer like a criminal

Juan UbeiraSales Director, Fraud.com

12:20 Lunch break and networking


1:20 Developing policy and frameworks to manage risk of ransomware and approaches to manage events

  • Preventing terrorism infiltrating systems
  • IT capabilities to mitigate breach
  • Internal controls and communication in event of breach
  • Appropriate insurance and contact with law enforcement
  • Increasing public and private cooperation
    • Ransomware task force
  • Increased risk with use of cryptocurrency
  • Impact of facilitating transaction for ransomware payment

Lester JosephHead, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo
Chad RadashakSenior Financial Crimes Specialist, Wells Fargo

1:55 introducing data management processes to manage data quality and streamline practices

  • Data requirements for increased use of technology
  • Cleaning and understanding data
  • Disparate infrastructure to collate data sources
  • Streamlining for transaction monitoring
    • Reading and interpreting data
  • Data consistency across infrastructure
  • Aligning data across systems
  • Data management practices for client onboarding and lifecycle management

Sudharshan Narva, Director, Data Analytics Internal Audit, TIAA


2:30 Reviewing potential for fraud within cryptocurrency and advancing tracing techniques

  • Federally issued crypto currency and impact on AML
  • Determining origin of transaction
    • Tracking origination of funds across all accounts
  • Following trail to see where transfers are directed
  • Crypto exchanges operating outside of regulation
  • Education on risks and used in money laundering
  • Federally issued crypto currency and impact on AML
  • AML considerations for authorized crypto businesses
  • Investigate tracing for evidence to find funds

Jason Samuels, Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations


3:05 Reviewing different types of scam tactics and mitigation techniques to stay ahead

  • Tactics and lengths to perpetuate a scam
  • Increased  sophistication of scams and tactics
  • Education and awareness
  • Behavioural activity to identify irregularities
  • Determining liability for losses
  • Detecting patterns in accounts
  • Increased elder abuse cases
    • Identifying potential cases and tracing funds and money mules

Matthew Holly, Senior Manager, Internal Investigations – Fraud Intelligence Unit, TIAA
Shannon Murphy, Senior Investigator, Internal Investigations – Fraud Intelligence Unit, TIAA

3:45 Chair’s closing remarks

3:55 End of Congress