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Jersey | 05. 11. 2019

15th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium

The definitive compliance event of the year

Acknowledged by senior offshore practitioners as the essential event for MLROs, MLCOs, Compliance Officers, Senior Managers and Directors, the symposium offers a valuable opportunity to reflect upon the challenges faced by industry, whilst also equipping delegates with enhanced awareness of the key risks in compliance and the fight against financial crime.

2019-11-05 08:30:00 2019-11-05 17:00:00 Europe/London 15th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel BPP Events events@bpp.com
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The definitive compliance event of the year

Acknowledged by senior offshore practitioners as the essential event for MLROs, MLCOs, Compliance Officers, Senior Managers and Directors, the symposium offers a valuable opportunity to reflect upon the challenges faced by industry, whilst also equipping delegates with enhanced awareness of the key risks in compliance and the fight against financial crime.

The symposium will attract financial services professionals from around Europe and last year in Jersey we hosted over 150 delegates.

Who this event is for

  • Compliance professionals
  • Consultants
  • Corporate executives (including CEOs and CFOs)
  • Senior managers
  • Risk executives
  • Directors
  • MLROs
  • MLCOs

Pricing & discounts

Price: £465

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for JCOA members
  • 10% for ICA, IoD, JADO, JBA and STEP members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:30 - 09:00

Chairman's opening address

Chris Usher, Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Risk Education at BPP Professional Education

09:00 - 09:15

Financial crime considerations in dealing with cannabis based financial services businesses

Speaker to be confirmed

09:15 - 09:45

2019 Regulatory update

Speaker to be confirmed

09:45 - 10:15

Panel discussion

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:15

Perception versus reality – are we winning the fight against corruption?

Gianluca Esposito, Executive Secretary of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), Council of Europe

11:15 - 11:45

Investigating Bribery & Corruption – the importance of public-private partnerships

Commander Karen Baxter, National Coordinator for Economic Crime at the City of London Police

11:45 - 12:15

Panel discussion: Unexplained Wealth Orders – developments in economic crime legislation

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch break

12:45 - 13:45

Clamping down on tax fraud - the role of enablers in tax evasion

Speaker to be confirmed

13:45 - 14:15

20:20 vision – what is on the regulatory horizon

Speaker to be confirmed

14:15 - 14:45

Panel discussion: Jersey’s role in the fight against international financial crime

14:45 - 15:15

Refreshment break

15:15 - 15:45

Dirty money, dirty hands – making the UK a no-go zone for financial crime

Speaker to be confirmed

15:45 - 16:15

Case studies in Forensic Investigations

David Sowden & Tom Townson, Directors at Grant Thornton

16:15 - 16:45

Chairman's closing remarks

Chris Usher, Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Risk Education at BPP Professional Education

16:45 - 17:00
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 David Sowden

David Sowden

Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP

David specialises in investigating large and complex fraud, money laundering and corruption cases. He has given evidence in the Royal Court in Jersey, the Royal Court in Guernsey and in the Crown Court in England, as well as assisting with criminal investigations in the Isle of Man.

David is a recognised expert forensic accountant on the UK National Crime Agency database. He has worked with leading prosecution authorities such as the SFO, the National Crime Agency, the Crown Prosecution Service and the NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management Services. Such cases have involved allegations of corruption, theft, false accounting and money laundering.

He has acted on a number of high profile sensitive cases involving Politically Exposed Persons, often involving corrupt payments.

David has also been instructed to investigate the general conduct of professionals such as directors, solicitors, insurance brokers and chartered accountants, often involving complex trust structures and multi-jurisdictional issues.

400 X 400 Gianluca Esposito

Gianluca Esposito

Executive Secretary at The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), Council of Europe

Gianluca Esposito is currently the Executive Secretary of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) of the Council of Europe. GRECO monitors member states’ compliance with and effective implementation of the Council of Europe anti-corruption standards (it comprises all European countries and the United States of America). He also serves as the Council of Europe’s Ethics Officer.

Gianluca started his career at the Council of Europe in 1995 where he was involved in the negotiation of several conventions and other legal instruments, such as the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption conventions (and their monitoring mechanism, “GRECO”), the Convention on cybercrime and its additional protocol, the European Commission on the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ), the Council of Europe Conventions on action against trafficking in human beings, and on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. From 2005 to 2009, he was an Adviser in the Private Office of the Council of Europe’s Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General, covering legal and Human Rights issues. Before joining GRECO, he was the Head of the Equality and Human Dignity Department.

From 2009 to 2015, Gianluca acted as a Senior Counsel in the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC. He focused on financial integrity and economic governance issues, notably in the context of the EC-IMF-ECB adjustment programs in Europe, and IMF’s surveillance, program and technical assistance work in selected countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He published extensively on legal, policy and Human Rights issues.

Gianluca holds a Degree in Law from the University of Naples, Italy, and an LLM from Boston University (Boston, MA, USA). He qualified as a member of the Bar.

2019-11-05 08:30:002019-11-05 17:00:00Europe/London15th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime SymposiumRadisson Blu Waterfront HotelJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel

Rue de L'etau, St Helier, St. Helier JE2 3WF

2019-11-05 08:30:00 2019-11-05 17:00:00 Europe/London 15th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com