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Singapore | 11. 07. 2019

2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum

As a major international financial centre Singapore is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals looking to commit financial crime. Recent cases have clearly shown the importance of financial services businesses managing the risk of being involved in money laundering and other illicit financial flows. This half-day forum will explore the key risks facing financial services businesses in Singapore and will propose risk management solutions to help those working within these businesses to manage the risks.

2019-07-11 13:00:00 2019-07-11 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum Grand Copthorne Waterfront JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

As a major international financial centre Singapore is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals looking to commit financial crime. Recent cases have clearly shown the importance of financial services businesses managing the risk of being involved in money laundering and other illicit financial flows. This half-day forum will explore the key risks facing financial services businesses in Singapore and will propose risk management solutions to help those working within these businesses to manage the risks.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: USD 325
Discounts: 10% for ICA & STEP members

2019-07-11 13:00:00 2019-07-11 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum Grand Copthorne Waterfront JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

12:45–13:00

Opening address

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

13:00–13:15

The regulator’s approach to combating financial crime

13:15–13:45

The international convergence in tax risk management

13:45–14:15

Panel discussion

14:15–14:45

Break

14:45–15:15

How the international financial services industry was complicit in facilitating the 1MDB scandal

Ragunath Kesavan, Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and Barrister-at-law of Gray's Inn

15:15–15:45

Identifying red flags in money laundering

15:45–16:15

Panel discussion

16:15–16:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

16:45–17:00
2019-07-11 13:00:00 2019-07-11 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum Grand Copthorne Waterfront JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

400 X 400 Ragunath Kesavan

Ragunath Kesavan

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and Barrister-at-law of Gray's Inn

Graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bsc(Genetics) in 1985.
Graduated from the University of Wales Aberystwyth with LLB(Hon) in 1989.
Graduated from the University of Malaya with LLM in 1995.

He is a member of Gray’s Inn and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1990.

Admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1991. Elected as Chairman of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee from 2002-2004. Elected as President of the Malaysian Bar from 2009-2011.

During his tenure as the President of the Malaysian Bar, he served as a member of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board and the Legal Professional Qualifying Board.

He was Chairman of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee from 2003 to 2016. Ragunath Kesavan was instrumental in the setting up of the National Legal Aid Foundation.

He was appointed to the Malaysia Competition Commission in 2011 and reappointed again to serve in the Commission in 2014.

He was an active member of the Commission and served as the Chairman of the Guidelines Committee, Enforcement Committee and the Audit Committee.

Ragunath Kesavan is a member of the panel of Arbitrators and Adjudicators of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration.

Ragunath Kesavan has extensive dispute resolution experience and regularly appears at all levels of the Malaysian courts and he also appears as counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations and acts as an adjudicator.

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Head of International Financial Centres 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’.

2019-07-11 13:00:002019-07-11 17:00:00Europe/London2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) ForumGrand Copthorne WaterfrontJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

Grand Copthorne Waterfront

392 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169663

2019-07-11 13:00:00 2019-07-11 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Singapore Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum Grand Copthorne Waterfront JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com