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Guernsey | 19. 07. 2018

Countering the Financing of Terrorism (half-day) Forum

Understanding the terrorist threat horizon is crucial for effective mitigation. This forum aims to provide a platform to explore the latest terrorist risks as they are relevant to financial services businesses and to provide you with the latest intelligence, strategies and tactics to successfully prepare and protect against potential exposure to terrorist financing.

2018-07-19 09:00:00 2018-07-19 13:00:00 Europe/London Countering the Financing of Terrorism (half-day) Forum Duke of Richmond Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

Understanding the terrorist threat horizon is crucial for effective mitigation. This forum aims to provide a platform to explore the latest terrorist risks as they are relevant to financial services businesses and to provide you with the latest intelligence, strategies and tactics to successfully prepare and protect against potential exposure to terrorist financing.

There will be opportunities throughout the event to ask questions of subject matter experts to maximise the delegates learning experience.

Please note that one hour of CPD will be awarded for the reading of relevant articles provided in advance of the event.

Who this event is for?

This event is suitable for all Compliance Professionals, MLROs, Risk Managers and Directors with responsibility for risk management and compliance oversight.

Learning outcomes

Having attended this Forum, delegates will:

  • Obtain a greater understanding of the contemporary global risks terrorist financing presents to the spectrum of financial services businesses.
  • Appreciate the wider risk implications from both a legal and reputational perspective.
  • Recognise appropriate tools to manage and mitigate their terrorist financing risk.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

20% for GACO members
10% for ICA, ICSA, GCOC, KYC360°& STEP members & Corporate Partners (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

2018-07-19 09:00:00 2018-07-19 13:00:00 Europe/London Countering the Financing of Terrorism (half-day) Forum Duke of Richmond Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:45 – 09:00
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Introduction; What is the offence of terrorist financing?

Jo French LLM, Director of Education at Jersey International Business School

09:00 – 09:45
  • Overview of the Anti-terrorism legislative & regulatory framework
  • Nature and breadth of the terrorist offences
  • Inter-relationships with international sanctions repercussions
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Components of the terrorist universe

Ross Savage, Director at Grata Opus Limited and Former Specialist Operations Detective, Financial Investigator and Trainer for the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU)

09:45 – 10:30
  • Statistics & risks
  • Key players
  • Country risk Ideological drivers
  • Organised terror cells versus Lone-wolf attackers

Refreshment break & networking

10:30 – 10:45
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Methods of terrorist financing – through illustrative case studies

Ross Savage, Director at Grata Opus Limited and Former Specialist Operations Detective, Financial Investigator and Trainer for the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU)

10:45 – 11:30
  • Trade finance
  • Abuse of funds
  • Credit cards, pre-paid cards & mobile money
  • Investments
  • Oil & antiquity sales
  • Insurance fraud
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Identifying your firm’s risk

Ross Savage, Director at Grata Opus Limited and Former Specialist Operations Detective, Financial Investigator and Trainer for the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU)

11:30 – 12:15
  • Understanding terrorist financing objectives and the vulnerability of offshore products
  • Appreciating the Raise, Use, Move, Store model
  • Risk identification against the Raise, Use, Move, Store model
  • Tactics to manage your risk
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Terrorist financing reporting requirements

Speaker to be confirmed

12:15 – 13:00
  • Submitting a terrorist financing related SAR
  • What happens next – how the authorities may use this information
  • Jersey counter-terrorism policy National Risk Assessment – an update
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Event Speakers

Jo French 400 X 400

Jo French LLM (Chairperson)

Financial Crime Prevention Education Training and Development Manager at BPP

Jo has worked in offshore financial services since 1988 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Jo previously ran the ICSA programme at BPP Professional Education where her students won many of the international prizes. Jo has also taught on CMI and ACCA.

In addition she is a senior lecturer for the International Compliance Association delivering on their full range of AML and compliance qualifications. As well as exam training and involvement on JIBS’s extensive public programme, Jo specialises in developing bespoke, technical in-house CPD programmes covering a range of AML, compliance and governance issues. Clients include the British Bankers' Association, the Association of Corporate Service Providers in the Isle of Man and the Guernsey Training Agency.

A committed educationalist, Jo obtained a First Class Law Degree in 2005 (LLB), facilitated through the Open University. In 2015 she was awarded a Merit in a Masters in Law (LLM) from Queen Mary University of London specialising in financial services law. She is passionate about the delivery of accessible and innovative training courses.

400 X 400 Ross Savage

Ross Savage

Director at Grata Opus Limited and Former Specialist Operations Detective, Financial Investigator and Trainer for the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU)

Ross is a former Specialist Operations Detective, Financial Investigator and Trainer from the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU), which is part of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), Counter Terrorism Command (CTC).

Ross joined the MPS in 2002, becoming a Detective in 2004. In 2007, he became an Accredited FI focusing on conducting money laundering investigations and stripping the assets of criminals in West London.

In 2009, Ross moved to New Scotland Yard, joining the NTFIU. Ross worked as part of a highly specialised team, providing financial intelligence and investigatory support to UK and International Counter Terrorism operations, working closely with government and industry partners.

Between 2013-15, Ross became the NTFIU Liaison Officer to the Ministry of Defence, travelling to Afghanistan to provide specialist CFT support to coalition efforts against the Taliban.

Ross now offers a CFT/AML consultancy service to the international private and public sectors, incorporating bespoke training and investigatory services.

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Duke of Richmond Hotel

Cambridge Park, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1UY

2018-07-19 09:00:00 2018-07-19 13:00:00 Europe/London Countering the Financing of Terrorism (half-day) Forum Duke of Richmond Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com