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United Kingdom | 29. 01. 2019

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

The financial services industry in Edinburgh is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals involved in 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 the UK and will propose risk management solutions to help those working within these businesses to manage the risks.

2019-01-29 13:00:00 2019-01-29 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

The financial services industry in Edinburgh is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals involved in 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 the UK and will propose risk management solutions to help those working within these businesses to manage the risks.

Who this event is for

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

Pricing & Discounts

Price: GBP 225

Discounts:

  • 20% for Chartered Banker Institute members
  • 15% for ICAS members
  • 10% for ICA & STEP members
2019-01-29 13:00:00 2019-01-29 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

12:45 - 13:00

Chairman's opening address

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

13:00 - 13:15

A review of the AML and Economic Crime Landscape

Patrick Rappo, Partner at DLA Piper

13:15 - 13:45
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The UK Sanctions and AML regimes post-Brexit

Matthew Townsend, Partner and Global Co-Head of the International Trade and Regulatory Law Group, Allen & Overy LLP

13:45 - 14:15

- How will Brexit impact upon the UK’s sanctions and AML regimes?

- Do we expect to see the UK pursue regulatory divergence from the EU-27 post-Brexit?

- Could enforcement change as a result of Brexit?

- How should the proposals to revamp the UK’s foreign direct investment regime be seen in light of Brexit?

Panel discussion: Key legislative changes for financial services professionals in the fight against financial crime

14:15 - 14:45

Refreshment Break

14:45 - 15:15

Dealing with a regulatory investigation

Tony McGlennan, Legal Director for Addleshaw Goddard LLP

15:15 - 15:45

The supervisory approach to AML in the legal sector

Graham Mackenzie, Head of Anti-Money Laundering at The Law Society of Scotland

15:45 - 16:15

Panel discussion: Guidance on the appropriate use of technology in financial crime risk management

16:15 - 16:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Christopher Usher, Global Head of Financial Crime Risk Education and AML 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 Risk 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 Matthew Townsend

Matthew Townsend

Partner and Global Co-Head of the International Trade and Regulatory Law Group, Allen & Overy LLP

Matthew Townsend is Global Co-Head of Allen & Overy’s International Trade and Regulatory Law Group. He specialises in a range of trade related matters including sanctions, export controls, WTO/FTA issues and foreign direct investment regimes. He has worked extensively with major global corporates and financial institutions clients on their corporate risk and governance programmes covering areas such as bribery, money laundering, corporate reporting and counter-terrorist financing. Matthew is also one of the lead Partners within A&O supporting clients on Brexit related matters.

400 X 400 Patrick Rappo

Patrick Rappo

Partner at DLA Piper

Patrick's practice focuses on a range of corporate and white-collar crime matters, international bribery, corruption, money laundering and fraud. Patrick represents companies and individuals, and has been involved with a number of high profile investigations and prosecutions.

Patrick's practice includes proactive, preventative advice for corporate clients (such as compliance programme design, drafting policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments and due diligence, advising on mergers and acquisitions, as well as training and compliance audits). Patrick regularly advises on the conduct of internal investigations, and responding to government investigations and prosecutions.

Patrick also advises international governments on changes to their ABC and AML regimes and trains their judiciary, prosecutors and investigators.

Prior to joining DLA, Patrick was a partner at an international law firm, and prior to that Patrick was Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

He has significant experience of corporate self-reporting, and was involved in the changes to the SFO’s self-reporting processes and was a key participant in the efforts to successfully introduce deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) in the United Kingdom.

400 X 400 Graham Mac Kenzie

Graham MacKenzie

Head of Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Compliance Department at The Law Society of Scotland

Graham has 17 years’ experience in a wide variety of financial crime-related roles within the financial sector. This includes complex money laundering investigations, international sanctions violations and project work, along with fraud strategy, analysis and investigation.

As Head of Anti-Money Laundering at the Law Society of Scotland, Graham leads a supervisory team which regulates c. 11,000 Scottish solicitors for AML purposes. This work includes helping Scottish legal firms recognise the inherent AML/Financial Crime risks they face and supporting those firms in implementing robust, proportional and practical AML controls/risk management frameworks in line with regulatory requirements. His team also vigorously pursues cases of non-compliance to these requirements, to ensure the public's trust in the Scottish legal profession is upheld. Graham holds direct experience of the recent UK FATF MER process and sits on the UK’s AML Supervisors Forum along with colleagues from across HMT/Government, other supervisory bodies and law enforcement. He regularly give seminars and presentations in respect of AML and the legal sector.

400 X 400 Tony Mc Glennan

Tony McGlennan

Legal Director for Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Tony has over 20 years’ experience in criminal defence litigation in Scotland. In 2008 he obtained Rights of Audience in the Supreme Courts for criminal cases. In that capacity he was frequently instructed as junior counsel in the High Court of Justiciary, and the Appeal Court. He was solicitor and later junior counsel in the landmark “suspect’s rights” case of Cadder v Her Majesty’s Advocate - the first successful Scottish criminal appeal in the UK Supreme Court.

Between 2014 and 2018 Tony was appointed to the national regulatory role of Compliance Officer for the Scottish FA (SFA). This independent prosecutorial role carried sole responsibility for adherence to the Disciplinary Rules by all those participating in Association Football under the jurisdiction of the SFA. Tony played a lead role in the Rules revision process of the SFA, provided assistance to FIFA in redrafting of the Laws of the Game and delivered training to internal and external stakeholders.

As part of a team regularly engaged in the areas of corporate crime and contentious regulatory matters, Tony is focussed upon representing corporates and individuals in relation to: anti-bribery and corruption cases; international sanctions and export controls; AML; fraud and market manipulation allegations; FCA investigations and enforcement; Health and Safety, SEPA and other regulatory investigations.

Tony also has expertise in sports disciplinary and governance matters and has recently advised leading football clubs, players, and managers in Scotland.

2019-01-29 13:00:002019-01-29 17:00:00Europe/London2019 Edinburgh Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) ForumThe Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ, UK

2019-01-29 13:00:00 2019-01-29 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Anti-Money Laundering (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com