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United Kingdom | 29. 01. 2019

2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (half-day) Forum

The accounting profession is a key gate-keeper in the fight against financial crime. Governments & regulators are increasingly focused on the role played by designated non-financial services businesses in reducing the flows of the proceeds of crime. This event will explore the key challenges facing accounting professionals in meeting their legal and regulatory requirements in the international crusade against money laundering.

2019-01-29 08:30:00 2019-01-29 12:30:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

The accounting profession is a key gate-keeper in the fight against financial crime. Governments & regulators are increasingly focused on the role played by designated non-financial services businesses in reducing the flows of the proceeds of crime. This event will explore the key challenges facing accounting professionals in meeting their legal and regulatory requirements in the international crusade against money laundering.

Who this event is for

Accounting professionals, including those working in audit, tax, financial reporting and advisory roles.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: GBP 225

Discounts:

  • 20% for Chartered Banker Institute members
  • 15% for ICAS members
  • 10% for ICA & STEP members
2019-01-29 08:30:00 2019-01-29 12:30:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:00 - 08:30

Chairman's opening address

Christopher Usher, Head of International Financial Centres at BPP Professional Education

08:30 - 08:45

Accountants as gatekeepers – why fighting financial crime is essential

Speaker to be confirmed

08:45 - 09:15

Criminal Finances Act - key considerations for accounting professionals

Speaker to be confirmed

09:15 - 09:45

Panel discussion: Is tax crime the new narcotic?

Speakers to be confirmed

09:45 - 10:15

Refreshment Break

10:15 - 10:45

The link between financial reporting and financial crime

Speaker to be confirmed

10:45 - 11:15

Auditing financial crime

Speaker to be confirmed

11:15 - 11:45

Panel discussion: Case studies in accounting failure

Speakers to be confirmed

11:45 - 12:15

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Christopher Usher, Head of International Financial Centres at BPP Professional Education

12:15 - 12:30
2019-01-29 08:30:00 2019-01-29 12:30:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

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’.

2019-01-29 08:30:002019-01-29 12:30:00Europe/London2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (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 08:30:00 2019-01-29 12:30:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Financial Crime Risk Management for Accounting Professionals (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com