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United Kingdom | 30. 01. 2019

2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum

Managing risk in relation to sanctions is more important than ever. As a result of recent geopolitical tension, sanctions are increasingly used as a political weapon of mass disruption. This event will interrogate the key global developments in managing this evolving risk.

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

2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

Managing risk in relation to sanctions is more important than ever. As a result of recent geopolitical tension, sanctions are increasingly used as a political weapon of mass disruption. This event will interrogate the key global developments in managing this evolving risk.

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

Learning outcomes

Having attended this event, delegates will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of the fluid nature of sanctions risk
  • Better understand the international sanctions landscape
  • Have a greater appreciation of the importance of managing the evolving sanctions risk

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
2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (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, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

13:00 - 13:15

The International Sanctions landscape – navigating choppy waters

Rena Lalgie, Head of the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) at HM Treasury

13:15 - 13:45

Sanctions post-Brexit

Maya Lester QC, Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

13:45 - 14:15

Panel discussion: Sanctions in an evolving geopolitical environment

14:15 - 14:45

Refreshment break

14:45 - 15:15

Do Sanctions really work?

A Sanctions advisor from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

15:15 - 15:45

Effectively managing Russian sanctions

Joe Tuckett, Senior Sanctions Specialist at Standard Chartered

15:45 - 16:15

Panel discussion: Case studies in failure

16:15 - 16:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Christopher Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

16:45 - 17:00
2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (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’.

Speaker Profile

Rena Lalgie

Head of the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) at HM Treasury

Rena is the Director of OFSI (the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation) and has been head of the organisation since its inception in March 2016.

Before joining OFSI, Rena was the Director of Operations at UK Trade and Investment. Prior to that she held several senior roles in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. She has also worked for the Home Office, the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, the Civil Contingencies Secretariat and HM Treasury earlier in her career.

Rena is a former Justice of the Peace on the Central London Bench and continues to volunteer within her local community.

400 X 400 Maya Lester

Maya Lester QC

Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

Maya Lester QC is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers in public law, EU, and competition law / antitrust, and co-writes the blog www.europeansanctions.com. She has acted in most of the leading sanctions cases in the European and English courts and undertakes a wide range of advisory and court work. Her practice is very international in nature (she spent three years as MSL & Visiting Scholar at Yale and Columbia law schools). Maya has given evidence to four parliamentary inquiries on sanctions and spoken at numerous conferences. The legal directories describe her as “Queen of the Sanctions Bar”.

400 X 400 Fco

A Sanctions advisor from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing over 14,000 people in nearly 270 diplomatic offices. The FCO works with international organisations to promote UK interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth. The FCO has overall responsibility for the UK’s policy on sanctions and embargoes, including the scope and content of international sanctions regimes.

Standard Chartered 400 X 400

Joe Tuckett

Senior Sanctions Specialist at Standard Chartered Bank

Joe Tuckett is a senior sanctions advisor at Standard Chartered Bank in London.

His responsibilities include maintaining the bank’s group-wide policy and procedures for sanctions compliance, responding to legislative changes, and advising on a wide range of complex financial transactions.

Before joining Standard Chartered, Joe trained as a solicitor, spent time as an advisor to a European government overseas, and worked as an investigative consultant.

400 X 400 Tom Scamption

Tom Scampion

Partner, EMEA Financial Crime Lead at Deloitte LLP

Tom has over 25 years’ experience in analytics, systems and controls, supporting clients in the design and delivery of financial crime controls and broader business change.

He has extensive experience in large, complex regulatory programmes including US law compliance programmes, OFAC look-backs and client remediation, as well as designing and delivering financial crime operating models for major institutions.

In his twelve years with Deloitte he has supported clients in EMEA, APAC and the Americas, focusing on building solutions to manage regulatory risk. Prior to Deloitte he ran the EMEA operations for a US technology firm, focusing on information management. On joining Deloitte, he ran the Risk Analytics business and ultimately the Global Risk Analytics community applying new and existing technology to the full range of risk challenges.

He has run major programmes for Barclays, Credit Suisse, Credit Agricole, RBS, LBG, BNP and HSBC. In 2014 he was seconded to HSBC as head of sanctions for their financial crime programme, setup in response to their deferred prosecution agreement (DPA). In this role, he covered all aspects of financial crime change, managing stakeholders inside and outside the bank whilst delivering to challenging monitor requirements.

Currently he leads the EMEA Financial Crime business for Deloitte as well as directly supporting several major financial institutions to transform their approach to managing financial crime risk.

He is also supporting JMLIT/NCA in their adoption of new technologies to improve their fight against financial crime. He graduated from Oxford University with a Masters in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ, UK

2019-01-30 13:00:00 2019-01-30 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Edinburgh Sanctions (half-day) Forum The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com