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Singapore | 23. 05. 2019

2019 Singapore Financial Crime Prevention Symposium

As a major international financial centre Singapore is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals involved in financial crime. Following pressure by the international community it is more critical than ever that financial services businesses take steps to manage the risk of being involved in money laundering and other illicit financial flows. This one-day symposium will examine the key risks facing financial services businesses in Singapore and will enable financial crime professionals to strengthen the fight against financial crime.

2019-05-23 09:00:00 2019-05-23 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Singapore Financial Crime Prevention Symposium Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

As a major international financial centre Singapore is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals involved in financial crime. Following pressure by the international community it is more critical than ever that financial services businesses take steps to manage the risk of being involved in money laundering and other illicit financial flows. This one-day symposium will examine the key risks facing financial services businesses in Singapore and will enable financial crime professionals to strengthen the fight against financial crime.

The event will attract financial services professionals from around Southeast Asia and aims to host over 200 delegates.

Pricing & discounts

Price: SGD 875

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 15% for members of ACCA, BMCC, CISI, ICAEW and ICAS (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

Who will attend?

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

Learning outcomes

Having attending this event, delegates will:

  • Better appreciate the breadth of financial crime risk
  • Understand how financial crime can impact their business and their clients
  • Develop contextualised knowledge of the threat that financial crime poses to Singapore
  • Be able to develop more robust risk management solutions
  • Feel at the forefront of the cultural fight against money laundering
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:30 - 09:00

Chairman's opening address

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

09:00 - 09:15

Trends and developments in Anti-Money Laundering

Jason Tan, Partner at KPMG

09:15 - 09:45

The Future of Financial Crime Compliance in two words: Societal Impact

Tim Phillipps, Southeast Asia Leader, Forensic & Analytics at Deloitte

09:45 - 10:15

Panel discussion: The Gatekeepers - why everyone has to play their part in the fight against financial crime

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:15

The role of the OECD in the fight against bribery and corruption

Patrick Moulette, Head of the Anti-Corruption Division in the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

11:15 - 12:00

Panel discussion: Developing a robust risk management framework

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch break

12:45 - 13:45

Building a robust CFT framework

Alex Duperouzel, Managing Director of ComplianceAsia

13:45 - 14:15

Navigating choppy waters - how Sanctions impact Singaporean financial services businesses

Johnny Lim, Partner at ShookLin & Bok

14:15 - 14:45

Panel discussion: From the shadows to the dark net, how financial crime is evolving

14:45 - 15:15

Refreshment break

15:15 - 15:45

The global fight against money-laundering through FATF Mutual Evaluations

Ravneet Kaur, Senior Legal Counsel with the Singapore Ministry of Defence

15:45 - 16:15

Anti-Money Laundering and the Legal Profession

Chia Boon Teck, Co-Managing Partner of Chia Wong LLP

16:15 - 16:45

Chairman's closing remarks

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

16:45 - 17:00
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Keynote Speakers

400 X 400 Patrick Moulette

Patrick Moulette

Head of the Anti-Corruption Division in the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

Patrick Moulette is the Head of the Anti-Corruption Division in the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs. In this role, Mr. Moulette designs and manages the work programme of the 44-country Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, including the evaluation process to monitor the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and its associated Recommendations. Mr Moulette joined the OECD in 1991 as a member of the Secretariat for the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which safeguards the global financial system against money laundering and terrorist financing. In November 1995, he was promoted to Executive Secretary of the FATF. Previously, he worked for the Department of the Treasury of the French Ministry of Finance. Mr Moulette is a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies ("Sciences-Po") and has Master's degrees in Public Law and in Corporate Law.

Event Speakers

Ravneet Kaur 400 X 400

Ravneet Kaur

Senior Legal Counsel at the Singapore Ministry of Defence

Ravneet Kaur is a Senior Legal Counsel with the Ministry of Defence of Singapore and was previously a Deputy Senior State Counsel with the Singapore Attorney-General’s Chambers. She specialises in international law, particularly relating to criminal justice and security matters. She has been intimately involved in the work of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG). She was part of the Singapore delegation that prepared for Singapore’s FATF mutual evaluation as well as the legal assessor for Sri Lanka’s APG mutual evaluation. Her work at the Attorney-General’s Chambers also included extradition and assistance in criminal matters, particularly for money laundering, counter terrorist financing and other financial crimes.

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP CI

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’.

Tim Phillipps 400 X 400

Tim Phillipps

Southeast Asia Leader, Forensic & Analytics at Deloitte

Tim leads the Southeast Asia Forensic and Analytics practices and is also the APAC Leader for the Financial Crime Strategy and Response Center. Tim is regularly engaged by financial institutions and global corporations to advise on financial crime issues including money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and economic and trade sanctions. As the former leader of Deloitte’s Global Forensic and Analytics practices, Tim brings strategic insight to client conversations.

Chia Boon Teck 400 X 400

Chia Boon Teck

Co-Managing Partner of Chia Wong LLP

Chia Boon Teck graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, in 1993 as its top foreign student and amongst the top 5% in the Faculty of Law, and awarded the Herbert Smith Prize in Commercial Law.

Mr Chia was called to the English Bar (Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom) as a Barrister-At-Law in 1994, and he was admitted to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor in 1995. Mr Chia is a Litigator and his areas of practice include administrative law, banking & finance matters, civil & commercial litigation, company law, construction litigation, corporate debt recovery, corporate litigation, criminal litigation, defamation, directors & shareholders’ disputes, employment law, immigration matters, insolvency, landlord & tenant disputes, matrimonial matters, medical negligence claims, military court martials, partnership disputes, property disputes, Strata Titles matters, and vehicle & industrial accident claims.

In practice for the past 24 years, Mr Chia has been involved in many high-profile cases.

Mr Chia co-chaired a Law Society committee in 2005 that liaised with the Ministry of Law and Ministry of Home Affairs to improve the criminal justice system, particularly, in respect of accused persons’ treatment and access to defense counsel whilst in police custody as well as the prosecution’s disclosure of documents in criminal trials which culminated in amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code in 2010. In 2006, Mr Chia again co-chaired another Law Society committee to liaise with the Ministry of Law and the Attorney-General’s Chambers to address the relevance and scope of capital punishment in contemporary Singapore which led to landmark changes in the law in 2012. In 2007, Mr Chia was also a member of a Law Society ad hoc committee that presented a submission to the Ministry of Law and Ministry of Home Affairs in response to the Government’s proposed changes to the Penal Code which resulted in the passing of the new Penal Code in 2011.

Mr Chia’s publications include the Singapore Chapter for Global Legal Insights: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2018 and the Singapore Chapter for Global Legal Insights: Bribery & Corruption 2019.

Jason Tan 400 X 400

Jason Tan

Partner at KPMG

Jason is a Partner leading the Financial Crime segment within KPMG’s Forensic Practice. He has extensive experience leading anti-money laundering reviews, fraud and corruption investigations and dispute advisory engagements across several industries with a focus on the financial institutions, insurance, chemicals and manufacturing sectors.

His countries of experience include China, Indonesia, Taiwan, India, Vietnam and Malaysia. Prior to joining KPMG Forensic in 2007, Jason was with the KPMG Audit practice for three years.

Jason was involved in both working groups of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Industry Partnership (ACIP) and has assisted numerous banks and other financial institutions with the remediation of AML/CFT issues since 2010.

Johnny Lim 400 X 400

Johnny Lim

Partner at Shook Lin & Bok

Johnny is part of the Financial Services Regulatory team and regularly works with banks, brokerages, fund managers and other capital markets intermediaries on licensing, compliance and the conduct of regulated financial services. The Financial Services Regulatory team speaks regularly on a range of topics, including Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism.

Johnny’s areas of practice also encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and a broad range of corporate matters, ranging from initial public offerings, secondary fund raising, joint ventures, restructuring and privatisations. He regularly advises listed companies on corporate governance, compliance with listing rules, as well as restructuring involving private debt work outs, schemes of arrangement and judicial management.

400 X 400 Alex Duperouzel

Alex Duperouzel

Managing Director of ComplianceAsia

Alex Duperouzel is the Managing Director of ComplianceAsia. He supervises the training, AML, Mainland China and talent practices within the group.

He was previously the Head of the HK Licensing and Ongoing Support practice for SFC and HKMA regulated firms in Hong Kong.

Prior to ComplianceAsia, he was based in both Hong Kong and Singapore, and worked for various firms including Kroll Associates, investigating fraud and white collar commercial crime. Alex also worked for several international accounting firms in Perth, Australia, in their respective insolvency and business reconstruction practices.

Alex is a Chartered Accountant registered in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia with a Major in Accounting and Finance.

In September 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2018 Alex was a participant at the Jesus College Economic Crime Symposium. In 2003 Alex was a participant at the inaugural Kennedy School of Government program on corruption control and organizational integrity at Harvard.

400 X 400 Mrigs

Mriganka Pattnaik

Co-Founder and CEO of Merkle Science

Mriganka is the Co-Founder and CEO of Merkle Science, a risk monitoring solution to detect and prevent illegal use of cryptocurrencies. He has worked across investment banking, technology and cryptocurrency across 3 continents. Prior to Merkle Science, Mriganka led business expansion for Luno, a Naspers backed crypto exchange across southeast Asia and Africa. He has also exited a medtech startup in Mumbai.

400 X 400 Sin Yee Koh

Sin Yee Koh

Director of Compliance and Regulatory Consulting at Duff & Phelps

Sinyee Koh joined Duff & Phelps in January 2015 from Kinetic Partners. As a result of Duff & Phelps’ acquisition of Kinetic Partners, Duff & Phelps created a dedicated Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice.

Sinyee manages the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice in Singapore. She advises financial services firms on licensing and ongoing Singapore and cross-border regulatory requirements and reviews firms’ risk management, internal controls and compliance arrangements.

Before joining the firm, Sinyee practiced in the Hong Kong and London offices of a top City law firm. Her practice areas were contentious financial services regulation and white collar investigations. From 2008 to 2014, Sinyee worked at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and has handled various roles including enforcement, investigating and prosecuting market abuse and mis-selling, and financial market strategy development.

Sinyee is admitted to practice law in Singapore, Hong Kong, England and New York. She also speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, Japanese and French.

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Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre

10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

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