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Jersey | 01. 04. 2020

2020 Corporate Criminal Offences (half-day) Forum

This event is essential financial crime prevention training for all tax, finance and compliance professionals, directors and senior managers. It focuses on practical responses to the relevantly recent Criminal Finances Act 2017 legislation relating to the Corporate Criminal Offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.

2020-04-01 09:00:00 2020-04-01 13:00:00 Europe/London 2020 Corporate Criminal Offences (half-day) Forum Jersey International Business School BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

This event is essential financial crime prevention training for all tax, finance and compliance professionals, directors and senior managers. It focuses on practical responses to the relevantly recent Criminal Finances Act 2017 legislation relating to the Corporate Criminal Offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.

Pricing & Additional Information

Pricing

  • Tickets cost £225

Discounts

We offer the following discounts for this forum:

  • 20% for JCOA members
  • 10% for ICA and BPP Loyalty Scheme members

Additional Information

  • Venue: Jersey International Business School
  • Registration and refreshments from 08:45
  • CPD certificates are awarded for attendance

Suitable for

It will be of specific interest to MLCOs, MLROs, anti-financial crime specialists, and anyone working with tax and finance responsibilities.

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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:45 - 09:00

Criminal Finances Act: background and recent developments

Helen Hatton, Managing Director – Risk Advisory Services at BDO Sator Regulatory Consulting & James Egert, Partner at BDO London

09:00 - 09:45

Responding to the CCO – practical examples

Ben Gilbert, Head of Funds and Corporate at Apex Group Limited, Jersey & Martin Callaghan, Tax Risk Director at BDO

09:45 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 10:45
Plus

What we can learn from other Economic Crime prosecutions in terms of impacting CCO

Mukul Chawla QC, Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, Pavlos Panayi QC, Barrister at 7BR & Jenny Carter-Manning, Barrister at 7BR

10:45 - 11:45
  • Principles of corporate criminal liability and growing risk to employees
  • The importance of early engagement and balancing risk
  • Failure to prevent offences: What is 'reasonable' in all the circumstances

Direction of travel: evolving Economic Crime initiatives

Angela Foyle, MLRO and Economic Crime lead at BDO

11:45 - 12:15

Panel Discussion:

12:15 - 13:00
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Managing Director (Jersey) of 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’.

400 X 400 Mukul Chawla

Mukul Chawla QC

Partner, Investigations, Financial regulation and White Collar Team at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Mukul Chawla QC heads the White Collar practice in London. He was previously a barrister and Queen’s Counsel in independent practice at a Chambers. Mukul is a highly prominent fraud and white collar crime lawyer with over three decades of experience both defending and prosecuting high-profile complex cases. He represents clients (both companies and individuals), across all sectors, on a wide range of corporate crime matters including fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, sanctions and export control, tax and antitrust allegations.

Mukul has defended and prosecuted across the criminal spectrum but with an emphasis on white collar crime and, in particular, on complex frauds, corruption and insider dealing cases. From 2016 to 2018, Mukul acted as lead counsel to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on its largest investigation – a multi-jurisdictional, multi-defendant investigation into suspected bribery by Unaoil and a range of other companies. He had previously, between 2012 and 2016, been lead counsel instructed by the SFO investigating LIBOR manipulation and conducted the first LIBOR manipulation prosecutions in the world.

On the defence side, Mukul has appeared in court as lead counsel for clients in fraud, bribery and insider dealing cases and has advised clients across the spectrum of white collar allegations. He acted for the defendant in the first ever contested prosecution of a corporate for the “failure to prevent” offence under the Bribery Act 2010 in early 2018.

He was named as Crime Silk of the Year by Chambers and Partners in 2015.

Pavlos Panayi Qc

Pavlos Panayi QC

Barrister at 7BR

Pavlos Panayi QC appears and advises in frauds of all varieties, investigations and financial regulatory enforcement proceedings.

Recent fraud instructions have included large market manipulation; tax fraud; mis-selling; boiler room; banking and mortgage frauds. Recent regulatory instructions have included acting for a company and its controlling director in enforcement action focusing on failing to declare and manage conflicts of interest in the context of southern Europe AIFs. Pavlos advises international clients in multi-jurisdictional matters, including those involving UK, Jersey, Guernsey, Greek, Turkish and Cypriot law. Pavlos is on the approved list of Serious Fraud Office prosecuting counsel and has spoken at a variety of international conferences.

400 X 400 Jennifer Carter Manning Qc

Jennifer Carter-Manning

Barrister at 7BR

Jennifer has a substantial practice in financial crime and regulation. Her cases involve allegations of bribery, fraud, and money laundering. She has particular experience of Deferred Prosecution Agreements, having advised the Serious Fraud Office in relation to Rolls Royce, and Serco Geografix in relation to their agreement with the SFO.

She is increasingly sought after, in the UK and the Isle of Man, to advise and represent companies facing investigation by the SFO and FCA, or conducting their own internal investigations. She has considerable knowledge and experience of advising on corporate criminal liability, and of advising when and how to engage with the SFO or FCA.

Jennifer’s professional background is in Crown Court criminal trials, and she has significant experience of cross-border cooperation and investigations.

She is ranked as a leading junior by Legal 500 in “Business & Regulatory Crime, including global investigations”, and by Chambers & Partners in “Financial Crime”.

400 X 400 Helen Hatton New

Helen Hatton

Managing Director – Risk Advisory Services at BDO Sator Regulatory Consulting

Helen Hatton is the Managing Director of BDO Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited and Chairman of BDO Group based in Jersey.

Helen maintains key client relationships and oversight responsibility for all major projects. She is a retained and trusted advisor to a number of major institutions in Jersey and Internationally.

Widely recognised as the prime architect of the modern Jersey regulatory regime, Helen Hatton resigned as Deputy Director General of the Jersey Financial Services Commission in May 2009, to establish Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited, having led the implementation of regulatory development in the Island from its blacklisted state in 1999 to achieving one of the world’s best IMF evaluation results.

After seven years of outstanding performance, Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited merged with BDO Jersey Limited in April 2016 and undertakes governance, risk and compliance assignments for leading financial services businesses; international standards-setting bodies including the World Bank and IMF, and regulatory authorities.

Prior to taking up her role in Jersey, Mrs Hatton was director of enforcement with the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission from 1992-1999, introducing the first offshore “all crimes” money laundering regime in 1997 and, notably, achieving the world’s first “freestanding” offshore Mareva injunction without a local cause of action in the case SIB-v-Lloyd Wright. This milestone case brought an effective end to banking secrecy in the Crown Dependencies.

400 X 400 James Egert

James Egert

Partner at BDO London

James is a BDO Tax partner. He leads BDO's Tax Risk practice in London, specialising in SAO, tax strategy, managing tax risk and governance, and providing advice to help clients improve their tax performance. He also oversees a number of large global tax compliance engagements.

He is BDO's lead partner in responding to the Corporate Criminal Offences legislation relating to the prevention of facilitation of tax evasion (as part of the Criminal Finances Act 2017) and also supports clients in relation to wider Financial Crime regulation.

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Jersey International Business School

12/13 Caledonia Place, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3NG

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