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Guernsey | 12. 11. 2019

4th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium

The definitive compliance and financial crime prevention event of the year,

The universe of financial crime continues to expand. The 4th Annual Financial Crime Prevention Symposium explores some of the key issues facing Guernsey’s financial services industry.

2019-11-12 09:00:00 2019-11-12 17:00:00 Europe/London 4th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Duke of Richmond Hotel BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

The universe of financial crime continues to expand. The 4th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium explores some of the key issues facing Guernsey’s financial services industry. With speakers including: Malin Nilsson, Managing Director at Duff & Phelps, and Tom Townson, Partner and Head of Financial Crime at Grant Thornton UK LLP, the Symposium will look at practical aspects of improving risk management and the governance of financial crime 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: £350

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for GACO members
  • 10% for ICA, STEP, GAT, IoD, CIISF, Digital Greenhouse and GCOC members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)
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Event Schedule

Chairman's opening address

Chris Usher (Chairperson), Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

09:00 - 09:15

Case studies in Forensic Investigations

Tom Townson, Partner and Head of Financial Crime at Grant Thornton UK LLP & David Sowden, Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP

09:15 - 09:45

How RegTech can aid in navigating the labyrinth of regulation

Mark Le Page, Advisory Director at EY

09:45 - 10:15

Panel discussion: Artificial intelligence and financial crime: silver bullet or red herring?

Chris Usher, Richard Field & more speakers TBC

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment Break

10:45 - 11:15

LFP I – a case study in fund mismanagement and fraud

11:15 - 11:45

Lessons learnt from investigating serious financial crime

Anthony Williams, Partner at Appleby (Guernsey) LLP

11:45 - 12:15

Panel discussion: Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) and where next for the financial crime crusade?

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch break

12:45 - 13:45
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Understanding illicit finance flows

Kevin Newe, Assistant Director – Illicit Finances Strategy Lead, Fraud Investigation Service at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

13:45 - 14:15
  • Sharing our understanding of existing international illicit financial flows
  • Highlighting UK efforts at working internationally to increase awareness and focus on illicit financial flows
  • How do we continue to leverage effective public and private sector initiatives?

AML is everyone’s problem – and nobody’s. And that’s the problem

Malin Nilsson, Managing Director at Duff & Phelps

14:15 - 14:45

Panel discussion: The regulator's expectations regarding effective due diligence

14:45 - 15:15

Refreshment Break

15:15 - 15:45

The changing face of compliance – how the industry has evolved

Kevin Lazeris, Group Head of Compliance at Sanne Group

15:45 - 16:15

Likely trajectory of UK financial crime policy

16:15 - 16:45

Chris Usher (Chairperson), Global Head of AML and Financial Crime Education at BPP Professional Education

Chairman's closing remarks

16:45 - 17:00
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Event Speakers

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’.

400 X 400 Kevin Newe

Kevin Newe

Assistant Director – Criminal Finances Strategy Lead, Fraud Investigation Service at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

Kevin joined HMRC in 2006 with early roles in corporate functions. A 2008 secondment to the Serious Organised Crime Agency was Kevin’s first experience of the importance of tackling criminal finances, including assessment work on how money moves within MSHT networks. On his return to HMRC in 2010, Kevin took up a Criminal Finances policy role, dealing with operational queries on the use of POCA. In 2014 Kevin took up an operational post, managing approximately 90 financial investigators and financial intelligence officers, delivering multi-million pound confiscation and cash forfeiture work. In January 2018 Kevin was promoted to lead on Criminal Finances strategy, resulting in the development of HMRC’s new approach to domestic and international illicit financial flows linked to tax evasion, and those that move through HMRC’s supervised businesses. Kevin is a trained FATF assessor and was the law enforcement lead for the UAE’s recent Mutual Evaluation Review.

400 X 400 Mark Le Page

Mark Le Page

Advisory Director at EY

Mark is an Advisory Director at EY, previously Deputy Director of the Investment Supervision and Policy Division, and Investment, Fiduciary and Pensions Division, at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. In this role Mark was responsible for managing the Conduct of Business Rules 2009, Class B Rules 2013, Code of Market Conduct, PIF Rules, Manager Led Product Rules, and being on the government-industry working group responding to the 2.2 tax substance, also attending IOSCO European Regional Committee meetings. Mark also was a standing member of the Enforcement Case Review Panel. Mark holds a postgraduate diploma in financial strategy from Said Business School, University of Oxford, and also executive certificates in digital strategies for business from Emeritus and Columbia Business School; and applied data science from Emeritus and Columbia Engineering. He is vice chair of the ACCA Global Business Law forum, a member of ACCA’s Business Ethics forum and Corporate Reporting Forum. Mark currently sits on Guernsey Finance’s working groups on funds strategy and BEPS Action Plan 6, the Digital Guernsey Panel, and also is a member of the MIT Technology Review Global Panel.

400 X 400 Malin Nilsson

Malin Nilsson

Managing Director at Duff & Phelps

Malin is a Managing Director in the dedicated Regulatory Consulting team at Duff & Phelps in the Channel Islands office. She has worked with a wide range of financial services businesses on an advisory basis both locally and internationally, including Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. She is regularly involved in regulatory projects which include regulatory investigations and due diligence reviews with a focus on governance, systems and controls, risk management and AML/CFT arrangements.

400 X 400 Tom Townson

Tom Townson

Partner, Head of Financial Crime at Grant Thornton UK LLP

Tom has over 20 years’ experience as a practitioner and as a consultant to financial service firms in the Financial Crime arena covering fraud, AML, sanctions and conduct issues. He has led a number of globally significant programmes concerned with advising on building, reviewing or improving financial crime frameworks, primarily at firms subject to intensive regulatory scrutiny, involving multiple jurisdictions and regulators. Tom has advised a variety of firms across multiple sectors including insurance, asset management, retail banking, commercial banking, investment banking, SPVs, corporate trustees services providers and large corporates. He has appeared as an expert witness in the UK RCJ and has been instructed through the legal sector. He has also spoken about Financial Crime matters for a number of trade associations including LIIBA, CISI, UK Finance, ILAG, AMLP and ABA.

400 X 400 Richard Field

Richard Field

Partner at Appleby (Guernsey) LLP

Richard is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution & Regulatory team at Appleby, specialising in corporate and commercial litigation and regulatory matters. His regulatory focus covers the areas of data protection and cyber, AML and compliance, technology and eGaming.

Richard has been working on data protection matters for some years and is at the forefront of advising on Guernsey’s Data Protection Law and GDPR. He sits on the States of Guernsey’s GDPR Industry Working Party and has recently been elected Chairman of the Bailiwick of Guernsey Data Protection Association. He is also a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a qualified GDPR Practitioner. He has written and spoken extensively about data protection, information management and cyber issues in a legal and practical context and is considered one of the leading lawyers on the island in this area.

Richard has acted for a range of local and global institutions on complex, cross-border disputes involving funds, banking and investment relationships and trusts. Many of the cases he has worked on involve fraud, asset tracing and applications for injunctive relief, or regulatory issues (such as enforcement, AML, bribery or sanctions), often resulting in ground-breaking judgments, both in Guernsey and England.

400 X 400 Kevin Lazeris

Kevin Lazeris

Group Head of Compliance at Sanne Group

  • Chartered Accountant (ACA) ICAEW
  • Member of CISI

Involved in compliance and regulation since 1987. Kevin held various compliance advisory roles in regulation, private banking, investment management, securities services and corporate banking within UK based and globally regulated entities. He managed and built compliance teams and relationships across multiple jurisdictions including UK, Channel Islands, EMEA, Asia Pacific and North America.

400 X 400 Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution in Guernsey at Appleby (Guernsey) LLP

Anthony is a partner and Head of Dispute Resolution in Guernsey. He is an Advocate and regularly appears in the Royal Court of Guernsey. Anthony has significant experience in many areas of corporate litigation and dispute resolution. He has a particular expertise in high value and complex commercial litigation, with particular focus on investment fund disputes, regulatory enforcement, contentious insolvency matters, asset-tracing and recovery work, and trust litigation.

400 X 400 David Sowden

David Sowden

Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP

David specialises in investigating large and complex fraud, money laundering and corruption cases. He has given evidence in the Royal Court in Jersey, the Royal Court in Guernsey and in the Crown Court in England, as well as assisting with criminal investigations in the Isle of Man.

David is a recognised expert forensic accountant on the UK National Crime Agency database. He has worked with leading prosecution authorities such as the SFO, the National Crime Agency, the Crown Prosecution Service and the NHS Counter Fraud and Security Management Services. Such cases have involved allegations of corruption, theft, false accounting and money laundering.

He has acted on a number of high profile sensitive cases involving Politically Exposed Persons, often involving corrupt payments.

David has also been instructed to investigate the general conduct of professionals such as directors, solicitors, insurance brokers and chartered accountants, often involving complex trust structures and multi-jurisdictional issues.

2019-11-12 09:00:002019-11-12 17:00:00Europe/London4th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime SymposiumThe Duke of Richmond HotelJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

The Duke of Richmond Hotel

Cambridge Park, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1UY

2019-11-12 09:00:00 2019-11-12 17:00:00 Europe/London 4th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Duke of Richmond Hotel JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com