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Isle of Man | 10. 12. 2019

2019 Isle of Man Risk Management Conference

The risks facing financial services businesses seem to multiply from year to year, from fraud risk to cyber security. Financial services professionals must be more informed than ever. This one-day conference will explore a number of topical risks facing the Isle of Man financial services industry and propose risk management solutions with practical applications techniques.

2019-12-10 09:00:00 2019-12-10 17:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Isle of Man Risk Management Conference Villa Marina BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Event overview

The risks facing financial services businesses seem to multiply from year to year, from fraud risk to cyber security. Financial services professionals must be more informed than ever. This one-day conference will explore a number of topical risks facing the Isle of Man financial services industry and propose risk management solutions with practical applications techniques.

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this conference, delegates will:

  • Understand in more detail the nature of risks presented to regulated businesses
  • Be able to identify which risks are more appropriate to their business models
  • Be equipped to develop effective risk management frameworks


In partnership with the ACSP

We are grateful to ACSP for supporting this event and are delighted to be able to offer all ACSP members a 20% discount when booking.

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Pricing & discounts

Price: £355

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for ACSP and AICP members
  • 10% for ICA, ICSA, IoD, MITCA and STEP members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)
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Event Schedule

Registration & refreshments

08:30 – 09:00

Boardroom focus and engagement on cybercrime

Steve Billinghurst, Advisory Director at PwC Isle of Man

09:00 – 09:30
Plus

Cybercrime case studies

Sandip Patel QC FCIArb, Barrister/ Partner at Scarmans, London

09:30 – 10:00

erspectives of a prosecutor:

  • “DarkMarket”
  • “Facebook Hacker”
  • “The boy who almost broke the Internet”

Artificial Intelligence and Cybercrime: silver bullet or red herring?

David Moloney, Director, Innovation and Transformation at PwC

10:00 – 10:30

Panel discussion: The governance of risk – how senior managers and boards can ensure effective oversight of risk

Chris Usher, Steve Billinghurst, Sandip Patel QC FCIArb & Andy Dobber

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshment break

11:00 – 11:20

Economic sanctions – where are we now?

Maya Lester QC, Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

11:20 – 11:50

Building an effective compliance monitoring programme

Andy Dobber, Head of Financial Crime Compliance (MLRO and MLCO) at Santander International

11:50 – 12:20

Elements of an effective fraud risk management strategy

David Watterson, Senior Manager, Advisory at KPMG LLC

12:20 – 12:50

Lunch break

12:50 – 13:40

Managing digital risk

Vijay Rathour, Partner, Head of Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigations at Grant Thornton UK LLP

13:40 – 14:10

UK General Election and Brexit: A view from the Isle of Man

Peter Boxer, Executive Director of External Affairs at the Isle of Man Government

14:10 – 14:40

Panel discussion: Operational risk management – 2020 and beyond

Chris Usher, Vijay Rathour & Steve Billinghurst

14:40 – 15:10

Refreshment break

15:10 – 15:30

How technology can aid risk management in eGaming

Jeremie Kanter, Senior Industry Compliance Executive

15:30 – 16:00

eGaming regulatory update

16:00 – 16:30
Plus

20:20 vision – the future eGaming landscape

Russell Kelly, Senior Partner at KPMG Isle of Man

16:30 – 17:00
  • The current issues impacting the eGaming sector
  • What future trends we can expect to see
  • The challenges for the sector
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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 Peter Boxer

Peter Boxer

Executive Director of External Affairs at the Isle of Man Government

Peter took up this role in April 2019. He oversees the work of the Crown, Brexit, External Relations, Passport & Immigration and Government Communications teams.

Before coming to the Isle of Man, Peter had been a UK diplomat for 23 years. He has served in South Africa, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan and Cyprus. He has worked in a number of other UK Civil Service positions at the Cabinet Office, Northern Ireland Office and Foreign & Commonwealth Office. He has also been seconded to the French foreign ministry.

In the course of his career, Peter has worked on a number of major events for the UK Government. These included the G8 Summit in Lough Erne, the NATO Summit in South Wales, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit and the first visit of President Trump.

Peter holds a first degree from the University of Birmingham and a Master’s in Public Administration from the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

400 X 400 Maya Lester

Maya Lester QC

Barrister at Brick Court Chambers

Maya Lester QC is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers in London, specialising in public law, EU law and competition law. She focuses on sanctions law, 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 on all sanctions regimes. Maya appeared in Kadi and hundreds of other de-listing cases in the European courts. She founded and co-writes the blog www.europeansanctions.com (the main international sanctions legal resource, with over 7000 followers worldwide). 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 Jeremie Kanter

Jeremie Kanter

Senior Industry Compliance Executive

Jeremie Kanter has more than 15 years’ B2B and B2C experience in the gaming industry across senior compliance, regulatory affairs, product development and operational roles. Based on the Isle of Man, Jeremie Kanter’s career includes Playtech and SBTech as Chief Compliance Officer. He also is a fellow member of the board that advises the Isle of Man Government on the gaming industry (eGSAB).

400 X 400 David Moloney

David Moloney

Director, Innovation and Transformation at PwC

David helps organisations navigate disruptive technology, particularly artificial intelligence and blockchain.

As a technologist he has always helped match technology to business need. Prior to being a disruptor he was a cyber-research director, delivering research on topics including hacktivism, security architecture, the insider threat, risk appetite, data analytics for information security, engaging with the board, and data privacy in the cloud, among other topics.

Prior to that he was a director in PwC's forensic technology practice, where he led teams who captured and processed large volumes of electronic data in support of critical events such as litigation, regulatory inquiries, investigations and insolvencies.

He has advanced training in structured innovation, runs technology innovation workshops for clients, and mentor’s tech start-ups companies in PwC's Scale programme.

400 X 400 Sandip Patel Qc

Sandip Patel QC FCIArb

Barrister/ Partner at Scarmans, London

Sandip Patel QC is a barrister with an impressive domestic and international practice in civil and criminal litigation with particular emphasis on international regulatory cases.

Sandip has been at the forefront of prosecutions involving ‘cybercrime and cyber security’ involving fraud, deception, money laundering and organised crime, including money laundering on the ‘Dark Web’. He was involved as the prosecuting QC in several cases, ranging from “Facebook Hacker” to “Anonymous”, including Prosecutions for computer hacking involving PayPal and Visa. From computer hacking of UK and US Government websites, for agencies such as the CIA, FBI in the US and the UK National Crime Agency. In addition, he has acted on behalf of the National Health Service and Ministry of Defence in the UK.

Sandip is also a contributor to the leading text book: ‘Electronic Evidence’, 3rd Edition.

Sandip regularly represents individuals, businesses and Governments in complex disputes that have an overlap between criminal and civil law especially in the arena of fraud and tax evasion. Sandip has advised in matters in the Middle East, India, Europe and the Caribbean.

Sandip advises and represents public and private entities on contentious and non-contentious international commercial arbitration disputes conducted under the rules of various institutions (ICSID, ICC, HKIAC, LCIA) and ad hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL Rules within civil law and common-law jurisdictions, in particular India.

In the “Leading silks” list, The Legal 500’s guide to outstanding silks nationwide said this about Sandip: “He has a pleasing and reassuring courtroom manner” (Legal 500 2016) and “a very good all-round advocate, who is quick on his feet in court” (Legal 500 2017).

400 X 400 Vijay Rathour

Vijay Rathour

Partner, Head of Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigations at Grant Thornton UK LLP

Vijay is a Partner with the Forensic and Investigations practice, leading the Digital Forensics Group at Grant Thornton. He is a UK qualified solicitor, with over ten years of experience working in a range of legal fields including Corporate and Transactional work, Personal Injury and Negligence, and Corporate Litigation.

He has been engaged on many high profile investigations and disputes across a range of industries, specialising in investigations in the financial sector. In his role as a lawyer within the Enforcement and Financial Crime Division of the FSA he advised on regulatory actions and assisted in establishing enforcement strategy for the financial markets.

Vijay also specialises in the fields of cybercrime, cyber-security, incident response and data breaches. Over ten years he has managed some of the UK’s most high-profile Digital Forensic investigations, and specialises in large scale, complex and cross-border matters. He is an expert in crypto-currency forensics and asset tracing, and also works closely with cyber-insurers and insureds on questions of quantification and liability.

Vijay also consults on Electronic Disclosure and Discovery projects, providing expert advisory and court opinions on practical approaches to the increasingly complex digital data environments corporate and legal clients operate in. He consults regularly on data protection, data governance and cost-effective and efficient approaches to the EDRM and electronic investigations. He is currently assisting the Courts of England and Wales in re-drafting the Civil Procedure Rules on Electronic Data and Disclosure. He has provided expert evidence in court and has contributed to legal texts on investigations.

Simon Billinghurst – 400 X 400

Steve Billinghurst

Advisory Director at PwC Isle of Man

Steve leads the Advisory practice at PwC Isle of Man with specialists working in the areas of data privacy and cyber security, regulatory compliance, controls assurance, internal audit, forensic investigation, insolvency and transaction services.

With over 20 years' onshore and offshore audit and advisory experience Steve works closely with all clients to consider the impact of fast-paced changes in industry, alongside applying – and complying with – current and upcoming regulation, covering areas such as data privacy, data governance and assurance, regulatory compliance and remediation, and risk management.

A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Steve sits on the Chamber of Commerce’s ICT sub-committee, and leads PwC’s close working relationship with the Manx ICT Association.

200 X 200 Russell Kelly

Russell Kelly

Senior Partner at KPMG Isle of Man

Russell is the senior partner of KPMG in the Isle of Man and the Head of Advisory Services for the firm. He was responsible for setting up the firms e-Gaming team and leads KPMG’s services to this sector. Russell is a Fellow of the ICAEW and his experience comprises audit, transaction services, M&A and restructuring.

Andy Dobber

Andy Dobber

Head of Financial Crime Compliance (MLRO and MLCO) at Santander International

Andy is part of the senior management team and Head of Financial Crime Compliance (MLRO and MLCO) for Santander International which operates in both Jersey and the Isle of Man.

Andy has worked in offshore finance for well over 30 years during which time he has worked in both local and international law firms and trust companies in a variety of assurance, compliance and financial crime roles together with a stint at the Jersey Financial Services Commission.

Andy is a Fellow of International Compliance Association, a Chartered member of the Chartered Securities & Investment Institute, an Associate member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full STEP member and previous secretary of the STEP Jersey Branch as well as being the previous Treasurer of the JCOA. Andy helped to establish, and is the current chair of, the Jersey Bankers Association Anti-Fraud Forum. Outside of work Andy is a keen cyclist and fundraiser for Headway Jersey.

400 X 400 David Watterson

David Watterson

Senior Manager, Advisory at KPMG LLC

David has 20 years’ experience helping clients to prevent, detect and respond to fraud, corruption and misconduct. He is a Senior Manager in the Advisory team at KPMG Isle of Man having previously worked for KPMG member firms in the UK and in Central and Eastern Europe.

David’s proactive projects have included fraud and corruption risk assessments, gap analyses and the development of policies, procedures and training. Reactive project work has ranged from focused fact-finding reviews addressing specific issues to complex multinational investigations. He has worked for clients across most industries.

David has particular experience in the use of specialised technologies in investigative and legal settings and in leveraging the power of digital data to better understand organisations’ risks and recognise opportunities.


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Villa Marina

Unit 8, Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 2HJ

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