Fraud & Financial Crime Asia 2021

Opening Keynote: New Technology for AML/CFT: A Regulator’s View

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the author, Hiroshi Ozaki, and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the organisation the author belongs to.

• Using technology and data to enhance AML/CFT programmes
• Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and explainability in Japan

• Hiroshi Ozaki, Director, AML/CFT Policy Office, Japan FSA

Regulators Panel: Financial Crime Intelligence, Data and Analytics

• Regulatory priorities and challenges
• PPPs, industry collaboration, data sharing and privacy issues
• STR filings and defensive reporting
• Measuring success and effectiveness

• Brad Maclean, Co-founder, Regulation Asia (moderator)
• Hiroshi Ozaki, Director, AML/CFT Policy Office, Japan FSA
• Christiaan Barnard, Detective Inspector, Head of NZ Police Financial Intelligence Unit
• Atty. Mel Georgie Racela, Executive Director, AMLC Philippines

Panel: Data Detectives: AI, ML & Data Analytics in Practice

• Moving away from traditional data and expanding data sets
• Deploying AI & ML in AML/KYC and speeding up adoption
• Efficiency, explainability & ethics considerations
• Building an AI/ML roadmap

• Ranadip Datta, Managing Director, Protiviti (moderator)
• Luke Raven, Senior Manager, AML Advisory and SME Financial Crime, Westpac
• Jeemeng Chen, Head of Financial Crimes and Regulatory Compliance, AIA Insurance
• Dr Janet Bastiman, Chief Data Scientist, Napier

Presentation: Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime

• Societal impacts of financial crime
• Modern slavery, financial stability and green crime
• New public-private partnerships & information sharing initiatives
• The Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime

• Che Sidanius, Global Head of Financial Crime & Industry Affairs, Refinitiv, an LSEG business

Panel: The Shell Game: Hiding in Plain Sight

• Secrecy jurisdictions and their role in facilitating financial crime
• Barriers to beneficial ownership transparency
• Identifying high risk shell companies
• Availability, accuracy and validation of data
• Professional enablers and their role in the shell game

• Matthew Redhead, Managing Director, Policy & Campaigns, FINTRAIL (moderator)
• Rashmi Dubier, Managing Director, APAC Head of AML, MUFG Bank
• Helena Wood, Financial Crime Consultant, Associate Fellow, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, RUSI
• Mark Nuttall, Former Interpol, Current Singapore Country Manager, Hill & Associates

Panel: TBML Risk Indicators, Typologies & Prevention

• Emerging trends, common red flags & indicators
• Counterparty checks, shell companies & beneficial ownership
• Practical approaches to TBML risk mitigation
• Mitigating risk in open account trades

• Grace Chong, Of Counsel, Simmons & Simmons (moderator)
• Kelvin Toh, Head of Sanctions and Transaction Monitoring, HSBC Singapore
• Hermione Tay, VP, Financial Crime Compliance, Asia Trade Finance AML Advisory, MUFG Bank
• Nathanael Lin, Partner, Shipping & International Trade, Rajah & Tann

Panel: Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery & Supply Chain Risk

• Understanding the scale of the problem & the impact on business
• The role of the financial sector & initiatives underway
• Supply chain risk and the regulatory agenda
• The role of technology in addressing these risks

• Kimberley Cole, Founder, Chief Risky Woman, Risky Women (moderator)
• Matt Friedman, CEO, The Mekong Group
• Archana Kotecha, CEO and Founder, The Remedy Project
• Elke Biechele, CEO, RisikoTek

Panel: Environmental Crime and Illegal Wildlife trade

• Global initiatives and government, regulatory and industry efforts underway
• The role of the financial sector and challenges in identifying illicit activity
• The path forward: data, technology and information sharing

• Chris Hall, Founding Editor, ESG Investor (moderator)
• Steve Galster, Founder, Chair, International Management Committee, Freeland
• Sharon Pamplona, Head of Financial Crime, MLRO, ANZ Hong Kong
• Alexandria Reid, Research Fellow, Organised Crime & Policing team, RUSI
• Chinali Patel, Consul, International Illicit Finance Policy Lead, British Consulate-General Hong Kong

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