On 27-28 April 2022, Regulation Asia hosted RegTech Asia 2022, bringing together industry experts to provide a comprehensive view of the regulatory landscape in APAC and the technology solutions that offer support to financial services firms.
Panel: ESG in 2022 and Beyond: Regulatory Requirements and Tech Expectations
In this panel, we will discuss regulatory expectations on ESG disclosure and climate and environmental risk management, how they have been evolving, and what this means for firms’ technology, data systems and internal processes.
• Nadia Humphreys, Sustainable Finance Solutions, Bloomberg
• Prashant Joshi, GM APAC Regulatory Affairs & Projects, BNP Paribas
• Gabriel Wilson-Otto, Director, Sustainable Investing, Fidelity International
• Matthew Chan, Executive Director, ESG Engagement – Sustainability, JP Morgan (moderator)
Panel: Data at the Heart of ESG Assessment, Investment and Reporting
In this panel, we discuss the work underway to establish globally consistent ESG data standards, what good ESG data management best practices look like, and the key challenges facing ESG ratings and data providers.
• Brian Tang, Founder, LITE Lab @HKU and ACMI; Board Member, FTAHK
• Irene Liu, Chief Governance & Reporting Officer, UnionDigital Bank
• Feng-Yuan Liu, VP Business Development, Aicadium
• Lapman Lee, Professor of Practice (ESG and FinTech), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (moderator)
Panel: The Global Threat Trifecta: Fast Payments, Fraud and Cybercrime
In this panel, we discuss this rapidly changing fraud and cybercrime landscape, how firms are using enhanced datasets and advanced technology to adapt to new and emerging threats, and the additional steps the industry needs to take to protect against losses.
• Jake Emry, Fraud Prevention Subject Matter Expert, NICE Actimize
• Christophe Barel, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, FS-ISAC
• Shweta Ranjan, Associate Director, Fraud Risk Management, Asia, Standard Chartered
• Will Tully, Regional Head of Fraud, ASP WPB, HSBC
• Guy Sheppard, General Manager, Financial Services, Aboitiz Data Innovation (moderator)
Panel: The Shell Game: The Promise of Beneficial Ownership Transparency and Data-Driven Entity Resolution
In this panel, will explore the links between anonymous shell companies and financial crime, progress being made on beneficial ownership transparency, and how reliable UBO data can be used in customer lifecycle risk management, entity resolution and analytics tools.
• Rashmi Dubier, Managing Director, APAC Head of AML, MUFG
• Adam McLaughlin, Director, Global Head of Financial Crime, NICE Actimize
• Choon Hong Chua, Senior Director, Head of Financial Crime Practice, APAC & ME, Moody’s Analytics
• Brad Maclean, Co-founder, Regulation Asia (moderator)
Panel: State of Emergency – Data and Technology Lessons from Sanctions and Trade Bans
In this panel, we discuss the increasingly complex sanctions environment, the potential use of crypto assets for sanctions evasion, and the need for banks and crypto firms to adopt a proactive approach to screening, due diligence and ongoing monitoring.
• Ola Fundowicz, Director, Regional Head of Sanctions for Asia Pacific, MUFG
• Vincent Gaudel, Financial Crime Compliance Expert, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
• Tung Li Lim, Senior Policy Advisor APAC, Elliptic
• Manesh Samtani, Editor, Regulation Asia (moderator)