Save the Date: October 16-17, Boston, MA

Agenda

Sunday Events
October 15, 2017

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

Location: The Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor

 
2:00 PM-5:00 PM

Early Registration

Location: The Grand Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor

 
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Meet and Greet Cocktail Reception

Location: The Ballroom Terrace at the Hyatt Regency, 4th Floor

Come and join your colleagues for appetizers and drinks, on one of the only outdoor hotel terraces in Boston! Providing a great opportunity to network, connect and get reacquainted with likeminded business professionals, this reception is a wonderful way to start our 2017 Financial Crime Conference.

Day 1
October 16, 2017
Day 2
October 17, 2017

Opening Remarks

Clement, Garry

Law Enforcement Insights on Emerging Trends and Technologies

Detecting and preventing financial crime requires a fulsome picture from all angles. Professionals need a 360 degree view into the world of those on the front lines of criminal trends...
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Semesky, Don
Blair, Steven
Burke, Joseph

Beneficial Ownership, Banker, Broker, Intelligence

It’s human nature to want to understand exactly just who we are doing business with, regardless of external rules and requirements. This is amplified, in that, we do live in...
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Nosal, Bill
Walsh, John

Life Award presentation

Life Award presentation

Trends and Responses to Emerging Fraud Threats

In the wide world of fraud, everything old is new again. Classic con-man skills are repurposed on social media to reach a wider audience, identity thieves continually adapt to countermeasures,...
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Clement, Garry
LaPorte, Becki
Pelletier, Paul

New York DFS Rule 504 AML Program Certification – Are You Ready? Is this the New Normal?

In this era of increasing personal risk for Compliance officers, it is more critical than ever to ensure that your 504 Certification is based on a sound and thorough substantive...
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Chenkin, David
Palion, Violette
Koch, Barry

Meet the Press: Journalists as Influencers in the Financial Crime Arena (Media Panel)

In recent years, seismic scandals like the Panama Papers disclosures and the FIFA corruption case have demonstrated the importance of investigative journalists in the financial crime field. Never before have...
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Zeldin, Michael
Carr, Kelly

What’s Next for Fintech

Fintech has produced a flurry of innovation in recent months, from new payment platforms to robo-advisers, coloured coins to smart contracts and more. While these applications have the potential to...
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Grosset, Robin

Transaction Monitoring: The Next Frontier

This panel of industry thought leaders will explore the opportunities and challenges of “Interaction Monitoring”. Panelists will provide a fascinating description of “non-transactional” interactions that can be incorporated into a...
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Shiffman, Dr. Gary
Richards, Jim
Raffa, C. Michael

Regulatory Report

In a rapidly changing financial crime risk and regulatory landscape, getting guidance directly from regulators is essential to stay a step ahead of compliance challenges. This “deep dive” panel will...
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Green, Sarah
O’Malley, Sean
Vivenzio, Jim
Koch, Barry

Cybercrime and Cyber Security: A Critical Update

Join us as the field’s preeminent experts describe life in the cybercrime and cyber security trenches today, emerging trends and related legal and compliance challenges in this fast paced and...
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Zur, Roy
Koch, Barry
DeMarco, Joseph

Financial Crime Quantitative Analysis, Model Risk Validation and Tuning Your Transaction Monitoring System

In this era of “Big Data”, a sophisticated quantitative approach to financial crime prevention and detection is essential. Expert panelists will explain how best to ensure that your monitoring programs...
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Palion, Violette
Ross, Jeff
Grosset, Robin

Financial Crime – A View from Congress

Join our specially selected panel, direct from Washington, as they discuss current and future initiatives in financial crime that are occupying both the Senate and The House.

Breakout 1: Financial Crime – The New Reality

Financial crime professionals know far too well that the regulatory, enforcement and compliance landscapes are shifting rapidly. We are now facing financial crime threats where borders no longer exist, and...
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Pullar, Kristin
Fenchel, Connie
Clement, Garry
Elvin, Jon

Breakout 2: Responding to Corruption Risk in the Financial Sector – Assessing Threats and Conducting Investigations

2016 was a record-setting year for anti-corruption penalties and enforcement actions in the US. With several large financial services firms ensnared in anti-bribery cases, and greater international cooperation on enforcement,...
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Pelletier, Paul
Rosenberg, Hillary

Breakout 3: Organized Retail Crime

Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is shoplifting on a massive scale led by organized criminal rings run like Fortune 500 companies. Highly sophisticated networks steal and resell everything from high-end electronics...
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Justus, Glenn

Breakout 4: Audit – The Role of Audit in Financial Crime in the Convergence Era

The only way forward when approaching an audit is with a 360 view in this fast paced and often chaotic world. Actively looking for the risk of material misstatement is...
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Laruccia, Rosalind
Schidlow, Michael
Sklar, Jeffrey

Breakout 1: Financial Crime – The New Reality

Financial crime professionals know far too well that the regulatory, enforcement and compliance landscapes are shifting rapidly. We are now facing financial crime threats where borders no longer exist, and...
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Fenchel, Connie
Clement, Garry
Elvin, Jon

Breakout 2: Responding to Corruption Risks in the Financial Sector – Assessing Threats and Conducting Investigations

2016 was a record-setting year for anti-corruption penalties and enforcement actions in the US. With several large financial services firms ensnared in anti-bribery cases, and greater international cooperation on enforcement,...
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Pelletier, Paul
Rosenberg, Hillary

Breakout 3: Lone-Wolf and Small-Scale Terror Attacks – Detecting and Disrupting an Evolving Terrorist Financing Risk

How is the Lone Wolf affecting how we detect and fight financial crime today? Even as ISIS loses territory and suffers military defeats, mainstay terrorist organizations continue to focus their...
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Rembrandt, Scott

Breakout 4: Trends in Tax Transparency and Enforcement

Our expert panel will consider the trends of tax transparency, including automatic exchange of information, entity transparency, and exchange of beneficial ownership information. They’ll also discuss prosecutions of enablers, due...
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Lee, Matthew D.
Paul, Sarah
Ciraolo, Caroline D.
Zagaris, Bruce

Breakout 1: Compliance Careers – An Insider’s View of What’s On Offer

Law schools and universities are increasingly adding Compliance courses to their academic curriculum, in recognition of the elevated importance of compliance expertise as a critical skill for employment and promotion....
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Malloy, Patrick Dr.
BrightSky, Alice

Breakout 2: Lone-Wolf and Small-Scale Attacks – Detecting and Disrupting an Evolving Terrorist Financing Risk

How is the Lone Wolf affecting how we detect and fight financial crime today? Even as ISIS loses territory and suffers military defeats, mainstay terrorist organizations continue to focus their...
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Rembrandt, Scott

Breakout 3: What’s Keeping You Up at Night?

The financial services industry is currently in the midst of a massive, disruptive digitalization wave. Mobile devices have become ubiquitous and tech-innovation and artificial intelligence (AI) appear to be at...
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Walsh, John
Desai, Sonia

Breakout 4: Sanctions Compliance – Risks and Best Practices in a Fast-Changing World

Compliance professionals in global financial and non-financial organizations face an increasingly complex and quickly-changing sanctions landscape. With record-shattering penalties for sanctions program violations, changes in governments, and greater scrutiny from...
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McGuinness, Jeanine
Koch, Barry

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