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ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference 2019

ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference 2019

  • by Michelle N. Martin |
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  • April 3, 2019 - April 5, 2019
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discounts are available via professional associations.

The fifth ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference will be held in Miami at the Conrad Hotel Miami on April 4th & 5th, 2019. This is the only conference targeting regulated entities, regulators and government agencies of the Americas.

Beyond complying with the AML/CFT annual training requirements, this conference will provide participants a unique opportunity to personally engage with regulators and other experts. This personal contact will allow for a better understanding of the approach to enforcement in their respective  jurisdictions.

Attendees are expected from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Suriname, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, United States Virgin Islands and Venezuela.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The conference organizers are inviting board members, business owners, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CROs, auditors from all regulated industries operating in the Americas, including Attorneys, Accountants, Car Dealerships, Casinos & Gaming, Commercial Banks, Credit Institutions, Credit Unions, Dealers in High Value & Luxury Goods, Dealers of Precious Metal, Art or Jewelry, Development Banks, Import & Export Businesses, Insurance Companies, International Banks, Money Value Transfer Services, Mortgage Companies, Offshore Banks, Real Estate, Service Providers, Travel & Leisure, Trust & Company, etc.

Regulators, Government Officials, Members of Parliament, Public Servants and Managers of State Owned Companies are also invited to register.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • Up to 18 CPEs are awarded
  • Certificate of attendance is provided
  • Comply with mandatory AML/CFT/BSA/OFAC annual training requirements
  • Meet key business leaders facing similar challenges
  • Acquire CPE for CFE, CPA, CAMLFC, FIBA, ICA, ACFCS and others
  • Meet key regulators
  • Deductible travel expenses in most jurisdictions
  • Free time to enjoy Miami shopping and vibrant culture
  • An opportunity to host a board meeting abroad

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify country-specific issues often encountered in AML/CFT
  • Identify country-specific trends related to AML/CFT regulation.
  • Identify threats associated with trade-based money laundering
  • Describe the steps utilized in conducting AML investigations
  • Identify current trends in CFT
  • Identify current trends related to de-risking
  • Identify and describe recent enforcement actions related to FCPA violations
  • Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of FATCA

2018 Conference Participants Surveyed

Indicated they would recommend the event to a colleague 99%

COMPLIANCEAID CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY 1 Apr-04 Type Presentations Title Confirmed Speakers
8:00 8:30 Registration
8:30 8:40 Welcome & Opening Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, President/CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
8:45 9:30 Keynote
General Session
Understanding the push for an open Beneficial Ownership Register: How will this impact financial institutions, investments in the region and BO security Hon. Rhondalee Braithwaite-Knowles, Attorney General, Turks and Caicos Islands
9:35 10:10 General Session Current Round of Mutual Evaluations & Understanding Private Sector Role in the National Risk Assessment and how it relates to the Mutual Evaluation Ms. Dawne J. Spicer, Executive Director, Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), Trinidad and Tobago

 

10:10 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 11:25 General Session Panel De-Risking, Re-Risking and Correspondent Banking Relationships where are we in 2019 Mr. Stanley Foodman, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, CEO, Foodman CPAS & Advisors, Florida

Mrs. Cheryl E. Bazard, Attorney Bazard & Co., The Bahamas

 

11:30 12:25 General Session - Panel Risk-Based Approach to Banking Cannabis Related Businesses: Challenges with Source of Funds Declaration across territories re: cannabis-based companies (which are legal vs illegal across territories) Mr. Manny Singh, Partner, Singh Law, P.A., Florida

Mr. JT Singh, Partner, Singh Law, P.A., New York/New Jersey

Lt. Col. Edward Croft, Director, Office of National Drug & Money Laundering Control Policy, Antigua & Barbuda

Ms. LaTeisha A.R. Sandy, Director (Ag.), Financial Intelligence Unit, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

12:25 1:25 Lunch
1:30 2:15 General Session Today’s world of cybercrime, cryptocurrencies and AML/CFT: Managing AML/CFT Risk in a blockchain Environment Mr. Cleviston Haynes, Governor, Central Bank , Barbados
2:20 3:00 General Session Remaining whole when everyone wants a piece of you: Mindfulness Ethics and Stress Management in current AML/CFT environment Mrs. Patricia Ferreira, Transformational Speaker, Miami
3:00 3:10 Coffee Break
3:10 3:40 Platinum Sponsor Presentation How AI is improving KYC and AML Compliance Mr. E. Jay Saunders, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Chairman & CEO, Domus Semo Sancus (DSS), Turks and Caicos Islands/New York
3:45 4:25 General Session A Brave New World the more things change the more they stay the same: Why Strong Corporate Governance remains a BODs 1st line of defense during AML/CFT Enforcement Ms. Simone Martin, Head of Enforcement, Financial Services Commission, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
4:25 4:35 General Session Silver Sponsor Presentations
4:35 4:50 Coffee Break
4:50 5:50 General Session Regulators Round up: What's Expected from Businesses for 2019 All Regulators
5:55 7:00 Cocktail
DAY 2 Apr-05 Presentations Title
8:30 9:15 General Session Trade, Terrorism and Sanctions Screening: What's AML have to do with it? Screening for trade-related sanctions risks including dual-use goods and sectoral sanctions Mr. Paul Coleman, Director, AML Supervision Department, TCI Financial Services Commission, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

Industry Specific Break Out Session to include requirements, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks and mitigating techniques under AML/CFT:
1. Financial Institutions (Banks, Money Service Business, Securities/Broker Dealers, etc.)

 

 

 

Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Vice–President of Supervision AML/CFT Preventive Processes, National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
2. Industry Focus on creating an AML-CFT Program geared to Insurance issues

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Kester Guy, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services Commission, Barbados

Mr. Derek Benjamin, Financial Compliance Unit, Office of National Drug & Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP), Antigua & Barbuda

3. Gaming (Casinos and On-line Gaming) Industry Focus

 

 

 

Mr. Fredric E. Gushin, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming Group, Florida/New Jersey

Mr. William Kisby, CEO, NFC Global, Pennsylvania

4. Credit Unions

 

 

Ms. LaTeisha A.R. Sandy, Director (Ag.), Financial Intelligence Unit, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
5. DNFBPs (Attorneys, Accountants, Real Estate, Accountants, Jewelers, Trust and Company Managements Services , etc.) Industry Focus on the requirements, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks and mitigating techniques under AML/CFT

 

Mrs. Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, BarbadosMr. Andrew Strachan, Inspector, Compliance Commission, The Bahamas

 

6. Regulators ( FIU, FSC, FSRC, Central Banks, Commissions, etc.) Focus on Current Trends concerning Regulators and the Risk-Based Regulatory Framework Lt. Col. Edward Croft, Director, Office of National Drug & Money Laundering Control Policy, Antigua & Barbuda
7. Update on what's happening in the Marijuana World Canada, US & Caribbean Mr. Manny Singh, Partner, Singh Law, P.A., Florida
8. Update on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) & Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Mr. Stanley Foodman, CEO, Foodman CPAS & Advisors, Florida
9. Board of Directors Oversight and Related Matters

 

 

Ms. Michelle Martin, President/CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

Mr. Lorenzo Delzoppo, ComplianceAid & AMLFC Institute Advisory Board, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 12:20 General Session Panel Euro Next: BREXIT, GDPR, EU 5th EU AML Directive: The future of what's next and how do we proceed Mr. Calvin Wilson, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Principal at Calvin Wilson and Associates, Global Strategic and Public Affairs Consulting Firm United Kingdom/ Trinidad and Tobago

Mr. Andrew Tennant, SME - Money Laundering Methodologies & Typologies, National Crime Agency, United Kingdom

Mrs. Cheryl E. Bazard, Attorney Bazard & Co., The Bahamas

12:20 12:30 Closing Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, President/CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

AMLFC CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY 1 Apr-03 Type Presentations Title Confirmed Speakers
8:00 8:45 Registration
8:45 9:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
9:05 9:45 General Session The State of Fintech, Regtech: Why now? & Why it matters? Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Vice–President of Supervision AML/CFT Preventive Processes, National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
9:50 10:20 General Session AML-CFT Policies & Procedures (The Next Generation): Ensuring your KYC/KYE remains on trend Mr. Andrew Strachan, Inspector, Compliance Commission, The Bahamas
10:20 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 12:30 General Session AML-CFT Simulation (trending typologies over various regulated industries) Mr. Patrick George, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mrs. Glenda Leben, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Senior Compliance Examiner, Financial Investigation Agency, British Virgin Islands

Mr. Rennie Lakhan, Senior Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago

12:30 1:30 Lunch
1:30 2:15 General Session How to get the BOD/ Management to change their view when robust policies and procedures need implementation Mr. Derek Benjamin, Financial Compliance Unit, Office of National Drug & Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP), Antigua & Barbuda
2:20 3:05 General Session How to make Transaction Monitoring an effective part of countering the risks of money laundering, terrorism and human trafficking Mr. Don Lee, AMLFC Institute Advisory Board, President, FinWebTech, Jamaica/ Florida
3:05 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 4:10 General Session Blockchain/ Distributed Ledger Transforming AML/CFT Compliance Dr. Jeremy Stephen, MSc. DIC. BSc., AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
4:15 4:55 General Session Panel How to conduct Anti-Fraud Investigations: Synthetic Identity Fraud one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft Mr. Patrick George, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mr. Andrew Tennant, SME - Money Laundering Methodologies & Typologies,
National Crime Agency, United Kingdom

4:55 5:00 Closing Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

ComplianceAid is a registered sponsor on the NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors. The recommended CPE credits for this conference are in accordance with NASBA standards.

ORGANIZERS

The ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Conference is organized by ComplianceAid.pro  and  theList.pro. ComplianceAid is an international consulting firm specializing in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), and Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The firm offers Advisory and Intelligence Services, Training Programs, and Solutions. Its clients are located in forty-six (46) countries, and territories located across the Americas, including the United States. Clients range in size from Micro businesses to Fortune 500 Corporations, and are active in over thirty-one (31) regulated industries. ComplianceAid services have also been retained by regulators, monitors (Financial Intelligence Units, Financial Service Commissions, Securities Commissions), central banks, governments, and legislatures to provide advisory services. The President is Antigua born Michelle Martin, CAMLFC, CAMS. She is the Founder of the AMLFC Institute (https://amlfc.institute/), and theList.pro, which is an affordable customer screening tool which includes PEPs, global sanctions, U.S. money service businesses, and FATCA registered entities. More information can be found at: https://complianceaid.pro/compliance/anti-money-laundering-consultant-bios/.

SPONSORS

The conference is supported by the following sponsors:

PLATINUM

Domus Semo Sancus is the developer of SafetyNet.ai, an award-winning enhanced due diligence (EDD) cognitive search and crime prevention tool.

SILVER

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) which was launched in April 1998, represents an innovative commitment by the financial services industry and the Government of The Bahamas to promote a greater awareness of The Bahamas' strengths as an international financial centre.

The Association of International Banks and Trusts Companies (AIBT) is the representative body for banks and trust companies operating in The Bahamas. Founded in 1976, AIBT accepts a wide mandate to represent the industry in its dealings with The Government, industry regulators and comparable foreign associations.

The Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute offers the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The Institute also conduct academic research and other activities for the purpose of advancing knowledge in the field of AML/CFT/FCP.

PARTNERS

The conference is supported by the following partners:

The Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU) is the apex trade association for financial co-operatives in the Caribbean. We currently serve credit union organizations in sixteen English speaking Caribbean countries offering financial education to credit unions and its members.

The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) was founded on July 21, 1994, with the mission of promoting the continued growth and development of the Hispanic business community and to serve as a resource center and forum to advocate for Hispanic and Minority owned businesses. The organization is comprised of dedicated professional individuals and business owners who have come together to advance the commercial, financial, educational and civic interests of the ever-growing Hispanic Community of South Florida.

CRCA 2018 will gather industry experts, senior compliance professionals and best in class speakers to examine what’s relevant in the sector:
• How will compliance professionals tackle emerging compliance threats in the region?
• What is top of mind with outsourcing, risk assessment, corruption and corporate social responsibility?
At this conference, you will encounter exceptional networking opportunities, state of the art conference facilities and engaging, experienced speakers examining what’s critical to staying ahead of the curve in the ever changing world of compliance.

The Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad and Tobago (ACPTT) mission is to advance the overall knowledge and professionalism of its members throughout the business landscape by supporting a forum for compliance professionals to contribute on key industry issues.

The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) is a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean/CARICOM Region, which proactively influences issues impacting the financial services sector through advocacy, education and networking.

Discounts are available via professional associations

PRICING
ComplianceAid Conference  April 4th - 5th, 2019 : $1,099
ComplianceAid & AMLFC Combo  April 3rd - 5th, 2019 : $1,459

Included with this year's registration fee:

  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Digital copy of conference presentations
  • Audio recordings (when authorized by speaker)
  • Breakfast (2)
  • Coffee break (3)
  • Lunch (2)
  • Cocktail (1)

Refund policy: Conference registrants may cancel if written cancellation requests are received at least 60 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. A credit voucher less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for written requests received up to 30 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. No refunds or credits are issued on cancellation requests received less than 30 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. Refunds shall incur a processing fee of $100.00 USD.

Complaints should be addressed to Michelle Martin via email at michelle@complianceaid.pro.

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