April 20th-22nd, 2022

The Seventh ComplianceAid Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference

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Included with this year's Combo registration fee:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Digital copy of conference presentations
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  • Plated Hot Breakfast (3)
  • Coffee breaks with catered snacks (5)
  • Plated Lunch (2)
  • Complimentary Networking Cocktail Reception (1)
PRICING (In USD)

ComplianceAid & AMLFC Combo

April 20th-22nd, 2022

$1,459

ComplianceAid Conference

April 21st-22nd, 2022

$1,099

AMLFC Conference

April 20th, 2022

$549

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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.

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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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The Seventh ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference will be held in Miami at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami on April 21st & 22nd, 2022. 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 Amsterdam, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dubai, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Suriname, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, United States Virgin Islands United Kingdom, 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, Broker Dealers, 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

  • Earn up to 18 CPEs recognized by NASBA
  • Acquire CPE for AMLFC, ACAMS, FIBA, ICA, ACFCS, CFE, CPA and others
  • Comply with mandatory AML/CFT/BSA/OFAC annual training requirements
  • Network with key regulators
  • Opportunity to host a board meeting abroad
  • Network with key business executives facing similar challenges
  • Deductible travel expenses in most jurisdictions
  • Free time to enjoy Miami business, shopping and vibrant culture

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/CFT investigations
  • Identify current trends in Financial Crimes Prevention
  • 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/CRS
  • Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of Cybersecurity/Privacy/GDPR

CONFERENCE 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), Countering the Financing of Proliferation (CFP), Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP), Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Correspondent Banking Relationships. The firm offers Advisory and Intelligence Services, Training Programs, and Solutions. Its clients are located in sixty-one (62) countries and territories located across the Americas including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe. 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 Chairman & CEO is Antigua born Michelle Martin, CAMLFC, CAMS, MACC. She is the Founder of the AMLFC Institute (https://amlfc.institute), and theList.pro. More information can be found at: https://complianceaid.pro/bios/.

THE SEVENTH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING & FINANCIAL CRIMES CONFERENCE – MIAMI – APRL 21-22, 2022
April, 21stTypePresentation titleSpeakers

07:30 – 08:30

 

Registration

 

08:30 – 08:40

General Session

Welcome & Opening Remarks

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

08:45 – 09:45

Keynote General Session

A Brave New World: How Fintech and Cryptocurrencies are changing the way we govern and manage AML/CFT risk in Latin America & The Caribbean

 

09:50 – 10:50

General Session

Current Round of Mutual Evaluations: Regional Outlook How Regulated Entities Feared in Covid-19

Ms. Dawne J. Spicer, Executive Director, Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), Trinidad and Tobago

10:50 – 11:15

Networking

Coffee Break

 

11:15 – 12:10

General Session Panel

Connect and Align: Four Ways the Board, Senior Management and Compliance Officer Can Build a Better working Relationship

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

Mr. Kent Clare, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Belize

12:10 – 01:10

Networking

Lunch

 

01:10 – 02:10

General Session

Trade-Based Money Laundering: Identify and Mitigate the Trade Activity Risk

Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Vice President for Supervision of AML/CFT Measures, National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico

Mr. Dwayne Baker, Director, Financial Intelligence Agency, Turks & Caicos Islands

02:15 – 03:15

General Session

The Role of AML/CFT Governance: Importance of Accountability and Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities

Ms. Simone E. Martin, Deputy Director, Financial Services Commission (FSC), Anguilla

03:15 – 03:50

Networking

Coffee Break

 

03:20 – 03:50

Keystone Sponsor Presentation

Policies and Procedures the 360 view with a reference to the living documents that reflect the evolution of AML-CFT regulation and risk

Mrs. Lisa Simms, Director, AMLCC,United Kingdom

03:55 – 04:55

General Session

Jurisdictional Arbitrage: Issues with Regulatory Compliance, AML-CFT and Fintech Companies

Dr. Jeremy Stephen, MSc. DIC. BSc., AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Barbados

05:00 – 06:00

General Session

Regulators Round up: What’s Expected from Businesses for 2022

All Regulators

06:15 – 07:15

Networking

Cocktail

 
 
April, 22ndTypePresentation titleSpeakers

08:30 – 09:30

General Session

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs): Bribery and Corruption: Instability, Conflict and Compromise Economic Growth

Mrs. Susan S. François, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Trinidad & Tobago

09:35 – 10:35

Break Out Session

Industry Specific Break Out Session to include requirements, COVID-19-related trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks and mitigating techniques under AML/CFT:

1. Financial Institutions (Banks, Money Service Business, Securities/Broker Dealers, etc.) De-risking/ Mitigating the ongoing risk of correspondent banking, EU, AMLDs, the Implementation of Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Transparency and Recent Development in Sanctions

2. Insurance Industry Focus on the requirements, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks, mitigating techniques under AML/CFT and Recent Development in Sanctions

3. Gaming and Gambling Operators (Casinos and On-line Gaming, mobile, sports betting) Focus on Sports Betting and Online Gambling Key Developments, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks, mitigating techniques under AML/CFT and Recent Development in Sanctions

4. Credit Unions Industry Focus on the requirements, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks, mitigating techniques under AML/CFT and Recent Development in Sanctions

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, mitigating techniques under AML/CFT and Recent Development in Sanctions

6. Citizenship by Investment Customers: Conducting Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) Procedures

7. Panama Papers, Paradise Papers, Pandora Papers: 5 years of Offshore Leaks: Exposing the World’s Rich and Powerful

1. Mr. Kent Clare, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Belize

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

3. Mr. Gino Campbell, Principal, BZB Accounting, Advisory & Compliance Services, Curacao

4. Mrs. Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Former Director, Financial Intelligence Unit of Barbados

Mr. Andrew T. Price, Vice President of Advocacy, World Council of Credit Unions, Washington, D.C.

5. Ms. Ligia M.I. Stella, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Sint Maarten

Mr. Matthew Langevine, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Guyana

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

7. Mr. Manny Singh, Partner, Singh Law, Florida

Mr. JT Singh, Attorney at Law, Singh Law Firm, P.A., New York

10:35 – 11:05

Networking

Coffee Break

 

11:05 – 12:20

Break Out Session

1. Regulators ( FIU, FSC, FSRC, Central Banks, Commissions, etc.) The Challenges Regulators Face: Bend or Break?

2. Onboarding a FinTech Company: What’s the Risks? What should I ask and obtain to safeguard my Regulated Entity?

3. The Development of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and What that means for the Financial Sector in the Region

4. Top Enterprise Risk Management Priorities for 2022-2023

5. Board of Directors Oversight: The importance of receiving and understand the right level of information to protect yourself and the regulated entity

6. COVID-19 Impact on AML/CFT/CFP Programs in addition to Fraud and Suspicious Activity Report (SARs)

7. Attracting Foreign Investment into your Region and the Regulations beyond that

1. Mrs. Susan S. François, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Trinidad & Tobago

Mr. Gino Campbell, Principal, BZB Accounting, Advisory & Compliance Services, Curacao

2. Mr. Marcos Czacki, General Counsel, Daimler Financial Services, AMLFC Institute Member, Mexico

Mrs. Anne-Marie Kemna, Director Financial Intelligence Unit, Curacao

3. Dr. Jeremy Stephen, MSc. DIC. BSc., AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Barbados

4. Ms. Simone E. Martin, Deputy Director, Financial Services Commission (FSC), Anguilla

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

6. Ms. Carla James, Executive Director, Financial Services Authority, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Mr. Andrew Strachan, Inspector, Compliance Commission, Bahamas

7. Mr. Manny Singh, Partner, Singh Law, Florida

Mr. JT Singh, Attorney at Law, Singh Law Firm, P.A., New York

12:20 – 12:30

General Session

Closing Remarks

Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
 
THE FIFTH AMLFC INSTITUTE CONFERENCE – MIAMI – APRIL 20, 2022
April, 20thTypePresentation titleSpeakers

07:30 – 08:30

 

Registration

 

08:30 – 08:40

General Session

Welcome & Opening Remarks

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

08:45 – 09:45

General Session

Understanding Why KYC is the Backbone of a Risk Based AML/CFT/CFP Compliance Program

Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Vice President for Supervision of AML/CFT Measures, National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico

09:45 – 10:30

General Session Panel

Know Your Employee (KYE)-Employee Due Diligence: Why is it important? How far must you go? where do you stop to ensure you’re safeguarded from the insider threat?

Mr. Andrew Strachan, Inspector, Compliance Commission, Bahamas

Ms. Ligia M.I. Stella, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Sint Maarten

10:30 – 10:50

Networking

Coffee Break

 

10:50 – 12:30

General Session

AML-CFT Simulation (trending typologies over various regulated industries)

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

Mrs. Amrita Singh-Henriques, AMLFC Institute Member, Guyana

Mrs. Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Former Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Barbados

12:30 – 01.30

Networking

Lunch

 

01:30 – 02:15

General Session Panel

The Three Lines of Defense: Key Success Factors of Effective AML-CFT-CFP Risk Management

Mr. Matthew Langevine, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Guyana

Ms. Carla James, Executive Director, Financial Services Authority, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

02:20 – 03:05

General Session

Curving the Risk Posed by Customers: How to over come Challenges of the Customer Risk Rating Process

Mr. Stanley Foodman, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, CEO, Foodman CPAS & Advisors, Florida

03:05 – 03:30

Networking

Coffee Break

 

03:30 – 04:15

General Session Panel

AML/CFT/CFP Transaction Monitoring: Rules-Based and Behavior-Based Important in Identifying Suspicious Activity Best practices

Mr. Marcos Czacki, General Counsel, Daimler Financial Services, AMLFC Institute Member, Mexico

Mrs. Anne-Marie Kemna, Director Financial Intelligence Unit, Curacao

04:15 – 04:55

General Session Panel

Proliferation Financing and Sanctions: How to Identify and Mitigate the Risk

Mr. Dwayne Baker, Director, Financial Intelligence Agency, Turks & Caicos Islands

04:55 – 05:00

General Session

Closing Remarks

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

JW Marriott Marquis selected as the 2022 Conference Venue.

The JW Marriott Marquis Miami is an Award-Winning Luxury Hotel located less than 2 minutes from Miami’s booming Brickell district. Brickell is Miami and South Florida’s major financial district. Referred to as the “Manhattan of the South”, it is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States. Brickell is a dense, high-rise residential neighborhood with many upscale luxury condominiums and apartment towers and is home to several of Miami’s top restaurants, shops and places of entertainment. Downtown Miami is also home to the Adrienne Arsht Center which hosts the Miami City Ballet and Florida Grand Opera, and the Pérez Art Museum Miami shows contemporary art.

A discounted group rate of USD$279 per night plus taxes is available to conference participants. The conference organizer has secured free internet access in the conference hall and guest rooms. Complimentary transportation to nearby malls will be available at the end of the conference.

To learn more about the conference venue see video below:

Cocktail Networking Reception at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Pool Deck/ Corporate Lounge

Thursday April 21st, 2022

Shopping Experience

Friday April 22nd, 2022

 

 

Visit to Dolphin Mall:

Friday April 22nd, 2022

  • Complimentary transfer to the shopping mall
  • Tommy Hilfiger lounge – Snack, water and exclusive discounts
  • Tote Bag
  • Passport to Shopping discount Booklet
  • Additional coupons

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ComplianceAid is inviting organizations and businesses to participate as distinguished sponsors for the Seventh Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference taking place April 21st & 22nd, 2022.

This event focuses on Anti-Money Laundering, Countering the Financing of Terrorism, Countering the Financing of Proliferation and Financial Crimes Prevention. This is the only conference targeting regulated entities of the entire Americas.

The previous six editions were resounding successes with participation of attendees from 61 countries and territories. According to a survey completed by participants, 99% indicated they would recommend the event to a colleague.

Speaker’s Profile

In 2021, speakers included Heads of Financial Intelligent Units (FIU/FIA), Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), Law Enforcement Investigators, Financial Services Commission, Securities Commission, Specialized Accountants, Attorneys, and Anti-Money Laundering Consultants.

For the upcoming 2022 edition, ComplianceAid is inviting Directors of Financial Services Regulatory Commission, Securities Commissions, Central Banks, Heads of Financial Intelligent Units (FIU/FIA), Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), and many other leading experts.

Attendees Profile

The conference participants are board members, business owners, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CROs, auditors, Compliance Officers, Accountants, and Attorneys from all regulated industries. Among the thirty regulated industries represented are participants such as Attorneys, Accountants, Broker Dealers, Car Dealerships, Casinos and Gaming, Commercial Banks, Credit Institutions, Credit Unions, Dealers in High Value and Luxury Goods, Dealers in Precious Metal, Art, or Jewelry, Development Banks, Import and Export Companies, Insurance Companies and Agents, International Banks, Money Value Transfer Services, Mortgage Companies, Offshore Banks, Real Estate Developers and Agents, Corporate Service Providers, Travel and Leisure Companies, Trust Companies, Regulators, Government Officials, Members of Parliament, Public Servants, and Managers of State Owned Companies.

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

Click to download ComplianceAid 2022 Conference Sponsorship Deck.

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The 2022 conference will be held in Miami, Florida at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.
Participants will have the option to book rooms at the official conference venue or at nearby hotels. Rising above Miami’s skyline, the JW Marriott Marquis Miami in Downtown is a glittering pillar of sophistication and world-class luxury, just a block from Brickell in the heart of South Florida’s major financial district.

Conference Organizers

The 2022 Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Conference is organized by ComplianceAid.pro

ComplianceAid is an international consulting firm specializing in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Correspondent Banking Relationships. The firm offers Advisory and Intelligence Services, Training Programs, and Solutions. Its clients are located in sixty-one (61) countries and territories located across the Americas including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe. 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 Chairman & CEO is Antigua born Michelle Martin, CAMLFC, CAMS, MACC. She is the Founder of the AMLFC Institute (https://amlfc.institute), and theList.pro. More information can be found at: https://complianceaid.pro/bios/.

ComplianceAid Contact Information
Email: contact@complianceaid.pro
Phone: +1 (305) 407.2713
Phone: +1 (305) 772.9712
Website: https://complianceaid.pro/

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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 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.

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 British Virgin Islands Association of Compliance Officers (“BVIACO”) aims to foster a culture of compliance in the jurisdiction. It is the BVIACO’s ultimate goal to contribute to the reputation of the British Virgin Islands as a highly attractive and regulated international financial centre.

The Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the Caribbean Insurance Industry through research, education and advocacy.

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