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ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference 2019

ComplianceAid: Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference 2019

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Details Price Qty
ComplianceAid Conference (April 4th-5th, 2019) $1,099.00 (USD)  
ComplianceAid & AMLFC Institute Conference (April 3rd - 5th, 2019) $1,459.00 (USD)  

  • April 3, 2019 - April 5, 2019
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS NOW AVAILABLE!

Until Dec 31st 2018: Use coupon code 75off or 75offCombo (for ComplianceAid and ComplianceAid / AMLFC Combo conference registrations respectively).

Discounts are also 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
9:35 10:10 General Session Current Round of Mutual Evaluation & 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, CEO, Foodman CPAS & Advisors, Florida
11:30 12:25 General Session - Panel Risk-Based Approach to Banking Marijuana Related Businesses: Challenges with Source of Funds Declaration across territories re: marijuana-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
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 3:40 Coffee Break
3:10 3:40 Platinum Sponsor Presentation How AI is improving KYC and AML Compliance Mr. E. Jay Saunders, 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
4:30 5:30 General Session Regulators Round up: What's Expected from Businesses for 2019 All Regulators
5:45 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
Industry Specific Break Out Sessions Scheduled to include:
1. Financial Institutions (Banks, Money Service Business, Securities/Broker Dealers, etc.) Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, 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
4. Credit Unions Industry Focus 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, Barbados

Mr. 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. Current Marijuana Global Trends (with a focus on 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. Anti-Bribery Corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Whistleblower Protection Program Dr. Lemar White, Anti-Bribery Program Manager, Google, Barbados/Washington DC
10. 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 0:20 General Session Panel Euro Next: BREXIT, GDPR, EU 5th EU AML Directive: The future of what's next and how do we proceed Mr. Sam Sittington, Director, The Fraud Company Limited, United Kingdom

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

0:20 0:30 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, President/CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

Dr. Somnath Bhattacharya, Chairman, AMLFC Institute & St. Thomas University, Florida

9:05 9:45 General Session The State of Fintech, Regtech: Why now? & Why it matters? Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, 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, Senior Compliance Examiner, Financial Investigation Agency, British Virgin Islands

Mr. Rennie Lakhan, Senir 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, 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., 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, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mr. Sam Sittington, Director, The Fraud Company Limited, United Kingdom

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

4:55 5:00 Closing Remarks

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.

Discounted Group Rate : $259

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-one (41) 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 (30) 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/.

PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

The conference is supported by the following partners & sponsors:

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.

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.

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.

Early Bird Discounts Available

Until Dec 31st 2018. Use coupon code: 75off or 75offCombo (for ComplianceAid and ComplianceAid / AMLFC Combo conference registrations respectively) Discounts are also 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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