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Anti Money Laundering 5th Annual Summit (Nepal) 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Aloft Thamel, Kathmandu

Anti Money Laundering 5th Annual Summit (Nepal) 2020

The 5th Annual AML Summit in Nepal, in association with the National Banking Institute (NBI), will provide a fillip to the existing dialogue in the country towards leveraging the strengths and recognising improvement areas in Nepal’s AML/CFT regime through knowledge sharing on latest tools, techniques, processes and technologies. It is a full day programme which will consist of presentations and panel discussions involving regulators, senior banker and compliance officers from leading banks in Nepal.

Agenda

9.00 am – 9.30 am
Registration and Tea/Coffee


9.30 am – 10.00 am
Opening Remarks
Mr. Kumar Lamsal, Chief Executive Officer, NBI


10.00 am – 10.30 am
AML and Regulatory Compliance Global Trends
Mr. Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services


10.30 am – 10.45 am
Tea/Coffee Break


10.45 am to 11.45 am
Key Considerations in Automated Transactions Monitoring
Mr. Samir Bhatankar, Head of AML & KYC Operations, IDFC First Bank Limited, India

As banks move towards automated transactions monitoring, how can they optimise the benefits from greater use of technology and what are the pitfalls associated with greater technology use that they need to be aware of – such as a rise in false positive alerts. (Including Q & A)


11.45 am to 12.45 pm
Executive Panel Discussion: Improving the Effectiveness of Bank’s AML/CFT Programmes

  • How can the bank make its policy, technology and people better aligned to regulatory expectations?
  • How to improve effectiveness vis-à-vis technical compliance
  • What are the AML priorities of business leaders?
  • How can leaders create a culture of compliance within the bank?(Including Q&A)

Panelists:

Ms. Theresa Karunakaran, Director Compliance – Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank AG, India
Mr. Ramu Poudel, Executive Director, Non Banking Supervision, Nepal Rastra Bank
Mr. Bhuvan Kumar Dahal, Chief Executive Officer, Sanima Bank

Moderator: Mr. Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services


12.45 pm – 1.30 pm
Networking Lunch


1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Best Practices for Identifying Ultimate Beneficial Ownership
Ms. Theresa Karunakaran, Director Compliance – Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank AG, India

Understanding of current regulatory guidelines, and best practices followed by leading global banks and financial institutions around UBO identification.(Including Q&A)


2.30 pm to 3.15 pm
Risk Based Approach in AML/ CFT
Mr. Ramu Poudel, Executive Director, Non Banking Supervision, Nepal Rastra Bank

As banks move towards automated transactions monitoring, how can they optimise the benefits from greater use of technology and what are the pitfalls associated with greater technology use that they need to be aware of – such as a rise in false positive alerts. (Including Q & A)


3.15 pm – 3.30 pm
Tea/Coffee Break


3.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Improving the Preparedness for Nepal’s Next Mutual Evaluation
Mr. Hari Nepal, Deputy Director, Nepal Rastra Bank, AML Cell, Ministry of Finance

What are the areas and sectors within Nepal requiring greater attention and what will be regulatory expectations that banks can prepare for, as Nepal starts preparations for its next Mutual Evaluation (Including Q & A)


4.00 pm to 4.45 pm
Panel Discussion of AML Compliance Heads: Trade-Based Money Laundering

  • Discussion on latest TBML typologies
  • Challenges faced by compliance officers
  • Sanctions screening for trade transactions
  • Enhanced trade due diligence (Including Q & A)

Panelists:

Mr. Pramod Kumar Dahal,
Chief Internal Audit & AML/CFT Officer, NMB Bank Ltd.
Ms. Bandana Thapa, Compliance Department, Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.
Mr. Netra Subedi, Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd

Moderator: Mr. Hari Nepal, Deputy Director, Nepal Rastra Bank, AML Cell, Ministry of Finance


4.45 pm – 5.00 pm
Closing Ceremony

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