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Asia AML/CFT Summit 2019

Wednesday 11th September & Thursday 12th September 2019, Hotel Intercontinental Landmark 72, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Asia AML/CFT Summit 2019

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Day 1 - 11 September 2019

7.30 am – 8.30 am
Registration and Tea/Coffee

8.30 am – 8.45 am

Welcome Address

Shirish Pathak
Managing Director
Fintelekt Advisory Services

8.45 am to 9.15 am

Address by Chief Guest

Abu Hena Md. Razee Hassan
Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering and Head – Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit

9.15 AM – 10.00 AM

Keynote Address

Mileidy Bernal Campos
ECOFEL Senior Officer
Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units

10.00 AM – 10.45 AM

Financial Intelligence:  Analysis & Use.
From the Private to Public Perspective

Bernard Law
Ex-Head of FIU
Hong Kong

10.45 am – 11.15 am
Tea/Coffee Break

11.15 am – 12.45 pm

Interactive Panel Discussion: The FATF Recommendations

Tom Keatinge
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)


Atty. Mel Georgie Racela
Executive Director
Anti-Money Laundering Council Secretariat, Philippines

Pei-Ling Tsai
Prosecutor, Department of Prosecutorial Affairs
Ministry of Justice, and Chief of Policy Unit
Anti-Money Laundering Office, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Mohammad Abdur Rab
Joint Director
Bangladesh FIU

Supranee Satitchaicharoen
Investigator – Senior Professional Level – Financial Intelligence Division
Anti-Money Laundering Office, Thailand

12.45 pm – 1.45 pm
Networking Lunch hosted by Fintelekt

1.45 pm – 2.30 pm

Lowering the Risk of Compliance Failure

Hari Kumar Nepal
AML Cell
Ministry of Finance, Nepal

2.30 pm – 3.15 pm

Terrorism Financing, Cross Border Intelligence and Border Security

Dr. John Coyne,
Head of Border Security Program
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

3.15 PM – 3.30 PM

Key Takeaways from Day One

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Tea/ Coffee Break

Support Partner

Day 2 - 12 September 2019

8.00 am – 8.30 am

8.30 am – 10.00 am

Interactive Panel Discussion:
Combating Trade-Based Money Laundering by Strengthening the Eco-system


Arpita Bedekar
Director – Marketing
Fintelekt Advisory Services


Nicholas McTaggart
Murinbin Consulting (Formerly AUSTRAC & Australian Federal Police and Advisor Fiji Customs and Revenue)

Ravi Lahoti
Principal Officer, HDFC Bank

Sambit Mohanty
Country Head – South Asia, Accuity

10.00 AM – 10.30 AM

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Financial Crime Compliance

Colin Camp
Senior Director
Business Development & Sales
Asia Pacific – Pelican

10.30 am – 11.00 am
Tea/Coffee Break

11.00 am – 12.00 pm

Combating Proliferation Financing

Tom Keatinge
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

12.00 pm – 12.45 pm

The Changing APAC FCC Landscape: A Year in Review

Guy Sheppard
Head of APAC Financial Crime Initiatives, SWIFT

12.45 pm – 1.45 pm
Networking Lunch hosted by Fintelekt

1.45 pm – 2.30 pm

Mitigating the Sanctions Risk in AML Compliance

Nicholas Turner
Registered Foreign Lawyer
Clifford Chance Hong Kong

2.30 pm – 3.45 pm

Reducing Global Suffering Through Vigilant Compliance

  • Wildlife Trafficking and the Finance Sector

Scott Roberton
PhD, Director for Counter Wildlife Trafficking
Asia – Wildlife Conservation Society

  • How banks and financial institutions can help in the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking

Archana Kotecha
Asia Region Director and Head of Legal – Liberty Shared

3.45 pm onwards

Closing Remarks & End of Summit,
followed by 
Tea/ Coffee Break

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