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South Asia AML/CFT 10th Annual Summit 2020

Fintelekt South Asia AML/CFT 10th Annual Summit 2020

December 7-9, 2020 (Virtual Event)
9.30 am to 1.00 pm Indian standard time

Fintelekt presented the South Asia AML/CFT 10th Annual Summit 2020 with the objective to engage AML/CFT experts, regulators, practitioners and suppliers across South Asia on a three-day virtual knowledge-sharing journey from December 7 to 9, 2020.  

In its tenth year, this Fintelekt AML/CFT Summit that previously focused only on India, expanded its coverage to AML/CFT professionals in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Summit aimed at providing a platform for common dialogue and discussion on pertinent issues within the region.

Speakers

SHIRISH PATHAK
Managing Director
Fintelekt Advisory Services

THERESA KARUNAKARAN
Former Director Regulatory Affairs Deutsche Bank AG and Former General Manager – Department of Supervision, Reserve Bank of India

SURESH VYTLA
Country Manager India
Accuity

ARUN SHANKAR C S
Incharge – FRM – Risk Management
National Payments Corporation of India

DEEPAK KINGER
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

ROHAN LAKHAIYAR
Chief Compliance Officer
Paytm Payments Bank

ANUJ BHANSALI
Director of Product Management
PhonePe

ROHAN BANIA
Senior Business Solutions Consultant
Accuity

MALCOLM WRIGHT
Chief Compliance Officer, 100x Group & Advisory Council Chair, Global Digital Finance

SHARAD NAIR
Senior Vice President and Principal Officer AML
Axis Bank

IAN PEMBERTON
Criminal Intelligence Officer
INTERPOL

YOU JUNG-KEE
Criminal Intelligence Officer
INTERPOL

ARPITA BEDEKAR
Director – Strategy & Planning
Fintelekt Advisory Services

NESAR AHMAD YOSUFZAI
Director General, Banks Supervision Department
Central Bank of Afghanistan

DOUGLAS WOLFSON
Director – Financial Crime Compliance
LexisNexis Risk Solutions

DAVID ZHUO
Financial Crime Consultant
LexisNexis Risk Solutions

NICHOLAS TURNER
Of Counsel
Steptoe & Johnson

BRYON MCKINNEY
Product Manager – Trade Finance and Compliance Solutions
IHS Markit

GIRISH HANUMEGOWDA
Regional Subject Matter Expert – Trade Compliance Solutions 
IHS Markit

THINLEY DORJI
Head – Risk Management, Compliance & AML/CFT Division
Bank of Bhutan

LAKSHMI KUMAR
Policy Director
Global Financial Integrity

PRAMOD DAHAL
Chief – AML/CFT, Internal Audit & Company Secretary
NMB Bank

SARAH TARIQ
Specialist Advisor, AFC & Compliance
Deutsche Bank, Pakistan

MATT FRIEDMAN
Chief Executive Officer
The Mekong Club

DILANI SOORIYAARACHCHI
Head of Compliance – Seylan Bank & President – Association of Compliance Officers of Banks, Sri Lanka

MOHAMMAD ABDULLAH AL MAMUN
CAMLCO; Head of Vigilance, Dutch-Bangla Bank & General Secretary – Association of AML Compliance Officers of Banks in Bangladesh

JAIRAM MANGLANI
Country FCC Head, Principal Officer and MLRO
Standard Chartered Bank – India

AGENDA

DAY 1 - December 7, 2020 (MONDAY)

9.30 am
Welcome Note
Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services

9.45 am
Best Practices in Conducting an Enterprise Wide AML/CFT Risk Assessment
Theresa Karunakaran, Former Director Regulatory Affairs Deutsche Bank AG and Former General Manager – Department of Supervision, Reserve Bank of India

10.45 am
The AML/CFT Landscape: What Lies Ahead in 2021
Moderator:
Suresh Vytla, Country Manager India, Accuity

Panelists:
Arun Shankar C S, Incharge – FRM – Risk Management, National Payments Corporation of India
Deepak Kinger, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
Rohan Lakhaiyar, Chief Compliance Officer, Paytm Payments Bank
Anuj Bhansali, Director of Product Management, PhonePe

11.15 am
Solution Demo by Accuity
Rohan Bania, Senior Business Solutions Consultant, Accuity

11.30 am
Mitigating AML/CFT Risks from Virtual Assets
Malcolm Wright, Chief Compliance Officer, 100x Group & Advisory Council Chair, Global Digital Finance

12.00 pm
Managing High Risk Customers
Sharad Nair, Senior Vice President and Principal Officer AML, Axis Bank

12.45 pm
Public Private Partnerships and Information Sharing
Ian Pemberton, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL
You Jung-Kee, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL

DAY 2 - December 8, 2020 (TUESDAY)

9.30 am
Combating Illegal Wildlife Trade: The Role of Financial Institutions
Arpita Bedekar, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services

10.00 am
The Progress of the AML/CFT Regime in Afghanistan
Nesar Ahmad Yosufzai, Director General, Bank Supervision Department, Central Bank of Afghanistan

10.30 am
Know Your Customer and Due Diligence for Financial Institutions
Douglas Wolfson, Director – Financial Crime Compliance, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

10.50 am
Solution Demo
David Zhuo, Financial Crime Consultant, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

11.00 am
Compliance with Economic Sanctions
Nicholas Turner, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson

11.30 am
Addressing Trade Compliance Challenges Through Technology
Byron McKinney, Product Manager – Trade Finance and Compliance Solutions, IHS Markit

11.50 am
Solution Demo by IHS Markit
Byron McKinney, Product Manager – Trade Finance and Compliance Solutions, IHS Markit

12.00 pm
The Progress of the AML/CFT Regime in Bhutan
Thinley Dorji, Head – Risk Management, Compliance & AML/CFT Division, Bank of Bhutan

12.30 pm
Trade Based Money Laundering
Lakshmi Kumar, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

DAY 3 - December 9, 2020 (WEDNESDAY)

9.30 am
The Progress of the AML/CFT Regime in Nepal
Pramod Kumar Dahal, Chief – AML, CFT, Internal Audit & Company Secretary, NMB Bank.

10.15 am
Q&A Session with Nesar Ahmad Yosufzai, Director General, Bank Supervision Department, Central Bank of Afghanistan

10.30 am
Transaction Monitoring, Screening and Embargos
Sarah Tariq, Specialist Advisor – AFC & Compliance, Deutsche Bank, Pakistan

11.10 am
Why is it Imperative for Banks to Undertake a Modern Slavery Risk Assessment?
Matt Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, The Mekong Club

11.45 am
The Role and Significance of Compliance Associations
Dilani Sooriyaarachchi, Head of Compliance Seylan Bank, and President – ACOB Sri Lanka;
Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun, CAMLCO; Head of Vigilance, Dutch-Bangla Bank and General Secretary – AACOBB Bangladesh;
Jairam Manglani, Country FCC Head and MLRO, Standard Chartered Bank, India.

12.45 pm
Closing Remarks

REGISTRATION

Registration for this event is now closed.

The Summit was FREE to attend for the entire AML/CFT community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Registration Information:
• If your registration is approved, a confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours after registering.
• If you do not receive the link within 24 hours after submitting your registration (please also remember to check your spam email folder), please write to us at contact@fintelekt.com or call/WhatsApp on +91 9370078917.

Certificate Issuance Terms and Conditions:
• A participation certificate may be purchased at a nominal fee of USD 15 per person for the entire Summit. The payment link for this will be included in your registration confirmation message.
• An attendee must attend a minimum of 3 hours of the Summit in total to qualify to receive the participation certificate. The participation certificate will mention the actual number of hours attended.
• Note that all sessions must be attended live. A recording of the session will not be available after the Summit.
• No refund for the participation certificate will be provided if you cannot attend.
• The certificate may be used towards credits for other professional certification programmes.

Participants outside South Asia
Participants from other countries may attend the South Asia Summit by paying a registration fee of USD 50 per person (including a participation certificate). The same link above may be used to apply for registration.

FAQs

Will the presentations slides and recordings be available after the Summit?
Presentation slides will be available to all participants after the Summit, subject to permission from individual speakers to share slides.
A recording will NOT be available.

How do I join the Summit?
All registered participants will receive a joining link to the online session on the registered email address at least three days before the session date.

What do I need to attend the Summit?
You can join the session through a laptop/personal computer, tablet or mobile phone. A stable internet connection (with an average speed of at least 2 mbps) is recommended for uninterrupted streaming.
Please note that some organisations block access to external emails, webinar platforms, or audio/visual hardware. Kindly contact the IT team of your bank to resolve any such issues. Or alternatively, use a personal computer to log in to the session.

Can you invoice my bank for the Participation Certificate?
Due to the small amount involved, we are unable to invoice the bank for individual participants. We encourage participants to pay online and get the amount reimbursed from the employer.

I have paid for the Participation Certificate but have not received a confirmation. What do I do?
Please send a screenshot of the payment confirmation to us at support@fintelekt.com. We will get back to you within two working days after reconciliation with our payment service provider.

When will the Participation Certificate be sent?
The Participation Certificate will be emailed in .PDF format within ten working days after the Summit week to the registered email id of the participant.

Can I get a refund for the Participation Certificate fee?
We do not provide a refund once payment is made.

COMMENTS AND FEEDBACK
You are welcome to provide your comments or feedback about the course by writing to us at contact@fintelekt.com.