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Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Fintelekt – ABA Webinar

The Impact of ISO 20022 on AML Screening Effectiveness

October 29, 2021
11.00 am IST / 1.30 pm SGT
Duration: 1 hour
 
The payments industry around the world is now preparing for ISO 20022, with each country in a different point on the implementation curve. Financial Institutions are restructuring their screening processes to adapt to this change and potentially leverage the accompanying opportunities for stronger compliance to AML. Some of the key issues covered in this webinar will include:
  • What is ISO 20022 – timelines and implementation 
  • What will it take for financial institutions to be compliant?
  • Technology challenges, especially for legacy systems
  • Impact on AML compliance processes and effectiveness
--------------------------------- SPEAKERS ---------------------------------

ARPITA BEDEKAR
Director – Strategy & Planning
Fintelekt Advisory Services

SHARAD NAIR
Senior Vice President and Principal Officer AML
Axis Bank

ARUN SHANKAR C S
Incharge – Risk Management – Emerging Digital Products & Principal Officer, AML Compliance
National Payments Corporation of India

ROHAN BANIA
Senior Business Solutions Consultant
Accuity

Past Webinars

Fintelekt – September 14, 2021

Webinar on AML/CFT Compliance Priorities in the Pacific

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt
ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt
AVANEESH RAMAN, Consultant – Fiji & Pacific, Fintelekt Academy, Fintelekt
RUSSELL WILSON, Special Counsel at Maddocks and former General Counsel, AUSTRAC
TEVITA TUPOU, Program Management officer, UNCTAD and Consultant, International Organisation for Migration

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - September 1, 2021

Webinar on A Comprehensive Approach to Financial Crime Compliance Surveillance

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt
ZUBIN CHICHGAR, Head – Monitoring and Analytics, Standard Chartered Bank
JOHN DALTON, Vice President & Global Head of Financial Services Product and Solutions Strategy, KX
MADHU SINHA, Independent AML Compliance Professional, Former Head of AML, Citibank India
CJ MHATRE, Business Head – South Asia & ASEAN, KX

Key Takeaways from the Webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - June 22, 2021

Webinar on Assessing the Impact of the FATF on Financial Inclusion

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
F. CHRISTOPHER CALABIA, Senior Advisor, Supervisory & Regulatory Policy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
ISABELLA CHASE, Research Fellow, Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies, RUSI

Key Takeaways from the Webinar

Fintelekt – Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe - May 27, 2021

Webinar on AML Challenges in Correspondent Banking

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
DR ELENA SCHERSCHNEVA, Independent Trainer/Consultant & Former Head of Austria FIU
CHARAN RAWAT, Head of Compliance, Rabobank

Key Takeaways from the Webinar

Fintelekt – May 20, 2021

Webinar on Effective Implementation of Targeted Financial Sanctions in Zambia

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
DIPHAT TEMBO, Director – Compliance and Prevention Department, Financial Intelligence Centre, Zambia
NICHOLAS TURNER, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
BRENT ESTRELLA, Group Head & Chief Compliance Officer, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

Key Takeaways for the Webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - May 5, 2021

Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
PATRICK KELLY, Co-founder and CEO, The Mizen Group
PAUL MCCARTHY, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, The Mizen Group
DR KATY DINEEN, Senior Associate, The Mizen Group

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - April 7, 2021

Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
SRINIVAS VAMAN GOLLAPUDI, Joint President and Business Head – Trade Finance and Commercial Operations, Kotak Mahindra Bank
BRENT ESTRELLA, Group CCO, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
DOUGLAS WOLFSON, Director – Market Planning, FCC & Payments, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – The Mekong Club - March 17, 2021

Modern Slavery: Is Your Bank Protected?

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
MATT FRIEDMAN, CEO, The Mekong Club
PHOEBE EWEN, Programme Director, The Mekong Club

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - March 3, 2021

Conducting Enterprise-wide AML/CFT Risk Assessment

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
STEPHEN CUTLER, Chief Enterprise Risk and Compliance Officer, Omnipay
MADHU SINHA, Independent AML Compliance Professional and Former Head of AML, Citi Bank India

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - February 3, 2021

Prioritising AML/CFT Training

Speakers:

ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
CHOWDHURY MAQ SARWAR, Independent Consultant, Bangladesh
KEVIN GOMEZ, Head-AML/KYC and MLRO, IDFC First Bank

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - December 16, 2020

AML Governance

Speakers:

ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
TANYA MCCARTNEY, CEO & Executive Director, The Bahamas Financial Services Board
PRAMOD KHANDELWAL, Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - November 18, 2020

Risk Sensing and Fraud Intelligence

Speakers:

SHIRISH PATHAK, Managing Director, Fintelekt
CHUA CHOON HONG, Head of Compliance Solutions – APAC, Bureau van Dijk, A Moody’s Analytics Company
DEVENDRA RAGHAV, Head of Compliance and Internal Control, QNB (Qatar National Bank) Group
BERNARD LAW, Head of FCC and MLRO, Airstar Bank

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Global Financial Integrity - October 21, 2020

Illicit Gold Trade and TBML Policy Options

Speakers:

ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

Fintelekt – Global Financial Integrity - October 14, 2020

Illicit Gold Trade and Using Trade Data and Financial Tools to Fight Money Laundering and Transnational Organized Crime

Speakers:

ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - September 9, 2020

Optimizing AML Screening

Speakers:

DOUGLAS WOLFSON, Director, Financial Crime Compliance – Asia, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
VIJAY GOPALADESIKAN, Head – FCC Screening Product & List Management, Group Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank
DAYANAND PRASAD, Principal Officer – AML & KYC Compliance, Emirates NBD Bank (P.J.S.C)

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - August 5, 2020

Fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring

Speakers:

DOUGLAS WOLFSON, Director, Financial Crime Compliance – Asia, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
ASYRAF RIFAEI ASSRANGKHUUN, Group Head – AML/CFT Transactions Monitoring and Investigation Operations, AmBank Malaysia

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - July 8, 2020

ML/TF Risks In Correspondent Banking

Speakers:

DILANI SOORIYAARACHCHI, Head of Compliance, Seylan Bank
THERESA KARUNAKARAN, Director Compliance – Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank AG
SAURABH NAGAR, Director, Business Solutions Group, APAC, Accuity

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - June 10, 2020

Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Identification: Challenges and Best Practices

Speakers:

DEBMALYA MAITRA, Senior Director – BFSI, Chokshi Group
CHUA CHOON HONG, Head of Compliance Solutions – APAC, Bureau van Dijk, A Moody’s Analytics Company

Key Takeaways from the webinar

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - May 6, 2020

Sanctions

Speakers:
HALA BOU ALWAN, Founder & CEO, Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy, UAE
NICHOLAS TURNER, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
SURENDRA THAPA, President & Founder, Global Intelligence Analysis Corporation, New York
VINCENT GAUDEL, CGSS, Compliance Expert, Accuity
 
Key Takeaways from the webinar
Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - March 26, 2020

Managing AML Risk, Operations and Continuity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speakers:
GUY SHEPPARD, Head of Asia-Pacific Financial Crime, Intelligence and Cyber, SWIFT
SUVEER KHANNA, Partner – Forensic Practice, KPMG
 
Key Takeaways from the webinar
Fintelekt - March 12, 2020

Combatting Illegal Wildlife Trade – United for Wildlife Approach

Speaker:

ROBERT CAMPBELL, Programme Manager, United for Wildlife

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - February 5, 2020

Trade-Based Money Laundering – Emerging Risks & Mitigation Strategies

Speakers:
LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity
SHAFATH MUJAWAR, Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services
JANE LEE, Business Solutions Specialist, Accuity
Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - December 4, 2019

New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks

Speakers:
RUSSELL WILSON, Special Counsel, Maddocks and Non-executive Director – Transparency International Australia
N. M. EFTAKHARUL ALAM BHUIYA, Head of Legal & Compliance and Company Secretary, Nagad, Bangladesh
Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - July 10, 2019

Customer Due Diligence Challenges and Best Practices

Speakers:
DR. SRINIVAS YANAMANDRA, Chief of Compliance, New Development Bank, China
CATHERINE G. CHIONG, Deputy Head of Regional Compliance, Ascend Money, Thailand
SAURABH NAGAR, Regional Manager, Business Solutions Group, APAC, Accuity
Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - May 8, 2019

Why Continuous Monitoring is Critical for Trade-Based Money Laundering

Speakers:

PRAMOD KHANDELWAL, Former Chief Compliance Officer, IndusInd Bank & Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services
SAMIR BHATANKAR, Vice-President, AML Compliance, RBL Bank

Fintelekt – Asian Bankers Association - February 21, 2019

The Role of AML Compliance in Correspondent Banking

Speakers:
CHARAN RAWAT, Head of Compliance, Rabobank, India