15th Annual

European AML & Financial Crime
A Global Outlook


Held virtually over two afternoons on 17/18 Nov 2021


Day One


17 November 2021, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

13:00 Registration
13:15  Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:25 EC on the new EU AML/CTF legislative package & main axes of reform – key points for the industry
  Steve Ryan, Deputy Head of Unit, Financial Crime, D2, DG FISMA, European Commission
13:50 EBA AML/CTF update – insights into new guidelines & opinions
  Carolin Gardner, (Acting) Head of Unit (AML/CFT), European Banking Authority
14:15 Risk-based supervision – addressing ML/TF risks and digital transformation of AML/CTF effectively
  Kristaps Markovskis, Director of AML and Sanction department, FCMC, Latvia
  Marco Zwick, Director, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg
  Stig Nielsen, Director, AML/CTF Division, Danish FSA
  Moderator: John Ringguth, Scientific Expert to MONEYVAL
15:00 Coffee/ Tea
15:15 Hotspot A: Next generation of smart controls and automation – emerging best practice
  Judith Barendse, AML Specialist & Head of AML Rightsource USA
  Lisa Gunolf, AML Lead, 1st Line of Financial Crime, Danske Bank
  Markus Schulz, Global Head of Change Management Financial Crime, ING Group 
  Moderator: Vesna McCreery, Managing Director, AML RightSource UK & previously Global Head of Financial Crime at RBS and Barclays        
15:15 Hotspot B: The latest on CDD/KYC and enterprise-wide client lifecycle management – developing an effective & reasonable risk-based response to enhanced regulatory obligations
  Jean-Marc Guiteau, Chief Compliance Officer, Clearstream Luxembourg
  Marios Skandalis, Director, Group Compliance, Bank of Cyprus
  Matthew Leaney, Chief Officer, Silent Eight
  Paul Laffan, Head of AML EMEA, State Street
  Moderator: Roland Guennou, Regional Policy Implementation Lead, Client Lifecycle Design and Management, Standard Chartered Bank
15:15 Hotspot C: Addressing emerging ML & financial crime risks – the new vulnerabilities and how to strengthen your defences
  Emilie Philippe Brie, AML & Financial Security Lead, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts
  Dr. Janet Bastiman, Chief Data Scientist, Napier
  Livio Russo, Group Head of Ethics & Investigations & Group MLRO, Generali
  Moderator: James Siswick, Financial Crime & Technology Specialist, previously at KPMG
16:00 Making best use of automation, data, machine learning & AI – the latest solutions
  Dr. Anna Slodka-Turner, Global Leader, Risk and Compliance Practice, Evalueserve
  Ted Datta, Head of Financial Crime Compliance practice – Europe & Africa, Bureau van Dijk
  Parit Patel, Technical Director EMEA & APAC, NICE Actimize 
  Moderator: Gregory Dellas, Chief Compliance & Innovation Officer, ECOMMBX
16:50 Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:00 Close of Conference Day 1

Day Two


18 November 2021, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

13:00 Registration
13:15  Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:25 The link between ML and environmental crime – the threats and vital role of the private sector to disrupt this activity
  Ailsa Hart, Policy Analyst & Expert on Environment Crime, FATF
  Markus Schulz, Global Head of Change Management Financial Crime, ING Group
  Moderator: Peter Burrell, Partner & Head of Litigation, Investigations & Enforcement, Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
14:00 Taking forward a successful global AML/AFC & ESG compliance programme – a focus on effective outcomes
  Alma Angotti, Partner, Global Legislative & Regulatory Risk Leader, Guidehouse, previously at FinCEN
  David Howes, Global Head, Financial Crime Compliance, Conduct, and Compliance Frameworks, Standard Chartered Bank
  Lora von Ploetz, Director & Head of Global Financial Crime Unit, Commerzbank Germany
  Tristan van der Vijver, Global Head of Compliance, Western Union Business
  Moderator: Samantha Sheen, Financial Crimes Compliance and Strategy Advisor & Trainer for Council of Europe
15:00 Coffee/ Tea
15:15 Hotspot A: Building future state of transaction monitoring & reporting – emerging ways to detect & disrupt financial crime
  Jean-Francois Llinares, Process Leader AML/CTF, BNP Paribas Group
  Mark Turkington, Group Head of Transaction Monitoring Controls, Financial Crime, HSBC
  Tobias Schweiger, CEO & Co-Founder, Hawk AI
  Moderator: Tom Scampion, Managing Director, Financial Crime Compliance & Digital Transformation, AlixPartners
15:15 Hotspot B: Banking virtual assets – insight into risks mitigation and evolving compliance strategies
  Chris DePow, Senior Advisor, Financial Institution Regulation & Compliance, Elliptic
  Peter Drake, Director, EMEA Head, AML Compliance Risk Management, Citigroup ICG
  Valerie-Leila Jaber, Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering, Coinbase
  Moderator: Rachel Sexton, Partner and Head of Financial Services Forensic & Integrity Services, EY
15:15 Hotspot C: Spotlight on ultimate beneficial ownership and source of wealth/funds – a push for more transparency
  James Redfern, Director, Diligencia 
  Matthew Gamble, Executive Director, ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority, UAE
  Maíra Martini, Lead, Beneficial Ownership & AML, Transparency International
  Manfred Galdes, Partner, ARQ Malta & previously Head of FIU
  Moderator: Julie Copeland, Partner, Stoneturn
16:00 Global efforts to clamp down on cross-regional transnational crimes – the challenges and successes
  Nadja Long, Team Leader, Expertise & Stakeholder Management Unit, European Financial & Economic Crime Centre, Europol
  Philippe de Koster, Director, Belgian Financial Intelligence Processing Unit
  Stanley Ude, Senior Criminal Intelligence Officer, Financial Crimes, Interpol
  Moderator: Jim Nelson, Senior Financial Crime Consultant, ABN AMRO Bank and previously Standard Chartered Bank Managing Director, GB Europe, 
16:50 Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:00 Close of Conference Day 2

Masterclass Stream A

9  November 2021, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

The Masterclass will include a mix of presentations, case studies, polls and interactive discussions.


13:30 Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:40 Recent CDD/KYC regulatory developments – importance of getting and the fundamentals right
  • Insight into latest guidelines (including EBA) on ML/TF risk factors – a focus on virtual assets, beneficial ownership, and tax crimes
  • Lessons from recent enforcement actions – getting the fundamentals right
  • Impact of changing risk profiles on CDD/KYC – in particular on low and medium risk customers
  • Addressing changing risk exposure through automation and data
  • Case studies on the new vulnerabilities, solutions and evolving best practice compliance
  Alexandra Will, Director, Global Investigations & Compliance, Guidehouse   
  Sunil Rajput, Head of CDD Programme, Financial Crime Risk Oversight, NatWest
  Rob Cuttler, Global Lead on CDD, ING Group 
15:15 Coffee/Tea
15:30 Enterprise-wide risk assessment refresh: addressing new ML/TF, tax evasion & financial crime risks – strengthening your controls
  • Incorporating EU Supranational & National Risk assessments, Covid risks & firm’s AML priorities
  • The new factors & measures firms should consider
  • Streamlining the risk assessment process across the FinCrime disciplines
  • Automating the risk assessment & integrating AML data for current view on risks, improved efficiency & allocation of resources
  • Risk mitigation – identifying synergy and efficiency gains through data and technology
  • Case studies – evolving best practice compliance
  Miriam Ratkovicova, Director, Forensic & Dispute Services, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics 
  BNY Mellon – Speaker TBC
16:55 Chair’s Closing Remarks 
17:00 Close of Masterclass Stream A 


Masterclass Stream B

10  November 2021, 13:00 – 17:00 GMT

The Masterclass will include a mix of presentations, case studies, polls and interactive discussions.


13:30 Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:40 Economic sanctions – addressing the new risks complexity in your compliance programme
  • Balancing US, EU, UK, and China sanctions
  • Addressing Russia & Belarus sanctions concerns
  • Tackling new global sanctions risks related to human rights, corruption, cyber-crime, cyberattacks & ransomware payments
  • Enhancing risk assessment, DD & controls
  • Leveraging data and technology
  • Takeaways from latest enforcement actions
  • Case studies on common industry issues & useful approaches to overcoming compliance challenges
  Susannah Cogman, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
  Charlie Steel, Partner, FRA Washington and previously Chief Counsel, OFAC
  Richard Dunmall, EMEA Head of Sanctions, MUFG, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  Peter Townsend, Group Head of Financial Crime and UK&I Head of Data Protection at Intact
15:15 Coffee/Tea
15:30 Managing sanctions risks arising from current geo-political developments & deceptive practices
  • Key geo-political & sanctions risks – the next wave
  • Implication of the new EU rules for export controls
  • Addressing sanctions evasion in complex networks of front companies
  • Tackling sanctions risks in the supply chain
  • Clamping down on deceptive shipping practices
  • Strengthening your controls – the new solutions
  • Case studies on latest deceptive trends and best practices to mitigate the exposure to sanctions risks
  Julie Copeland, Partner, Stoneturn U.S and formerly a Federal Prosecutor
  Chloe Cina, Director Global Sanctions and Embargoes, Deutsche Bank
  Arjun Ahluwalia, Senior Advisor, Trade Controls, Shell International
  Covington & Burling LLP TBC
16:55 Chair’s Closing Remarks 
17:00 Close of Masterclass Stream B



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