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

12:45 Registration
13:00 Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:15 EC on the expanding scope of the new EU AML/CTF legislative package & AML Authority – key points for the industry
  Steve Ryan, Deputy Head of Unit, Financial Crime, D2, DG FISMA, European Commission
  Moderator: Adriana van der Goes-Juric, AMLP Forum
13:45 EBA on the new guidelines and opinions to level common understanding & effective implementation of AML/CTF standards
  Endija Springe, AML/CFT Policy Expert, European Banking Authority
  Moderator: Adriana van der Goes-Juric, Chair, AMLP Forum
14:15 Risk-based supervision – a focus on emerging ML/TF risks, digitalisation, AI, data & innovative oversight strategies
  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
  Lead: 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 
  Lead: 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, digitalisation & enterprise-wide client lifecycle – developing an effective risk-based response to enhanced regulatory obligations
  Jean-Marc Guiteau, Chief Compliance Officer, Clearstream Luxembourg
  Marios Skandalis, Director, Group Compliance, Bank of Cyprus
  Paul Laffan, Head of AML EMEA, State Street
  Lead: 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
  Alex Beavan, Head of Fraud Investigations, Western Union Business Solutions
  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
  Lead: James Siswick, Financial Crime & Technology Specialist, previously at KPMG
16:00 Making best use of automation, data, AI & machine learning – the new solutions to fight financial crime more effectively
  Dr. Anna Slodka-Turner, Global Leader, Risk and Compliance Practice, Evalueserve
  Ted Datta, Head of Financial Crime Compliance practice – Europe & Africa, Moody’s Analytics
  Parit Patel, Technical Director EMEA & APAC, NICE Actimize 
  Lead: 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

12:45 Registration
13:00 Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:15 Combating environmental ML – an insight track into the FATF report, EU Taxonomy Regulation & AML compliance measures firms can take to identify & disrupt this activity
  Ailsa Hart, Policy Analyst & Expert on Environment Crime, FATF
  Markus Schulz, Global Head of Change Management Financial Crime, ING Group
  Lead: 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
  John O’Neill, SVP, Silent Eight
  Moderator: Samantha J Sheen, Financial Crimes Compliance Advisor and Associate Fellow at RUSI
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
  Lead: 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
  Lead: Rachel Sexton, Partner and Head of Financial Services Forensic & Integrity Services, EY
15:15 Hotspot C: Spotlight on accessibility & accuracy of beneficial ownership data – an insight track
  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
  Lead: Julie Copeland, Partner, Stoneturn U.S
16:00 Clamping down on cross-regional transnational crimes – addressing the new threats
  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
  Lead: 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, 13:30 – 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 Mapping your exposure against the new ML, financial crime & tax evasion risks – key learning points for your compliance programme 
  • 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   
  Kaitlin Lemmo, MLRO, Interactive Brokers Ireland
  Oliver Beckman, Chief Compliance Officer & MLRO, Fidor Bank AG
  Bernd Traexler, Compliance Networks & former Chief Compliance Officer, Erste Bank
15:15 Coffee/Tea
15:30 Risk assessment – moving towards a more sophisticated risk-based approach (RBA)
  • 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
  Jody Reich, Global Head of AML Risk Assessment, BNY Mellon
  Miriam Ratkovicova, Managing Director, Forensic & Financial Crime, Deloitte
  Rosie Davitt, Director, Enterprise-Wide Financial Crime Risk Assessment, Arctic Intelligence
16:55 Chair’s Closing Remarks 
17:00 Close of Masterclass Stream A 


Masterclass Stream B

10  November 2021, 13:30 – 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
  Luca Primerano, Chief Strategy Officer, Napier
  Arjun Ahluwalia, Senior Advisor, Trade Controls, Shell International
  Zia Ullah, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland
16:55 Chair’s Closing Remarks 
17:00 Close of Masterclass Stream B


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CPD Points

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to claim your CPD Points: 7.5 for Main Conference and 3.5 for each Masterclass Stream

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  • Records: Retained for 5 years
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