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Jersey | 06. 11. 2018

14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium

Acknowledged by senior offshore practitioners as the essential event for MLROs, MLCOs, Compliance Officers, Senior Managers and Directors, the symposium offers a valuable opportunity to reflect upon the challenges faced by industry, whilst also equipping delegates with enhanced awareness of the key risks in compliance and the fight against financial crime.

2018-11-06 09:00:00 2018-11-06 17:00:00 Europe/London 14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

Acknowledged by senior offshore practitioners as the essential event for MLROs, MLCOs, Compliance Officers, Senior Managers and Directors, the symposium offers a valuable opportunity to reflect upon the challenges faced by industry, whilst also equipping delegates with enhanced awareness of the key risks in compliance and the fight against financial crime.

The symposium, now in it's 14th year, will attract financial services professionals from around Europe and will host over 200 delegates.

What can you expect?

This year’s keynote speakers will talk for 45 minutes and will be followed by a panel discussion. Other speakers will talk for 30 minutes. After each speaker there will be an interview with the conference Chairman who will also encourage questions from the audience.

This event will also feature a panel discussion with a selection of local and off-island industry expert speakers focusing on the local and global fight against economic crimes. Following the panel discussion, delegates will enjoy lunch and will have the opportunity to network with other financial services professionals.

Pricing & discounts

Price: £445 

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for JCOA members
  • 10% for ICA, KYC360°, JCOC, JADO, JBA, IoD and STEP members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

Who will attend

  • Compliance professionals
  • Consultants
  • Corporate executives (including CEOs and CFOs)
  • Senior managers
  • Risk executives
  • Directors
  • MLROs
  • MLCOs
2018-11-06 09:00:00 2018-11-06 17:00:00 Europe/London 14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

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Registration

08:30 – 09:00
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Chairman's opening remarks

Stephen Platt, Principal of Stephen Platt & Associates LLP

09:00 – 09:15
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Grand Corruption - Why don’t the bribe takers (“the kleptocrats”) get targeted?

George "Ren" McEachern, Supervisory Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

09:15 – 10:00
  • Grand Corruption – Why don’t the bribe takers (“the kleptocrats”) get targeted?
  • FCPA Enforcement Trends o International Cooperation & Enforcement
  • International Cooperation & Enforcement
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Following the money; how financial services businesses can help prosecutors to crack down on the global drugs trade

Clark S. Abrams, Chief, Money Laundering and Financial Investigations Unit at the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

10:00 – 10:45
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Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:00
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Topic to be confirmed

Speaker to be confirmed

11:00 – 11:45
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Panel discussion

11:45 – 12:30
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Lunch break

12:30 – 13:45
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Topic to be confirmed

A senior JFSC representative

13:45 – 14:30
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Will the fight against financial crime ever be won? Why victory is essential

Sir Ivan Lawrence QC, Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Buckingham and BPP University

14:30 – 15:15
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Refreshment break

15:15 – 15:30
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The continuing focus on tax compliance and implications for Jersey and other centres

Speaker to be confirmed

15:30 – 16:15
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The risk of De-risking

Speaker to be confirmed

16:15 - 17:00
2018-11-06 09:00:00 2018-11-06 17:00:00 Europe/London 14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Keynote Speakers

George Mc Eachern 400 X 400

George “Ren” McEachern

Supervisory Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (US)

Supervisory Special Agent George McEachern has worked in law enforcement since 1995 and entered on duty with the FBI in 2005. Supervisory Special Agent McEachern is an FBI certified subject matter expert in international corruption and has served in Tampa, Boston, and the Washington Field Office. 

In 2013, Supervisory Special Agent McEachern was selected to the FBI’s International Corruption Unit where he managed the FBI’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) global investigations program and helped architect the FBI International Corruption Squads based in Washington, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, San Francisco, Boston and New Orleans.  

Currently, Supervisory Special Agent McEachern supervises the Washington Field Office International Corruption Squad with a focus on FCPA, International Money Laundering, Kleptocracy and Antitrust investigations. Supervisory Special Agent McEachern is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

400 X 400 Male Silhouette

Clark S. Abrams

Chief, Money Laundering and Financial Investigations Unit at the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

At the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York, Clark Abrams investigates and prosecutes money laundering cases, and trains, assists, and advises prosecutors.  He also sits on the Office's committee that approves and reviews undercover money laundering operations.  Including positions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, he has spent over 25 years handling international money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and financial crime cases. A frequent speaker, he has served on various Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Working Groups, was trained as a Mutual Evaluation Assessor for the 40 + 9 Recommendations, and is a founding member of the New York City Bar Association’s Compliance Committee.

Event Speakers

400 X 400 Stephen Platt

Stephen Platt (Chairman)

Principal of Stephen Platt & Associates LLP

Stephen Platt is one of the world’s most experienced practitioners in the conduct of regulatory investigations. He is widely regarded as a leading expert in the criminal abuse of financial services and related regulatory issues with particular specialisms in anti-money laundering, sanctions and US extra-territoriality.

Stephen is an English barrister and a visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. His practice is international. Among the numerous high-profile matters that he has been involved in over the last 2 decades are Arch Cru, Belgravia, R2R, Abacha, Maluf, Bhutto, Standard Chartered Trust Co, Anchor Trust, Caversham & Bell, and a whole host of others, less well publicised.

When not practising, he is much sought after as an accomplished speaker on the criminal abuse of financial services and regulation. He has trained the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Treasury, numerous US law enforcement agencies, Europol, the Metropolitan Police and several regulatory authorities. He has spoken at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium, the European Parliament, the UN, the UNODC and the World Bank.

400 X 400 Ivan Lawrence

Sir Ivan Lawrence QC

Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Buckingham and BPP University

2018-11-06 09:00:00 2018-11-06 17:00:00 Europe/London 14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com

The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa

Weighbridge, St Helier JE2 3NF

2018-11-06 09:00:00 2018-11-06 17:00:00 Europe/London 14th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com

If you require accommodation to attend this event, you will be entitled to the below preferential delegate rates:

  • Silver double room – £118.00
  • Gold double / twin room – £162.00
  • Gold deluxe double room – £178.00
  • Platinum double room – £202.00

Please contact the hotel reservations team direct at reception@theroyalyacht.com to obtain these discounted prices.

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