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United Kingdom | 18. 04. 2018

2018 Birmingham Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium

Acknowledged by senior 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.

2018-04-18 09:00:00 2018-04-18 17:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Birmingham Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Bramall, The University of Birmingham 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 aims to attract financial services professionals from around Europe and will host over 200 delegates.

What can you expect?

All 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 several panel discussions with a selection of 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.

Who will attend?

  • Compliance professionals
  • Consultants
  • Corporate executives (including CEOs and CFOs)
  • Senior managers
  • Risk executives
  • Directors
  • MLROs
  • MLCOs

Pricing & discounts

Price: £395

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for ICA members
  • 10% for KYC360°, IoD and STEP members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)
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Event Schedule

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Registration & refreshments

08:30 - 09:00
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Chairman's opening address

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of Jersey International Business School

09:00 - 09:15
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Increasing the impact of enforcement on money laundering and financial crime

09:15 - 09:45
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The Criminal Finances Bill – key considerations for financial services professionals

09:45 - 10:15
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Panel discussion

10:15 - 10:45
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Mid-morning refreshment & networking break

10:45- 11:15
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A case study on international coordination in the investigation of terrorism financing

Simon Riondet, Head of Financial Intelligence at EUROPOL (European Police Office)

11:15 - 11:45
  • Role of Europol in the use and coordination of financial intelligence related to terrorism financing, and the innovative techniques used for tracking funds intended to support radicalised individuals residing in the conflict zones
  • Importance of information sharing and its positive impact on detection, prevention of all forms of international serious and organised crime and terrorism
  • Case study: How foreign terrorist fighters benefit from professional money launders and facilitators, also called money collectors; the use of a combination of official and unofficial (emergence of informal financial services (Hawala)) money transfer techniques by terrorists to move wealth anonymously
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Brexit and the UK’s Sanctions Policy: From Leader to Follower

11:45 - 12:15
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Panel discussion

12:15- 12:45
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Lunch break

12:45- 13:45
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Topic to be confirmed

13:45 - 14:15
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Embedding effective ABC policy and procedure

Rob McMahon, Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programme Oversight at Barclays

14:15 - 14:45
  • Getting beyond the page – how to bring your organisation’s ABC Policy to life
  • Establishing an appropriate framework – how intelligent design can minimise the cost & maximise the impact of Policy updates
  • Leaving room to breathe – how to avoid procedural paralysis
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Panel discussion

14:45 - 15:15
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Mid-afternoon refreshment & networking break

15:15 - 15:45
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The role of the SFO in fighting financial crime

15:45 - 16:15
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Governance, Risk and Compliance: The evolution of compliance not complacence

16:15 - 16:45
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Chairman's closing address & summary of key takeaways

16:45 - 17:00
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Keynote Speakers

400 X 400 Simon Riondet

Simon Riondet

Head of Financial Intelligence at EUROPOL (European Police Office)

A French Police Superintendent, he started his career in the French internal intelligence service. He was then assigned to the National Crime Squad where he held several management positions, including at regional units (criminal and financial investigations teams), the Surveillance and Intervention Unit, and the direction of the joint inter-agency task force dedicated to the fight against drug trafficking in the French West Indies.

He was later appointed the head of the French liaison desk in EUROPOL, responsible for all French law enforcement agencies’ cooperation with the European organisation.

He is now responsible for the entire spectrum of financial investigations from money laundering and asset recovery to cooperation between the EU FIUs (FIU.net project).

Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher (Chairman)

Chief Executive Officer of JIBS Events

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 Rob Mc Mahon

Rob McMahon

Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programme Oversight at Barclays

Rob currently heads the central anti-bribery team at Barclays, having previously held a number of leadership positions within the bank’s financial crime compliance team over the past 8 years. Much of that work has been focused on the build-out of an effective anti-bribery & corruption control framework, leveraging Rob’s previous experience in project management. Rob joined Barclays’ graduate trainee programme in 2000, initially working in retail banking and Barclays Africa, before moving to the Corporate & Investment Bank. He is married with 3 young children.

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The Bramall, The University of Birmingham

Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom

2018-04-18 09:00:00 2018-04-18 17:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Birmingham Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium The Bramall, The University of Birmingham JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com