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Conference Day One

8:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM Conference Registration and Arrival Coffee

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Opening Remarks by IQPC Australia and the Conference Chair

Tony Prior, Director, Supervision, AUSTRAC

Tony Prior

Director, Supervision
AUSTRAC

8:40 AM - 9:20 AM Opening Keynote: Managing Bribery & Corruption Across the Entire Organisation

Steve Strickland , Director, Anti-Financial Crime Head of AML/CTF Financial Crime Investigations (UK & CHI), Deutsche Bank

Steve Strickland

Director, Anti-Financial Crime Head of AML/CTF Financial Crime Investigations (UK & CHI)
Deutsche Bank
  • Adjusting compliance infrastructure to mitigate personal and institutional exposure to regulatory risks
  • Examining recent international AML cases to identify regulatory priorities
  • Highlighting the best methods for Onboarding & Due Diligence modules for your organisation
  • Identifying common mistakes in compliance that has led to complications between financial institutions and the law enforcement/regulators

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Nicholas Mctaggart

Former National Coordinator, Criminal Asset Task-Force
Australian Federal Police (AFP)

Darren Crowhurst

Detective Brevet Sergeant, Major Fraud Investigation Section (156)
South Australian Police
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Jo Proud

Regional Head of Compliance
Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi

10:00 AM - 11:40 AM Opening Keynote: How Are New Technologies like the Blockchain & Automation Contributing to the Prevention of Money Laundering, Bribery & Corruption and Fraud?

Tony Prior, Director, Supervision, AUSTRAC Graham Leney, Head of Group Financial Crime Compliance, AMP , , Hugo O’Connor, Head of Innovation, Bit Trade Australia Sharon Thorpe, Managing Director- Head of Financial Crime Compliance (AUS & NZ), Macquarie Group
  • Discussing implications for blockchain technology and distributed ledger systems to aid in risk management and money laundering
  • Implementing high tech monitoring processes into current risk mitigation and detection plans
  • Transforming financial crime investigation programs through automation
  • Examining cost alternatives, onboarding cycles, data management and improved process with the aid of new emerging technologies being tested in the APAC region and internationally

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Tony Prior

Director, Supervision
AUSTRAC

Graham Leney

Head of Group Financial Crime Compliance
AMP

Hugo O’Connor

Head of Innovation
Bit Trade Australia
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Sharon Thorpe

Managing Director- Head of Financial Crime Compliance (AUS & NZ)
Macquarie Group

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM SPEED NETWORKING SESSION

11:00 AM - NaN:NaN AM MORNING TEA & NETWORKING BREAK

Stream A: AML/CTF Compliance, Trends, and Prevention

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Stream A: Interactive Discussion: Hot Topics in Financial Crime & AML

Tony Prior, Director, Supervision, AUSTRAC Liz Knight, General Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance, AMLCO, Kiwibank NZ Wendy Ward, Regional Head of AML, American Express
This session will be lead by selected experts in the AML & financial crime space. The moderator will present three general topics in which the audience will ask questions to these experts for 15 minutes on each topic.

Topics:
  • Global Regulatory Trends
  • Beyond Compliance
  • Mastering the Examination Process
  • Prevention & Red Flags in AML/CTF

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Tony Prior

Director, Supervision
AUSTRAC

Liz Knight

General Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance, AMLCO
Kiwibank NZ

Wendy Ward

Regional Head of AML
American Express

Stream A: AML/CTF Compliance, Trends, and Prevention

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM Stream A: Case Study: Determining Ultimate Beneficial Ownership

Aurelie Ryan, Head of Compliance, OCBC Bank
  • Establishing the customer’s ownership structure and identifying and verifying the beneficial owners
  • Conducting enhanced due diligence on high risk clients to obtain BO clarity and enforce account monitoring
  • Conducting ongoing due diligence and determining changes in UBO or entity structure

Aurelie Ryan

Head of Compliance
OCBC Bank

Stream B: Emerging Threats In Financial Crime, Investigations & Mitigating Risk

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Stream B: Case Study: South Australia’s Police Investigation: “Operation Profiteer”

Darren Crowhurst, Detective Brevet Sergeant, Major Fraud Investigation Section (156), South Australian Police
This case identified 43 victims worldwide and specifically dealt with the arrest of a South Australian offender for over 600 counts of money laundering. The charges resulted from the receipt and dispersal of over $700K received from Internet scam victims to recipients in West Africa.

  • Revealing detection methods and red flags that lead to the identification and arrest of a South Australian criminal
  • Discussing actions within the police investigation and methods for strengthening your AML programs
  • Outlining charges, dispersal and penalties that resulted from the investigations findings

Darren Crowhurst

Detective Brevet Sergeant, Major Fraud Investigation Section (156)
South Australian Police

Stream B: Emerging Threats In Financial Crime, Investigations & Mitigating Risk

12:10 PM - 12:50 PM Stream B: Case Study: Implementing New Technologies and Tools in Order to Target Counter Terrorism’s New Avenues

Nicholas Mctaggart, Former National Coordinator, Criminal Asset Task-Force, Australian Federal Police (AFP)
This session is available for a solution provider to present

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Nicholas Mctaggart

Former National Coordinator, Criminal Asset Task-Force
Australian Federal Police (AFP)

12:50 PM - 1:50 PM NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK

4A

1:50 PM - 2:30 PM Beyond Policies & Procedures: Measuring your Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programme

Rodney Hay, Regional Head Anti Bribery and Corruption ASEAN & South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)
  • What are the characteristics of an effective risk-based anti-bribery and corruption programme?
  • Utilising the right set of data for bribery risk assessment and programme design
  • Controls and measures to put in place for enabling legitimate business activities

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Rodney Hay

Regional Head Anti Bribery and Corruption ASEAN & South Asia
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore)

2:30 PM - 3:10 PM Conquering the Complexities and Risks of Third-Party Resilience

Tom O’Callaghan, Head of Risk & Compliance, Challenger Limited

Tom O’Callaghan

Head of Risk & Compliance
Challenger Limited

3:10 PM - NaN:NaN AM AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING BREAK

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM AUSTRAC: Examining the Changing Role of the Regulator

Tony Prior, Director, Supervision, AUSTRAC

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Tony Prior

Director, Supervision
AUSTRAC

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Champagne Roundtable

Delegates will separate and choose a roundtable to participate in. Each roundtable will have a facilitator that will organise the collaboration of the topic. At the end of the time allocation one delegate will report back to the whole audience and give a summary of the discussions their table generated.

Table One

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Hot Topic: Recruiting and Retaining Top AML Talent

Liz Knight, General Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance, AMLCO, Kiwibank NZ
  • What are the best methods for providing ongoing training to ensure continuing AML team proficiency?
  • How can we ensure documenting essential compliance functions to secure adequate management resources?
  • What are the best strategies to implement in strengthening retention and AML expertise by supporting staff professional development?

Liz Knight

General Manager, Operational Risk and Compliance, AMLCO
Kiwibank NZ

Table Two

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Approaches for Detecting and Reporting Tax Evasion

Tom O’Callaghan, Head of Risk & Compliance, Challenger Limited
  • What are the best practices to resolve alerts that indicate potential tax evasion?
  • How can we create an approach to tax evasion to ensure adequate monitoring for red flags?
  • How do we deal with different red flag situations like invoice manipulation, large currency transactions and asset concealment?
  • What are some international regulatory trends that we should be referencing to prepare us for evolving evasion crimes?

Tom O’Callaghan

Head of Risk & Compliance
Challenger Limited

Table Three

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Examining Automated Transactions Monitoring Methods and Tools

  • How can we review guidance to meet heightened regulatory expectations for automated transaction monitoring risks?
  • How can we use statistical modeling to qualify false negative rates?
  • What are the best practices for validating these automated transaction monitoring models to solidify accurate outcomes?

Table Four

4:20 PM - 5:00 PM Sanctions Insight: Risk-based Approach & Oversight

  • How can we conduct OFAC risk assessments to determine political sanctions-related issues?
  • What are the best methods for developing protocols on alert responses to ensure escalation and investigation of sanction risks?
  • What are the best ways to create objective metrics to mitigate sanctions risks (client profile, geography and business productivity)?

5:20 PM - 5:20 PM END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE