27 - 28 February, 2018
Novotel Singapore on Stevens, Singapore

CONFERENCE DAY ONE: TUESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

·         Aligning risk appetite and corporate objectives in structuring an enterprise-wide GRC programme
·         Effective strategies and organizational governance on managing financial risk and compliance in today’s economy
·         The latest innovations including AI and machine learning on improving financial resilience 
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Adam Singer

Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer & Head of Core Compliance, Asia Pacific
J.P. Morgan

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Niall Grady

Chief Compliance Officer, Asia
Prudential Corporation

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Markus Blattmann

Chief Risk Officer, Asia
Julius Baer

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Alex Ng

Head of Group Transaction Surveillance – Group Legal & Regulatory Compliance
OCBC Bank

10:00 am - 12:00 am Leveraging Cognitive Capabilities in KYC to Transform Regulatory Compliance and Combat Financial Crime

Alexander Carmichael - Chief Operating Officer Promontory Financial Group Australasia LLP
·      Challenges and breakthroughs in standardising KYC processes
·      Fostering cooperation between public and private sectors with the smart use of technology to boost financial resilience
·      Putting in place timely actions and balanced incentives to address risk concerns and control gaps
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Alexander Carmichael

Chief Operating Officer
Promontory Financial Group Australasia LLP

10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Refreshment Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm FIRECHAT: Developing an Integrated Financial Crime Control Strategy

Chris Wilson - Managing Director, Group Head of Financial Crime DBS Bank
·      Addressing the broader sources of financial crime risk and tightening regulations in today’s operating environment
·      Standardising KYC and customer due diligence processes for better financial oversight and risk control
·      Tackling financial crime through an integrated risk and compliance approach
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Chris Wilson

Managing Director, Group Head of Financial Crime
DBS Bank

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Enabling Enhanced Financial Crime Compliance through Global Systems Standardisation

Lee Ashmore - Global Head of Anti Money Laundering Technology | Regional Head of Financial Crime Risk IT – Asia Pacific HSBC
·      Centralising operational models for risk, control and compliance functions
·      Deploying centralised, single instance IT systems while remaining compliant with cross-border data sharing restrictions
·      Implementing new CDD, screening and transaction monitoring solutions to deliver global financial crime compliance standards
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Lee Ashmore

Global Head of Anti Money Laundering Technology | Regional Head of Financial Crime Risk IT – Asia Pacific
HSBC

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

·      Dovetailing KYC and client onboarding with screening and monitoring processes
·      Breaking silos between financial crime protection and surveillance to establish cross-functional cooperation
·      Formulating an agile surveillance programme in responding to regulatory change and business transformation
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Vishal Oberoi

Global Head, Surveillance Excellence – Group Financial Crime Compliance
Standard Chartered Bank

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Anzar Mulyantoro

Head of AML / CFT Advisory Department
PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk

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Srikanth Ramanathan

Head of Customer Due Diligence
Nordea Bank

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Guy Sheppard

Head of Asia Pacific Financial Crime Compliance, Intelligence & Data Solutions
SWIFT

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Achieving Enterprise-Wide Consistency in KYC compliance and CDD programmes

Bhavik Parekh - Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Regional Consumer AML Compliance – Asia Pacific & EMEA Citi
·      Minimising onboarding risks with KYC and fraud prevention
·      Building an end-to-end KYC onboarding process to mitigate non-compliance risk
·      How can KYC platforms work efficiently and meet the needs of all stakeholders?

Bhavik Parekh

Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Regional Consumer AML Compliance – Asia Pacific & EMEA
Citi

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

·      How are breakthroughs in data science and technological innovation enhancing human cognitive performance?
·      Applications of artificial intelligence in financial crime investigation
·      Pitfalls and successes of deploying automation and AI technology into AML ecosystems 
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Patrick Burns

Head of Financial Crime Investigation & Intelligence – ASEAN & South Asia
Standard Chartered Bank

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Dr. Sanjay Chougule

Senior General Manger, Head of Financial Crime Prevention & Reputation Management Group
ICICI Bank

Abhinav Mishra


AI & FinTech Expert

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Connie Wu

Head of Business & Client Intelligence Unit – Asia Pacific
Deutsche Bank

·      How blockchain can improve the speed and effectiveness of AML / CTF efforts
·      Reducing administrative costs in compliance through KYC and blockchain technology
·      Reviewing the blockchain opportunity and challenges for adoption in financial services
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Altona Widjaja

Vice President, Fintech & Innovation Group
OCBC Bank

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Shaun Ansell

Head of Legal & Compliance - Asia Pacific
Gazprombank

Richard Turrin


FinTech Expert

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One