26 - 27 February, 2019
Pan Pacific Singapore


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

9:00 am - 9:15 am Chairman’s Welcome Remarks

9:15 am - 10:45 am Aligning People, Process and Technology to Strengthen Operational Resilience in Financial Services

  • Fostering risk resilience across financial markets and the digital ecosystem
  • Breaking down organisational silos to scale up operational resilience, adaptability and recovery
  • The convergence of operational risk and cyber security - Connecting the technical aspects with people and process risks

9:45 am - 10:15 am Future-Proofing Cyber Strategies for Real-Time Incident Response and Investigation

  • Building a trusted cyber ecosystem with the right governance, people, process and technology
  • Developing an agile framework for risk identification, protection, response and recovery
  • Enforcing risk controls to mitigate threats and enhance enterprise-wide cyber preparedness

10:15 am - 10:45 am Advancing Information Security and Data Compliance for Enhanced Business Readiness and Technology Enablement

  • Maintaining a resilient IT infrastructure in reacting to unexpected risks
  • Securing customers in the era of increased regulation, cyber attacks and the reliance on technology use
  • Cybersecurity, fraud and operational risks - Establishing a clear roadmap for cognitive convergence

10:45 am - 11:15 am Speed Networking & Morning Refreshment Break

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Embracing Cognitive Technologies in the Fight Against Financial Crime

  • Making strategic investments in AI and scaled automation to improve financial crime compliance from data acquisition through to operations
  • Deploying intelligent monitoring systems to detect illicit activities from complex financial data patterns
  • Addressing the challenge of cognitive biases and the importance of governance, security and scalability in cognitive technology adoption

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Detect, Deter and Disrupt Financial Crimes in the Dark Web

  • Exploring how the Dark Web is used by criminals to conduct financial crimes
  • Effective tools, tactics and techniques for conducting dark web investigations
  • Reviewing how machine learning techniques and artificial intelligence can be used to uncover threats in the dark web

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Advancing Financial Crime Detection with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • The use of AI to detect fraud and money laundering activities in real-time
  • Uncovering false positives and identifying anomalous customer behaviours and patterns to strengthen risk detection
  • Further harnessing machine learning to improve detection models, predict outcomes and drive continuous improvements
·      Understanding compliance requirements in jurisdictions across the globe
·      Identifying key enforcement trends and related areas of risks
·      Practical pitfalls and strategic considerations in internal and regulator-led investigations

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

  • Aligning intelligent automation framework with organisation’s risk tolerance and financial crime compliance goals
  • Integrating machine learning and robotics with traditional rules-based systems to transform investigations in areas such as transaction monitoring, KYC, compliance testing and more
  • Building cognitive capability for greater accuracies, efficiencies and expanded risk management

Sahir Malkani

Regional Head of AML Investigations, Coverage Strategy & Financial Intelligence Unit – Global Financial Crimes Compliance
JP Morgan Chase Bank


Geetha Sivapathasundram

Head of Compliance ASEAN Region
CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad


Benjamin Voigt

Head CCRO APAC Analytics & Innovation Lab
Credit Suisse

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Harnessing Machine Learning for Behaviour Profiling in Transaction Monitoring

  • Analysing data and segments for advanced profiling across transactions
  • Drawing insights from transaction patterns to detect anomalous financial activities
  • Bridging the gap between behavioural analytics and investigations with machine learning and domain knowledge

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Implementing Financial Safeguards Against Money Laundering through Mobile Payments

  • Reviewing emerging financial crime risks in Asia’s growing mobile payments market
  • Enhancing the identification of suspicious patterns and illegitimate transactions in a high-volume, high-velocity operating environment
  • Establishing an effective risk management framework and controls to counter digital financial crimes
  • Applying a risk-based approach to managing AML compliance programs in correspondent banking
  • Exchange of proven measures for heightening respondent banks’ capacity to manage risks, improving supervisory frameworks and removing impediments to information sharing
  • Driving shared accountabilities and responsibilities across both correspondent and respondent banks

Nils Klingemann Klingemann

Regional Head of Risk & Controls, Asia Pacific, Anti-Financial Crime
Deutsche Bank


Anzar Mulyantoro

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

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit