Day 2

8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM Opening Remarks from the Chairperson


  • Assessing the implementation and progress of blockchain in financial services
  • Risks versus benefits: What are the opportunities and challenges of utilising blockchain in crime and compliance?
  • How can organisations successfully integrate blockchain technology into their current crime and compliance initiatives?


Richard Carrick

Regional Head of Financial Crime Assurance APAC

Alan Seow

Former Head of Cyber Security
Ministry of Communications & Information, Singapore

Rhys Bollen

Executive Director, Regulatory Policy
NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Mona Zoet

Partner | Co-Founder
Singapore Fintech Consortium | RegPac
  • Customer due diligence: To what extent is it considered sufficient and how best to secure buy-in from clients and third-parties?
  • Risk detection, reporting and classification – Determining the threshold of terminating ambiguous and fraudulent transactions
  • Streamlining financial crime monitoring processes for continuous improvement


Seok Keng Lim

Head of Compliance
Aviva Asia

Praveen Jain

Head, Financial Crime Compliance Innovation and Controls Strategy
Standard Chartered Bank

Ai Ping Wong

Chief Compliance Officer
Hong Leong Bank Berhad

Stanley Park

Managing Director & Head of Legal APAC

Dione Schick

Asia Programme Director, Compliance & Financial Crime
International Compliance Association

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Morning Refreshments & Networking Break

Cyber Risk Mitigation

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Designing an Adaptive Cyber Security Incident Response Model

Christian Karam, Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence service, UBS
  • Cultivating a strong security driven strategy across the organisation
  • Assessing threat profiles for proactive defense and risk management
  • The role of artificial intelligence and analytics in elevating security response and building threat intelligence capabilities


Christian Karam

Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence service
  • Embracing innovation and scaling up IT infrastructure for the cognitive era
  • Risk management: Gaining a holistic crossenterprise view of customers and transaction lifecycles
  • Identifying common obstacles and uncovering new approaches to improve counter fraud measures


Raj Kandasamy

Senior Vice President, Technology Risk Management
BNY Mellon

Parag Deodhar

Chief Information Security Officer
AXA Group, India

Parag Deodhar

Chief Information Security Officer
AXA Group, India

Jansen Tang

Senior Vice President & Head of Cyber Security Strategy
DBS Bank

May-Ann Lim

Executive Director | Director
Asia Cloud Computing Association | TRPC Pte Ltd

12:30 PM - 1:25 PM Networking Lunch

Interactive Roundtables

Stephen Chan

Executive Director & Head of KYC Advisory, Markets, Investment Banking & Investor Service Advisory – APAC Global Financial Crimes Compliance
J.P. Morgan

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Roundtable B: Strengthening Your Framework on Politically Exposed Personnel (PEP) Screening

Andrew Barker, Director, Asia Pacific Head of Global PEP Unit, UBS

Andrew Barker

Director, Asia Pacific Head of Global PEP Unit

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Roundtable C: Establishing a Robust Shared Intelligence Framework to Tackle Threats of the Future

Joe Chan, Head, FI Client Onboarding, DBS Bank

Joe Chan

Head, FI Client Onboarding
DBS Bank

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Roundtable D: Governing and Achieving Coherence in KYC, CIP and CDD Methodologies

Siew Ching Tan, Senior Vice President & Head – KYC, Citi Private Bank

Siew Ching Tan

Senior Vice President & Head – KYC
Citi Private Bank

Countering AML & Terrorist Financing

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Identifying Common Typologies to Combat Complex Terrorist Financing

Richard Carrick, Regional Head of Financial Crime Assurance APAC, Barclays
  • Predictive analytics detection scenarios to recognise terrorist financing transactions
  • What are the key controls to counter terrorist financing?
  • Case study on utilising public-private partnership to identify and stop terrorist financing


Richard Carrick

Regional Head of Financial Crime Assurance APAC

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Countering AML/CFT Deficiencies in Correspondent Banking

Debra Au, Head of Business Compliance, Asia Pacific, HSBC
  • Applications of due diligence and risk mitigation measures from a de-risking standpoint
  • Where does correspondent banking fall within enterprise-wide risk assessment?
  • Complexities in correspondent banking and the need for enhanced due diligence across jurisdictions

Debra Au

Head of Business Compliance, Asia Pacific

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Break

Market Remediation and Harmonisation

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Latest Initiatives and Guidelines for Tax Evasion & Money Laundering

David James, HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer, British High Commission, Singapore
  • Reviewing global and regional priorities for crossborder tax tracking
  • Tax legislation on common reporting standards for automatic exchange of information
  • Evaluating the differences and effectiveness of spontaneous exchange of information (EOI) and AEOI


David James

HMRC Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer
British High Commission, Singapore

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Developing a Comprehensive Know Your Customer (KYC) Process to Arrest Trade-Based Money Laundering Activities

Ling Hu Chin, Senior Vice President, Compliance, China Construction Bank
  • Overview of the latest developments in tradebased money laundering and their impact on the financial sector
  • Establishing transaction monitoring mechanisms to identify unusual or suspicious trade-based activities
  • Applying a risk-based TBML approach and rectifying the lapses in KYC data and due diligence


Ling Hu Chin

Senior Vice President, Compliance
China Construction Bank

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Beyond Policies & Procedures: Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programme

Rodney Hay, Regional Head Anti Bribery and Corruption ASEAN & South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
  • What are the characteristics of an effective riskbased 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


Rodney Hay

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

5:30 PM - 11:59 PM Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Conference