Day 2

08:20 AM Morning Refreshments and Registration

09:00 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
  • 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

Jayne Leong

Head of Compliance, Singapore
ICBC Standard Bank

Praveen Jain

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

10:45 AM Morning Refreshments & Networking Break

Cyber Risk Mitigation

11:15 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


Richard Moore

Managing Director and Group Head of Financial
DBS Bank

Iain S Johnston

Head of Financial Crimes and Security
Prudential Corporation Asia

12:30 PM Networking Lunch

Interactive Roundtables

1:25 PM Roundtables A - D

During this part of the summit, delegates will get the opportunity to participate in one topic of their choice. Discussion groups are deliberately kept small to ensure that all delegates get the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions, thereby guaranteeing a perfectly tailored experience.

1:30 PM Roundtable A: Adopting a Risk-Based Approach to Identifying Beneficial Ownership

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

1:30 PM Roundtable C: The Convergence of Cyber & Financial Crime – Preparing for the Inevitable

Andy Chow, Vice President, Cyber Risk Intelligence, HSBC


Andy Chow

Vice President, Cyber Risk Intelligence

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

Countering AML & Terrorist Financing

2:30 PM Detecting Complex Terrorist Financing Activities

Richard Carrick, Regional Head of Financial Crime Assurance APAC, Barclays
  • Identifying common typologies for terrorist financing
  • Detection scenarios for terrorist financing
  • What are the key controls for detecting 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 Countering AML/CFT Deficiencies in Correspondent Banking

Debra Au, Head of GBM ASP Quality Assurance, 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 GBM ASP Quality Assurance

3:30 PM Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Break

Market Remediation and Harmonisation

4:00 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

4:30 PM Regulating Insider Dealing & Market Manipulation for Improved Investor Confidence

  • Revising market abuse directives, provisions and administrative sanctions to better prevent infringement
  • Notable developments in the enhancement of trading and banking systems, controls and procedures
  • Crisis management of alleged insider trading and market abuse cases

5:00 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 Closing Remarks from Chairperson & End of Conference