Pre-conference Workshops - 20 February 2017

Workshop A

09:00 AM - 1:00 PM Practical Applications in Ongoing Transaction Monitoring (TM) & Suspicious Transaction Reporting (STR)

Ghadeer Saed, Regional Money Laundering Reporting Officer, ANZ
Transaction monitoring is a vital component in ensuring timely and effective compliance. How can you optimise planning and budgeting to keep monitoring cost-effective and yet efficient? This workshop is designed to help you re-calibrate existing TM mechanisms, identify gaps in delivering the expected compliance performance and improve the efficiency of your existing TM platforms:.
  • Enhancing the efficiency of your TM framework through gap analysis - people, process, technology
  • Planning for new reporting formalities, STR and upcoming regulatory procedures
  • Establishing an evaluation criteria for various TM systems on offer
  • Adjusting existing transaction monitoring systems to handle compliance loads


Ghadeer Saed

Regional Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Workshop B

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Leveraging Trade Based Money Laundering Statistics to Enhance Your TBML Framework

This workshop will give actionable insights through case studies on the use of trade based money laundering statistics to improve your current TBML framework.

Learning outcomes:
  • Applying a risk-based approach in developing transaction monitoring mechanisms for trade-related products and services
  • Setting the criteria in developing controls to detect, escalate and report suspicious activity
  • Discuss case studies on latest trends and development in TBML and its applicability