Welcome to the 2020 AML Compliance Conference – A 360 ̊ Virtual Experience

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80+ TOP SPEAKERS

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About the Event

5 DAYS    |    1,500+ PARTICIPANTS    |    80+ SPEAKERS    |    FROM 50+ COUNTRIES

 

The AML Compliance Conference is a 360 ̊ virtual experience that will cover topics like: Human Trafficking, Recent Investigative Trends and Enforcement Actions with Respect to International Corruption, Fireside Chat with FinCEN Director Ken Blanco, the RegTech Revolution: Modernizing the Fight Against Financial Crime, and more – all adapted to our new reality.

Explore this new ecosystem and visit the sponsors in their virtual booths, connect and network with your colleagues in virtual meeting rooms, and much more! Access interactive webinars prior to the conference at no charge for all registered participants (two to three per week).

An experience you cannot afford to miss!

Why you should register for this event

  • 90+ days of content prior to the event: Online Meetings, Webinars, Podcasts, Whitepapers and more
  • 5 days filled with a robust agenda
  • Get your Continuing Education (CE) Credits
  • Access to virtual exhibit halls on demand
  • Connecting Financial Institutions and Regulators
  • Interactive panels
  • Live Q&A's
  • Ask the U.S. Regulators

 

Speakers

 

Agenda

 

DAY ONE | Monday, September 28th, 2020

9:45AM - 10:00AM

20th Annual FIBA AML Compliance Conference
Welcome & Opening Remarks

David Schwartz, President & CEO, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)

David Hernandez, FIBA Chair and Chief Risk Officer – BAC Florida Bank

10:00AM - 11:00AM

What’s New in the AML Landscape?

The panel will discuss the emerging trend of illegal gold smuggling in money laundering and political corruption, kidnapping and extortion from disclosure of personal financial information, and other relevant and timely issues in the AML/BSA landscape

Moderator:

Alcides I. Avila, Founding Partner, Corporate and Financial Services, Avila, Rodriguez, Hernandez, Mena & Ferri (ARHMF)

 

Speakers:

John F. Tobon, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations – Miami

Peter D. Ford, Director, Northeast Region, G4S Corporate Risk Services

Jay Weaver, Federal Courts Reporter, Miami Herald

Nick Nehamas, Investigative Reporter, Miami Herald

Frank Maderal, Partner, Colson Hicks Eidson (former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida)

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

11:15AM – 12:15PM

CCO Roundtable

Chief Compliance Officers from the financial services industry discuss their greatest challenges in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and the emerging trends facing the industry.

Moderator:

Ivan Garces, Chair, Risk Advisory Services Practice, Kaufman Rossin

 

Speakers:

Ilya Razuvanoz, CAMS, CRM, CFE, AML Advisory Head, BankUnited, N.A.

Guillermo Horta, Chief Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing Officer, Scotiabank

Jeff Horowitz, Chief Compliance Officer, Coinbase

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Lunch break/sponsor content/visit stands

1:15PM - 2:15PM

Fireside Chat with Kenneth A. Blanco, Director, and Matthew Stiglitz, Associate Director, Global Investigations Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Moderator:

David Schwartz, President & CEO, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

2:30PM – 3:30PM

OFAC Sanctions and Their Global Impact

OFAC sanctions and Executive Orders have created an extremely challenging environment for banks to conduct business with Venezuela and its citizens. Our panel of experts will cover everything you need to know and arm you with best practices for mitigating Venezuelan and other AML/OFAC risks.

Moderator:

Daniel Gutierrez, Vice President & Regulatory Risk Manager, Ocean Bank

 

Speakers:

Rachel Dondarski, Chief, Regulated Industries Oversight and Evaluation, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation Division, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Andres Fernandez, Partner, Holland & Knight

Eugenio Hernandez-Breton, Partner, Baker McKenzie

Monica Peters, Regional Head of Sanctions, Latin America, HSBC



DAY TWO | Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

10:00AM - 11:00AM

AML Global Exchange

This panel will discuss the latest money laundering risks and AML developments in different parts of the world, including the money laundering situation in the Baltics, the 5th EU AML Directive and related developments, approaches to corporate registries, and international cooperation in combating money laundering.

Moderator:

Les Joseph, Manager, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo

 

Speakers:

Yehuda Shaffer, Consultant, Former Deputy State Attorney and Head of the Israeli FIU

Thomas Spies, Of Counsel, Assurance, EMEIA Financial Services, Ernst & Young GmbH

Brian Fonseca, Director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, Florida International University’s (FIU) Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

11:15AM – 12:15PM

Ask the U.S. Regulators and Policy Makers

Moderator:

Andres Fernandez, Partner, Holland & Knight

 

Speakers:

Debra L. Novak, Chief, Anti-Money Laundering Section, Division of Risk Management Supervision, FDIC

Noah Bishoff, Director, Office of Regulatory Policy, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Rachel Dondarski, Chief, Regulated Industries Oversight and Ev¿aluation, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation Division, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Koko Ives Assistant Manager, BSA/AML Compliance Section, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Board of the Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Spencer Doak, Director for BSA/AML Compliance Policy, Office of the Controller of the Currency (OCC)

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Lunch break / sponsor content / visit stands

1:15PM – 2:15PM

How financial institutions Can Aid in the Human Trafficking Struggle

"I dream of a world free of human trafficking and forced labor. I have fought for decades and will for the rest of my life to end these horrific practices” – Rani Hong. The panel will analyze the very important role of financial institutions and how they can aid in the struggle.

Moderator:

Holly Sais Phillippi, Director of Market Development, Refinitiv

 

Speakers:

Rani Hong, CEO, Rani’s Voice

John F. Tobon, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations - Miami

Christopher A Snyder, Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation LAM, Financial Crime Threat Mitigation Compliance, HSBC Mexico

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Recent Investigative Trends and Enforcement Actions with Respect to International Corruption

There have been an increasing number of federal criminal investigations, criminal prosecutions, and significant asset seizures in the United States, and particularly in South Florida, arising out of complex international corruption schemes that have involved banks and financial institutions doing business in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. We are very fortunate to have representatives of Homeland Security (HSI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Department of Justice (DOJ), sharing their unique and very timely insight into recent anti-corruption enforcement actions and the latest investigative trends that potentially impact the banks and financial institutions globally.

Moderator:

Robert Targ, Partner, Diaz Reus International Law Firm

 

Speakers:

Michael N. Berger, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida

Mack Strong, Supervisory Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

John Siddons, Supervisory Special Agent, IRS-CI

Leslie R. Backschies, Unit Chief, International Corruption Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation

William Callo, Special Agent, DEA Miami Field Division



DAY THREE | Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

10:00AM - 11:00AM

LATAM CEO Roundtable

CEOs from the Latin American financial services industry discuss current issues and emerging trends in financial crime and illicit finance.

Moderator:

Juan C. Zarate, Chairman & Co-Founder, K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

11:15AM – 12:15PM

How is COVID affecting correspondent banking relationships?

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Lunch break/sponsor content/visit stands

1:15PM – 2:15PM

Regional Regulators Roundtable

Regulators from around Latin America will discuss the challenges in creating programs in their individual countries and the challenges the region faces in meeting international expectations, including those raised by technological innovation.

Moderator:

Mariano Federici, Vice President, K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network, ex-Presidente de la Unidad de Información Financiera (UIF), Argentina

 

Speakers:

Wendy G. Lora Pérez, Presidenta Pro Tempore de GAFILAT, Directora General, Unidad de Análisis Financiero, Republica Dominicana

Jorge Castaño Gutiérrez, Superintendente Financiero, Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia

Sandro Garcia Rojas Castillo, Vicepresidente de Supervisión de Procesos Preventivos, Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (México)

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Managing financial crime risk through use of artificial intelligence and machine learning

This panel of banking and technology experts will discuss the application of new technologies to AML/CFT in reducing false positives without compromising effectiveness. They will highlight innovation successes and challenges.

Moderator:

Jairo Namur, Founder/Chief Commercial Officer, Intelligence For Action LLC

 

Speakers:

Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Global Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation, HSBC

Stuart Feldhamer, Principal, Crowe

Daniel Wager, Vice President, Global Financial Crime & Compliance, LexisNexis Risk Solutions



DAY FOUR | Thursday, October 1st, 2020 Latin American Public/Private Sector Dialogue

10:00AM – 11:00AM

FATF’s Follow-up Process

  • International Cooperation and Review Group (ICRG), including discussion of the Gray List and its impact
  • Technical Compliance versus Effectiveness
  • Regular and Enhanced Follow-up
11:00AM - 11:15AM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

11:15AM – 12:15PM

What is meant by “Effective Implementation”? or How is COVID-19 Impacting the Regional FIUs Ability to Manage Risk?

  • By governments and financial institutions
  • Risk understanding and mitigation
  • International cooperation
  • Effectiveness of Supervision
  • Preventative Measures of FIs
  • Use of financial intelligence
  • Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Implementation of Targeted Financial Measures
12:15PM - 1:15PM

Lunch break/sponsor content/visit stands

1:15PM – 2:15PM

How is Latin American risk currently perceived by correspondent banks?

James Sayko, SVP, Head of Financial Crimes Controls, Institutional Banking and Payments, Wells Fargo

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Conclusions and Closing Remarks

David Schwartz, President & CEO, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)

Carlos Troetsch, President, FELABAN

Scott Rembrandt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic Policy, Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes (TFFC), U.S. Department of the Treasury



DAY FIVE | Friday, October 2nd, 2020

 

RegTech Revolution: Modernizing the Fight Against Financial Crime

10:00AM – 11:00AM

How banks are employing AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics in transaction monitoring

Moderator:

Tim Mueller, Partner, Global Investigations and Compliance (GIC), Guidehouse

11:00AM - 11:15AM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

11:15AM – 12:15PM

Customer Profiling, use of Innovative Technologies in Onboarding and Risk Assessment

Moderator:

Jairo Namur, Founder / Chief Commercial Officer, Intelligence For Action LLC

 

Speakers:

Nikhil Aggarwal, Director, Promontory Financial Group

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Lunch break/sponsor content/visit stands

1:15PM – 2:15PM

Identity Verification and Validation

Speakers:

Adrian Sanchez, LATAM Director of Market Planning, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

2:15PM - 2:30PM

Coffee Break/Sponsor Content

2:30PM – 3:30PM

Regulatory Expectations – Governance and Model Validation

Spencer Doak, Director for BSA/AML Compliance Policy, Office of the Controller of the Currency (OCC)

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  • Virtual expo with 40+ stands
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