ACAMS 7th Annual AML Risk Management Conference - New York City

Jun 21, 2019 ‐ Jun 21, 2019

Near the top of many financial crime prevention professional’s list of challenges is the management of risk connected to the normal course of doing business and their financial institutions’ risk appetite. This year’s ACAMS 7th Annual AML Risk Management Conference offers a dynamic learning platform for solutions aimed at strengthening institutions’ risk management. During this one-day event, financial crime prevention professionals and experts gather for an in-depth look at advanced tools that enable compliance professionals to tackle emerging risk vulnerabilities and overcome daily regulatory challenges.

Standard: $595.00


Welcome Remarks iconWelcome Remarks

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Welcome Remarks

Jun 21, 2019 8:00am ‐ Jun 21, 2019 8:10am

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Mid-Year Policy Update: News and Views on the Latest Risk Management Issues

Jun 21, 2019 8:10am ‐ Jun 21, 2019 9:00am

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ACAMS opens its 7th Annual Risk Management Conference with a compelling forum on one of the most challenging and volatile areas of risk management today -- the delicate act of balancing financial inclusion, financial access and so-called “de-risking” regulatory imperatives. This interactive 50-minute session utilizes a question-and-answer format to ensure the issues of greatest concern to attendees are heard and analyzed in an authoritative manner, providing practical and applicable insights into where things stand -- and where they’re headed.

  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Chief Analyst, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • Marina Adams, CAMS, Head of Data Privacy Officer, Compliance and Privacy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • John J. Byrne, CAMS, Esq., Vice Chairman, AML Rightsource
  • Rick A. Small, CAMS, Executive Vice President, Director Financial Crimes Program,, Truist
  • Dan Stipano, Partner, Buckley LLP

Special Presentation with Q&A iconSpecial Presentation with Q&A

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Special Presentation with Q&A

Jun 21, 2019 9:00am ‐ Jun 21, 2019 9:30am

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  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Chief Analyst, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • John E. Smith, Co-head, Morrison & Foerster’s National Security Practice

Managing Sanctions Risks in a Shifting Regulatory Landscape

Jun 21, 2019 9:30am ‐ Jun 21, 2019 10:30am

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  • Developing and institutional robust screening systems to keep abreast of and promptly incorporate sanctions changes and modifications to OFAC’s SDN and Sectoral Sanctions Identifications lists
  • Conducting staff training to ensure identification of 50% owned subsidiaries of sanctioned individuals and entities via various ownership structures
  • Examining lessons learned from recent penalties imposed by OFAC on foreign banks with US branches for noncompliance of US sanctions

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Keep Off the Grass: Mitigating the Risks of Banking Marijuana-Related Businesses

Jun 21, 2019 11:15am ‐ Jun 21, 2019 12:15pm

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  • Adjusting your institution’s risk model in lieu of recent MRB legal developments, such as the lawful sale of CBD products on a federal level, while meeting regulatory expectations
  • Crafting and conducting business side training on typologies such as commingling of bankable and non-bankable proceeds in order to strengthen monitoring of institutional risks related to marijuana
  • Formalizing protocols for reviewing MRB policies and procedures to ensure oversight practices area current and reflect institutional risk appetite and tolerance

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CDD Final Rule: Practical Solutions for Problematic Challenges

Jun 21, 2019 1:15pm ‐ Jun 21, 2019 2:15pm

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  • Adjusting your risk management models as warranted to establish and verify beneficial ownership in accordance with CDD Final Rule requirements
  • Developing staff training programs to address protocols for CDD Final rule issues such as detection, escalation and resolution of triggering events
  • Preparing for examination-related questions by establishing best practices for documenting CDD Final rule compliance policies

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Jason Chorlins, CPA, CFE, CITP, CIS, CAMS, Principal Banking Practice Leader, Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman, Rossin & Co.
  • Susan J. Galli, CAMS, President, Galli AML Advisory, LLC
  • Bari N. Koss, Executive Director, Global Financial Crimes, Global KYC Advisory, Morgan Stanley
  • Susan Tuccillo, CAMS, Senior Vice President, Head of Compliance, Nordea Bank

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Special Presentation and Q&A

Jun 21, 2019 2:15pm ‐ Jun 21, 2019 2:45pm

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  • Jake Bernstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author of Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite

A Match Made in Risk Management Heaven: AML Compliance and Artificial Intelligence

Jun 21, 2019 3:30pm ‐ Jun 21, 2019 4:30pm

Identification: FRI08

  • Using artificial intelligence (AI) and related innovations such as data analytics to upgrade KYC, CDD and strengthen ongoing AML oversight
  • Enhancing your risk management program by combining AI with traditional AML transaction monitoring rules to heighten alert accuracy and ensure prompt and comprehensive red flag reviews
  • Mitigating risk exposure by developing enterprise-wide tech literacy training programs to build institutional awareness of IT innovations that strengthen AML efficacy

  • Evan Weitz, Managing Director, Head of Controls, Europe and Americas, Financial Crime Compliance, , Standard Chartered Bank
  • Lukas Babiak, BSA/AML Lead for International Banking Supervision out of New York, OCC
  • Brian Filbert, Executive Director, Global Head, Financial Intelligence Unit, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Aaron Smith, Ph.D., Chief Data Science Officer, CipherTrace
  • Tao Zhang, Senior Vice President, Legal and Compliance Department, Bank of China USA

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Closing Remarks

Jun 21, 2019 4:30pm ‐ Jun 21, 2019 4:35pm

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  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Chief Analyst, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS