ACAMS 21st Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference - Hollywood

Apr 11, 2016 ‐ Apr 13, 2016

ACAMS Conference has long been the premier event – and most trusted source – for bringing together institutions from around the world with the ultimate goal of building a united front against money launderers, financial criminals and terrorist organizations. Year after year our educational program has featured insight into the creative criminal mind, up-to-the-minute regulatory developments and breakthrough technologies.

This year's conference will equip you with the knowledge and skills for staying ahead of possible financial attacks on your institution while meeting new compliance demands. Gain an international perspective into lessons learned from case studies and takeaway strategies for managing high-risk customers, confronting concerns of mobile payment systems, managing a multijurisdictional AML/CTF program, empowering the fight against human trafficking, among more than 40 other timely AML-related issues.


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Welcome Remarks

Apr 11, 2016 8:30am ‐ Apr 11, 2016 8:40am

Identification: PS1

Keynote Address and Awards Presentation

Apr 11, 2016 8:40am ‐ Apr 11, 2016 9:25am

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  • Raymond W. Kelly, Vice Chairman, K2 Intelligence and former New York City Police Commissioner

Regulatory Roundtable: Reviewing Recent Compliance News and Previewing Emerging Trends

Apr 11, 2016 9:25am ‐ Apr 11, 2016 10:45am

Identification: PS3

• Analyzing recent U.S. regulatory changes and gauging impacts on financial institutions
• Assessing global regulatory developments as well as how to deal with common and conflicting global standards
• Recent developments in multi-government cooperatio

  • Suzanne Williams, Deputy Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board
  • Rick A. Small, CAMS, Executive Vice President, Director Financial Crimes Program,, Truist
  • Lisa D. Arquette, CAMS, Associate Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Sarah Green, Global Head of Financial Crimes, The Vanguard Group
  • Sarah Runge, Global Head, FCC Regulatory Strategy, Credit Suisse
  • Andrea Sharrin, Associate Director, Policy Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
  • Dan Stipano, Partner, Buckley LLP
  • John J. Byrne, CAMS, Esq., Vice Chairman, AML Rightsource

Netting FIFA: AML Lessons from the Indictment that Shocked the World

Apr 11, 2016 11:15am ‐ Apr 11, 2016 12:15pm

Identification: PS4

Netting FIFA: AML Lessons from the Indictment that Shocked the World

• Dissecting FIFA’s alleged fraud to bolster anti-bribery and anti-corruption models
• Analyzing FIFA’s money movements for lessons on transaction monitoring
• Enhancing oversight of non-commercial enterprises and NGOs in light of FIFA’s alleged money laundering


The New MSBs: Adapting Traditional Compliance Models to Advanced Financial Technology (FinTech) Firms

Apr 11, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: ES1

• Contrasting CDD and KYC oversight of traditional MSBs and emerging FinTech platforms
• Documenting AML programs of FinTech clients to assure all compliance obligations are met
• Constructing sanctions and money laundering models for risks specific to FinTech systems


Optimizing Compliance Processes Through Standardization: Toward a Utility Model Presented by SWIFT

Apr 11, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: SE1

• Leveraging collaboration to standardize sanctions list maintenance for greater effectiveness and efficiency
• Using enhanced analytics to identify high-risk relationships and substandard beneficiary data
• Exploring the next evolution in the utility model for Financial Crime Compliance

  • John Wagner, CAMS, NBE, Managing Director, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory
  • Lester M. Joseph, Manager, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, , Wells Fargo
  • Marilú Jiménez, Esq., CAMS, Founder and President, Financial Intelligence Network & Compliance Advisors (FINCAdvisors)
  • Paul Taylor, Head of Financial Crime Compliance Initiatives Americas & UK Region, SWIFT

Empowering the Compliance Function to Fight Human Trafficking

Apr 11, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: CL1

• Detailing transaction typologies common to human trafficking to aid detection
• Formalizing processes for escalating red flags to assure thorough review
• Initiating law enforcement contact to achieve humanitarian outcomes

  • Anna M. Rentschler, CRCM, AMLP, CAMS, Vice President and BSA Officer, Central Bancompany
  • Maria A. Pedulla, CAMS, Director, Deputy Head, Americas AML and Head, Americas Client ID, Credit Suisse
  • Keith Kolovich, Supervisory Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations, NY
  • William D. Langford, CAMS, Chief Compliance Officer for the Americas, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

The NAFTA Nexus: Compliance Commonalities among Mexico, the US and Canada

Apr 11, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: GI1

• Analyzing Mexico’s new anti-corruption law for cross-border compliance implications
• Comparing and contrasting US and Canadian CTF requirements for financial institutions
• Detailing the San Diego Tunnel Task Force and US-Mexican cooperation on smuggling


Customizing Compliance to Meet FCPA and UK FCA Anti-Bribery Expectations

Apr 11, 2016 1:30pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 2:45pm

Identification: CS1

• Distinguishing between AML and anti-bribery due diligence 
• Scrutinizing third-party agents and foreign business ventures for PEP and other corruption risks
• Analyzing recent enforcement actions for guidance on meeting  regulatory standard


Designing and Managing Multi-Jurisdictional AML/CTF Program

Apr 11, 2016 2:55pm ‐ Apr 11, 2016 4:10pm

Identification: GI2

• Developing a database to foster informed and effective management of local jurisdictional compliance obligations
• Fostering an enterprise-wide culture of compliance that encompasses standardized CDD and internal data sharing policies
• Identifying conflicting cross-jurisdictional compliance mandates to formulate effective policy solutions