ACAMS 6th Annual AML Risk Management Conference - New York City

Jun 8, 2018 ‐ Jun 8, 2018

Join your local regulators and subject-matter experts in New York City for one-action packed day offering applicable solutions to strengthen your institution’s risk management strategies and the latest compliance expectations, trends and requirements.

From alternative payment platforms to international sanctions compliance, our executive faculty will provide you the latest tools to tackle emerging risk vulnerabilities and overcome the day-to-day regulatory compliance challenges.

A total of twelve (12) CAMS credits can be earned at the completion of the conference. Six (6) continuing educational CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the main conference plus an additional six (6) CAMS credits for the CAMS Preparation Seminar or three (3) CAMS credits for the pre-conference workshop.

Standard: $595.00


Welcome RemarksWelcome Remarks

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Welcome Remarks

Jun 8, 2018 8:00am ‐ Jun 8, 2018 8:10am

Identification: G1

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

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

Jun 8, 2018 8:10am ‐ Jun 8, 2018 9:20am

Identification: G2

Almost halfway through a volatile year, ACAMS opens the 6th Annual Risk Management Conference with an interactive forum driven by input from the audience. Ask challenging questions about the risk management topics you care about most, and receive perceptive answers as the expert panelists provide thoughtful insights on the powerful changes of the year’s first half, and what may be in store for the second half.

  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • Marina Adams, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • John J. Byrne, Esq., CAMS, Vice Chairman, AML Rightsource
  • Dan Stipano, Partner, Buckley Sandler LLP
  • Susan J. Galli, CAMS, President, Galli AML Advisory, LLC
  • Rick A. Small, CAMS, Executive Vice President, Director, Financial Crimes Program, BB&T

Keynote Address and Q&AKeynote Address and Q&A

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Keynote Address and Q&A

Jun 8, 2018 9:20am ‐ Jun 8, 2018 9:55am

Identification: G3

  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • James Barnacle, Chief, Money Laundering Unit, Financial Crimes, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

The Growing Role of Artificial Intelligence and Regtech in Risk Management

Jun 8, 2018 9:55am ‐ Jun 8, 2018 11:10am

Identification: G4

  • Balancing traditional rules-based AML monitoring and artificial intelligence (AI) to strengthen risk management
  • Utilizing AI to enhance efficiency and accuracy of customer segmentation procedures
  • Implementing systems to manage data lakes and strengthen risk-related analytics
  • Institutionalizing retraining programs to keep professional skills current with AML innovations

  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • Kevin Bogdanov, Director of Market Development, Americas, Thomson Reuters
  • Nicole Kitowski, CAMS, Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President, Associated Bank
  • Jason Chorlins, CPA, CFE, CAMS, Principal, Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin
  • Kamil Kaluza, Managing Director, QuantaVerse
  • John Mackessy, Director, Global Head of AML, BlackRock

Managing Reputational Risk: Financial Journalists Talk About How They Cover Financial Crime and Compliance

Jun 8, 2018 11:40am ‐ Jun 8, 2018 12:50pm

Identification: G5

Financial institutions can feel attacked from many directions, including by the financial press. Whether covering a particularly dramatic enforcement action or how an institution was used to facilitate a Ponzi scheme or launder money attached to human trafficking, financial institutions can suffer devastating reputational hits from negative media coverage. The working journalists on this panel will discuss how they see the regulatory and legislative landscape as well as law enforcement’s and financial institutions’ efforts to stem financial crime.

  • Understanding how financial journalists look at compliance issues for the financial institutions they cover
  • Gaining insight into journalists’ ethics for covering financial institution, including what “off the record,” “not for attribution” and “deep background” really mean

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

Developing and Executing a Sanctions Management Master Plan

Jun 8, 2018 1:50pm ‐ Jun 8, 2018 3:05pm

Identification: G6

  • Reviewing the latest sanctions shifts involving North Korea, Iran, Venezuela and Russia to ensure compliance with current requirements
  • Gaining insight into sectoral sanctions issues such as enhanced oversight of TBML-linked sanctions risks involving invoice manipulation
  • Formalizing watch list oversight protocols to mitigate Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs) and blocked persons risks
  • Delineating differences between US vs non-US sanctions regimes to identify and resolve cross-border compliance risks

  • William Langford, CAMS, Chief Compliance Officer for the Americas, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Managing the Regulatory Risks of Fintech, Cryptocurrencies and Alternative Payment Systems

Jun 8, 2018 3:35pm ‐ Jun 8, 2018 4:45pm

Identification: G7

  • Analyzing oversight challenges of innovative products, including blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Constructing risk-based oversight systems for alternative payment methods including open-loop prepaid gift cards, eWallets and peer-to-peer payments
  • Examining current regulatory guidance to mitigate compliance risks involving fintech clients

  • William J. Voorhees, CAMS, Senior Vice President, BSA/AML Financial Intelligence Unit Manager, BB&T
  • Amy Kim, Global Policy Director and General Counsel, Chamber of Digital Commerce
  • Joseph Mari, CAMS, Senior Manager, Major Investigations - AML FIU, BMO Financial Group
  • Eun Young Choi, Cybercrime Coordinator & Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York

Closing RemarksClosing Remarks

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Closing Remarks

Jun 8, 2018 4:45pm ‐ Jun 8, 2018 4:50pm

Identification: G8

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