AML Governance

Expert Speak: Daniel Thelesklaf, Former FIU Head, Switzerland & Former Co-Chair of the European ICRG Joint Group

Course Duration: 60 minutes
Course Points: 60

Daniel Thelesklaf, Former FIU Head, Switzerland & Former Co-Chair of the European ICRG Joint Group talked about the critical success factors for the Philippines to help them avoid the FATF Grey List. He shared practical recommendations for the Philippines to avoid the International Co-operation Review Group (ICRG) process.

This presentation was part of the AMLC-Fintelekt AML/CTF Summit Philippines 2020, conducted virtually from November 23rd – 27th, 2020.

Expert Speak: Pramod Panda

Course Duration: 46 minutes
Course Points: 45

Pramod Panda, Former Principal Chief General Manager, Reserve Bank of India talked about Essential Skillsets and Resources required for Effective Supervision – Imperatives for Various Sectors.

This presentation was part of the AMLC-Fintelekt AML/CTF Summit Philippines 2020, conducted virtually from November 23rd – 27th, 2020.

Expert Speak: Debmalya Maitra, Chokshi Group

Course Duration: 42 minutes
Course Points: 40

Debmalya Maitra, Senior Director – Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, Chokshi Group covered Risk Based Supervision for Insurance and DNFBP Sectors. He talked about the inherent risk with insurance policies and best practices for risk-based supervision for insurance regulators. He also covered best practices various jurisdictions are following to ensure registration of DNFBPs and stop their misuse.

This presentation was part of the AMLC-Fintelekt AML/CTF Summit Philippines 2020, conducted virtually from November 23rd – 27th, 2020.

Expert Speak: Siva Ramann, National E-Governance Services Ltd (NESL)

Course Duration: 57 minutes
Course Points: 55

Siva Ramann, Managing Director & CEO, National E-Governance Services Ltd (NESL) & Former Executive Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) talked about Risk Based Supervision for Securities Sector. He talked about how hygiene based regulation among regulated intermediaries will lead to better discipline among their staff. He also mentioned that capital market regulators should put in place systems to track granular fund movements and employ sophisticated surveillance technology backed by a data warehouse.

This presentation was part of the AMLC-Fintelekt AML/CTF Summit Philippines 2020, conducted virtually from November 23rd – 27th, 2020.

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar: Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance (with assessment and certificate)

Course Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes
Course Points: 150

This course allows Premium users to attempt an assessment and download a Participation Certificate.

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association hosted a webinar on Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance on May 5, 2021.

The webinar was moderated by Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services and the speakers were Patrick Kelly, CEO, Paul McCarthy, CTO and Dr. Katy Dineen, Senior Associate from The Mizen Group.

The speakers addressed the cultural landscape of compliance and how cultivating that culture can serve to improve a team’s mindset, skills, and appropriately manage risk while increasing business opportunity.

More specifically, they discussed what is a culture of compliance and why it is so important; recognizing different cultural environments: financial sector vs. corporates; the characteristics of a healthy compliance culture; how innovation and technology can be encouraged to serve compliance needs; and how to bring about cultural change whereby innovative thinking becomes the norm.

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar: Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance

Course Duration: 37 minutes
Course Points: 35

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association hosted a webinar on Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance on May 5, 2021.

The webinar was moderated by Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services and the speakers were Patrick Kelly, CEO, Paul McCarthy, CTO and Dr. Katy Dineen, Senior Associate from The Mizen Group.

The speakers addressed the cultural landscape of compliance and how cultivating that culture can serve to improve a team’s mindset, skills, and appropriately manage risk while increasing business opportunity.

More specifically, they discussed what is a culture of compliance and why it is so important; recognizing different cultural environments: financial sector vs. corporates; the characteristics of a healthy compliance culture; how innovation and technology can be encouraged to serve compliance needs; and how to bring about cultural change whereby innovative thinking becomes the norm.

Conversations: Edgar Lopez, Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit

Course Duration: 28 minutes
Course Points: 25

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Edgar Lopez, Director – Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Edgar shares the notable achievements of Gibraltar FIU and the highlights from the National Risk Assessment (NRA) conducted by Gibraltar in 2020. He talks about difference between running an NRA for a financial centre, like Gibraltar as compared to any other mainstream jurisdiction.

Edgar shares the action plan Gibraltar has designed to tackle the two major risk areas for Gibraltar, improving the understanding of terror financing risk and strengthening the quality of Suspicious Transaction Reports, based on the mutual evaluation conducted by Moneyval. He also talks about the country’s plan to increase international co-operation and expectations from reporting entities.

Conversations: Jackie Shinfield, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Course Duration: 21 minutes
Course Points: 20

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Jackie Shinfield, Partner & Co-Lead – Financial Services Regulatory Group, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. The conversation covers changes in the regulatory compliance over the years, recent investigations in Canada and their impact, need for regulators to keep up with the private sector, regulations in payments industry and advice to compliance professionals.

Conversations: Dawne Spicer, Caribbean Financial Action Task Force

Course Duration: 27 minutes
Course Points: 25

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Dawne Spicer, Executive Director, Caribbean Financial Action Task Force. Dawne talks about AML/CFT compliance challenges faced by CFATF members and advantages of being part of smaller jurisdictions, measures taken by Caribbean countries to improve their AML/CFT regulation and supervision, cryptocurrency regulations and evolving ecosystem, risks emerging as a result of Covid-19 pandemic in the Caribbean region, the Liechtenstein Initiative and banking perception of human trafficking and modern slavery as an AML/CFT risk and areas of co-operation that might result in consistency in AML framework across the globe.

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar: Prioritizing AML Training

Course Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes
Course Points: 100

The first webinar of the 2021 series of Fintelekt-Asian Bankers Association joint webinars was held on February 3, 2021 on Prioritizing AML Training.

This course allows Premium users to attempt an assessment and download a Participation Certificate.

The speakers were:
Arpita Bedekar, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services (Moderator)
Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services
Chowdhury MAQ Sarwar, Independent Consultant, Bangladesh
Kevin Gomez, Head-AML/KYC and MLRO, IDFC First Bank

Key Issues:

  • Effective and relevant AML training across the organisation – how, what, when, where and why
  • Meeting regulatory expectations and demonstrating a compliance culture
  • Evolution of the AML compliance profession and future roadmap
  • Talent management and expanding the resource pool
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