AML Governance

Webinar: AML/CFT Compliance Priorities in the Pacific

Course Duration: 75 minutes
Course Points: 75

Fintelekt Advisory Services hosted a webinar on AML/CFT Compliance Priorities in the Pacific on September 14, 2021.

Arpita Bedekar, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt opened this webinar with a presentation on “Overview of Global Regulatory Trends”.

This presentation was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt. The speakers for this session were Avaneesh Raman, Consultant – Fiji & Pacific, Fintelekt Academy, Fintelekt, Russell Wilson, Special Counsel at Maddocks and former General Counsel, AUSTRAC and Tevita Tupou, Program Management officer, UNCTAD and Consultant, International Organisation for Migration.

Participants who attended this webinar live are entitled to receive a participation certificate. If you have already registered on Fintelekt Academy, the certificate will be sent to your registered email id on or before Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

LexisNexis APAC 2020 True Cost of Compliance – Key Findings

Course Duration: 15 minutes
Course Points: 15

The cost of financial crime compliance has risen significantly according to the 2020 LexisNexis Risk Solutions True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study, Asia Pacific (APAC) Edition. Across all financial institutions in Asia-Pacific study countries of India, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore, the annual projected cost of financial crime compliance is $12.06B for 2020, with the greatest year-on-year increase being shouldered by larger Filipino and Singaporean financial institutions.

In this course, Douglas Wolfson, Director of Financial Crime Compliance Commercial Strategy, LexisNexis Risk Solutions presents the key findings of 2020 True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study for Asia Pacific (APAC) as well as for four countries within APAC – The Philippines, Singapore, India and Indonesia.

To download the report, visit: https://risk.lexisnexis.com/global/en/insights-resources/research/true-cost-of-financial-crime-compliance-study-apac

Expert Speak: Panel Discussion on Key APAC Trends and Challenges

Course Duration: 75 minutes
Course Points: 75

This panel discussion took place at the Fintelekt Asia AML/CFT 3rd Annual Summit 2021, held virtually from July 5-9, 2021. This panel was moderated by Arpita Bedekar, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services. The panelists included Serge Ceniza, First Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Philippine Business Bank, Theresa Karunakaran, Former General Manager, Reserve Bank of India, Md. Abdullah Al Mamun, CAMLCO & Head of Vigilance, Dutch-Bangla Bank; and General Secretary – AACOBB Bangladesh and Srinivas Vaman Gollapudi, Joint President and Business Head – Trade Finance and Commercial Operations, Kotak Mahindra Bank.

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: 75

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.

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