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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.

Expert Speak: Arpita Bedekar, Fintelekt Advisory Services

Course Duration: 16 minutes
Course Points: 15

Arpita Bedekar, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services speaks about AML/CFT Regulatory Updates in Asia in this presentation from Fintelekt Asia AML/CFT 3rd Annual Summit 2021, held virtually from July 5-9, 2021.

Webinar: Trade-Based Money Laundering – Emerging Risks & Mitigation Strategies

Course Duration: 55 minutes
Course Points: 50

This webinar is part of the webinar series run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The topic for this webinar is “Trade-Based Money Laundering – Emerging Risks & Mitigation Strategies” and was aired on February 5, 2020.

Speakers:

  • LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity
  • SHAFATH MUJAWAR, Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services
  • JANE LEE, Business Solutions Specialist, Accuity

Key issues:

  • Trends in trade mis-invoicing and TBML
  • Emerging areas of risk within TBML
  • Challenges in detecting TBML activities
  • Changes in regulatory expectations
  • Mitigation strategies by banks

Webinar: Illicit Gold Trade and TBML Policy Options

Course Duration: 51 minutes
Course Points: 50

This two-part webinar series, run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Global Financial Integrity (GFI), explored issues in gold trafficking as a key money laundering and financing tool for criminal groups and sanctions evasion.  The topic for this webinar is “Illicit Gold Trade and TBML Policy Options” and was aired on October 21, 2020.

This webinar discussed the policy options for the Indian government and the private sector to address the risks of TBML in the illicit gold trade and the effectiveness of ongoing policy measures.

Speakers:
ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

Webinar: Illicit Gold Trade and Using Trade Data and Financial Tools to Fight Money Laundering and Transnational Organized Crime

Course Duration: 56 minutes
Course Points: 55

This two-part webinar series, run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Global Financial Integrity (GFI), explored issues in gold trafficking as a key money laundering and financing tool for criminal groups and sanctions evasion.  The topic for this webinar is “Illicit Gold Trade and Using Trade Data and Financial Tools to Fight Money Laundering and Transnational Organized Crime” and was aired on October 14, 2020.

This webinar looked at the use of trade data and other financial tools to examine how the illicit trade in gold can be more effectively understood and tracked. Through a combination of the country and company level export data, the webinar showed investigative techniques to identify TBML risks, as well as other red flag indicators of heightened money laundering risks.

Speakers:
ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
LAKSHMI KUMAR, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

Webinar: AML Governance

Course Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes
Course Points: 65

This webinar is part of the webinar series run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The topic for this webinar is “AML Governance” and was aired on December 16, 2020.

Speakers:
ARPITA BEDEKAR, Director – Strategy & Planning, Fintelekt Advisory Services
TANYA MCCARTNEY, CEO & Executive Director, The Bahamas Financial Services Board
PRAMOD KHANDELWAL, Faculty Member, Fintelekt Advisory Services
Key issues covered in the webinar:
• Overview of a typical structure of an AML/CFT governance framework
• The value of an enterprise-wide risk assessment (internal and external/independent)
• The intersection of compliance and risk management
• Establishing the right tone at the top
• Roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders to ensure an effective and implementable governance framework
• The role and responsibilities of the compliance head/team as well as the skillsets required in contributing to a robust governance framework
• Communicating the effectiveness of the AML/CFT governance framework in your organisation with the regulator

Expert Speak: Ravi Amin, IHS Markit

Course Duration: 22 minutes
Course Points: 20

Ravi Amin, Subject Matter Expert, Trade Compliance Specialist, IHS Markit talks about Risk and Compliance in Maritime and Trade in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

Expert Speak: Guy Sheppard, SWIFT

Course Duration: 61 minutes
Course Points: 60

Guy Sheppard, Head of Asia-Pacific Financial Crime, Intelligence and Cyber, SWIFT speaks about Regtech: is the COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerating Adoption or Driving Innovation Underwater? in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

Expert Speak: Archana Kotecha, Liberty Shared

Course Duration: 48 minutes
Course Points: 45

Archana Kotecha, Asia Region Director and Head of Legal, Liberty Shared, Hong Kong talks about Detecting Human Trafficking through Transactions Monitoring in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

Expert Speak: Tom Keatinge, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Course Duration: 22 minutes
Course Points: 20

Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) speaks about Sharpening Responses to Terrorist Financing and Improving Current Responses in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

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