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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.

Insights: The Autonomy of Financial Intelligence Units

Daniel Thelesklaf, International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert will provide a strategic view on the issue of autonomy within Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) and the positive characteristics of an independent FIU.

Operational independence is the backbone of the AML regime of all countries. Especially in the suspicious transaction reporting regime, where the FIU acts to protect the privacy and human rights and the legitimate interests of citizens as well as of financial institutions and their clients, it’s autonomy is a critical issue.

Daniel also discusses the role of the Egmont Group in supporting FIUs and ensuring a compliance mechanism amongst its FIU members.

Updated: April 2021
Duration: 27 minutes
Course Points: 25

Trainer: Daniel Thelesklaf, International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert
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FATF Plenary February 2021: Outcomes and Interpretation

Daniel Thelesklaf, International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert provides a round-up of the outcomes of the FATF Plenary Meeting which was held virtually from February 22 to 25, 2021. Despite the pandemic, the FATF has kept up with its planned timelines and the developments in this latest plenary are relevant for the public and private sectors alike. Daniel explains the rationale behind FATF’s recent report on risk-based supervision, highlighted also by FATF Executive Secretary David Lewis at Chatham House recently. Daniel also covers strategic initiatives in the areas of proliferation financing, mitigating risks from virtual assets and terrorism financing. He also covers key results of the mutual evaluation of New Zealand, changes to the gray list, and ends with an outlook on what may be coming in the area of beneficial ownership.

Updated: March 2021
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 27 minutes
Course Points: 25

Trainer: Daniel Thelesklaf, International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert
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Insights: Trade-Based Money Laundering

International AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption expert Daniel Thelesklaf speaks about trade-based money laundering (TBML) – a subject that deserves global attention. Using a variety of cases and typologies, Daniel takes us through the challenges in detecting TBML cases and in bringing such cases to the judicial process and achieving convictions. He also summarizes the key findings of the recently published FATF report on Trade-Based Money Laundering Trends and Developments (December 2020).

Updated: February 2021
Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Duration: 27 minutes
Points: 25

Trainer: Daniel Thelesklaf, AML, CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert
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Conversations: Daniel Thelesklaf, AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert

Course Duration: 30 minutes
Course Points: 25

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Daniel Thelesklaf, AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Expert on regulatory expectations from reporting entities, effective implementation of FATF standards, challenges while setting up public-private partnerships and his thoughts on modern slavery.

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