Course Duration: 54 minutes
Course Points: 50
Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe (BACEE) jointly organized a webinar on AML Challenges in Correspondent Banking on May 27, 2021.
The webinar was moderated by Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services who welcomed the participants. Istvan Dengyel, Secretary General of the Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe (BACEE) set the context for the discussion. He highlighted serious problems like de-risking, difficulty in opening new accounts and the high cost of maintaining correspondent accounts and pointed to an urgent need for solutions in order for banks to stay competitive in this business.
The first resource person, Dr. Elena Scherschneva, Independent Trainer/Consultant & Former Head of Austria FIU, provided an overview of the correspondent banking business, its practical challenges and ideas on how to address them.
The next presentation by Charan Rawat, Head of Compliance, Rabobank was focused on the relevant FATF recommendations, risks associated with correspondent banking, and the emerging role of financial technology providers (fintechs) in this space.
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 Thursday, June 3, 2021.