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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.

Certificate Course: The Intersection of Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering and National Security

In this Certificate Course, Russell Wilson, Non-Executive Director, Transparency International Australia and former General Counsel, AUSTRAC illustrates how the security focus on the laundering of proceeds of corruption has increased in the last few years. He covers the persistent problems associated with Anti-Money Laundering measures: Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and Beneficial Ownership.

He then describes how the focus on national security is being driven by the developments in the United States of America, and compares it with the current scenario in Australia.

Updated: August 2021
Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Inclusions: Assessment, Completion Certificate
Duration: 17 minutes
Points: 15

Trainer: Russell Wilson, Non-Executive Director, Transparency International Australia
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Expert Speak: Russell Wilson, Transparency International Australia

Course Duration: 17 minutes
Course Points: 15

Russell Wilson, Non-Executive Director, Transparency International Australia and former General Counsel, AUSTRAC talked about Mechanisms for International Cooperation and Assistance. He mentioned a number of formal and informal mechanisms for international cooperation and assistance for combating money laundering, terrorism financing, corruption, drug trafficking and other forms of predicate offences.

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

Insights: An Insight into How a Regulator Operates

In this course, the trainer provides an insight into the role of a regulator and its operations, with particular reference to how it perceives its role and why this adapts over time, how it deals with technological change in the goods/services it regulates, how it determines whether, when and what kind of enforcement action to take, how it decides an appropriate penalty for breach and how it maintains its relevance, using AUSTRAC as an example.

Updated: April 2021
Duration: 19 minutes
Points: 15

Trainer: Russell Wilson, Non-Executive Director, Transparency International Australia and Former General Counsel, AUSTRAC
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Expert Speak: Russell Wilson, Transparency International Australia and AUSTRAC

Course Duration: 21 minutes
Course Points: 20

Russell Wilson, Non-Executive Director, Transparency International Australia, Special Counsel Maddocks & Former General Counsel, AUSTRAC speaks about Mitigating AML Risks from Virtual Assets in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

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