Enhanced Anti-Money Laundering/Financial Crime Tools and Techniques–Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • When:12 January 2017
  • Where: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Venue: Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance,
    Taipei, Taiwan No. 62, Sec. 3, Roosevelt Road,
    Taipei 100, Taiwan

This targeted seminar, in partnership with the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, provides a forum for in-depth discussions covering key areas of AML compliance and financial crime prevention. Take advantage of the small group format and take away valuable tools and techniques to share with your team.

Our speaker faculty will share their expertise in a wide range of topics, including addressing regional compliance challenges.

To learn more about this event, contact Yokel Yeung at yyeung@acams.org or +852-3750 7695.



9:00 – 9:10 Welcome Remarks
Financial Supervisory Commission R.O.C (Taiwan)
Mr. Rick McDonell
Executive Director, ACAMS
Former Executive Secretary, Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
9:40 – 11:00 Regulatory Update: Compliance Strategies for New Rules and Guidance
  • Evaluating the latest developments in Taiwan’s AML regulatory framework
  • Preparing for the Impact of the 4th-Round of FATF Mutual Evaluations on Your AML Program
  • Analyzing recent regulatory changes in Hong Kong, Singapore and throughout the APAC region
11:00 – 11:20 Networking and Refreshment Break
11:20 – 12:30 Updating AML Models to Meet Global Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) Standards
  • Tailoring on-boarding and due diligence policies to flag potential UBO exposure
  • Using global data sharing and public registers to enhance monitoring for UBO risks
  • Creating internal systems to assure UBO alerts are escalated, investigated and resolved
12:30 – 13:45 Networking Luncheon
13:45 – 14:00 UPDATE: Role of Risk Assessment in RBA
Ms. Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, ACAMS
14:00 – 15:15 Applying the Latest Intelligence to Combat Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML)
  • Understanding step-by-step mechanisms of a TBML operation
  • Capturing crucial customer information to improve Customer Due Diligence (CDD) practices
  • Dissecting recent cases to identify recurring patterns and pinpoint illicit transactions
  • Drafting reports and cooperating with law enforcement to aid in combating and prosecuting TBML offenses
15:15 – 15:35 Networking and Refreshment Break
15:35 – 16:50 Sanctions: Strengthening Compliance Oversight with a Risk-Based Approach
  • Tailoring sanctions compliance models to reflect unique institutional risks based on business lines, client profiles, geographic issues and transaction patterns
  • Utilizing emerging technologies to enhance entity resolution and provide robust implementation of sanctions changes
  • Integrating sanctions oversight into existing culture of compliance with staff training on identifying red flags, updating risk assessments and conducting enhanced due diligence
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia, ACAMS


Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance

Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF), Taiwan


ACAMS Members Non-Members
US$250.00 US$250.00