AML Hot Topics

Whether the issue is cybercrime or terrorism, the EU Fourth Directive or the Systematic Integrity and Risk Analysis, one fact is indisputable: Compliance officers in the Netherlands face an unprecedented number of complex and urgent challenges.

This full-day ACAMS seminar brings together leading regulatory and industry experts to share information and strategies of immediate and practical benefit. Join these knowledge-packed panels for invaluable insights on making AML oversight more effective, thorough and manageable.

Seminar agenda at-a-glance:

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:10 – 10:30 Conducting Systematic Integrity and Risk Analysis Assessment to Meet Regulatory Expectations
10:45 – 12:00 Utilising Data Analytics to Combat Cybercrime and Strengthen AML Oversight
12:15 – 13:30 Networking Luncheon
13:30 – 14:45 Countering New Forms of Terrorist Financing with Enhanced Compliance Infrastructure
15:00 – 16:15 Meeting Challenges of the Fourth Directive
16:15 – 16:45 Q&A and Closing Remarks


Yevgeniya Balyasna-Hooghiemstra
  • Yevgeniya Balyasna-Hooghiemstra, CAMS

  • Founding partner
  • Radosyn Compliance Training & Advisory


Yevgeniya is a senior AML & financial crime professional with over 10 years of practical experience within financial services in the Netherlands, including ABN AMRO, RBS and Amsterdam Trade Bank. She has experience in setting up and leading (global) projects implementing new legislation, improving processes and management controls, writing policies and procedures, executing training on various AML/compliance matters, as well as doing a day job of an AML Compliance officer.

In January 2014 Yevgeniya has started her own company, Radosyn, to provide tailor-made compliance training & advisory, in particular, related to understanding and managing compliance risks inherent to Eastern European business. She is a native speaker of Ukrainian and Russian.

Yevgeniya holds a law degree from Kyiv University on Trade and Commerce (Ukraine). She is certified member of ACAMS since 2007 and holds ICA International Diploma in Compliance. Yevgeniya is co-founder and Chairperson of ACAMS Netherlands Chapter.

Dave Dekkers
  • Dave Dekkers, CAMS-Audit

  • Managing Partner
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Dave is the managing partner of Dekkers Services & Solutions, and is a vetted professional in the field of fighting Financial Crime (AML, Sanctions, Compliance, Anti-Fraud, Cybercrime, Forensic, Accounting and Risk Management).

Dave previously served as expert for large financial institutions to develop AML, Fraud and Cybercrime programs, including processes and training of new staff. His 15+ years of international experience across many continents allows Dave to think out-of-the-box and be prepared for any given financial crime challenge.

Dave supports (tech) startups in being successful with their products to fight financial crime and the field of finance, serving positions as Head of Product Management, Business Consultant and Senior Project Manager/Program Manager at various large financial institutes and software companies worldwide.

Dave enjoys sharing his experience and insight in fighting financial crime, by being a speaker, as trainer, as well as writing articles and participating in communities.

Henrique Dominguez
  • Henrique Dominguez, CAMS

  • CCO – Chief Compliance Officer
  • Banco BTG Pactual Luxembourg S.A.


Henrique is responsible for managing the Legal & Compliance department of BTG Luxembourg SA and he is one of the Authorized Managers of the Branch. Prior to joining BTG, Henrique managed the Compliance department of Unibanco in Brasil and Paraguay for nine years. He was responsible for the AML, Fraud Prevention and Operational Risk departments, in charge of training the bankers on AML and supervising the implementation of a high risk transactions monitoring system covering the 18 branches in Latin America.

He also has an experience in the Internal Audit field, as former Internal Audit Vice-President at EFG Bank Luxembourg, responsible for the audit of the European branches for several years.

Nico W. Zwikker
  • Nico W. Zwikker

  • Compliance Expert, former Global Head of Compliance
  • Zwikker Compliance Associates


Nico Zwikker started his career as a lawyer at the Amsterdam bar and after five years of advisory and litigation experience went on to further develop in the banking industry where he has been active for twenty five years. During this period Nico has held a number of senior positions as a lawyer, risk manager and commercial manager. Until 2013 he held the position of head of compliance at two international financial institutions.

Since leaving the Banking industry to start his private consultancy practice his activities have taken him from the financial industry to the corporate and non profit sectors where the number of integrity related issues are increasing and he has expanded the scope from being a senior compliance professional to interim crisis management roles.

Nico’s experience in compliance, reputation and regulatory risk management overarch a wide range of businesses and business risk profiles, from the retail and private banking end of the spectrum involving treating customers fairly programs to specialised derivatives and commodities businesses involving market integrity, sanctions, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs.

During the course of his career Nico has consistently advocated a stake holder management approach in dealing with regulators and enforcement agencies at home and abroad and he firmly believes in a risk based, business orientation to compliance.

Past experience also involved a number of risk management related programs including the convergence and governance of the second line functions in the “three lines of defence” model and the introduction of “soft controle” conduct approaches to compliance best practices.

Most recently Nico has been involved in assessing the impact of international sanctions on business models and international customer bases and executing change programs to reduce integrity risks.

He was one of the founding fathers of the Netherlands Association for Compliance Officers and chaired the association for a number of years. He won the 2009 Netherlands Compliance Institute award for his contribution to the development of the compliance profession in the Netherlands.

He is a regular contributor to industry conferences and publications.


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