ACAMS 11th Annual Hong Kong Symposium – “Enhanced AML and Financial Crime Tools & Techniques”

This targeted symposium provides in-depth discussions covering key areas in AML compliance and financial crime prevention. Our faculty of speakers will share their expertise and vision on a wide range of topics, including regional AML compliance challenges and regulatory developments.

In addition, there is a CAMS Exam Preparation Seminar taking place on the day before (20 October) at the same venue. This Live Preparation Seminar is FREE to symposium attendees who purchased the CAMS Certification Package and will be sitting for the CAMS Exam. For enquiries, please contact asia@acams.org.

For any events / registration / sponsorship enquiries, please contact asia@acams.org.

Educational Credit Units (ECUs)

Six Educational Credit Units (ECUs) will be given upon your attendance of the Symposium. The ECUs are accruable to your application of CAMS Exam (as Qualifying Credits), or CAMS Recertification.

Agenda-at-a-glance

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Morning Tea
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Remarks
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia, ACAMS
09:15 – 10:30 Regulatory Update: Analyzing Regional AML Trends and New Developments

Moderator:
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia, ACAMS
10:30 – 10:50 Networking and Refreshment Break
10:50 – 12:00 Crafting Processes to Combat Illicit Money Flows in the APAC Region

Moderator:
Aub Chapman, CAMS-Audit, Director, Aub Chapman Consulting Services
12:00 – 13:00 Networking Luncheon
13:00 – 14:00 FinTech Update: Strengthening Electronic Payment Systems with New Technologies to Mitigate Abuse

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, AML Director, ACAMS
14:00 – 15:00 Digital Banks: Exploring Drivers behind Hong Kong’s Changing Financial Landscape

Moderator:
Martin Dilly, CAMS-Audit, Director, Martin Dilly AML
15:00 – 15:20 Networking and Refreshment Break
15:20 – 16:50 WORKSHOP: Digital Identity and eKYC: How to Look at the Growing Technology Requirements and Financial Crime-related Risks

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS, AML Director – APAC, ACAMS
Speaker:
Pascal Nizri, CEO, CHEKK
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia, ACAMS

(Program is subject to change)

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Speaker Faculty (Surname in Alphabetical Order)

William Aubrey Chapman
  • Aub Chapman, CAMS-Audit

  • Director
  • Aub Chapman Consulting Services

Bio

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Chapman was a career banker with over 42 years of professional experience. In his last role at Westpac Banking Corporation, he was responsible for managing a number of functions including Group Fraud Control, Physical Security, Business Continuity Services, Cash and ATM Services as well as managing the group’s compliance with AML/CTF legislation. Since his retirement, Mr. Chapman has been consulting in both the public and private sectors, not only in Australia, but also internationally. He specializes in controls against financial crime and management of cash services. His international experience includes assignments for the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, The Eurasian Group on Money Laundering (on behalf of the FSVC), Bank Negara Malaysia, Institut Bank-Bank Malaysia and the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority. He has been a guest speaker at a number of international AML/CTF conferences and international conferences associated with the cash services industry.


Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia
  • ACAMS

Bio

Ms. Dang is the Head of Asia of ACAMS, having established its regional head office in Hong Kong in 2008. Ms. Dang has more than 25 years’ experience in banking and finance. Prior to ACAMS, she was a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director for Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore and Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial in Hong Kong. Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.


Martin Dilly
  • Martin Dilly, CAMS-Audit

  • Director
  • Martin Dilly AML

Bio

Mr. Dilly is a Director of MD/AML, a specialist AML firm providing consulting and auditing services in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. He has consulted full-time as an AML specialist since June 2012. In that time, he has assisted entities across every captured sector.

Prior to becoming an AML consultant, Mr. Dilly commenced his career as a corporate lawyer at Russell McVeagh, one of New Zealand’s largest law firms. He also held senior legal and compliance roles at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. – New Zealand branch as Associate Director, Legal and Compliance, and with Heartland Building Society, then New Zealand’s largest non-bank deposit taker, as Head of Compliance and Company Secretary.

Mr. Dilly received his CAMS in May 2012, and was the first in Australasia to gain the CAMS Audit advanced certification in April 2014. Martin is also a member of the ACAMS teaching faculties for CAMS and CAMS-Audit.


William Scott Grob
  • Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI

  • AML Director – APAC
  • ACAMS

Bio

Dr. Grob has over 25 years of financial and banking expertise. His most recent role was as Regional Head of Affiliates Management, HSBC, where he worked on mitigating financial crime and correspondent banking risks across Asia. His 12-year career at the bank also included managing risk within the Equity / FX prime brokerage business, Structured Funds business, and Hedge Fund units.

Dr. Grob earned a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a Master of Arts from George Mason University, a certificate from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program, and a Doctorate of Management from SMC University (USA), where his dissertation was focused on correspondent banking- “IMPACT OF CORRESPONDENT BANK ENHANCED DUE DILIGENCE PRACTICES.” Also, he has designations from the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, and Global Association of Risk Professionals (FRM).


Pascal Nizri
  • Pascal Nizri

  • CEO
  • CHEKK

Bio

Pascal Nizri is the Founder and CEO of Chekk, a digital identity and KYC start-up. With Chekk.me, individuals and businesses are empowered to own their Digital Identity and control what data they share, and companies get a secure platform for seamless data request and on-going customer interactions (inc. dynamic customer due diligence at on-boarding and KYC refresh; connectivity to people & business registries, AML lists, company hierarchies, pre-population; electronic verification of identity with OCR, FaceMatching, Proof of Life and antifraud for individuals, directors and UBOs; secure data wallet and messaging for consent, data portability, alerts, statements).

Mr. Nizri has almost 20 years experience in the Financial Industry, having worked across geographies (France, UK, Hong-Kong, Australia, Indonesia), disciplines (strategy, business, technology, digital), and positions (Global Chief of Staff for a large international Retail Bank; Chief Operating Officer for Retail Banking & Wealth Management in various countries; Global Head of Transformation for a leading international Private Bank).