ACAMS 3rd Annual Manila Symposium – “Enhanced AML and Financial Crime Tools & Techniques”

This targeted Symposium provides in-depth discussions covering key areas in anti-money laundering (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.

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

Educational Credit Units (ECUs)

Six ECUs will be given upon attendance of the Symposium. ECUs are accruable to the application of CAMS and CGSS Exams, 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 Pacific, ACAMS
09:15 – 09:45 Keynote Address
09:45 – 10:30 Regulatory Update: Analyzing Regional AML Trends and New Developments

Moderator:
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia Pacific, ACAMS
10:30 – 10:50 Networking and Refreshment Break
10:50 – 12:00 Virtual Assets and VASPs: Currencies: Examining the Converging Methods of Cybercrime and Money Laundering around the Use of Virtual Currencies
12:00 – 13:00 Networking Luncheon for all Participants
13:00 – 14:00 Developing a Better Culture of Compliance within the Casino Industry
14:00 – 15:00 RegTech Update: Evolving Technology in the Digital Landscape and Financial Crime-related Risks
15:00 – 15:20 Networking and Refreshment Break
15:20 – 16:50 Interactive Workshop: Examining New Typologies in Terrorist Financing and Developments in Sanctions Compliance

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, AML Director – APAC, ACAMS
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia Pacific, ACAMS
Agenda may be subject to change without prior notice.

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Group discount is available for a group of three or more, please contact apac@acams.org for registration.

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Speaker Faculty (Surname in Alphabetical Order)

Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia Pacific
  • ACAMS

Bio

Ms. Dang is the Head of Asia Pacific 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.


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 (CAIA) Association, and Global Association of Risk Professionals (FRM).