ACAMS Inaugural Seoul Symposium – “Enhanced AML and Financial Crime Tools & Techniques”

  • When:30 October 2019 (Thursday)
  • Where:Seoul, South Korea
  • Venue: Conrad Seoul
    10 Gukjegeumyung-ro Yeouido
    Yeongdeungpo-gu
    Seoul, South Korea

This 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.

For any events / registration / sponsor 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

(Simultaneous Translation between English and Korean will be provided)
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 – 09:35 Keynote Address
09:35 – 09:55 Special Presentation
09:55 – 11:00 Regulatory Update: Analyzing Regional AML Trends and New Developments

Moderator:
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia Pacific, ACAMS

Speaker:
David Cope, Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Goldman Sachs Asia LLC
11:00 – 11:20 Networking and Refreshment Break
11:20 – 12:20 Lesson Learned from the most recent FATF Mutual Evaluations: Integrating best practices and recommendations from the latest reviews

Moderator:
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia Pacific, ACAMS
12:20 – 13:20 Networking Luncheon
13:20 – 14:20 Sharing Best Practices: How Securities Companies and Banks can share best practices on AML/CTF

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, AML Director, ACAMS

Speaker:
David Cope, Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Goldman Sachs Asia LLC
14:20 – 14:40 Networking and Refreshment Break
14:40 – 15:40 Case studies in AML Governance and Corporate Culture Failures: Behind the most recent Money Laundering Cases

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, AML Director, ACAMS
15:40 – 17:00 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Managing the New Complexities of United Nations Sanctions and Non-Proliferation Against a Backdrop of Rising Global Tensions

Moderator:
Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS-FCI, AML Director, ACAMS Speaker:

Speaker:
Nicholas Turner, CAMS, Attorney – FCC Practice, Clifford Chance
17:00 – 17:05 Closing Remarks
Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit, Head of Asia Pacific, ACAMS
  (Program is subject to change)

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Speaker Faculty

David Cope
  • David Cope

  • Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance
  • Goldman Sachs Asia LLC

Bio

Mr. David Cope is head of Financial Crime Compliance for Asia. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2016 as a managing director. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cope was head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance in Asia Pacific at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was regional AML/CTF Compliance manager for Asia at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Cope was also a partner at KPMG China based in Hong Kong in the forensic practice. Before his career in Compliance, Mr. Cope worked for the Hong Kong police for 17 years, where he held various roles in the Commercial Crime Bureau, Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, and Narcotics Bureau.

Mr. Cope is founder and board member of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Mr. Cope earned a Bachelor of Laws, with honors, from the University of London and a Master of Social Sciences in Criminology from the University of Hong Kong.


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).


Nicholas Turner
  • Nicholas Turner, CAMS

  • Attorney – FCC Practice
  • Clifford Chance

Bio

Mr. Turner is an attorney in Clifford Chance’s Hong Kong office, where he specializes in financial crimes advisory including economic sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance for the financial services sector. Mr. Turner is admitted to practice law in New York. He previously was a Senior Vice President for regional sanctions compliance at Citi Hong Kong and a Compliance Management Associate for Citi in New York and Los Angeles.

Mr. Turner’s financial crimes compliance experience in North America and Asia includes the trade finance, institutional, capital markets, and retail banking sectors, for both US and non-US financial institutions and corporate clients. He has conducted sanctions compliance training seminars in the United States and Asia. His recent publications include “The Financial Action Task Force: International Regulatory Convergence Through Soft Law,” published in the New York Law School Law Review, in 2015, and “Regulation E: Compliance Challenges under the CFPB’s Remittance Transfer Rule,” published in the Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions, in 2013.