APAC Regulatory Update: Upcoming FATF Mutual Evaluations, Ongoing Compliance Expectations and Other Requirements

  • When: September 1, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 HKT
  • Level: All

APAC regulatory developments and uncertainties remain a challenge for compliance professionals especially due to the unpredictability of what the future holds for the financial industry. In turn, the retooling of existing compliance infrastructure and beefing up current compliance functions is required in order to meet evolving regulatory expectations. This webinar previews what changes and impacts regarding recent trends, expectations and requirements may be in store for APAC compliance programs including upcoming FATF Mutual Evaluations in the Asia-Pacific region. The webinar will also review practical, proactive approaches for effectively managing these transitions, as well as negate future concerns.

Learning Objectives

  • Preparing for the findings of FATF Mutual Evaluations in the APAC region including technical requirements of the assessment methodology
  • Identifying new and ongoing regulatory initiatives, directives and trends to proactively develop coping, practical strategies
  • Utilizing risk-based AML oversight to meet regulatory demands and support institutional business goals

Who Should Attend

  • Risk Assessment Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Compliance Officers
  • FCC Professionals


  • APAC
  • Bank/Financial Sector
  • MSB


Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia


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.

  • David J. A. Cope

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


Mr. Cope has over 25 years of experience in the financial crime and anti-money laundering space. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was the Asia Pacific Head for Global Financial Crimes Compliance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, previous to his time at Bank of America, he was the Regional AML/CTF Compliance Manager for Morgan Stanley Asia. Mr. Cope was also briefly a Partner at KPMG based in Hong Kong in the forensic practice dealing with AML/CTF and sanctions issues.

In his Compliance roles Mr. Cope led multinational teams dealing with all aspects of financial crime risk management, including client on boarding, sanctions and corruption issues, suspicious activity detection and reporting, and financial crime risk assessments, as well as providing advice and counsel to bank senior management and business leaders for financial crime issues arising in the region.

Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Cope’s 17-year long career in the Hong Kong Police was mainly focused on the investigation and prosecuted serious complex financial crime and money-laundering, with postings to the Commercial Crime Bureau, Organized Crime and Triad Bureau and Narcotics Bureau. He was also part of the formulation and execution of the Hong Kong Police’s financial investigation policy and training including dealing with the Financial Action Task Force Mutual Evaluation process. Mr. Cope is a Member of the Hong Kong Chapter Board.


Stewart McGlynn
  • Stewart McGlynn, CAMS

  • Head of AML and Financial Crime Risk
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority


Mr. Stewart McGlynn is a Division Head with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, responsible for anti-money laundering and financial crime risk. In addition to supervision of the HKMA’s AML/CFT specialist on-site examination teams, Mr. McGlynn also oversees AML/CFT policy development and represents the HKMA in a variety of AML forums including the Financial Action Task Force and the Basel Committee’s Anti-Money Laundering Expert Group.

Prior to joining the HKMA Mr. McGlynn served as a Police Officer for over 20 years in both the UK and Hong Kong, with his last post being the deputy head of the Hong Kong Joint Financial Intelligence Unit.

Richard Moore
  • Richard Moore

  • Managing Director & Head of AML, Asia Pacific
  • Scotiabank | Singapore


Mr. Moore recently joined Scotiabank in June 2017 . Prior to this, he was Group Head of Financial Crime & Security Services with DBS Bank since 2012. With his team, he was accountable for ensuring DBS has systems and processes in place to identify and prevent anti money laundering, sanctions, fraud and security risk. Before joining DBS, Richard performed a similar role with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia across 12 years. Richard was also a Detective in Australia’s New South Wales Police Service. Richard hold a Bachelor of Policing (Investigations) and a Graduate Diploma in Risk Management. He is a member of MasterCard’s Global and Regional Fraud Advisory Councils, bodies which provide guidance to MasterCard on fraud trends and prevention initiatives. Richard was the former Co-Chair ACAMS Singapore Chapter.

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