APAC Update: Strategies for Handling Growing Compliance Challenges

  • When: December 9, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 HKT
  • Level: All

Corruption scandals, trade-based money laundering and rapidly changing sanctions requirements are among the complex challenges facing compliance professionals throughout the APAC region. This webinar examines these and other regional challenges, providing concrete guidance for regional financial institutions to combat emerging threats, strengthen compliance effectiveness and refine existing AML models to address regulatory changes in a robust manner.

Learning Objectives

  • Detailing recent sanctions changes to assure current practices meet regulatory requirements
  • Training staff on phantom shipping and other trade-based money laundering typologies to strengthen transaction monitoring
  • Reviewing the Panama Papers case to aid monitoring of PEPs, shell firms and offshore havens

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers
  • Sanctions Risk Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legal Advisors
  • Trade Financing Specialists

Region/Sector

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • MENA
  • North America
  • Bank
  • MSB
  • Securities

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Moderator

Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • VP & Global Head of Business Development & New Ventures, Senior Asia Pacific Leader
  • ACAMS

Bio

Establishing its Regional Head Office in Hong Kong in 2008, Hue Dang is the Head of Asia Pacific of ACAMS.

Ms. Dang is an Advanced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, specializing in Audit (CAMS-Audit), having published a whitepaper, “Financial Inclusion, Developing Economies, and Effective Implementation of the Risk-Based Approach in AML/CTF: The Need for Legislative and Regulatory Leadership to Motivate Private Sector Commitment & the Role of Audit.”

Ms. Dang has conducted numerous AML trainings around Asia, including for central banks, financial institutions, and universities. She is also the Program Chair for all ACAMS-APAC training events, including the three Annual AML and Financial Crime Conferences (APAC, Indian Subcontinent and Australasia), and annual symposia held in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Macau and Seoul. She is a frequent speaker at AML-related conferences around the region, Europe and the U.S. She also conducts the Annual Train-the-Trainer Program to certify ACAMS trainers.

Ms. Dang has over 25 years’ experience in banking and finance. She was a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director of Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore. In her positions as Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial, and General Manager of Thomson Financial Publishing, based in Hong Kong, she also developed the first-ever financial-markets news portal for the APAC region, “Thomson Capital Markets Asia“ (TCMAsia.com), launched in 2001.

Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Speakers

Scott Burton
  • Scott Burton, CAMS

  • Managing Director, Regional Head for Financial Crimes Compliance – Asia Pacific
  • JP Morgan Chase

Bio

Prior to joining JP Morgan in June 2013, Mr. Burton was a Managing Director and the Global Co-Head of Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Corruption Compliance at Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1998. Mr. Burton has been based in Hong Kong since 2002, having also worked for Credit Suisse in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he worked in Management Consulting and Investment Banking in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Burton holds Bachelor degrees in both Arts and Economics from the University of Queensland and a Post Graduate degree in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Board Member, HK Chapter ACAMS. Scott is recognized as a subject matter expert and is frequently requested to speak at industry seminars and conferences.


A.R. Demeter
  • A.R. Demeter, CFE, CAMS

  • Managing Director
  • Citigroup Security & Investigative Services (Hong Kong)

Nicholas Turner
  • Nicholas Turner, CAMS

  • Of Counsel
  • Steptoe & Johnson

Bio

Nick Turner is a lawyer with Steptoe & Johnson. He is based in Hong Kong. He specializes in advising companies in Asia Pacific on compliance with anti-money laundering and sanctions laws and regulations. He previously served as a regional sanctions compliance officer for Citibank in Hong Kong. Nick was recently named to the Global Investigations Review (GIR) global list of “40-Under-40” investigations specialists.

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