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


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

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Hue Dang
  • Hue Dang, CAMS-Audit

  • Head of Asia Pacific


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.


Scott Burton
  • Scott Burton, CAMS

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


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


Nick Turner is an attorney 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 previous served as a regional sanctions compliance officer for Citibank in Hong Kong.

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