• When: Wednesday, 8 November 2017 (18:00 – 21:30)
  • Where: Riga, Latvia
  • Venue: Riga Latvian Society
    Merķeļa Street 13,
    Riga, LV-1050

ACAMS Baltics Chapter Logo

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) is delighted to host a networking reception for the Baltic AML/CTF community, to be held in Riga on 8 November, 2017. The event will also mark the launch of the ACAMS Baltics Chapter.

We are very honoured to have the Minister of Finance for Latvia, Mrs Dana Reizniece-Ozola as the keynote speaker for the launch event. There will also be a panel discussion with AML/CTF experts on the challenges and opportunities in the region.

Attendees are then invited to stay and network over canapes and cocktails.


18:00 – 18:30 Arrival of Guests and Confirmation of Registration
Welcome Cocktail and Canapes
18:30 Welcome
Angela Salter, ACAMS Head of Europe

Keynote Speech
Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Latvia
18:45 Introductory Remarks
Angela Salter, ACAMS Head of Europe
Kaspars Dreimanis, Co-chair, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
Alexandre Pinot, Co-chair, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
Marie Lundberg, Co-Chair, ACAMS Nordics Chapter
19:05 AML Panel Discussion with Q&A Session
  • Marie Lundberg, Co-Chair, ACAMS Nordics Chapter (Moderator)
  • Rick McDonell, ACAMS Executive Director and former Executive Secretary Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Chief of the Global Programme against Money Laundering (GPML), UNODC
  • Laila Medina, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Republic of Latvia
  • Vytautas Danta, Board Member, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
  • Andris Ņikitins, Board Member, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
  • Anneli Puusepp, Board Member, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
  • Janis Kauliņš, Board Member, ACAMS Baltics Chapter
19:35 Closing Remarks
19:45 – 21:30 Networking Cocktail Reception


Registrations for this event have now closed. If you are registered, but can no longer attend, we’d be grateful if you could email europe@acams.org so your place can be offered to someone on the waiting list.

Gold & Networking Reception Sponsor


Silver Sponsor

Rietumu Bank

With thanks to

Association of Latvian Commercial Banks (ALCB)