What are the Biggest Financial Crime Challenges Facing the UK Banking Industry?

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions
  • When: June 19, 2017
  • Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM BT, 9:30 – 10:30 AM ET
  • Level: All

Does the current UK financial crime compliance environment, in terms of regulation, focus and culture, promote a proactive approach to overcoming money laundering? Will the successes of the Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce be realised by the broader banking community? What impact will Brexit have on the UK’s ability to combat financial crime?

This webinar delivers the views of over 170 senior financial crime professionals in the UK as conveyed in the “Future Financial Crime Risks 2017” report. Current and future risks that banks in the UK face when combatting financial crime will be considered, with focus on key areas of concern such as information sharing, the cost of compliance and the role of technology.

Learning Objectives

  • Gaining the perspective of leading practitioners from a variety of banking institutions on the most significant current and future financial crime risk challenges in the UK
  • Highlighting the importance of an intelligence led, collaborative risk based approach to outcomes
  • Examining the challenges and opportunities technology creates when tackling financial crime
  • Considering the impact and risks created by a tumultuous geo-political environment

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Law Enforcement
  • Industry Consultants
  • Legal/Regulatory Advisors


  • Europe
  • Banking

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Dean Curtis
  • Dean Curtis

  • Managing Director, Business Services UK
  • LexisNexis® Risk Solutions


John Vallis
  • John Vallis

  • Global Head of Name Screening Operations & European Head of FCC Operations
  • HSBC


John Vallis has close to 20 years of experience in Financial Services, focused on Risk and Compliance Operations in Tier 1 institutions. For the past 3 years he has been a senior Director in Financial Crime Compliance at HSBC, responsible for the operational delivery of screening/monitoring activities in support of the Bank’s ongoing commitments to AML and Sanctions regulations. John has been instrumental in the design and implementation of an operational framework within HSBC to enable the organisation to address Operations issues relating to its Deferred Prosecution Agreement, and has overseen a period of exponential growth between early 2013 and present day, for both Sanctions and AML activities.

He is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions to managing the demands of a rapidly changing Operational landscape, and has been instrumental in bringing together elements of Technology, Analytics and Operations to manage risk effectively.

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