Upping Your Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Game

  • When: May 13, 2020
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: All

Beyond the need to adhere to regulations such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK’s Bribery Act, ABC programs also play a pivotal role in high-stakes areas like sanctions and counter terrorist financing. This webinar will provide essential strategies for fortifying ABC oversight internally, including external resources collaboration with law enforcement, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and professional peer groups.

Learning Objectives

  • Detailing key controls for an ABC program, including SDN screening and enhanced due diligence and monitoring of high-risk entities such as PEPs
  • Reviewing case studies to identify money laundering typologies involving corrupt proceeds such as anonymous real estate purchases via offshore centers
  • Creating alert response systems to ensure uniform escalation, investigation and resolution of ABC red flags and support de-banking or retention decisions

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Relationship Managers
  • Legal Advisors
  • Risk Management Officers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Trade Specialists


  • Global
  • Banking
  • MSBs
  • DNFBPs





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Michael Schidlow
  • Michael S. Schidlow, CAMS-Audit

  • Financial Crimes Compliance Expert

Michael Schidlow currently serves as the Head of Financial Crime Risk Training for HSBC Bank’s Global Internal Audit Function. In this role, Schidlow designs and delivers bespoke training courses on anti-money laundering (AML), terrorist financing, anti-bribery/corruption (ABC), and anti-financial crime best practices across the company’s global footprint. Schidlow also leads the function’s Emerging Risk Advisory for North America, Latin America, and for the Global Financial Crime Risk teams. He consults on audit planning and audit scoping based on regulatory issues, enforcement actions, and external environment monitoring.

Schidlow previously served as an investigator for Bank of America’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance division, specializing in high-profile client compromises, complex fraud, and insider abuse allegations. Schidlow started his career working as an attorney concentrating on regulatory compliance and white collar litigation matters. Schidlow holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), ACAMS Advanced Certification in AML Audit (CAMS-Audit), and is a licensed attorney.


Brian Frankel
  • Brian Frankel, CAMS

  • Manager, Risk Advisory Services
  • Kaufman Rossin


Brian has specialized experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance, federal fraud investigations and various regulatory compliance matters in both the public and private sectors.

Currently, Brian leads consulting engagements that include: consent order remediation, risk assessments of BSA, AML, and OFAC programs, BSA/AML independent audits, and model validation testing for the transaction monitoring systems at various financial institutions nationwide.

Brian also assists client with implementation of Robot Process Automation (RPA) projects, creation of custom algorithms to detect suspicious activity,  and optimization of the existing transaction monitoring and sanction screening models to reduce the false positives observed.

Prior to joining Kaufman Rossin, Brian performed complex AML investigations at one of the Big Four banks and was responsible for overseeing a team of 15 analysts conducting high risk reviews in the areas of suspected human trafficking, trades based money laundering, and foreign corruption and bribery.

Brian speaks across the country at various events with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and has been published in a global journal on the subject of human trafficking and the emerging risks of money laundering in the U.S.

Brian is currently on the Board for the ACAMS South Florida Chapter and the FinTech and USF Program. Brian is also currently pursuing his Master’s of Science in Data Analytics from Texas A & M University.

Charles Minutella
  • Charles Minutella

  • Head of Enhanced Due Diligence
  • Refinitiv


Charlie Minutella leads Refinitiv’s Enhanced Due Diligence business and is responsible for the design and adoption of solutions supporting customer and third party risk assessment.

Charlie has a deep knowledge of legal and compliance processes aimed at understanding the underlying risk of customer and business relationships. Prior to his current role, he led client and industry adoptions efforts for Refinitiv’s KYC as a Service, at the time the industry’s largest KYC utility. Before that, he founded the Financial Markets Documentation practice for Pangea3 (now part of EY), one of the first and largest alternative legal services firms. He was responsible for all aspects of solution design and global client adoption related to the outsourcing of OTC derivatives contract negotiation and intelligence.

Charlie frequently speaks on topics related to RegTech, Innovation and legal/compliance process optimization.

Sherri Scott
  • Sherri Scott, CAMS-Audit

  • Agent


After completing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Eastern Illinois University, Sherri worked as a bank regulator for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Her inquisitive nature led her to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence Unit. Subsequent to the FBI, she returned to the banking industry and sharpened her skills where Sherri personally led the investigation of a multi-million dollar international fraud scheme that was bought to prosecution by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Sherri is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and one of the few individuals to have both of the advanced CAMS certifications in Audit and Financial Crimes Investigations (FCI). The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has published two of her white papers, “CannaBanking: Cultivating a Culture of Compliance” and “Cryptocurrency Compliance.