Virtual Currencies/Digital Assets and Beyond for Compliance Professionals

  • When: Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Where: Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
  • Venue: Rosewood Bermuda
    60 Tucker’s Point Dr., Hamilton Parish, HS 02 Bermuda

Countries and companies of all sizes are grasping with the spread of a new era in virtual and crypto-based currency businesses, products and services. This is especially in true in Bermuda, where there is a national effort to become a world leader in financial technology and innovation. This one-day interactive seminar addresses core AML practices that may remain effective in this new paradigm, changes that need to be implemented immediately and mandatory elements of a solid compliance program. This seminar is designed to provide you with a strong understanding of the principal elements and the knowledge required to lay the foundations of a compliance and risk management program at all levels.

Fortify Your Knowledge base and Compliance Skills Through:

  • Learning practical AML principles and skills for onboarding, monitoring, detecting and reporting virtual currency transactions.
  • Examining some real-life scenarios, discussing likely simulations and engaging in guided discussions
  • Acquiring the skills for implementing proper internal controls and risk management practices, policies and procedures at all levels.

Pricing

ACAMS Members Non-Members
$495 $595
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For special Government Rates, please contact Denise Perez.

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Speakers:

Faisal Islam
  • Faisal Islam

  • Fintech & AML Director
  • PFI Fintech Advisor Inc.

Bio

Mr. Faisal Islam is the managing director of PFI Fintech Advisory, a consultancy cabinet specializing in fintech growth and implementation, compliance advisory, and full scale training. Faisal has advised various law enforcements groups and government bodies on how to effectively navigate and understand complex financial technology innovations. With enterprises, Faisal’s team assists them in building and managing effective compliance and supervision programs, as well as startup growth and risk management. Faisal is also the managing director of hknowyourcountry.com, a global AML country risk index and assessment guide.


Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer

  • Director of Editorial Content
  • ACAMS moneylaundering.com

Bio

Mr. Beer has been the editor-in-chief and editorial director for ACAMS moneylaundering.com since January 2007. Prior to that he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, a trade magazine for financial advisers to wealthy individuals, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine. Mr. Beer has been a financial journalist for more than 20 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor, where he worked as a reporter and editor in the newsletter division and was a contributor to Institutional Investor magazine. He served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal News/The Bond Buyer Wire and as the editor of the American Banker. Mr. Beer writes a column and periodically reports on money laundering and bank compliance. He has served as a panelist and moderator at industry conferences and appeared on CNN, CNBC, WCBS and spoken on NPR and Bloomberg radio (WBBR).