APAC AML Professionals: Attaining Enhanced Compliance Expertise for Future Success

  • When: September 14, 2018
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:00 HKT
  • Level: All

An increasingly complex regulatory environment paired with technological advances and innovations means AML professionals in the APAC region– and the compliance units they lead — must acquire new knowledge and skills to thrive in an emerging era of rapid compliance changes. During this webinar, panelists will discuss practical strategies for gaining an edge on issues such as increasing your tech literacy, utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning to strengthen AML and utilizing innovations like RegTech to mitigate regulatory risks.

Learning Objectives

  • Auditing current AML capabilities to create strategic plans and obtain required resources for meeting current and anticipated compliance responsibilities
  • Aiding personal professional development with formalized training in evolving AML trends such as cybercrime, virtual currencies and FinTech
  • Training staff on emerging technological and regulatory trends to enhance compliance proficiency and facilitate greater staff retention

Who Should Attend

  • AML/CTF Officers
  • Banking Technology Specialists
  • On-boarding and Relationship Managers
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Human Resources Administrators

Region/Industry

  • APAC
  • Global
  • Bank

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Moderator

William Scott Grob
  • Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS

  • AML Director – APAC
  • ACAMS

Bio

Dr. Grob has over 25 years of financial and banking expertise. His most recent role was as Regional Head of Affiliates Management, HSBC, where he worked on mitigating financial crime and correspondent banking risks across Asia. His 12-year career at the bank also included managing risk within the Equity/FX prime brokerage business, Structured Funds business, and Hedge Fund units.

Dr. Grob earned a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a Master of Arts from George Mason University, a certificate from Harvard Business School’s General Management Program, and a Doctorate of Management from SMC University (USA), where his dissertation was focused on correspondent banking- “IMPACT OF CORRESPONDENT BANK ENHANCED DUE DILIGENCE PRACTICES.” Also, he has designations from the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, and Global Association of Risk Professionals (FRM).

Speakers

Neil Jeans
  • Neil Jeans

  • Principal
  • Initialism

Bio

Neil has extensive experience in designing and implementing policy and controls to address AML/CTF and TFS compliance and since August 2012 has to work as an independent consultant advising financial institutions in Australia and globally on AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery matters. Additionally, He was founding Joint-Chair of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Australasian Chapter and has been a member of the UK Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Board, and a founding member of the SWIFT Sanction Advisory Group, and has regularly attended the Private Sector Expert forum of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Since August 2011, Neil has been working as a consultant advising organizations in Australia and globally on AML/CTF, and TFS matters.


Kylie Oliver
  • Kylie Oliver

  • Manager Global Sanctions Compliance
  • ANZ Bank

Bio

Kylie Oliver is Manager Sanctions Compliance in ANZ’s Enterprise Financial Crime Team located in Melbourne. The role is responsible for policy development and monitoring of compliance with Economic and Trade Sanctions legislation across thirty countries.

A Financial Crime Professional, Kylie has over 10 years’ experience, most recently leading Financial Intelligence operations overseeing teams based in Melbourne, Bangalore, and Manila.

Kylie has spent more than 25 years in the banking and finance arena, across a number of different business units in a wide range of roles including risk, operations and project management, training & development and change & communication. Kylie has worked in Australia, London and the Channel Islands for international banks including ANZ, Grindlays Private Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank.

Kylie’s current role at ANZ’s requires a great degree of stakeholder management, engaging with business, risk and legal stakeholders to ensure that Financial Crime policies, procedures and guidelines strike the right balance between risk and commercial considerations.

Kylie holds a Masters of Business Administration (Deakin) and Bachelors of Training and Development (Melbourne). She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) as well as being the Co-Programming Director (Melbourne) for Australasian Chapter.