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


  • APAC
  • Global
  • Bank



William Scott Grob
  • Dr. William Scott Grob, CAMS

  • AML Director – APAC


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).

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