APAC Update: Enhancing Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) Practices to Strengthen AML Oversight

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  • When: June 2, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM HKT
  • Level: All

Identifying the UBO of customers who are establishing a business relationship or conducting transactions is often a difficult and cumbersome task. For example, identifying the UBO for a corporation seeking financial services will more than likely require digging through several layers of ownership and other legal arrangements. During the webinar, panelists will share their expertise and practical advice to achieve your organization’s compliance goals to meet UBO standards.

Learning Objectives

  • Detailing APAC, US and EU jurisdictional requirements to aid UBO and ensure compliance with regulatory obligations
  • Creating innovative processes to maintain the customer profile throughout the customer lifecycle
  • Reviewing typologies of abusive trusts and shell firms to strengthen UBO identification processes

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers
  • Industry Counsel/Consultants
  • On-boarding and Relationship Managers
  • Bank Executives and Directors


  • Banking
  • Legal
  • Auditing
  • Global
  • APAC

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William Aubrey Chapman
  • Aub Chapman, CAMS-Audit

  • Director
  • Aub Chapman Consulting Services


Prior to his retirement, Mr. Chapman was a career banker with over 42 years of professional experience. In his last role at Westpac Banking Corporation, he was responsible for managing a number of functions including Group Fraud Control, Physical Security, Business Continuity Services, Cash and ATM Services as well as managing the group’s compliance with AML/CTF legislation. Since his retirement, Mr. Chapman has been consulting in both the public and private sectors, not only in Australia, but also internationally. He specializes in controls against financial crime and management of cash services. His international experience includes assignments for the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank, The Eurasian Group on Money Laundering (on behalf of the FSVC), Bank Negara Malaysia, Institut Bank-Bank Malaysia and the Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority. He has been a guest speaker at a number of international AML/CTF conferences and international conferences associated with the cash services industry.


David Cope
  • David Cope

  • Managing Director and Head of Financial Crime Compliance
  • Goldman Sachs Asia LLC


Mr. David Cope is head of Financial Crime Compliance for Asia. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2016 as a managing director. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cope was head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance in Asia Pacific at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was regional AML/CTF Compliance manager for Asia at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Cope was also a partner at KPMG China based in Hong Kong in the forensic practice. Before his career in Compliance, Mr. Cope worked for the Hong Kong police for 17 years, where he held various roles in the Commercial Crime Bureau, Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, and Narcotics Bureau.

Mr. Cope is founder and board member of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. Mr. Cope earned a Bachelor of Laws, with honors, from the University of London and a Master of Social Sciences in Criminology from the University of Hong Kong.

Krishna Subramanyan
  • Krishna R. Subramanyan, CAMS

  • Director & Head – APAC OneKYC


Mr. Subramanyan has more than 15 years’ experience in Regulatory Affairs in Asia Pacific region with expertise in financial services and banking sectors with Banks and systemically significant financial institutions such as Macquarie Bank and GE Capital, where he was APAC Head of Financial Crimes Compliance for more than 10 years.

He currently heads APAC Region of Citibank’s OneKYC Program covering development and implementation of related Standards, Systems and processes for enterprise-wide client on-boarding and maintenance of client relationships. He has exposure to core compliance challenges in AML implementations in Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Retail, Private, SME, & Commercial Banking. Additionally, he has expertise in Monitoring & Testing of Financial Crimes Compliance.

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