Hello Brexit! See EU later!

  • When: September 21, 2018
  • Time: 1PM – 2PM GMT
  • Level: All

On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). It is scheduled to exit on 29 March 2019. After the separation, the currently estimated 19,000+ EU regulations*, directives and other rules will not apply in Britain. This includes sanctions and AML regimes. This webinar will look into the measures that the UK Government and public bodies are taking in introducing new anti-financial crime laws and the practical compliance implications on the financial services sector.

Learning Objectives

  • Obtain a consolidated understanding of the proposed new UK AFC regulatory framework after Britain leaves the EU, including in relation to the 5AMLD
  • Gain greater insight into the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill and its provisions – what it means for implementation of sanctions and updates to AML laws in the UK
  • Learn about strategies that financial services and other affected sectors may choose to adopt in managing the change

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Industry Consultants
  • Risk Managers
  • KYC/CDD Onboarding Officers Law Enforcement


  • Global
  • Europe
  • Bank

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Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS

  • Chief Analyst and Director of Editorial Content


Kieran Beer is chief analyst and director of editorial content with responsibility for ACAMS moneylaundering.com, ACAMS Today and content for many ACAMS conferences and other programs.

Prior to joining ACAMS in 2006, he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, an award winning investment and financial planning magazine, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Kieran has been a financial journalist for more than 25 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor. He subsequently served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal Market Monitor, and editor at the American Banker.

Kieran speaks regularly at industry conferences, has appeared on CNBC and Sky News, and has been heard on WBBR and NPR. He writes two columns on anti-financial crime issues and is the host of “Financial Crime Matters,” a podcast series, as well ACAMS videocasts on YouTubehttps://soundcloud.com/financialcrimematters


Anna Bradshaw
  • Anna Bradshaw

  • Partner
  • Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP


Dr Anna Bradshaw is a partner in the Business Crime Department at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP in London. She advises corporates and individuals on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious financial crime matters, with a particular interest in anti-money laundering and financial sanctions. She has been a member of the Law Society’s EU Committee since 2011 and has given evidence to Parliamentary select committees on a number of topics related to EU criminal law.

Zia Ullah
  • Zia Ullah

  • Partner and Head of Corporate Crime and Investigations
  • Eversheds International


Zia is a partner and Head of Eversheds Sutherland’s Corporate Crime and Investigations group and a specialist in International Sanctions, AML and ABC. Ranked in Legal 500 he advises on all aspects of corporate and financial crime compliance and was previously the global head of Sanctions and AML/ABC Policy at Barclays. Zia is a current FCA approved ‘Skilled Person’ for Financial Crime. Zia qualified as a lawyer in the UK in 1999 and also qualified to practice in Ireland.

Zia is a regular speaker at a number of financial services industry bodies including the British Bankers’ Association (BBA), the Anti-Money Laundering Professionals Forum, the Association of Certified AML Specialists, and International Association of Money Transfer Networks. Zia has written numerous articles on Sanctions, AML and ABC compliance for industry publications such as Complinet and Thomson Reuters Accelus and has appeared on BBC radio and TV. Zia is also chair of the advisory board at MyComplianceiq.com, a specialist compliance e-learning portal, assisting the team with the formulation of their syllabus.