Managing the AML Risks of New Payment Systems Including FinTech and Cryptocurrencies

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  • When: March 27, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: All

FinTechs, cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: They represent financial and technological innovation. But, along with new payment systems comes new risks—and the need for new skills and knowledge by AML professionals who must lead compliance efforts in this new era. Join us for a pragmatic hands-on session focused on mitigating the AML risks posed by these emerging technologies, as well as assessing the implications of their growing role in domestic and global commerce.

Learning Objectives

  • Beefing up your institution’s AML program to effectively verify digital identities and monitor fintech clients to spot potential red flags
  • Fine-tuning KYC protocols to mitigate risks posed by clients involved in crypto-trading
  • Avoid common missteps by reviewing and learning from recent enforcement actions related to third-party payment processors (TPPP)

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Technology Officers
  • Vendors/Technology Providers
  • Transaction Monitoring Specialists


  • Global
  • Banking
  • Fintech
  • Payment Processors


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Faisal Islam
  • Faisal Islam

  • Fintech & AML Director
  • PFI Fintech Advisor Inc.


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, a global AML country risk index and assessment guide.


Tanja Bacic
  • Tanja Bacic, CAMS

  • FIU Group Manager; EDD High Risk Onboarding and Monitoring
  • BB&T

  • Zachary Nusbaum

  • Director of Strategic Accounts
  • Chainalysis