Strengthening Your Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policies and Oversight

  • When: September 4, 2019
  • Time: 12PM – 2PM ET
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Financial institutions worldwide are increasingly challenged by bribery and corruption risks, as well as heightened regulations and investigations by law enforcement that necessitate their undertaking thorough reviews of their anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) systems and controls. From maintaining accurate information on vendors and third-party suppliers, conducting effective risk assessments to identify ABC risks to utilizing risk screening and analytics—this webinar will take a deep dive into ABC compliance while offering practical information and best practices for promoting transparency and ethical behavior across your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Defining typologies for bribery and corruption from actual case studies, including Paul J. Manafort Jr.’s use of foreign nominee companies and offshore accounts to launder millions of dollars
  • Training staff on ABC red flags and creating policies for escalating, investigating and resolving suspected corrupt proceeds cases
  • Setting the tone for your organization to promote transparency and ethical behavior, including providing ways for employees to report possible corrupt practices
  • Adopting policies and practices to encourage use of good judgement, discretion and moderation when handling gifts, hospitalities, donations and miscellaneous expenses

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Risk Assessment Managers
  • AFC/CTF Specialists
  • Relationship Managers
  • Legal Advisers
  • Industry Consultants


  • Global
  • Banking
  • Regulatory/Law Enforcement
  • Legal


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Michael Schidlow
  • Michael S. Schidlow, CAMS-Audit

  • Financial Crimes Compliance Expert

Michael Schidlow currently serves as the Head of Financial Crime Risk Training for HSBC Bank’s Global Internal Audit Function. In this role, Schidlow designs and delivers bespoke training courses on anti-money laundering (AML), terrorist financing, anti-bribery/corruption (ABC), and anti-financial crime best practices across the company’s global footprint. Schidlow also leads the function’s Emerging Risk Advisory for North America, Latin America, and for the Global Financial Crime Risk teams. He consults on audit planning and audit scoping based on regulatory issues, enforcement actions, and external environment monitoring.

Schidlow previously served as an investigator for Bank of America’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance division, specializing in high-profile client compromises, complex fraud, and insider abuse allegations. Schidlow started his career working as an attorney concentrating on regulatory compliance and white collar litigation matters. Schidlow holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), ACAMS Advanced Certification in AML Audit (CAMS-Audit), and is a licensed attorney.


  • Cameron Dunstan-Smith

  • Director
  • Herbert Smith Freehills South Africa LLP

Alison Jimenez
  • Alison Jimenez

  • Anti-Money Laundering Expert Witness, President
  • Securities Litigation Consultant, Damages Expert

  • Hillary Rosenberg

  • Compliance Director
  • Standard Chartered Bank