Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Counter-Terrorism Financing (Sydney)
Initialism Pty Ltd
This program has been independently accredited and certified by CPD
Neil Jeans, Initialism Pty Ltd
Leading Authority in financial crime investigations with more than 20 years of professional experience in domestic and international fraud and money laundering investigations
Previously held various senior AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery compliance and management roles across 5 continents in renowned firms such as ABN AMRO, UBS, National Australian Bank and PwC
Actively involved in global compliance associations as a member of the Faculty for the Australian Compliance Institute (ACI) AML Diploma, founding member of the SWIFT Sanction Advisory Group, founding Chair of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Australasian Chapter and member of the UK Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Board
Neil has a unique background in financial crime risk management, spanning 25 years. This includes working within Law Enforcement agencies investigating financial crime, including domestic and international fraud and money laundering, and as a Financial Services Regulator, developing AML regulation and supervision techniques. Working at senior levels managing AML/CTF, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery compliance across Europe, the US, Latin America, Asia and Australia within three major European financial services companies and one of the major Australian banks. Neil has extensive experience in designing and implementing policy and controls to address AML/CTF and TFS compliance and since August 2012 has working as an independent consultant advising financial institutions in Australia and globally on AML/CTF, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery matters.
In addition, Neil is member of the faculty and lectures as part of the International Compliance Association (ICA) Diploma of Applied Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Management, is a founding member of the SWIFT Sanction Advisory Group, and has regularly attended the Private Sector Expert forum of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). He was founding Joint-Chair of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Australasian Chapter, and has been a member of the UK Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Board.
Since August 2011 Neil has been working as a consultant advising organisations in Australia and globally on AML/CTF, and TFS matters, including a major global provider of financial crime risk management solutions, developing innovative solutions to address global challenges in customer due diligence.
This course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted CPD guidelines. On average, this executive program contributes 16 hours towards your CPD.
This comprehensive 2-day program is designed for compliance leaders to design a high quality and agile compliance framework that is able to withstand the ever challenging and stringent regulations and requirements from regulators. You will pick up the skills to engage with law enforcers and other investigation agencies through understanding the drivers and expectations of the latest regulations and standard developments in financial crimes. This session will help to create a holistic compliance framework and culture to ensure appropriate governance and cohesive compliance culture. You will also learn how to implement effective Customer Due Diligence (CDD) process in AML to maintain great client relationships.
Programs, dates and locations are subject to change. In accordance with Clariden Global policy, we do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national or disability in admission to our programs.
Businesses around the world is facing a new phenomenon in compliance with the heightened scrutinization, stringent regulations and increase in non-compliance costs from the regulators. The recent Panama Paper leak has also impacted organizations’ compliance efforts globally as greater stewardships in determining beneficial ownerships, know your customer’s standards and due diligence is required. Thus, it is more critical now for organizations to take initiatives to reassess their current compliance program to mitigate their non-compliance risks and vulnerabilities.
With your needs always on top of our mind, Clariden Global’s latest program on Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Counter-Terrorism Financing, led by internationally acclaimed financial crime prevention trainer, Mr Neil Jeans, will take you through the practical insights of how to manage an AML and CTF program in ensuring appropriate, accurate and timely assurance over financial crime preventions within an organization.
The program is designed with different interactive group learning activities from building the blocks of the drivers and impacts of the current AML and CTF global environment, methodologies to manage AML and CTF risks exposure to the detailed understanding and practical insights in Customer Due Diligence (CDD), monitoring and reporting landscapes to prepare for audit and regulatory visits. Last but not least, you can expect to learn how to create a holistic compliance framework by setting the tone from the top to cultivate your organization’s compliance culture.
By the end of this program, you will walk away with comprehensive understanding on the financial crime landscapes and best practices to develop and implement compliance programs that enables greater efficiency and effectiveness in financial crime preventio
What You Can Expect
Learn the roles and latest development of AUSTRAC, FATF policies to avoid non-compliance penalties
Learn the current key predicated offense to prevent negative consequences from financial crimes
Develop risk based approach to AML to reduce the non-compliance risks that hamper the organization's reputation
Understand the client’s life cycle to ensure a more effective CDD and monitoring process which leads to greater client relationship
Insights for audit approaches and regulatory visit to achieve optimal outcome for organization
Implement the most appropriate compliance framework to create a holistic and participative compliance culture
Who Will Benefit Most
This program is designed for but not limited to mid Senior Level Compliance and Risk Management Officers, Supervisors, Risk and Compliance Managers, Directors, Chief Risk Officers and Financial Controllers who wants to strengthen and reinforce the importance of cultivating a compliance culture, lucid compliance monitoring and reporting process, and comprehensible compliance programs that is agile and ready for the ever integrated compliance environment today.
08:30 – 17:00 / Day 1
Drivers and catalysts for developing AML/CTF over the last 25 years:
Evolution of FATF Recommendation
Overview of the AML/CTF regime
Risk Based Approach
Customer Due Diligence Regime:
Management accountability and responsibilities
Current drivers that are impact AML regimes globally
FATF Mutual Evaluations
Recent results and reports, and evaluation plans and schedules
G20 Bribery initiatives
G20/FATF Tax and Beneficial Ownership Transparency
This session will provide context and background to the rest of the workshop and will cover both global issuers and perspectives as well as local content and information per country.
Predicate Offenses Overview
Money Laundering o What is money laundering o Beyond placement, layering and integration; money laundering how the professionals do it o Real life case studies
Terrorist Financing and Sanctions o What is Terrorist Financing o What is the difference between Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
Tax evasion o What is tax evasion o Overview of methods used
Bribery and Corruption o What is bribery and corruption o What are the risks of bribery and corruption - Internal risks – business and suppliers - External risk – customers and products
Other predicate crimes o Drug Trafficking / Fraud / Human Slavery
This session will provide context and background to the crimes of money laundering and terrorist financing and the key current predicate offences.
AML/CTF regime o Legal and Regulatory basis o The current regulatory regime in Australia: - Current Requirements - Current Expectations - Current initiatives and changes planned o Law Enforcement expectations o Partnership approach - including the regulated sectors in the fight against financial crime
This session will provide knowledge about the AML/CTF regime the delegates operating in the country, discussing the regulatory drivers and expectations, supervision and enforcement perspectives and how to engage with law enforcement and other investigative agencies.
The Risk Based Approach to AML/CTF
Overview of the rationale for the Risk Based Approach
Limitations and opportunities within a Risk Based Approach
Overview of key ML/TF risks o Environmental o Customer o Business o Product o Channel o Country/Jurisdiction
Methods and approaches to identify, quantify, and manage each key risk
This session will provide understanding of a key concept in AML/CTF compliance, which drives the entire AML/CTF regime in the country and impacts the compliance arrangement that should be in place.
08:30 – 18:00 / Day 2
Customer Due Diligence - Part 1
On-boarding o What do I need to know about my customer o Individuals vs Legal Persons o Identification and verification o Legal Persons - Beneficial ownership and control o Name screening o Customer risk rating methodology
On-going o The client life cycle o Monitoring transactions and client behaviour o Implementing the right information systems o Reporting to management and regulators
Practical issues with CDD o Risk based CDD o Electronic verification o Name screening and language issues o New trends in on boarding
This session will provide a detailed understand of the CDD landscape and requirements in the delegates’ country and will allow them to understand their obligations, put in place proportionate controls, and can assess and demonstrate compliance with CDD requirements.
Monitoring & Reporting
Monitoring o Transaction Monitoring o Manual vs Automated o Red Flags o Managing Alerts o Managing Automated systems
Reporting o Compliance/Regulatory Reporting o Threshold Cash Transaction Reporting o Suspicious Matter Reporting o International Transaction Reporting
This session will provide a detailed understand of the monitoring and reporting obligations and the issues they create for an organization.
Preparing for an audit or regulatory visits o What to prepare o How to engage with the examiner o How to deal with findings
This session will provide insight into the approaches and methodologies for preparing for an audit or regulatory review of an AML/CTF program and provide knowledge on how to manage the process and achieve optimal outcomes from such a review.
Creating a holistic compliance framework
Tone from the top
Designing a compliance stance that makes sense
How to implement a “compliance culture”
Governance & Assurance o Board Reporting o Business Management Reporting o Roles and Responsibilities o Front Line Testing o 2nd Line Oversight o Audit Assurance
This session will provide delegates with practical insight into managing an AML/CTF program within an organisation and ensuring appropriate governance and accurate and timely assurance over an AML/CTF program.
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Venue: Intercontinental Sydney, Australia Date: 8 - 9 May 2017 Faculty: Neil Jeans Early Bird 1: AU$ 2,695 (by 13 Mar 2017) Early Bird 2: AU$ 2,895 (by 10 Apr 2017) Regular Fee: AU$ 2,995 Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat
(1 discount scheme applies)