CDD and KYC in a Risky World

Do You Really Know Who You're Doing Business With? 

Half Day Seminar
11.15.2018
JW Marriott Marquis, Miami

About The Event 

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Complimentary Event, Presented by ACFCS and Accuity

Financial crime threats are multiplying faster than ever before. From illicit financial flows tied to foreign corruption, to internal and external fraud, to transnational organized crime, the risk landscape is diverse and challenging.

The common thread for protecting against these threats?  Strong “know your customer” programs, accompanied by smart use of technology.

 

VENUE

JW Marriott Marquis     

255 Biscayne Blvd Way

Miami, FL 33131

Join ACFCS and experts from financial services and the public sector as we dive into timely issues in customer due diligence, and explore how to navigate a risky world. Attend this event to:

  • Understand current and emerging risks
  • Receive regulatory guidance on beneficial ownership
  • Hear best practices on how to implement effective CDD and EDD as your first line of defense
  • Return to your organization with practical advice you can use to improve your CDD and KYC programs
  • Build your local network of professional contacts to have for support after the seminar

This event is eligible for 3 CFCS credits. Hot breakfast and light refreshments are provided.

Speakers

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Randall Pickett
Senior Director, Business Solutions, Accuity
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Craig Hirsch
Bank Examiner, BSA/AML Specialist, OCC
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Mike La Scola
Business Solutions Specialist,
Accuity
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JOHN TOBON
Deputy Special Agent in Charge

Homeland Security Investigations

Agenda

08:30
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09:30
Registration and Networking Breakfast
09:30
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09:40
Welcome and Overview
Joseph Yerant, President, ACFCS
09:40
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10:30
The Threat Landscape – Why CDD/EDD Matters More than Ever Before
Presenters from financial institutions discuss key financial crime threats they’re currently dealing with (i.e. proceeds of foreign corruption, anonymous corporations, etc.), and how they’re using CDD/EDD to respond.

SPEAKER: John Tobon, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, 
Homeland Security Investigations
10:30
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11:00
A View from the Regulators – Guidance and Expectations
An OCC representative provides insight on expectations around CDD, especially in regards to the new beneficial owner rule, and describes key issues they’re seeing at financial institutions.

SPEAKER: Craig Hirsch, Bank Examiner, BSA/AML Specialist, OCC
11:00
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11:30
Networking Break
11:30
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12:15
The Possibilities of Fully Automated KYC – The Facts, Fiction and Fantasy
There has been phenomenal global coverage of RegTech proving solutions that reduce the challenges associated with KYC compliance. The benefits include increasing efficiency, pin point detection of KYC/AML risks using un/structured data sets and improving the quality of risk-based decision…. But how far can RegTech go to achieving fully automated KYC? What success stories should give us cause for optimize or adversely where should we pause for reflection? Are there specific areas that need to be harmonized at an industry level?

SPEAKERS: Randall Pickett, Senior Director, Business Solutions, Accuity
Mike LaScola, Business Solutions Specialist, Accuity
12:15
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12:30
Open Q&A with Audience
All presenters return for an open-ended Q&A session with the audience. Come equipped with your questions and get answers and insights from experts!

Agenda and speakers subject to change and finalization.