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Welcome to the ALB Pan Asian Regulatory and Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit 2024

    DATE             26 - 27 September 2024

    TIME              08:30 am Registration
                                 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Singapore Time (GMT +8)

      VENUE          Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

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Regulatory activity in various jurisdictions is heating up as geopolitical turmoil shows no sign of abating, coupled with economic instability, which presents serious challenges for financial institutions. Businesses anticipate an increase in financial crime risks in the current environment. It’s an intricate mosaic of challenges where the forces of money laundering, corruption, fraud, and financial crime pose formidable threats and require compliance vigilance.

The billion-dollar money laundering case in Singapore raises questions about how illicit activity could have slipped under radar but also underscores the critical importance of robust frameworks and continuous refinement of regulations to meet compliance challenges. AI offers exciting promises in this realm but has introduced novel forms of cyber threats, data privacy, financial fraud, and other regulatory challenges at a faster pace than ever before. Making a RegTech switch is always a challenge with legacy systems, data silos, and internal collaboration roadblocks that inflate compliance tasks and costs.

Join us as we dissect the latest developments and equip you with the tools to thrive amidst uncertainty. The ALB Pan Asian Regulatory and Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit 2024 returns, bringing together distinguished anti-money laundering experts, chief compliance officers, regulators, and thought leaders for a day of profound discourse and networking in Singapore while navigating these challenges collectively.

From exploring the interplay between automation and fraud to delving into the intricacies of sanctions compliance, the agenda encompasses a diverse array of topics designed to empower attendees on risk management, emerging trends, and real-world compliance issues, as striking the right balance between fostering innovation and safeguarding stability remains a conundrum.

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Key Topics:

Regulatory Keynote Address

Keynote: Casinos, Money Laundering, Underground Banking, and Transnational Organized Crime in East and Southeast Asia

Old World

Regulatory Panel Discussion: Financial and Economic Crime in Asia

  • How regulators are cooperating to combat financial crime
  • What challenges have regulators been facing around data sharing?
  • Recent and upcoming regulatory changes impacting compliance functions

Panel: Navigating AML Regulations: Balancing Compliance, Growth, and Reputation as a Financial Centre

  • The current state of compliance with the FATF recommendations
  • Impact of the ongoing crackdown by MAS/CAD on AML practices
  • Maintaining Singapore's reputation as an international financial centre
  • Perspectives from practitioners and regulators on achieving balance
  • COSMIC platform to strengthen the financial system’s defence against money laundering and terrorism financing

Panel: Combatting Financial Fraud: Trends, Strategies, and the Evolution of Scams in Southeast Asia

  • Recent typologies and emerging trends in financial fraud
  • Initiatives by banks and regulators to combat fraud
  • Sha Zu Pan scam – how to mitigate the danger?
  • The importance of consumer education in fraud prevention
  • Singapore Shared Responsibility Network

Panel: Navigating the Future: Key Trends of ESG in 2024 and Aligning with Measuring and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Panel: Spotlight on Outsourcing

  • Understanding MAS regulations and implementation strategies
  • Key differences between previous and upcoming outsourcing regimes
  • Strategies for BFSI to ensure compliance and mitigate risks in outsourcing arrangements

Panel: Navigating the Global Sanctions Landscape - Geopolitical, Financial Crime, and Export Control Risks

  • How Can FIs Keep Up with the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Sanctions Regulations?
  • Innovations in the sanction screening process, such as ML and AI, should be leveraged.

Perpetual KYC: The Future of AML Compliance

Financial Crime in the Antiquities Market

Compliance Risks of Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding for Terrorism Financing and Illicit Financial Flows from Cyber-Enabled Fraud

New World

The Future of Communications Compliance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Panel: Neobanks, Neo-Problem

  • Challenges Faced by Neobanks: Cyber-attacks, data security, privacy breaches, regulatory compliance issues, and trust building
  • The Future of Neobanks

Panel: Racing with AI at a at a rapid pace—will governance catch up with the tech?

  • The AI governance challenges
  • AI and Machine Learning in Banking: Success Stories and Lessons Learned
  • Risks, Opportunities, and Regulation
  • Ways towards a responsible and trusted AI
  • How AI is transforming screening

Panel: Navigating the Crypto Landscape: A Comparative Analysis of Singapore and Hong Kong Regulations

  • Comparison of regulatory frameworks in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Dubai
  • MAS Amendments to the PSA/PSR
  • Recent developments and challenges in the crypto industry
  • Industry perspectives on the future direction of crypto regulation

Cybersecurity in the Era of AI

Regulatory risk for 'AI washing'

The Future of Financial Crime Compliance in the Crypto Era

How digital assets are changing the landscape of financial crime

The Future of Screening: The Role of AI

Panel: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities in the Cross-Border Payments Landscape

Cross-Border Payments and Fraud Mitigation

Corruption, Ethics and Good Governance

Zero-Tolerance Policy to corruption – Take-Aways From The Recent Singapore Experience

Experience Sharing: Detecting corruption by "following the money": Pitfalls and how to get it right

Panel: The Zero-Tolerance Policy to Bribery and Corruption: Managing a Corruption-Free Multinational Organisation

Panel: Leveraging AI for a Better Governance, Risk, and Compliance Programme

Panel: The Role of Corporate Governance in Improving Business Sustainability and Resilience

Reviewing and Updating Corporate Governance Practice

The Public and Private Sector as Partners to Combat Global Corruption

Business Integrity and Sustainable Development

Employee Compliance Awareness as a Key Element for Misconduct Indicator

Panel: Data Governance: Balancing Innovation and Competition with Privacy, Safety, and Cybersecurity

Revitalizing the partnership between the public and private sector to combat corruption

FCPA in Emerging Markets - Anti-corruption developments and trends

  • Enforcement Trends and Policy Developments
  • Developments in Asia
  • Takeaways for Corporate Compliance
  • What to Watch

Empowering Whistleblowers - critical Role and Challenges

Combating Tax Evasion and Illicit Financial Flows

 

 

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Speaking Opportunities

If you feel that you can add value at any of our events, we are very interested to hear from you.

 

Speaking and Program Enquiries:

Mohd Fazlan Ahmad Fuad (Faz)

Conference Producer, Asia & Emerging Markets - Legal, Thomson Reuters

fazlan.fuad@thomsonreuters.com

Mobile: +65 9381 8370

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The ALB Pan Asian Regulatory and Anti-Corruption Compliance Summit event series is dedicated to provide a forum for regional and global regulatory bodies and policymakers across industries with an emphasis on financial services industry across the Asia-Pacific region.


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