MLROs.Com Conference Three 2015
Wednesday, 14th October 2015, 08:30 – 17:30 | London

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Agenda & Speakers
Conference Three is themed around two major issues that are impacting financial crime practitioners at the moment and are likely to continue to do so going forward: Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC) and Cybercrime!

We have an amazing line up of inspirational world class subject matter expert speakers as you can see from the agenda below covering the currently relevant topics in detail that have a real world impact on the day to day conduct of the financial crime professional.

You can check out the current agenda for the day, including the confirmed speaker line-up below.

Want to speak at Conference Three 2015? Or one of our other great events? We a still looking for talented speakers and would be happy to hear from you! Please contact a member of the Conference Team to find out more.

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

Delegate’s arrival/ registration and a chance to grab a pre-event coffee and some nibbles before settling in to the days busy schedule!

09:00 – 09:10

Ben Hur

Chairman’s Introduction
A quick welcome to Conference from our ever popular chairman

09:10 – 09:55

Zoe Newman
Managing Director, Kroll

Howard Cooper
Managing Director, Kroll

It’s Not as Easy as ABC!
• Trends Kroll are seeing in how bribery & corruption is perpetrated within companies (Zoe Newman)
• Pro-active ways in which companies can pinpoint bribery & corruption risks (Howard Cooper)

09:55 – 10:40

Peter Van Veen
Director, Business Integrity Program, Transparency International

Corrupt Capital!
A deep dive session looking at how corrupt money is used to buy property in the UK and how goverment and financial crime professionals can solve the problem.

10:40 – 10:55

Morning Coffee

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available

10:55 – 11:40

Denis O’Connor
Managing Director, AFME

A FIFA update!
What’s the latest news? What could MLROs have done differently? Whose fault is all of this? And what happens now?

11:40 – 12:10

Louise Pordage
Senior Manager, RC – Technology (Cyber Security), KPMG

Cybercrime threats and a collaborative response
Cyber crime threats are intensifying. Have we got something to learn from the cyber criminal marketplace that would make our response more effective? Can we together turn the kill chain on its head? What are the challenges and what are the opportunities?

12:10 – 12:40

Howard Shaw
Global Head of Anti-Corruption & Whistleblowing Services, Mazars LLP
Chair Designate, International Standards Organisation (ISO) Technical Committee, Governance

Standards In Bribery and Risk Management
Howard will be discussing the British Standard Anti-Bribery Management System (BS:10500) and the proposed International Standard in Bribery Risk Management (ISO:37001). He will also touch upon proposals for extending the concept of strict corporate liability for bribery to other financial crimes in the UK.

12:40 – 13:25

Richard Jones
Manger National Cyber Crime Unit, NCA

NCA Cybercrime Update
As the head of the NCA’s Cybercrime Prevent team; Richard will give us the very latest information on the goverments Cybercrime initiatives and how you can adopt new methodologies to improve your Cybercrime prevention programmes in-house.

13:25 – 14:25


Selection of sandwiches, drinks and snacks available

14:25 – 15:10

Paul C Dwyer
CEO, Cyber Risk International & President of ICTTF International Cyber Threat Task Force
Co Chairman of the UK NCA National Crime Agency Industry Group

Online Banking / Mobile Banking application security
Paul will be taking you through the real world issues associated with online banking and mobile banking application security; and how it affects your role as an MLRO. What are the issues affecting the technology and what you can do to ensure that you proactively deal with them and monitor the systems to prevent issues from arising, detect, and deal with those that do arise.

15:10 – 16:05

Ben Hamilton
Managing Director, Kroll

Trends in Cybercrime
· Why is cybercrime increasing?
· Trends Kroll is seeing
· Case study examples: stolen credentials, social engineering, identity theft
· Practical ways to combat cybercrime

16:05 – 16:20

Afternoon Tea

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available

16:20 – 17:05

Martin Woods
Head of Financial Crime, Thomson Reuters

ABC Update
Martin will be giving us an up-to-the-minute review of Anti-Bribery and Corruption frameworks and how you can best integrate these into your business.

17:05 – 17:30

Panel Questions and Answers

Our panellists will be available for the usual lively question and answer session dealing with the issues raised by the day’s discussions and anything else the audience can think of!


Networking and Drinks Reception

A fantastic opportunity to decompress with a drink and some food; and network with your peers and the expert speakers of the day, kindly hosted by Kroll Associates UK.