MLROs.com Conference Three 2019Winckworth Sherwood, London | Wednesday 25th September 2019

Event Details

MLROs.com are pleased to bring you the third of our regular industry renowned conferences for 2019.  Our conferences are always a great value, full-day event, packed with major topical issues and expert speakers. We are excited to be able to reveal that the day will be keynoted by Jonathan Fisher QC! The rest of the agenda will follow shortly.

The delegate fee includes refreshments, lunch and a post-event networking drinks reception, hosted by our friends at Winckworth Sherwood. The conference will be held at their London offices which are located at Minerva House, 5 Montague Cl, London SE1 9BB on Wednesday, 25th September 2019.

The various presentations will be provided to paying delegates electronically post-conference.

The conference will provide delegates with the information to enhance the scope and depth of their knowledge across a broad range of subjects, as well as earn valuable CPD points.

Tickets & Bookings

Tickets for Conference Three start at just £149* for all-day attendance. Please note our pricing structure.

1st Release Admission
2nd Release Admission
3rd Release Admission
4th Release Admission £299*
Half Day Admission (AM/ PM) £199*

Register Here

Please email us at conference@mlros.com if  you require a PDF booking form

Agenda & Speakers

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

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

09:00 – 09:10

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CEO’s Introduction

A quick welcome to MLROs.com Conference Three 2019 from our CEO and an update on the latest forum news and developments.

David Pelled,
CEO, MLROs.com

09:10 – 09:55

Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery – Practical Advice for the AML and Financial Crime Professionals to Combat These Practices.

Stop The Traffik will run this session on human trafficking and modern-day slavery and how the AML and financial crime professional can practically help stop this awful trade.

Speaker: Bill Peace
Stop the Traffik

09:55 – 10:40

Companies House – Post Consultation Document, the Start of the Way Forward

This is a follow up session after the initial session in London on 12th June 2019 where Companies House introduced the consultation document and process. As the process for submitting comments ended formally on the 5th August, this is the initial follow up to continue the engagement

Speaker: Mark Buckley
Head of Integrity, Companies House

10:40 – 11:00

 

 Morning Coffee

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available.

11:00 – 11:45

Brexit and Now What? 

Depending on the outcome of Brexit, there could be some work that the MLRO/financial crime community have to get prepared for. If we leave, every law in the land will need to change. To what extent will legislators tighten / loosen legislation? If there is another extension to Article 50, what challenges will that bring? 

Speaker TBC

11:45 – 12:30

Money Laundering in the Capital Markets

Denis O’Connor will discuss the recent FCA Thematic Review on Money Laundering in the Capital Markets and then he will focus on the Mozambique Tuna Bond scandal where the capital markets were used to launder funds

Speaker: Denis O’Connor

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Selection of sandwiches, drinks and snacks available.

13:30 – 14:15

An AML Mock Trial

14:15 – 15:00

Is Machine Learning /Artificial Intelligence  the answer or will we always need human beings?

The recent growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI)and Machine Learning (ML) is starting to promise a revolution in the way that due diligence and alert monitoring is conducted. There is the potential, over the next few years, for these systems to take over from human beings in these roles. Given the need for banks and other FIs to rein in massive spending on compliance, will these systems ever entirely replace people and are we in danger of watering down our compliance in the rush to automate?

Speaker: Michael Blicker
FICO TONBELLER

15:00 – 15:20

Afternoon Coffee

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available.

15:20 – 16:05

Extension to the SMCR

Following the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (“SMCR”) to banks and dual-regulated firms in 2016, the FCA has now published its final rules on the forthcoming extension of the SMCR to solo-regulated firms which will apply from 9 December 2019.

We will focus on the common requirements of SMCR which apply to institutions across the financial sector and its linkages to governance and culture. We will also share our industry insight (including case studies) on some practical steps which senior management, certified staff and relevant support functions can take to ensure they are compliant with regulations whilst strengthening accountability within their organisations.

Speaker: Richard Barnwell
Partner, BDO LLP

16:05 – 16:50

Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Fisher QC

Recent Money Laundering cases in the Courts

16:50 – 17:30

Panel Q&A

A selection of the days speakers will be available for a short open Q&A session with questions from the floor.

17:30 – 19:30

Evening Reception & Networking

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

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

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

09:00 – 09:10

CEO’s Introduction

A quick welcome to MLROs.com Conference Three 2019 from our CEO and an update on the latest forum news and developments.

David Pelled
CEO MLROs.com

09:10 – 09:55

Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery – Practical Advice for the AML and Financial Crime Professionals to Combat These Practices.

Stop The Traffik will run this session on human trafficking and modern-day slavery and how the AML and financial crime professional can practically help stop this awful trade.

Speaker: Bill Peace
Stop the Traffik

09:55 – 10:40

Companies House – Post Consultation Document, the Start of the Way Forward

This is a follow up session after the initial session in London on 12th June 2019 where Companies House introduced the consultation document and process. As the process for submitting comments ended formally on the 5th August, this is the initial follow up to continue the engagement

Speaker: Mark Buckley
Head of Integrity, Companies House

10:40 – 11:00

 

 Morning Coffee

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available.

11:00 – 11:45

Brexit and Now What? 

Depending on the outcome of Brexit, there could be some work that the MLRO/financial crime community have to get prepared for. If we leave, every law in the land will need to change. To what extent will legislators tighten / loosen legislation? If there is another extension to Article 50, what challenges will that bring? 

Speaker TBC

11:45 – 12:30

Money Laundering in the Capital Markets

Denis O’Connor will discuss the recent FCA Thematic Review on Money Laundering in the Capital Markets and then he will focus on the Mozambique Tuna Bond scandal where the capital markets were used to launder funds

Speaker Denis O’Connor

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

Selection of sandwiches, drinks and snacks available.

13:30 – 14:15

An AML Mock Trial

14:15 – 15:00

Is Machine Learning /Artificial Intelligence  the answer or will we always need human beings?

The recent growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI)and Machine Learning (ML) is starting to promise a revolution in the way that due diligence and alert monitoring is conducted. There is the potential, over the next few years, for these systems to take over from human beings in these roles. Given the need for banks and other FIs to rein in massive spending on compliance, will these systems ever entirely replace people and are we in danger of watering down our compliance in the rush to automate?

Speaker: Michael Blicker
FICO TONBELLER

15:00 – 15:20

Afternoon Coffee

Selection of teas, coffees, cakes and fresh juice available.

15:20 – 16:05

Extension to the SMCR

Following the implementation of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (“SMCR”) to banks and dual-regulated firms in 2016, the FCA has now published its final rules on the forthcoming extension of the SMCR to solo-regulated firms which will apply from 9 December 2019.

We will focus on the common requirements of SMCR which apply to institutions across the financial sector and its linkages to governance and culture. We will also share our industry insight (including case studies) on some practical steps which senior management, certified staff and relevant support functions can take to ensure they are compliant with regulations whilst strengthening accountability within their organisations.

Speaker: Richard Barnwell
Partner, BDO LLP

16:05 – 16:50

Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Fisher QC

Recent Money Laundering cases in the Courts

16:50 – 17:30

Panel Q&A

A selection of the days speakers will be available for a short open Q&A session with questions from the floor.

17:30 – 19:30

Evening Reception & Networking

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

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