2021 Virtual

Fraud Detection & AML Conference

2021 Virtual

Fraud Detection & AML Conference

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Days 1–3 of our highly anticipated 2021 Virtual Fraud Detection & AML Conference have concluded. For information on future Verafin events, stay tuned to our Upcoming Events page!

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Agenda

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Day 1 • Monday, October 18

Fraud Detection & Management

12:00 – 1:15pm EST

INDUSTRY PANEL

Innovating to Fight Fraud Scams

From cunning criminals to elaborate schemes and scams, the constant evolution of fraud is a driving force for financial crime management technology and innovation. In this engaging session, a panel of diverse speakers will discuss key fraud challenges and industry insights, from emerging scam scenarios to the impact of new innovations and important guidance. 

Industry Panelists:
Ian Mitchell, Brad Haacke

1:15 – 1:30pm EST

Break

1:30 – 3:30pm EST

KEYNOTE

Consortium Approach: Combating Fraud with Big Data

Fraudsters are targeting all available transaction channels for their gain, exploiting customers and financial institutions with sophisticated Business Email Compromise attacks on wire and ACH payments, elaborate check fraud schemes, lucrative P2P scams, and more. Join industry and product experts as they discuss insights into this growing challenge and steps to take decisive action, including efficient and effective fraud detection and management leveraging big data intelligence and machine learning in a cloud-based environment.

Customer Speaker:
Stephanie Zirin (Eastern Bank)

3:30 – 4:00pm EST

Break

4:00 – 5:00pm EST

PEER PERSPECTIVES

Fraud Insights

Join industry and technology experts, and your peers from financial institutions, as they discuss a diverse range otopics in fraud detection and management, including COVID-19-related fraud, and payments fraud such as P2P scams, as well as lessons learned and best practices for investigations. 

Peer Panelists:
Dennis Miller (Sandy Spring Bank), Jasson Ziminski (Landmark Credit Union), Denise Owens (PlainsCapital Bank)

*Agenda subject to change. Check back often for updates.

Day 2 • Tuesday, October 19

BSA/AML Compliance & Management

12:00 – 1:15pm EST

INDUSTRY PANEL

Global AML Regimes & Collaborative Approaches to Fight Crime

Advancements in global AML regimes are creating new possibilities to enhance anti-money laundering efforts and disrupt the flow of illicit funds through increased industry collaboration and consortium investigations. Join our panel of industry experts as they discuss the current BSA/AML landscape from a domestic and global perspective, ranging from key legislative changes to the milestone AML Act of 2020, and the importance of industry collaboration in combating financial crime.

Industry Panelists:
Jim Richards, Nick J. Maxwell

1:15 – 1:30pm EST

Break

1:30 – 3:30pm EST

KEYNOTE

New Approaches for Effective & Efficient BSA/AML Programs

Amid significant legislative change and the ongoing fight against money laundering and related threats, such as human trafficking and terrorism, it is imperative to maintain an efficient and effective BSA/AML program that delivers actionable intelligence to law enforcement. In this insightful session, industry and technology experts will discuss the challenges of conventional AML approaches, and opportunities for improved money laundering investigations through robust analytics, information sharing, and consortium data.

Customer Speakers:
Cassandra Robb (Bangor Savings Bank), Rachel Workman (Centennial Bank)

3:30 – 4:00pm EST

Break

4:00 – 5:00pm EST

PEER PERSPECTIVES

AML Insights

Join industry and technology experts, as well as your peers from financial institutions, as they explore hot topics in BSA/AML compliance and management, such as working with law enforcement, drug trafficking, human trafficking and domestic terrorism investigations, and lessons learned from insightful, real-world AML cases.

Peer Panelists:
Justin Svec (First Interstate Bank), Wanda Moncrief (Trustmark National Bank), Jeffrey Kawahara (Patelco Credit Union)

*Agenda subject to change. Check back often for updates.

Day 3 • Wednesday, October 20

High-Risk Customer & Sanctions Screening Management

12:00 – 1:15pm EST

INDUSTRY PANEL

Navigating the Risk Landscape: Higher-Risk Customers & Sanctions

Financial institutions are facing increased regulatory pressure to comply with sanctions requirements and effectively manage customers in high-risk categories — and with these challenges comes growing risks. Join industry and technology experts for an engaging panel discussion as they explore key topics in sanctions screening and high-risk customer management, such as monitoring for Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), bribery and corruption, and industry guidance for compliance and AML priorities.

Industry Panelists:
Stephanie Brooker, Adam M. Smith, Jim Richards

1:15 – 1:30pm EST

Break

1:30 – 3:30pm EST

KEYNOTE

Technology to Mitigate Risk: Sanctions Screening & High-Risk Customer Management Solutions

Amid heightened sanctions and high-risk customer management demands, a holistic and risk-based approach to compliance is essential for financial institutions to adhere with regulations while remaining robust against money laundering risks. In this engaging session, industry and technology experts will explore the challenges of conventional approaches, as well as the benefits of an intelligent, targeted sanctions solution and end-to-end high-risk customer management for money laundering prevention.

Customer Speakers:
Leslie Croaker (First Interstate Bank), Orla Furey (Cambridge Savings Bank), Jon Stockton (Columbia State Bank)

3:30 – 4:00pm EST

Break

4:00 – 5:00pm EST

PEER PERSPECTIVES

High-Risk Customer Management & Sanctions Insights

Join Industry and technology experts, and your peers from financial institutions, as they share insights into hot topics, challenges, and developments in high-risk customer management, such as banking Cannabis-Related Businesses, and emerging scenarios and cases in sanctions compliance.

Peer Panelists:
Amy Auckerman (United Bank), Brandon Tate (Columbia Bank), Carrie Burns (MIDFLORIDA Credit Union)

*Agenda subject to change. Check back often for updates.

Thursday, October 21 & Friday, October 22

Power Training

Verafin customers can register for Power Training sessions by visiting the Verafin Community.

Featured Speakers

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Stephanie Brooker

  • Partner, Gibson Dunn
  • Former Director, FinCEN Enforcement Division
  • Former DOJ Prosecutor and Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia
haacke

Brad Haacke

  • VP, Financial Crimes Manager, Fifth Third Bank
  • Former Fraud Product Risk Manager, Fifth Third Bank
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Nick J. Maxwell

  • Head of the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing (FFIS) research programme, RUSI Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies
mitchell

Ian Mitchell

  • Global Fraud and Financial Crimes Executive
  • Founder, The Knoble
  • Financial Crime Advisory Board, American Bankers Association
  • Former Principal – Financial Services Fraud Management (FCU), PwC
  • Former Director – Enterprise Fraud Management, Fifth Third
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Jim Richards

  • Founder and Principal, RegTech Consulting LLC
  • Former Executive Vice-President and Director of Financial Crimes Risk Management, Wells Fargo
  • Senior Strategic Advisor, Verafin
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Adam M. Smith

  • Partner, Gibson Dunn
  • Former Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), U.S. Treasury Department
  • Former Director – Multilateral Affairs, National Security Council

Accreditation

To allow for greater flexibility and customization of your conference experience, sessions at the 2021 Virtual Fraud Detection & AML Conference have been individually accredited. This allows you to earn credits by attending the sessions most relevant to your interests.

Attendees are eligible for up to 12 CAMS, 15.75 CAFP, 15.75 CRCM credits, and may be eligible for up to 13.5 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits towards industry accreditation programs, such as CFE and CFCS.

Session CAMS credits
per session
CRCM or CAFP credits
per session
CPE credit hours
per session
INDUSTRY PANEL 1 1.5 1.5
KEYNOTE 2 2.5 2
PEER PERSPECTIVES 1 1.25 1

Attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance for each session attended. Attendees are responsible for download and submission of their certificates and reporting of credits to their industry accreditation program.

Verafin customers can view accreditation details for Power Training on the Verafin Community.

Notes:

  • Individuals are responsible for their accreditation requirements, and submission of these materials to their designated accrediting body.
  • ACAMS does not add credits for non-ACAMS produced events to member profiles. Attendees should provide their certificate of participation for certification or recertification purposes.
  • American Bankers Association (ABA) Professional Certifications require attendees to self-submit credit to their Certification Dashboard record.
  • Verafin is not registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as an official sponsor of continuing professional education, and this event is not directly accredited for CPE credits with any industry accreditation program. However, we provide attendees with personalized certificates of attendance, a detailed agenda and descriptions of sessions, that align with requirements as outlined in ACFE, Community Banker University, and other industry accreditation that accept CPE credit hours for external educational events.

Questions? Get in touch at userconference@verafin.com