International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing 2022 (IFCTF 2022)

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International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing 2022 (IFCTF 2022)


26 – 27 July 2022 @ 9 am (+8 GMT)
International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing 2022 (IFCTF 2022)

The International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing (IFCTF) 2022 returns this year as an in-person conference on 26 – 27 July 2022 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

The New Frontier of Compliance: Transform, Adapt, Collaborate

Jointly organised by AICB and the Compliance Officers’ Networking Group (CONG) and supported by Bank Negara Malaysia, the conference will look at the megatrends of 2022 and how it will transform and impact compliance in the current and future landscape, especially with the emergence of new digital crimes, ESG and environmental crime, and the new role the finance sector will need to play in addressing these issues and challenges.

The conference is expected to attract more than 700 delegates from local and international financial institutions. The keynote address will be delivered by Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Nor Shamsiah Yunus, Governor, Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia).

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Fees

AICB, MII, MAMSB members
Non-members
RM1,500 / USD400
RM1,750 / USD500

Programme Agenda

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Sponsorship

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Speakers' Profiles

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Anna Bleazard

Managing Director

FTI Consulting, Singapore

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Anna Bleazard

Managing Director

FTI Consulting, Singapore

Anna Bleazard is a qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive financial crime compliance, forensic accounting, disputes and litigation support experience.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Anna was with a Big-4 firm from 2007, transferring from the UK to Singapore office in 2011. In her role, Anna specialised in financial crime investigations, advisory and disputes work across Asia Pacific and covering multiple industries including, among others, financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and consumer products.

Anna’s experience includes planning, performing and leading complex fraud, corruption, and general compliance investigations across Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific covering a multitude of topics, including asset misappropriation, accounting fraud, bribery & corruption, expense claim fraud, procurement fraud, channel stuffing, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, money laundering and sanctions.

Anna has expertise in performing regulatory investigations and reviews as well as internal control and compliance reviews, including fraud risks, policies, procedures and control gap assessments and investigating and advising on AML, sanctions and financial crime risks.

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Christopher Liu

Chief Compliance Officer

Matrixport Group, Singapore

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Christopher Liu

Chief Compliance Officer

Matrixport Group, Singapore

Christopher Liu is the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) for Matrixport Group and is responsible for the development of the Compliance programme and strategies across all business lines and regions within the group. He is a seasoned compliance leader with 20 years of experience spanning across law enforcement, banking, payments and Fintech. Prior to joining Matrixport, he was the Vice President, Head of Regulatory Compliance for Razer Inc. and the Group Head of Compliance for Wallex Technologies. In those roles, he was instrumental in developing firm-wide compliance frameworks for international payments businesses across various countries and regions.

Christopher started his career with the Suspicious Transaction Reporting Office, a unit within the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force and was involved in the investigation and prosecution of several prominent money laundering cases.

In 2004, he joined Citi Singapore and started his transition from law enforcement to Regulatory Compliance. Between 2004 and 2009, he was with the Citi Singapore country team where he took on various compliance roles culminating in the Country Head of AML for Singapore. In 2009, he moved to the Regional office and took on key leadership responsibilities. He was the Regional Head of AML Audit & Regulatory Exam Management (2010-2012) and Regional Head of Consumer AML Compliance Risk Management (ACRM) (2012-2017) where he was responsible for the oversight of Citi’s AML/CFT programme across 17 consumer businesses spanning from the United Kingdom to Australia. In 2017, Christopher brought his expertise to the first line where he served as the Regional Consumer In-Business AML Program Director, responsible for the implementation of the AML/CFT programme across the APAC consumer business.

Having served in a variety of senior compliance roles across the first and second lines of defense, Christopher is familiar with compliance risk management and key areas like regulatory change management, policy implementation, compliance testing and risk assessments (both Enterprise Risk Management and for new products and services). He is a Board member of the Singapore Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and is regularly invited to speak at Compliance conferences, such as the ACAMS APAC Regional Conference in 2019 and at the Bank Negara Annual AML/CFT Conferences in 2013 and 2015.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Singapore.

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Eva Crouwel

Head of Financial Crime

Luno, South Africa

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Eva Crouwel

Head of Financial Crime

Luno, South Africa

Eva Crouwel is the Head of Financial Crime for Luno, a global cryptocurrency platform with over 10 million customers. Before joining Luno in 2020, Eva spent 10 years as a financial crime investigator and advising international financial institutions and FinTech companies on compliance and technology-related topics pertaining to financial crime.

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Khurram Pirzada, CAMS

Partner

KPMG Management & Risk Consulting, Malaysia

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Khurram Pirzada, CAMS

Partner

KPMG Management & Risk Consulting, Malaysia

Khurram Pirzada, a Certified AML Specialist (CAMS) has over 20 years of experience with more than 11 years of working experience in the banking sector across various jurisdictions with extensive exposure to AML/CFT, Sanctions, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Trade Finance business and Operations.

Khurram has presented in various countries, at multiple forums, conferences, seminars and workshops, and conducted trainings for Board and Senior Management regarding AML/CFT trends and developments. Lately, Khurram has been presenting to various banks, insurance companies, e-wallet and other companies on topics relating to AML/CFT, Sanctions, CDD/EDD, TBML, Identifying Red flags, Risk Management and Operational Controls. He presented on two topics in IFCTF 2019 and has been conducting regular talks in EWHA Womans University in South Korea on TBML and Sanctions.

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Suhaimi Ali

Assistant Governor

Bank Negara Malaysia

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Suhaimi Ali

Assistant Governor

Bank Negara Malaysia

Suhaimi Ali has 24 years of experience as a central banker. He currently oversees the Financial Development and Innovation, Islamic Finance, as well as Financial Inclusion
departments.

Throughout his career with Bank Negara Malaysia, he has served in various areas, which include financial sector development, regulation and supervision, strategic planning, consumer protection, market conduct, international negotiations digital and cyber strategies in IT services, as well as in the Governor's Office. In his previous role as the Director of the Financial Development and Innovation department, he was responsible for the development of the financial sector and payments systems, as well as to drive digital innovation within the sector. He also recently led the development of the Financial Sector Blueprint 2022–2026.

Note: More speakers to be updated