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Webinar: Navigating the shifting sanctions landscape in 2020

Increasing complexity, regulatory rigour, and the inconsistent nature of global regimes are raising the bar for sanctions compliance. Join this webinar to understand what this means for financial institutions and how you can manage these changes.  

As a result of geopolitics and trade wars, the sanctions landscape has already experienced some monumental changes in 2020. This has knock on effects for the financial industry who need to stay current with sanctions developments and quickly interpret what it means for their institution.

This webinar will unpack the latest changes in the sanctions environment, explore how it impacts AML and KYC programs in financial institutions, and consider solutions that enable the industry to be pro-active in their response.

Topics discussed
  • Latest global sanctions developments - what impact is this having on the financial industry?
  • Staying current with sanctions regulations - managing changes
  • Payment and Sanctions - how the changes in the Payments landscape impact Sanctions screening
  • Sanctions as part of the AML and KYC process in financial institutions
  • Technology solutions - what is being tried and how is it working?

Speaker details below

Date:  5 February 2020
Time:  11AM SGT / 2PM AEST
Webinar Details: You will receive instructions on how to join the webinar 2 hours before the session starts.

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Caroline Sapp, Chief, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Caroline Sapp is a seasoned sanctions subject matter expert at the US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Ms. Sapp has served in various capacities in the Licensing Division at OFAC, where she has assisted with the coordination of USG policy on sanctions exemptions for international organizations, NGOs, and members of the public.  Currently, Ms. Sapp serves as the Chief for the North Korea and Specially Designated Global Terrorist Group programs.  Previously, Ms. Sapp worked on Iraq, Burma, Russia/Ukraine, and Cuba as a Licensing Officer.  Prior to her work at OFAC, Ms. Sapp served as an International Relations Analyst at the Defense Threat Reduction agency where her work focused on combating global biological threats.  Ms. Sapp holds a M. Litt in International Security Studies from the University of St Andrews in Scotland and a BA in History and International Affairs from Sweet Briar College, a women’s college located in central Virginia.

Dinesh Anand, Head of Sanctions Compliance, ANZ

 Dinesh’s banking career spans some 30 years across Australia, Germany and India. During this period he has worked in various roles including Financial Crime, Credit Risk, Operating Risk, Relationship Management and Operations. He is currently assigned as Head of Sanctions Compliance for ANZ, in which role he is responsible for developing and managing ANZ’s sanctions policy and strategy; to ensure compliance with sanctions regulations across all the geographies ANZ operates in. Dinesh is an Honours Graduate in Electrical Engineering with a Master’s in Business Administration.

Jason Tan, Partner, KPMG

Jason Tan is a Partner leading the Financial Crime segment within KPMG Singapore’s Forensic Practice. He has extensive experience leading anti-money laundering reviews, fraud and corruption investigation and dispute advisory engagements across several industries with a focus on the financial institutions, insurance, chemicals and manufacturing sectors. His country of experience includes China, Indonesia, Hong Kong SAR, Taiwan, India, Vietnam and Malaysia. Prior to joining KPMG Forensic in 2007, Jason was with the KPMG Audit practice for three years.

Jason was involved in two of the working groups of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Industry Partnership (ACIP) and has assisted numerous banks and other financial institutions with the remediation of AML/CFT issues since 2010. 

Alice Saveneh-Murray, Partner, Murray Waldren Consulting

Alice is the co-founder of Murray Waldren Consulting. She brings deep subject matter expertise in AML/CTF, Sanctions and Regulatory Compliance gained from her career in both industry and consulting environments. As a member of senior leadership teams, including Group AML/CTF Compliance Officer roles, Alice has helped shape Reporting Entities approaches to a range of operational risk, compliance and regulatory matters both domestically and overseas. Alice is a highly skilled and trusted advisor to the financial crime risk community and brings innovative strategies backed by a wealth of experience to her clients.

Moderator: Phil Malcolm, Head of Market Development, Risk, Refinitiv