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Beyond Regulatory Compliance –
Are your Risk-Based Controls Combatting
Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Threats?

With businesses facing varying levels of money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risks due to differing activities, customers, and geographic reach, companies are moving away from tick-box compliance and adopting a risk-based approach where prevention controls are commensurate with the ML/TF risks identified. But with a lack of clear guidelines on risk assessments, how can businesses effectively rate risks and set the appropriate tolerance? How can resources be efficiently allocated towards high-risk areas? What are the key measures needed for a comprehensive AML/CFT programme in ensuring regulatory compliance?

Hear Case Studies & Expert Insights on
ML/TF Risk Assessments & Mitigation Measures

Led by the AML lead of Deloitte Singapore, join this 1-day practical workshop to acquire proactive, risk-based strategies to maximise your AML/CFT programme effectiveness. Hear insider information on regulators’ expectations on the identification of critical customer, product and geographic risks. Through best practice sharing, learn how companies interpret guidelines on assessing financial crime risks with proper scoring and risk rating. Gain insights from real life observations on how firms identify gaps in current AML/CFT policies, procedures, processes. Examine grey areas in carrying out Know Your Customer (KYC), sanctions screening and transactions monitoring to avoid compliance pitfalls.

Programme Highlights

Latest Developments & Regulatory Updates

How to overcome compliance issues & grey areas?

Identifying Key ML/TF Risks & Red Flags

Customer, product/service, transaction, payment risks

Proactive ML/TF Risk Assessment

Quantify qualitative data: Risk scoring, rating, matrices

Robust Controls for Financial Crime Mitigation

Test control effectiveness: KYC, screening, monitoring

Workshop Leader

 

Radish Singh
Executive Director, FAS, Forensic, Deloitte

With 18 years of experience, Radish leads the Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) / Sanctions / KYC & CDD practice within Deloitte Forensic in Singapore and Southeast Asia. She has extensive experience in Compliance and AML, corporate governance, data protection, risk and financial services regulations (including policy formulation and legislative drafting).

Radish has held senior roles in regulatory authorities and financial institutions prior to moving into consulting, such as Head of Compliance and Risk, Regional KYC Head, held the Office of Secretary to the Board and Audit Committee, Data Protection Commissioner and member of the executive committee for Dubai International Financial Centre.

Radish had also spent a significant part of her career working for investment and private banks in compliance, AML / sanctions and KYC. Radish has also advised major banks and listed companies on Personal Data Protection compliance framework and other regulatory compliance matters.

Radish has gained her experience from premier organisations such as PwC, Securities Commission Malaysia, Dubai Financial Services Authority, RBS, HSBC, Dubai International Financial Centre Authority and DIFC Investments.

Benefits of Attending

  • Examine the current AML/CFT landscape, upcoming trends and what regulators expect of companies

  • Hear how the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards review impact AML/CFT compliance and efforts

  • Compare and contrast regional AML/CFT best practices and laws, and how they can be applied locally

  • Discover key risk indicators and red flags to look out for in the identification of critical ML/TF risks

  • Find out relevant sources and effective tools that can be used to enhance the identification process

  • Learn how to ensure continuous monitoring of identified ML/TF risks and variables that impact their severity

  • Gain insights on the key considerations in assessing customer, product, service and tax crime risks

  • Understand the drivers and key attributes for the measurement and prioritisation of financial crimes risks

  • Identify gaps and hotspots in current AML/CFT policies, procedures, processes and how to overcome them

  • Pick up tips on how to review enterprise-wide inherent AML/CFT risk, control effectiveness and residual risk

  • Employ practical techniques in carrying out risk-based CDDs, suspicious activity reporting and monitoring

  • Gain insights on how to test control effectiveness and maintain the robustness of AML/CFT controls

Who Should Attend

Senior level executives from Compliance, Risk, Audit, Finance and Legal responsible for AML/CFT compliance from Financial Institutions and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs).

 
 

PIC Applicable to Singapore Registered Companies.

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