2nd ACAMS Global Financial Crime FinTech
CHICAGO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As part of its continued efforts to help compliance professionals navigate the promises and dangers of emerging technologies, ACAMS will present a 3 days for his 2sd Annual Global FinTech Summit Against Financial Crime. Starting June 15, 2021, attendees of this all-virtual event will hear advice from regulators and compliance officers on a range of topics, including identifying bogus fraud schemes, best practices for suppliers of Virtual Asset Services (VASP) and lessons from the Electronic Cards Scandal.
The conference opens with remarks and a question-and-answer session with economist Rhoda Weeks-Brown, general counsel and director of the legal department of the International Monetary Fund, focusing on how FinTechs increase financial inclusion , and the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML / CTF) problems related to innovative payment systems. Another notable speaker includes Scott Rembrandt, Assistant Assistant Secretary for Strategic Policy, Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department of the Treasury.
“The technological innovation and rapid market growth that define the FinTech industry pose truly unique challenges for compliance professionals, even as the industry promises breakthrough solutions to identify financial crime,” said Scott Liles, president and Director General of ACAMS. , we knew it was incumbent on us to pull out all the stops for this summit with a roster of compliance experts who can talk about regulatory obstacles and criminal typologies specific to FinTech companies and the regions in which they operate.
“Whether you’re from a peer-to-peer lender in Dubai, a mobile payment provider in Tokyo, a neobank in Berlin, or a crypto-trading platform in New York, this summit is designed for give you practical advice that can protect your business from regulatory issues and damage to its reputation, ”he said. Best of all, compliance professionals will have the opportunity to pose their compliance questions directly to expert speakers at the summit.
While speakers will typically address FinTech compliance issues during the summit, attendees may choose to focus on panels tailored to the regions in which their companies operate. The June 15 panels and presentations will focus on businesses in the Americas, with high-level speakers from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Finance Canada, among others. The second day of the summit will focus on FinTech compliance in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with subject matter experts from the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the Financial Stability Board and the International Financial Center of Dubai. The final day of the summit will provide advice from regulators and compliance experts based in the Asia-Pacific region, including representatives from the Financial Services Agency of Japan, the FinTech Association of Malaysia and several of the largest financial technology companies in the region.
A special summit for Spanish-speaking compliance professionals operating in Latin America will also take place on the first day, with expert speakers from regional FinTechs and a keynote address from the founder of Ualá in Argentina.
In addition to its host of speakers from regulatory and law enforcement agencies, the summit will also bring together senior experts from leading companies in the FinTech space like Google, Stripe, Binance, PayPal, Bitgo, Mox Bank, and Coinbase, among others.
Between discussions covering topics such as the impact of distributed ledger technology on the industry beyond cryptocurrencies and the risks that domestic extremism groups pose to FinTech service providers, participants will also the opportunity to meet their peers during virtual networking sessions.
The full program of the ACAMS 2sd Annual Global FinTech Summit Against Financial Crime can be found here.
ACAMS is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading workforce solutions provider headquartered in the United States. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals across a wide range of industries. . Its CAMS certification is the most widely recognized AML certification among compliance professionals around the world. Its new Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification began in January 2020. Visit acams.org for more information.
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