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2017 Financial Crime Conference

9.00 Registration and coffee

10.00 Chairman’s introduction
Chris Leatherland
Head of Financial Crime and MLRO, NewDay

10.15 National Police Chiefs Council lead for Economic Crime – State of the Nation
• Have we reached “cybergeddon”?
• Policing response / responsibility
• Where do we go from here?
Glenn Maleary
Head of Economic Crime, City of London Police


10.45 Current fraud trends
• Overview
• Market trends
• Addressing problems
Simon Dukes
Chief Executive, CIFAS

11.15 Coffee Break

11.40 The cyber threat
• Overview
• What PGI are doing
• What others are doing
Steve Mair
Senior Cyber Security Consultant, PGI

12.10 Fraud White Paper: fraud risk management good practice
• Understanding the threat and impact
• Gaining a complete view of the control environment and its effectiveness
• Automation / technology
Steve Elliot
Director for financial crime, fraud and payments, Huntswood

12.40 Lunch

13.40 Joint-Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) update
• JMLSG’s response to the 4th AML
• Key Changes to the Guidance (including PEPs and key Part II changes)
• What’s next?
David Swanney
Draftsman, JMLSG

14.10 The future of ID verification
• Digital identity
• The European perspective – eIDAS regulation
• Digital identity in the UK and in financial services
Rob Laurence
Director, Innovate Identity Ltd

14.40 New provisions against financial crime
• Data security and data breaches
• Fines for failure to observe provisions
Andrew Shindler
Partner, Locke Lord

15.10 The Criminal Finances Act 2017
• How the government is tackling tax evasion in the UK
• New powers for the regulators and authorities disclosure orders, unexplained wealth orders  and changes to POCA
• Changes to the Suspicious Activity Reporting regime
• Company ownership transparency
Emily Benson
Consultant Solicitor, Keystone Law

15.40 Chairman’s final comments

15.45 Conference ends