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ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

​December 8-10, 2019 • Washington Marriott Wardman Park • Washington, DC

 
 

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2019 Program


Saturday, December 7  |  Sunday, December 8  |  Monday, December 9  |  Tuesday, December 10

Saturday

Workshop: FinCrimesSim 2019:

8:00 – 11:00 am – Workshop Registration
Workshop Continental Breakfast:  8:00 – 9:00 am
Workshop begins 9:00 am – concludes at 5:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CONFERENCE EARLY REGISTRATION OPEN

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Sunday
7:30 am - 6:30 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
10:15 am - 11:30 am DEEP DIVE CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 1

Deep Dive 1A: OFAC/SANCTIONS
 
(Repeated in Deep Dive 2A)

Deep Dive 1B: Updating the Outdated:  Innovating Transaction Monitoring  in Today’s Environment  (Repeated in Deep Dive 2E)

Deep Dive 1C: Practical Investigative Strategies and Avoiding SAR Mishaps in Investigations
-Community Banks (Single Session - Mid-Size/Large Bank Session in 2B)

Deep Dive 1D: A Deep Dive into Social Engineering and Social Media Fraud (Repeated in 2C)

Deep Dive 1E: Establishing a Governance Model to Drive an Efficient Internal Control Structure -Mid-Size/Large Bank  (Single Session)

Deep Dive 1F:  Connecting the Dots on Your CDD Program
(Repeated in Deep Dive 2F)

Deep Dive 1G: Emerging Fraud and AML Risks in Payments  (Repeated in Deep Dive 2G)

Deep Dive 1H: International AML Hot Topics
(Repeated in Deep Dive 2H)
 
11:30 am - 1:30 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm DEEP DIVE SERIES 2

Deep Dive 2A:
OFAC/SANCTIONS
(Repeated from Deep Dive 1A)

Deep Dive 2B: Practical Investigative Strategies and Avoiding SAR Mishaps in Investigations
Mid-Size/Large Banks  (Single Session)
(Community Bank Session is in Deep Dive 1C)

Deep Dive 2C:  A Deep Dive Into Social Engineering Fraud   (Repeated from Deep Dive 1D)

Deep Dive 2D: Establishing a Governance Model to Drive an Efficient Internal Control Structure within Community Banks (Single Session)

Deep Dive 2E: Updating the Outdated:  Innovating Transaction Monitoring  in Today’s Environment  (Repeated from Deep Dive 1B)

Deep Dive 2F:  Connecting the Dots on Your CDD Program (Repeated from Deep Dive 1F)

Deep Dive 2G: Emerging Fraud Risks in Payments (Repeated from Deep Dive 1G)

Deep Dive 2H:  International AML Hot Topics (Repeated from Deep Dive 1H)

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Series 1

Concurrent Session 1A: Fine-Tuning Your Third Line of Defense  (Repeated in 2A)

Concurrent Session 1B:  Scam Remediation – What is Acceptable Loss? (Repeated in Concurrent Session 4C ) 

Concurrent Session 1C:  Negative Media: Silver Bullet or Lead Weight?  How to Utilize Media to Support Effective and Efficient Processes?
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 2C)

Concurrent Session 1D:    Collaborative Arrangements: Sharing BSA Resources at Small Institutions. (Repeated in Concurrent Session 2D)

Concurrent Session 1E:  Cyber and Fraud Departments Partnership (Repeated in Concurrent Session 3D)

Concurrent Session 1F: Human Trafficking – Latest Red Flags and How Banks Can Be Part of the Solution  (Repeated in 2F)

Concurrent Session 1G: Banking Marijuana Related Businesses (MRB) (Repeated in 2G)

Concurrent Session 1H: Competing Priorities or Complementary Views: Data Privacy’s Impact on Your BSA/AML Compliance Program
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 3G)
 
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Travel to Next Session
​4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
​GENERAL SESSION:  Trending Legal/Regulatory Risks in Financial Crimes
​5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
​OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

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Monday
7:00 am - 6:30 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am - 8:30 am POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS
Enjoy a continental breakfast while you listen to key industry experts. 
8:00 am – 8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN THE MARKETPLACE
8:30 am - 8:45 am TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION
​8:45 am - 9:45 am GENERAL SESSION

Washington Update – An Industry Perspective
9:45 am - 10:30 am COFFEE BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
10:30 am - 11:30 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Series 2

Concurrent Session 2A: Fine-Tuning Your Third Line of Defense (Repeated from 1A)

Concurrent Session 2B:  SAR Writing and Filing:  Managing Regulatory and Law Enforcement Requirements  (Repeated in Concurrent Session 3B)

Concurrent Session 2C: Negative Media:  Silver Bullet or Lead Weight?  How to Utilize Media to Support Effective and Efficient Processes?  (Repeated from  Concurrent Session 1C)

Concurrent Session 2D: Collaborative Arrangements: Sharing BSA Resources at Small Institutions.  (Repeated from Concurrent Session 1D)

Concurrent Session 2E: Terrorist Financing:  A Law Enforcement Perspective – What Banks Need to Know   (Repeated in  Concurrent Session 4E)

Concurrent Session 2F: Human Trafficking:  Latest Red Flags and How Banks Can Be Part of the Solution  (Repeated from 1F)

Concurrent Session 2G: Banking Marijuana Related Businesses (MRB)  (Repeated from  Concurrent Session 1G)

Concurrent Session 2H: Where Will AI take AML and Fraud in the Next Five Years:  An Industry Dialogue (Repeated in Concurrent Session 4B)
 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Series 3

Concurrent Session 3A: Correspondent Banking (Repeated in Concurrent Session 4A)

Concurrent Session 3B: SAR Writing and Filing:  Managing Regulatory and Law Enforcement Requirements  (Repeated from Concurrent Session 2B)

Concurrent Session 3C: The Most Common Challenges with and Following  an Integration or System Conversion (Repeated in Concurrent Session 4G)

Concurrent Session 3D Cyber and Fraud Departments Partnership   (Repeated from Concurrent Session 1E)

Concurrent Session 3E:  Community Banks and the AI/Machine Learning Conundrum – When to Wait and When to Buy?  (Repeated in Concurrent Session 4D)

Concurrent Session 3F: Insider Fraud – Bribery/Corruption and More
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 4F)

Concurrent Session 3G:  Competing Priorities or Complementary Views: Data Privacy’s Impact on Your BSA/AML Compliance Program (Repeated from Concurrent Session 1H)
 
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Travel to next session
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Series 4

Concurrent Session 4A:  Correspondent Banking (Repeated from Concurrent Session 3A)

Concurrent Session 4B: Where Will AI take AML and Fraud in the Next Five Years:  An Industry Dialogue (Repeated from Concurrent Session 2H)

Concurrent Session 4C:  Scam Remediation – What is Acceptable Loss? (Repeated from Concurrent Session 1B)

Concurrent Session 4D:  Community Banks and the AI/Machine Learning Conundrum – When to Wait and When to Buy?  (Repeated from 3E)

Concurrent Session 4E: Terrorist Financing   A Law Enforcement Perspective – What Banks Need to Know   (Repeated from Concurrent Session 2E)

Concurrent Session 4F:  Insider Fraud – Bribery/Corruption and More
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 3F)

Concurrent Session 4G:  The Most Common Challenges with and Following  an Integration or System   (Repeated from Concurrent Session 3C)

​4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Travel to next session
​4:15 pm – 5:00 pm FLASH SESSIONS –
Concurrent Series 5


Flash 5A: FCPA  (Repeated in Flash 6A)

Flash 5B: Beneficial Ownership:  You Have Questions – We Have Quick Answers (Repeated in Flash 6B)

Flash 5C:  Cannabis, Hemp and CBD – A Legislative and Regulatory Update (Repeated in Flash 6C)

Flash 5D: Tax Fraud Red Flags (Repeated in Flash 6D)

Flash 5E: Latest Trends in Elder Fraud  (Repeated in Flash 6E)

Flash 5F: Important Tips in Partnering with Law Enforcement     (Repeated in Flash 6F)

Flash 5G: PEPS: The Intersection of Domestic and International PEP Screening and Political Corruption (Repeated in Flash 6G)

Flash 5H: Gambling Impact to Your AML and Fraud Program  (Repeated in Flash 6H)
 
​5:00 pm - 6:00 pm RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

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Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:15 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am - 8:30 am POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS:   Enjoy a continental breakfast while you listen to key industry experts.
8:00 am - 8:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN THE MARKETPLACE
8:30 am - 8:45 am
TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION
8:45 am - 10:30 am
GENERAL SESSION  
Regulatory Regime:  Current Regulatory Concerns and Issues for the Future – A Regulatory Roundtable.

This is NOT your annual regulatory update!  We’re mixing it up this year by providing you with our usual discussion on regulatory hot buttons but  we’ll also discuss efforts in regulatory reform and innovation.
 
10:30 am - 11:00 am
COFFEE BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
11:00 am - 11:45 am FLASH SESSIONS – Concurrent Series 6

Flash 6A: FCPA (Repeated from Flash 5A)

Flash 6B: Beneficial Ownership:  You Have Questions – We Have Quick Answers  (Repeated from Flash 5B)

Flash 6C:  Cannabis, Hemp and CBD – An Update
(Repeated from Flash 5C)

Flash 6D: Tax Fraud Red Flags
(Repeated from Flash 5D)

Flash 6E:  Latest Trends in Elder Fraud
(Repeated from Flash 5E)

Flash 6F:  Important Tips in Partnering with Law Enforcement     (Repeated from Flash 5F)

Flash 6G:  PEPS: The Intersection of Domestic and International PEP Screening and Political Corruption (Repeated from Flash 5G)

Flash 6H:  Gambling Impact to Your AML and Fraud Program  (Repeated from Flash 5H)

11:45 am - 1:15 pm LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER
The National Security Impacts of Cyber Crime and the Risks to the Financial System
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm FINAL DESSERT IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

Revolution or Evolution?  AI and Financial Crimes

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Continuing Education Information

If you have questions regarding CLE credits offered, please contact Carol Rose, American Bar Association.
If you have questions regarding other CE credits, please contact Barbara Swan​, American Bankers Association.

American Bankers Association (ABA) Professional Certifications has approved the 2018 ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference and ABA FinCrimesSim Workshop for the following continuing education credits:

​Designation Conference ​Credits Workshop ​Credits
​CAFP ​22.00 ​7.00
​CERP ​22.00 ​7.00
​​CRCM ​22.00 ​7.00
​​Maximum CPE Credits ​18.50
Field of Study (IT, Mgmt. Services,
Business Mgmt. & Org and Regulatory Ethics)
​6.50
Field of Study (Mgmt. Services)

Program Questions? Please contact Dorothy Friedlander.