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  • Saturday Dec 7, 2019

  • Sunday, Dec 8, 2019

  • Monday Dec 9, 2019

  • Tuesday Dec 10, 2019

Saturday Dec 7, 2019

8:00 am – 11:00 am

Workshop Registration

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Workshop Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Workshop: FinCrimesSim 2019

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Conference Early Registration Open

Sunday, Dec 8, 2019

7:30 am - 6:30 pm

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

10:15 am - 11:30 am

DEEP DIVE CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 1

Deep Dive 1A: Keeping Up with OFAC and Sanctions Risks
(Repeated in Deep Dive 2A)

Compliance with OFAC and sanctions regulations is in a constant state of flux. Top experts will bring you up to date on the latest sanctions concerns, not just countries but also companies, such as in the recent Expedia case. We'll also discuss cross border payments as it relates to sanctions and we'll review the OFAC amendment on reporting and information availability.

Deep Dive 1B: Updating the Outdated: Innovating Transaction Monitoring in Today’s Environment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

This advanced-level session will explore the intersection of innovation and transaction monitoring. Is AI living up to the hype? You'll find out through realistic AI use-cases. What are the regulators saying about innovation? We'll update you on their concerns, including how much parallel testing is necessary vs. required and where model governance fits in. We'll also provide tips on talking to key stakeholders when it is decision time.

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

This is your one-stop shop for up-to-date leading practices in investigations including scoping, organizational governance, convergence between AML and Fraud, information sharing data across the bank and across institutions, quality review. and more.

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

In this session, we'll highlight some of the current trends in social engineering fraud activity with a special focus on Business Email Compromise and Ransomware which have grown exponentially. One takeaway will be a discussion of a year-long study done by our expert on specific types, geo targets, red flags and losses that will provide you with some new tactics for monitoring.

Deep Dive 1E: Establishing a Governance Model to Drive an Efficient Internal Control Structure -Mid-Size/Large Bank
(Single Session — Community Bank Session is in Deep Dive 2D)

As the title suggests, we're going deep to help you improve your internal control structure. From looking at the overall framework to connecting the reporting at the operational level into leadership level, to segregation of duties, this session will provide a strong governance model for internal controls for mid-size and large banks.

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

This is not your parent's CDD session. Nor is this an update on beneficial ownership which you can find in our Flash Sessions Series later in the program. This session will connect the dots between KYC, Customer Risk Scoring and Documentation. You will hear methods on identifying trendlines, customizing the risk focus and having necessary conversations with the business lines.

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

As payment methods continue to evolve rapidly, what are the changing fraud and AML risks, and how should your programs evolve to stay current? Expect to hear about payments you know about with new risks as well as updates on fraud and AML risks in cryptocurrency. This must-see session will cover the full gamut of critical payment issues.

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

This session will provide an overview of current international and geopolitical risks, including the money laundering situation in the Baltics and Scandinavia, as well as the emerging money laundering risks in China. The panelists will also discuss how to incorporate these kinds of developments in your AML risk assessment and country risk ratings.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

DEEP DIVE SERIES 2

Deep Dive 2A: Keeping Up with OFAC and Sanctions Risks
(Repeated from Deep Dive 1A)

Compliance with OFAC and sanctions regulations is in a constant state of flux. Top experts will bring you up to date on the latest sanctions concerns, not just countries but also companies, such as in the recent Expedia case. We'll also discuss cross border payments as it relates to sanctions and we'll review the OFAC amendment on reporting and information availability.

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)

This is your one-stop shop for up-to-date leading practices in investigations including scoping, organizational governance, convergence between AML and Fraud, information sharing data across the bank and across institutions, quality review. and more.

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

In this session, we'll highlight some of the current trends in social engineering fraud activity with a special focus on Business Email Compromise and Ransomware which have grown exponentially. One takeaway will be a discussion of a year-long study done by our expert on specific types, geo targets, red flags and losses that will provide you with some new tactics for monitoring.

Deep Dive 2D: Establishing a Governance Model to Drive an Efficient Internal Control Structure within Community Banks
(Single Session — Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in Deep Dive 1E)

Considering limited resources in Community Banks, understanding how to establish efficient and effective controls is the key to success. Learn about various methods used to identify and strengthen internal controls through communication, collaboration and leveraging internal resources.

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

This advanced-level session will explore the intersection of innovation and transaction monitoring. Is AI living up to the hype? You'll find out through realistic AI use-cases. What are the regulators saying about innovation? We'll update you on their concerns, including how much parallel testing is necessary vs. required and where model governance fits in. We'll also provide tips on talking to key stakeholders when it is decision time.

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

This is not your parent's CDD session. Nor is this an update on beneficial ownership which you can find in our Flash Sessions Series later in the program. This session will connect the dots between KYC, Customer Risk Scoring and Documentation. You will hear methods on identifying trendlines, customizing the risk focus and having necessary conversations with the business lines.

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

As payment methods continue to evolve rapidly, what are the changing fraud and AML risks, and how should your programs evolve to stay current? Expect to hear about payments you know about with new risks as well as updates on fraud and AML risks in cryptocurrency. This must-see session will cover the full gamut of critical payment issues.

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

This session will provide an overview of current international and geopolitical risks, including the money laundering situation in the Baltics and Scandinavia, as well as the emerging money laundering risks in China. The panelists will also discuss how to incorporate these kinds of developments in your AML risk assessment and country risk ratings.

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)

We all know that the third line of defense is the fourth pillar for an effective BSA/AML program. However, this session is NOT a 101 review of what your independent review should look like, but an update on what examiners have been citing and potential audit pitfalls in your overall internal audit process.

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

Banks have always been challenged with protecting customer and bank funds against fraud. However, given the ever-increasing changing nature of fraud scams, it is essential to establish a threshold for acceptable loss, based on the various risks. We will discuss what you should be measuring for an acceptable loss in scam remediation including reputation and profitability risks. We'll also discuss how to partner with internal operational risk functions and local law enforcement in enhancing your acceptable loss calculations.

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)

What is the value of negative media? What scope is prudent and how do you manage it effectively? This session will explore how to use media to support an effective and efficient customer review process without getting distracted by irrelevant information.

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

Resource sharing is an invaluable tool in investigations, especially for smaller institutions. This session will outline the October 2018 Interagency Statement on Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources, discuss various models for resource sharing and collaborative arrangements at community financial institutions and considerations for how to effectively deploy and manage these collaborative arrangements.

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

Banks of all sizes have a variety of organizational structures to facilitate cyber and fraud department partnerships. This session will take a look at a few specific examples of how banks have designed their internal structure to handle cyber issues that raise the potential for fraud.

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

Training on human trafficking is up across many industries, including travel and hospitality. In our industry, we have strong tools at our disposal, including transaction monitoring for red flags and writing useful SARs. Experts will walk through the latest human trafficking red flags, law enforcement trends, prosecutorial focus and the specific tactics that should be part of the bank's response.

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

This session is not a legislative update, which we are providing in our Flash Sessions. In this practical session, you will get a review of how to respond to the varied legal landscape for banking marijuana related businesses, including hemp and CBD oil. We'll provide considerations for updating your bank's BSA program to identify and manage these risks and we'll also touch on the impact of the SAFE Act if passed.

Concurrent Session 1H: Competing Priorities or Complementary Views: Data Privacy’s Impact on Your BSA/AML Compliance Program
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 3G)

From the General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR) "Right to be Forgotten" rule to California's Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), new data privacy restrictions can potentially impact your customer monitoring program. This session will explore how to revise your data governance protocols in compliance with these new data privacy rules all while assuring your have a holistic view of customer information for BSA/AML compliance.

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

GENERAL SESSION: Trending Legal and Regulatory Risks in Financial Crimes

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Monday Dec 9, 2019

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)

We all know that the third line of defense is the  fourth pillar for an effective BSA/AML program.   However, this session is NOT a 101 review of what your independent review should look like, but an update on what examiners have been citing and potential audit pitfalls in your overall internal audit process.

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

Every year, as more and more SARs are filed, it is critical that your process be efficient and effective for both BSA compliance and for law enforcement usefulness.  This session is designed to be a “check-up” on your SAR procedures.  We will share regulatory hot buttons and exam trends, law enforcement requirements and how to balance the two. With AML reform working its way through Congress, we may even have news to share!  

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)

What is the value of negative media?  What scope is prudent and how do you manage it effectively?  This session will explore how to use media to support an effective and efficient customer review process without getting distracted by irrelevant information.

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

Resource sharing is an invaluable tool in investigations, especially for smaller institutions.  This session will outline the October 2018 Interagency Statement on Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources, discuss various models for resource sharing and collaborative arrangements at community financial institutions and considerations for how to effectively deploy and manage these collaborative arrangements.

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

As quickly as the wind shifts, so do the methods of financing terrorist activities.  This session will bring you up to speed on the latest domestic and international terrorist financing typologies and red flags.  In addition, we’ll explore trends in domestic terrorism such as home-grown extremism and domestic terrorism as inspired by international terrorism.

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

Training on human trafficking is up across many industries including travel and hospitality.  In our industry, we have strong tools at our disposal, including transaction monitoring for red flags and writing useful SARs.  Experts will walk through the latest human trafficking red flags, law enforcement trends, prosecutorial focus and the specific tactics that should be part of the bank’s response.

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

This session is not a legislative update, which we are providing in our Flash Sessions.  In this practical session, you will get a review of how to respond to the varied legal landscape for banking marijuana related businesses, including hemp and CBD oil.  We’ll provide considerations for updating your bank’s BSA program to identify and manage these risks and we’ll also touch on the impact of the SAFE Act if passed. 

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

Join top AML professionals in a conversation on the realistic expectations on how and when AI could change AML and Fraud programs in the next five years.  Community bankers, if you want a session designed just for you on the decision-making process, don’t miss Concurrent Session 3E or 4D

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 in High-Risk Jurisdictions
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 4A)

While the number of correspondent banking relationships have declined over the risk, there are still many banks who are engaged in correspondent banking and successfully managing the KYC and the KYCC risks of correspondent customers in high-risk jurisdictions, including  where other banks have terminated the relationships.  Panelists will share how they determine what is a high-risk jurisdiction and practice points for managing correspondent banking relationships both from the perspective of the correspondent but also from the perspective of what the respondent is doing to maintain their accounts.  We’ll also touch on how technology solutions may reduce exposures in correspondent banking.

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

Every year, as more and more SARs are filed, it is critical that your process be efficient and effective for both BSA compliance and for law enforcement usefulness.  This session is designed to be a “check-up” on your SAR procedures.  We will share regulatory hot buttons and exam trends, law enforcement requirements and how to balance the two. With AML reform working its way through Congress, we may even have news to share!  

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

How can a system migration to a new platform or entity acquisition into your existing ecosystem be effectively managed to minimize risk exposure?  This discussion will focus on the possible pitfalls and what to lookout for during these transitional times.

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

Banks of all sizes have a variety of organizational structures to facilitate cyber and fraud department partnerships.  This session will take a look at a few specific examples of how banks have designed their internal structure to handle cyber issues that raise the potential for fraud.

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

Just as the title suggests, Community Banks are facing increased pressure from the C-Suite to automate as much of the AML function for cost savings and operational efficiencies.  Before you make purchasing decisions, do you have a strong understanding of current software capabilities?  And when do you buy and how much?  We’ll give you some guidelines to improve your decision-making in upgrading or even replacing your current systems.

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

Not only will you hear the latest trends in insider fraud criminal activity, but panelists will share how to protect your institution by updating your current policies and procedures to match the latest insider scams as well as enforcement trends. Finally, we’ll touch on ethics and conduct risk matters such as incentive programs or employees cutting corners.

Concurrent Session 3G: Competing Priorities or Complementary Views: Data Privacy’s Impact on Your BSA/AML Compliance Program
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 1H)

From the General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) “Right to be Forgotten” rule to California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), new data privacy restrictions can potentially impact your customer monitoring program.  This session will explore how to revise your data governance protocols in compliance with these new data privacy rules all while assuring you  have a holistic view of customer information for BSA/AML compliance.

Concurrent Session 3H: PEPS: The Intersection of Domestic and International PEP Screening and Political Corruption
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 4H)

Join our experts as they provide new tips on how to build PEP screening for domestic and international PEPs.  Our discussion will include monitoring and reporting for international and domestic corruption red flags, monitoring PEPS and communicating with OFAC with issues.

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 in High-Risk Jurisdictions
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 3A)

While the number of correspondent banking relationships have declined over the risk, there are still many banks who are engaged in correspondent banking and successfully managing the KYC and the KYCC risks of correspondent customers in high-risk jurisdictions, including  where other banks have terminated the relationships.  Panelists will share how they determine what is a high-risk jurisdiction and practice points for managing correspondent banking relationships both from the perspective of the correspondent but also from the perspective of what the respondent is doing to maintain their accounts.  We’ll also touch on how technology solutions may reduce exposures in correspondent banking.

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

Join top AML professionals in a conversation on the realistic expectations on how and when AI could change AML and Fraud programs in the next five years.  Community bankers, if you want a session designed just for you on the decision-making process, don’t miss Concurrent Session 3E or 4D.

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

Banks have always been challenged with protecting customer and bank funds against fraud.  However, given the ever-increasing changing nature of fraud scams, it is essential to establish a threshold for acceptable loss, based on the various risks.  We will discuss what you should be measuring for acceptable loss in scam remediation including reputation and profitability risks.  We’ll also discuss how to partner with internal operational risk functions and local law enforcement in enhancing your acceptable loss calculations.

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

Just as the title suggests, Community Banks are facing increased pressure from the C-Suite to automate as much of the AML function for cost savings and operational efficiencies.  Before you make purchasing decisions, do you have a strong understanding of current software capabilities?  And when do you buy and how much?  We’ll give you some guidelines to improve your decision-making in upgrading or even replacing your current systems.

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

As quickly as the wind shifts, so do the methods of financing terrorist activities.  This session will bring you up to speed on the latest domestic and international terrorist financing typologies and red flags.  In addition, we’ll explore trends in domestic terrorism such as home-grown extremism and domestic terrorism as inspired by international terrorism.

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

Not only will you hear the latest trends in insider fraud criminal activity, but panelists will share how to protect your institution by updating your current policies and procedures to match the latest insider scams as well as enforcement trends. Finally, we’ll touch on ethics and conduct risk matters such as incentive programs or employees cutting corners.

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

How can a system migration to a new platform or entity acquisition into your existing ecosystem be effectively managed to minimize risk exposure?  This discussion will focus on the possible pitfalls and what to lookout for during these transitional times.

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)

In this fast-paced session, you’ll hear about recent FCPA enforcement actions and their impact on your program.

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

We have 45 minutes to answer your questions!  At the conference, we’ll collect question cards on Sunday and during the session, speakers will answer your questions by giving you practical recommendations and remedies for beneficial ownership challenges

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

This session is your regulatory and legislative update on the current state of the legal landscape for hemp, CDB oil and marijuana .  We’ll provide considerations for updating your bank's BSA program to identify and manage risk related to the marijuana/ hemp/ CBD industry. Included in this discussion will be updates on the SAFE Act and the Hemp Farming Act.

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

Using recent cases as examples, our experts will walk through the trending red flags for tax fraud.

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

While we have hosted many sessions on Elder Fraud at this conference in the past, we can’t emphasize enough how many new scams continue to evolve as fast as we all age.  Join us as we brief you on the very latest scams that are making the rounds that are  more sophisticated than ever before.  Not only will you be able to assist in front line training, but you will be able to fine-tune your transaction monitoring systems.

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

All banks of all sizes partner with law enforcement in their communities to catch “the bad guys” but are you doing all you can to maximize these relationships?  Bankers will share their practices in partnering with law enforcement to improve efficiencies and effectiveness of AML and Fraud prevention and detection.

Flash 5G: Sports Betting and Mobile Gaming Impacts to Your AML and Fraud Program: What You Need to Know
(Repeated in Flash 6G)

Just last year saw the legalization of sports betting and with the growth of mobile gaming, it is important to evaluate their risks as it relates to your AML program.  Join us for a fast download of the key AML risks in sports betting and mobile gaming.  From FinCEN’s concerns to red flags, these 45 minutes will give you the essentials you need in reviewing your program for potential gaps. 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Tuesday Dec 10, 2019

7:30 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)

In this fast-paced session, you’ll hear about recent FCPA enforcement actions and their impact on your program.

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

We have 45 minutes to answer your questions!  At the conference, we’ll collect question cards on Sunday and during the session, speakers will answer your questions by giving you practical recommendations and remedies for beneficial ownership challenges.

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

This session is your regulatory and legislative update on the current state of the legal landscape for hemp, CDB oil and marijuana .  We’ll provide considerations for updating your bank's BSA program to identify and manage risk related to the marijuana/ hemp/ CBD industry. Included in this discussion will be updates on the SAFE Act and the Hemp Farming Act. 

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

Using recent cases as examples, our experts will walk through the trending red flags for tax fraud.

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

While we have hosted many sessions on Elder Fraud at this conference in the past, we can’t emphasize enough how many new scams continue to evolve as fast as we all age.  Join us as we brief you on the very latest scams that are making the rounds that are  more sophisticated than ever before.  Not only will you be able to assist in front line training, but you will be able to fine-tune your transaction monitoring systems.

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

All banks of all sizes partner with law enforcement in their communities to catch “the bad guys” but are you doing all you can to maximize these relationships?  Bankers will share their practices in partnering with law enforcement to improve efficiencies and effectiveness of AML and Fraud prevention and detection.

Flash 6G: Sports Betting and Mobile Gaming Impacts to Your AML and Fraud Program: What You Need to Know
(Repeated from Flash 5G)

Just last year saw the legalization of sports betting and with the growth of mobile gaming, it is important to evaluate their risks as it relates to your AML program.  Join us for a fast download of the key AML risks in sports betting and mobile gaming.  From FinCEN’s concerns to red flags, these 45 minutes will give you the essentials you need in reviewing your program for potential gaps.

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

This must-see final session will focus on the myth and reality of AI and its impact to financial crimes prevention and detection.  Is AI the panacea for all of our compliance ills or too far away to be impactful short term?  You will walk away with a strong sense of how your bank should be addressing this issue now and in the future.