Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing – Tech, Regulation and Risks

Session Description: 

This will be an interactive session led by industry experts to introduce Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorist Financing (ATF) and will be touching on the following areas:

  • Key regulatory developments

  • Industry trends

  • New technologies (e.g. BlockChain and cryptocurrency)

  • Emerging risks

    The presentation will also cover how data analytics can be an effective part of AML / ATF programs.

    Finally, this session will provide some practical examples, as well as present some of the notorious cases of AML / ATF. The role of internal audit and compliance in AML / ATF will also be brought into focus on this continual area of concern.


    Presenter Bios:


    Robin Taylor CA, CPA, CAMS, Partner PwC

    Robin Taylor is a Partner in PwC’s Risk Assurance Services practice with 25 years of experience. He provides services to Canadian financial institutions across banking, insurance, asset management and private equity. He specializes in AML/ATF programs review and enhancement. He also leads engagements across internal audit as well as reviews of corporate governance and oversight functions including their ability to provide effective challenge.


    Pedro Medeiros CIA, Senior Director PwC

    Pedro is a Senior Director in PwC’s Risk Assurance Services practice with over 12 years of consulting, internal controls, risk management and internal audit experience. He has completed anti-money laundering reviews for dozens of banks, insurers and other FIs. He has presented training sessions on AML Audits and AML Model Risk Management to clients and IA practitioners. He has also supported compliance functions to enhance their practices in relation to AML/ATF programs.


    Liz Warner, Manager, PwC

    Liz is a Manager in PwC’s Risk Assurance Services practice, specializing in AML Analytics and AML Model Risk Management. She has 8 years of industry experience delivering analytic and statistical solutions to stakeholders and business partners in the financial and telecommunication fields.


Date & Time: Mar 22, 2018 08:30 AM to
Mar 22, 2018 12:00 PM
[America/Toronto UTC -5]


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Location: Holiday Inn (Kitchener)
30 Fairway Road S
Kitchener ON

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