Trade-based money laundering webinar on May 8 – Register

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Pune – The Asian Bankers Association would like to invite members and friends to participate in the free webinar “Why continuous monitoring is critical for trade-based money laundering” to be held on May 8.

This May 8 webinar follows the successful first webinar of 2019 held on February 21st as part of the AML/CFT webinar series 2019.

Given the billions of dollars traded across border, money laundering is a permanent risk throughout the international transaction process. It is essential that bankers understand the money laundering opportunities that arise in this kind of transaction. These are some of the issues that will be discussed during the 2nd webinar session:

  • The complex eco-system involved in trade and the difficulties in detecting TBML for a banker
  • Best practices in configuring AML systems to monitor trade transactions
  • The importance of training and capacity building among employees
  • TBML case studies and examples of recent trends and typologies

Shirish Pathak, Managing Director of Fintelekt Advisory Services Managing Director will be the host of the 2nd webinar on May 8. The invited professional banker will be announced soon.

The recently concluded first webinar draw over 100 participants from banks (ABA members and non-members) around Asia-Pacific region. ABA expects that this 2nd webinar will also draw a large international audience and provide a convenient learning opportunity for AML compliance officers from the banking industry in Asia.

Participants will receive further information about the optional test and certificate of participation upon registration.

The webinars 2, 3,4 are scheduled as follows:

Webinar 2 – May 8
Why Continuous Monitoring is Critical for Trade-Based Money Laundering

Webinar 3 – July 10
Customer Due Diligence Challenges and Best Practices

Webinar 4 – December 4
New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks

For registration, please click HERE and the deadline is April 30, 2019.

ABOUT FINTELEKT

Fintelekt specializes in research, consulting and education in banking, financial services and insurance, across India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh and other countries in South East Asia. It produces industry research, fosters dialogue and creates opportunities for knowledge sharing between senior executives from banking, financial services and insurance.

We therefore encourage your bank to take advantage of this opportunity to learn from Fintelekt’s knowledge and experience in addressing key AML/CFT challenges within Asia. Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at aba@aba.org.tw.

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