8:00 am Breakfast and Networking

8:50 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

9:00 am Targeting Criminal Practices Effectively to Ensure BSA Compliance


• Target specific AML threats to improve your behavioral targeting
• Focus in on human trafficking and counter-terror financing best practices to ensure BSA compliance
• Transaction analysis of initial deposits to target money laundering activity

9:35 am Case Study: Tackling AML in shipping through improved monitoring process

  • Joseph Phillips Vice President - Global Complex Investigations, MUFG Union Bank


• Hear a case study in how to integrate industry specific challenges to improve investigation effectiveness
• Improve data input quality to more accurately target suspect client activity and map out industry bad actors
• Streamline document collection to accelerate investigations and minimize compliance costs

10:10 am Networking and Coffee Break

11:00 am How Data Science and Machine Learning Are Different Applied to AML and Sanctions

  • Janet Shand Senior VP, Model Risk Management Manager, New York Community Bancorp Inc.
  • Chandrakant Maheshwari Senior Model Validation Analyst, New York Community Bancorp Inc.


• From the perspective of AML/Sanctions screening how data science and machine learning are different
• How data science approaches can be implemented in Transactions Monitoring models
• How and typically what machine learning techniques can be implemented in AML models
• How AML models can be benchmarked to ensure that they capture the bank’s risk assessment

11:40 am PANEL: Human Trafficking in Focus: Creating an AML Framework to Target Suspect Behaviors


• Using monitoring data to tell a customer story and target human trafficking activity
• Enhancing information management, transparency, and data confidentiality to create a collaborative framework
• Transaction analysis of initial deposits to target money laundering activity

12:15 pm Lunch and Networking

1:15 pm Calibrating Your Monitoring Systems to Improve Effectiveness Reducing False Positives


• Continually tune your transaction monitoring methodology to increase targeted precision
• Enhance model accuracy by improving data inputs
• Interpret behaviors from other organizations to tune your systems

2:00 pm Audience Discussion – Managing Marijuana – Monitoring Best Practice in a Regulatory Gap


• Understand how to navigate the regulatory gap in managing domestic marijuana profits
• Hear best practice from colleagues in creating an effective framework
• Create a framework to ensure regulatory reporting compliance

3:15 pm Improve Your Regulatory Collaborative Framework for Improved Investigation Results

  • Jorge Reyes AFC Global Sanctions & Transaction Monitoring Senior Delivery Manager, Independent Consultant


• Anonymizing data via Blockchain to enhance sharing
• Better work with regulators to ensure reporting standards are met
• Avoid consent orders by upgrading your transparency and collaborative framework

3:50 pm PANEL: The Challenges of Trade Financing and Correspondent Banking


• Overcome the data-sharing challenges when tackling suspicious correspondent banking activity
• Create a collaborate framework for generating alerts and RFIs
• Learn how to anonymize data to enable preliminary investigations
• Improve your institutional risk management by optimizing multiple data sources to minimize risk
• Understand more about counterparty institution’s client relationships by utilizing multiple data sources
• Integrate multiple information sources to improve your data lake and tackle correspondent banking AML
• Hear case studies in trade finance initiatives to better tackle international financial crime

4:40 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

5:00 pm End of Conference