Anti-Money Laundering AcademyThe course is fully booked. To request inclusion in the waiting list contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Recent failures of European financial institutions in combatting money laundering have increased the pressure on supervisory authorities. There is a need to strengthen the anti-money laundering (AML) supervision, as well as the expectations on financial institutions themselves to enhance their ability to manage those risks – starting from better risk understanding, appropriate governance to effective and comprehensive control processes.
The intermediate-level course on AML has been designed for both senior professionals in the financial services industry working in the AML area and representatives of supervisory authorities. In addition to providing thought provoking content on evolving industry and supervisory practices, the course will be a platform to stimulate exchange and debate between the public and private sectors.
The course, which will be held under the Chatham House rule, will provide an opportunity to financial institutions professionals to improve their understanding of supervisory mechanisms and expectations, and act as a forum to interact and exchange views with peers on the latest industry trends in risk management processes and tools. For the supervisors the course provides an overview of good industry practices in managing the money laundering risk, as well as concepts and approaches for effective supervision.
- Role of financial services firms in fighting financial crime
- Implications of financial crime risk for financial institutions and financial system stability
- Institutional architecture of financial crime supervision
- Key trends and evolutions in AML supervision
- Supervisory perspectives and expectations in relation to firms’ governance and internal control systems
- Use of AML risk assessment and risk appetite frameworks
- Key trends and evolutions in core control processes: customer due diligence, customer risk rating and transaction monitoring
What you will learn
- For supervisors, the course provides a unique opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of which are the best practices that financial institutions are deploying to fight financial crime. It will also cover the frameworks and tools required to effectively supervise AML polices and processes at banks
- For industry executives involved in the AML field, the course is equally unique as it provides an opportunity to enhance their understanding of current best practices and industry trends, share experiences with relevant peers and i learn first-hand about supervisory perspectives and expectations on AML risk management
The course will start at 11.00 on Wednesday, February 26th.
The final session will end at 16:30 on Friday, February 28th.
The full agenda will be shared with admitted participants in early 2020.
Meet the instructors
Silvia AllegrezzaSilvia Allegrezza is associate Professor of Criminal Law and criminal procedure at the University of Luxembourg. She is the Chair of the Ethics Review Panel and the Director of the Master II in European Economic and Financial Criminal Law. She has held visiting fellowships at universities in Germany, France, Brasil and Spain. She is Principal Investigator in several research projects founded by the EU Commission and by the Luxembourg Fond National de la Recherche. Her research focuses on Cryptocurrencies and crime (CRYPTOCRIME), on banking regulations and criminal law (EUBAR); on appeals proceedings in criminal matters (APIC) and on judicial remedies in EU criminal law (JURECRIPRO). Silvia is a member of the European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN) and of the International Association of Criminal Law (AIDP).
Magda BiancoMagda Bianco heads the Consumer protection and Anti Money Laundering Directorate at the Bank of Italy since January 2014. Previous positions at the Bank of Italy include Head of the Economics and Law Division (2007), officer at the Economic law office (1999) and Head of the Financial Structures office (1997). She also held the position of Counsellor for economic and financial matters at Italy’s Ministry of Finance (since 2013) and economic Counsellor of the Justice Minister in 2012-2013. She is a research member at the European Corporate Governance Institute, member of the FinCoNet (Financial Consumer Protection Organization) and of the OECD-INFE (International Network for Financial Education). She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Anthony CharrieAnthony Charrie is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Public Policy practice. He is specialized in advising Governments, Central Banks and supervisors on AML/CFT-related matters. In particular, he has supported multiple jurisdictions in conducting and drafting their National Risk Assessment (NRA) and national AML/CFT strategy in Europe and North America; he works regularly with financial supervisors to help them enhance their capabilities and address gaps in their supervisory processes and practices; and he worked with Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) and law enforcement agencies across many jurisdictions.
André CorterierAndré Corterier is Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator at the Single Supervisory Mechanism at the European Central Bank. Previously, he was employed at the Financial Integrity Unit at the World Bank, delivering technical assistance on AML supervision, policy work with the Financial Action Task Force (assessing countries such as Estonia and Japan 2008, Brazil and Solomon Islands in 2009-10). Earlier positions include employment in the BaFin’s AML group, supervising domestic and international banks’ AML operations in Germany (off-site and on-site inspections). He studied law in Bonn and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Comparative Legal Studies from Pace University School of Law (White Plains, NY).
Nikita DivissenkoNikita Divissenko is a Ph.D. researcher at the Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI). He is also a coordinator of the Finance, Innovation and Regulation Working Group. He holds LL.M degrees in European, International and Comparative Law from the EUI and from Leiden University (cum laude). Nikita is a qualified lawyer admitted to the Estonian Bar (since 2014) and has been a practicing lawyer in Tallinn (Estonia) specialising in banking and financial law prior to joining the institute. His Ph.D. project deals with the legal challenges arising from regulating technological innovation, and his research interests include economic regulation (incl. financial regulation), innovation and regulatory theory, AML and payments law.
Andrea FedericoAndrea Federico is a Partner at Oliver Wyman. Andrea is responsible for Oliver Wyman’s work with central banks, regulators and development banks across EMEA and beyond. Andrea is also the managing partner of Oliver Wyman – SPP, an internal unit solely devoted to acting as a global trusted advisor to financial services authorities on issues relating to governance arrangements, effective decision making, financial stability et alia. The unit is truly unique across the industry due to its specific focus and the team’s composition that comprises a number of former senior public officials and tenured strategy consultants. Oliver Wyman – SPP is chaired by Sir Andrew Larger, formerly Deputy Governor of the Bank of England. Andrea’s recent work includes regulatory and financial sector reform, asset quality review and stress testing, resolution frameworks and strategies, governance arrangements and effective decision making for Central Banks boards.
Dominik KäferDominik Käfer is a Partner n Oliver Wyman’s Finance and Risk Practice. He is an experienced Financial Services Professional and ex Director of HSBC Global Risk Management having worked with Global Institutions and Professional Firms in EMEA, Asia Pacific and Americas. Dominik’s areas of expertise comprise Financial Crime Compliance, Operational Risk, Strategy Definition and Operationalization of Compliance Standards incl. AML, KYC, Anti Fraud, Counter Terrorist Financing and Anti-Bribery & Corruption. He has managed the delivery of global compliance strategies, business impact analyses and operating model implementations across multiple business areas, jurisdictions and legal entities of global organizations with significant US exposure. He has recently lead a number of projects designing the approach for strategic Anti-Fraud and Anti-Financial Crime Risk Assessments for leading Global banks.
Lisa QuestLisa Quest is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Public Policy practice. She leads Oliver Wyman’s public sector AML/CFT platform in Europe specialising in advising Governments, Central Banks and supervisors. Over the past five years she has supported multiple jurisdictions in conducting and drafting their National Risk Assessment (NRA) and national AML/CFT strategies; developed public/private partnerships to enhance the effectiveness of AML/CFT oversight and reporting; works regularly with financial supervisors to help them enhance their capabilities and address gaps in their supervisory processes and practices; and works with Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) and law enforcement agencies across many jurisdictions.
Olena LoboikoOlena Loboiko has joined European Commission in 2017 as a policy coordinator in the Banking Unit of DG FISMA, dealing with various aspects and topics of banking prudential regulation and policy (Pillar II, consolidated supervision, large exposures, operational risk, relations with the SSM and the European Banking Authority), including in the process of adoption of the so-called banking package (CRDV/CRR2). In addition to her work related to prudential legislation, Olena is a member of the FISMA AML team and has been involved in the development of all the recent AML-related policy and legislative initiatives of the Commission (2018 Communication and AML part of the ESA review proposal, recently adopted AML reports). Olena started her career in 2012 at De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank, DNB) as a policy advisor, working in various units of the Supervisory Policy Division. She was in charge of coordinating the relations with the European Banking Authority, including preparations and support of the DNB Board member’s participation in the EBA Board of the Supervisors meetings. She represented DNB in various international policy fora and expert groups of the Basel Committee and the European Banking Authority. Was responsible for a number of prudential areas of DNB’s technical assistance in implementation of Basel standards in third countries (in the context of IMF technical assistance framework), organised and conducted seminars and trainings on Basel 3 for third country experts in the Netherlands and in Ukraine. Olena has obtained her M.A. (cum laude) in International relations and Public International law from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine, in 2010, and her L.L.M. (cum laude) in European and International public law from Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 2011.
Daniel TannebaumDaniel Tannebaum is a Partner and leads the Anti-Financial Crimes Practice for the Americas and serves as the firm’s Global Head of Sanctions. He has advised institutions on AML and Sanctions matters in over 20 countries across the Americas, EMEA and APAC. He’s led the design of target operating models, program governance frameworks, policies and procedures, and communication strategies for over a dozen global financial institutions. Formerly he served at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Eleni TsingouEleni Tsingou is Professor with special responsibilities in International Political Economy at Copenhangen Business School. Her primary academic field is financial governance and how transnational policy communities shape regulatory practices. She is currently researching on expert networks in economic governance and on how professional networks address complex global issues, with a focus on demographic change in OECD countries. For the period 2018-2021, she is also involved in a project funded by the Norwegian Research Council on the role of consultants and experts in the definition of implementation of banking regulation standards. She serves on the Editorial Board of the RIPE/Routledge series in Global Political Economy and is a convenor of the network on ‘Regulation and Governance’ of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics.
This course is open to:
- Representatives of supervisory authorities (>5 years of experience) and a professional interest in AML risk supervision
- Professionals from the financial services industry (>10 years of experience in financial services) currently involved in the AML / anti-financial crime field
- Academics (Ph.D. or Post-graduate researchers) with a specific interst in AML/CTF
Admission to the course
To ensure diversity among training participants, the course secretariat reserves the right to filter applications.
In order to ensure a balance representation, quotas have been assigned per professional category. Applications from the private sector are particularly encouraged.
If you are interested in registering for the course, please write to email@example.com.
2050€ – Public Authorities (e.g. National Competent Authorities, Central Banks) and European Institutions
2450€ – Private Sector
950€ – Academics (Assistant, Associate or Full Professors)
The course fee covers coffee and lunch breaks. Travel and hotel costs are not included.
- In case a course is cancelled, registered participants will receive the full refund.
- In case a course is moved to another date, registered participants may request a voucher to attend another FBF course.
- Registered participants who cancel their participation will receive a voucher to attend another FBF course.
For more details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A certificate of attendance will be provided to all participants after the course.
- Hotel Villa La Stella (20 min walking distance from EUI )
- Hotel Cellai
- Hotel de la Pace
- Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco
- Hotel Rosso 23
Suggested restaurants in Florence city centre
- Restaurant Accademia – Ph. +39 055 217343
- Restaurant Cucina Torcicoda – Ph. +39 055 265 4329
- Finisterrae – Ph. +39 0552638675
- La Cucina del Garga – Ph. +39 055 475 286
- Il Vezzo – Ph. +39 055 281096
- Osteria di Giovanni – Ph. + 39 055 284897
On arrival, participants will be provided with temporary wi-fi access for the whole duration of the course.
General information on local transport
From Florence airport:
Florence airport is located 8 km from the city centre, approximately 30 minutes by taxi or bus. Taxis can be found outside the arrivals terminal; no reservation is needed. A taxi ride from the airport costs about €20 and takes approximately 25/30 minutes.
The airport is also connected to the main railway station in Florence by a shuttle bus (‘Vola in bus’) that leaves every 30 minutes (on the hour and on the half-hour) and takes 25 minutes. Tickets are available on board for €6.00.
From the central railway station:
Take bus n. 17 to via Venezia. Change to bus n. 7 direction ‘Fiesole’; get off at the stop ‘San Domenico 01’. For bus routes and timetables consult: http://goo.gl/Ydj8K
Bus tickets are sold outside the railway station, at ATAF ticket kiosks and vending machines, tobacconists (tabacchi), newspaper kiosks (edicole), and most cafès (bar). Bus tickets can be purchased also on board with a contactless credit card (Mastercard, Maestro, Visa and V PAY).
From the A1 Milano-Napoli (Autostrada del Sole), take the Firenze Sud exit and follow directions to the city centre/Stadio. Follow the directions to the stadium (Stadio), then for Fiesole. San Domenico is on the main road to Fiesole.
The EUI has several free parking areas available all over the Campus.