23 Mar

ESRM Virtual Conference 2021

Online Event

The ESRM series of events has a long-held and highly regarded reputation for bringing together the leading actors, thinkers and organisations who are tasked with and possess expert knowledge of what constitutes effective enterprise security and risk management. Situated at the cutting edge of both human and technology-led innovations, Whitehall Media ESRM VirtualConfex 2021 promises to provide a platform through which knowledge can be shared, understanding gained, professional networks expanded and solutions to existing problems discovered.

ESRM VirtualConfex 2021 will be calibrated in such a way as to ensure that it caters to a multitude of industry sectors, professional disciplines, organisational seniority, and technical ability. Whether you are looking to learn how to positively decrease your security architecture in order to allow for greater remote working or to better understand how to maintain continuity of business no matter the interruption, we have you covered.

For more information on the ESRM Virtual Conference 2021 taking place on March 23, visit:

24 Mar

Economic Crime Seminar Series: Anti-Money Laundering System and Globalisation – Panopticon built on quicksand?

Online Event


About the Economic Crime Seminar Series

Economic crime costs more than £193bn per year. Tackling this complex problem requires an interdisciplinary perspective. A seminar series in economic crime invites these with expertise and interest in economic crime across faculties, departments, students and broader community to come together, share ideas, and engaged in a collaborative work.

This interdisciplinary initiative is organised by Dr. Branislav Hock, who is a Senior Lecturer in Economic Crime at the University of Portsmouth. He is also responsible for the Czech/Slovakian website of the Risk & Compliance Platform Europe. The Economic Crime Seminar Series is the joint effort of:

a) The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

b) Portsmouth Law School

c) Portsmouth Business School – the Department of Economics and Finance

d) Portsmouth Business School – the Department of Accounting and Financial Management

About Dr. Liliya Gelemerova

With over 20 years of experience, Liliya has worked across the financial crime space in different roles and capacity and across different platforms. She has managed teams, due diligence projects in challenging environments, and led major investigations and litigation support cases. In the late 1990s she joined Bulgaria’s Financial Intelligence Unit where she headed the International Contacts and Legal Coordination department. Her experience also includes Transparency International in Berlin, several London-based investigative consultancy firms and the Royal Bank of Canada in London.

In 2016 she joined Commerzbank London where she managed the AML Advisory and EDD Team until her appointment as head of Transactions Monitoring and Investigations/UK FIU and deputy MLRO. At the end of 2020 she joined Credit Agricole – Corporate and Investment Bank as Head of UK Financial Security. She holds a doctorate in AML policies from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and gives lectures at the University of Manchester. A speaker at industry events, Liliya has delivered presentations on behalf of Stop the Traffik, a London-based non-profit organisation that fights human trafficking and slavery.

The event will cover several areas, namely:

• How has the AML landscape changed since the introduction of the US BSA in the 1970s?

• Are international AML standards effective?

• The role of the regulated sector – responsibility beyond compliance

• Focus areas moving forward

The Economic Crime Seminar Series: Anti-Money Laundering System and Globalisation event will take place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 from 13:00 – 14:00 CET online. The webinar link will be sent to attendees prior to the event. Please feel free to register here.

21 Apr

The 4th Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference

JW Marriott Marquis Miami in Downtown Miami, USA


The fourth AMLFC Institute Conference will take place from April 21 – 23, 2021 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami in Downtown Miami, USA. This conference will host experts providing practical knowledge for executing or administering AML/CFT/FCP procedures.

Beyond complying with the AML/CFT annual training requirements, this conference will provide participants a unique opportunity to personally engage with regulators and other experts. This personal contact will allow for a better understanding of the approach to enforcement in their respective jurisdictions.

The learning objective of this conference are as follows:

Identify country-specific issues often encountered in AML/CFT Identify country-specific trends related to AML/CFT regulation Identify threats associated with trade-based money laundering Describe the steps utilized in conducting AML/CFT investigations Identify current trends in Financial Crimes Prevention Identify current trends related to De-risking Identify and describe recent enforcement actions related to FCPA violations Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of FATCA/CRS Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of Cybersecurity/Privacy/GDPR

Fore more information on the AMLFC Institute: Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Conference, see:

08 Jun

Money20/20 Europe


Money20/20 is so much more than just the biggest FinTech event in Europe. Around every corner lies one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, world-class actionable content and huge industry parties uniting everybody who is anybody across the world’s money ecosystem. Welcome to the future of money, now.

From the world’s biggest industry giants to tomorrow’s barrier-breaking disruptors, everyone who is anyone across the money ecosystem is here for you to connect with and learn from, transforming the trajectory of your business.

It’s no surprise the industry’s most powerful agenda is packed with today’s biggest names and tomorrow’s pioneers changing FinTech as we know it. Check them out for yourself. Money20/20 is basically the best fintech meet up in the world.

This event will take place in Amsterdam from June 8-10, 2021. For more information on the Money20/20 Europe event, visit

09 Sep

Combating Financial Economic Crime

Euroclear Headquarters, Brussels

On Thursday, September 9 2021, the International Risk Congress will take place in Brussels with the theme “Combating Financial Economic Crime”. The language of the conference is English. Several speakers from the Netherlands and abroad have already committed themselves. The event will be held at Euroclear’s headquarters in Brussels. It is easy to reach by car and train, and within walking distance from Brussels North Station.

International, cross-border financial and economic crime runs like a thread through the program, with contributions on international scamming practices, cryptocurrency regulations and the role that offshore companies play internationally in the fight against money laundering. Various professors will give keynote presentations, but practitioners such as Olivier Goffard, Global Director Compliance Euroclear, among many others, will also speak.

The special conference website will soon go live with all the details about the program and the speakers. You can in any case already mark down September 9 in your agenda. The event will begin at 11.30 am. This Congress is organized by the Risk & Compliance Platform Europe. Congress Chairman: Michel Klompmaker.

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11 Oct

SIBOS 2021


Following on from two successful events in 2003 and 2015, Singapore will once again host Sibos from 11 to 14 October 2021 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, the city-state’s iconic business venue.

As a dominant financial centre and with an increasingly fast-growing fintech sector, Singapore will bring the global financial community to the heart of the Asia and Oceania financial landscape for Sibos 2021.

SIBOS 2021 will be taking place in Singapore from October 11 – 14, 2021. Visit their website to stay tuned on future updates as they come: