Members of The Hong Kong Trustees' Association can benefit from a 15% discount

Members of The Hong Kong Trustees' Association (HKTA) can benefit from a 15% discount when registering to attend the 2019 Hong Kong Financial Crime Prevention Symposium.

Simply enter the discount code: 'HKG-HKTA19', when booking online.


2019 Hong Kong Financial Crime Prevention Symposium

Date: 21 May 2019
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Cost: HKD 5,000 (Excluding local taxes)
Venue: The Mira, Hong Kong
Discounts: 15% for members of: The Hong Kong Trustees' Association (HKTA)

The financial services industry in Hong Kong is inherently susceptible to being abused by criminals involved in financial crime. Following the recent visit by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) it is more critical than ever that financial services businesses take steps to manage the risk of being involved in money laundering and other illicit financial flows. This one-day symposium will examine the key risks facing financial services businesses in Hong Kong and will enable financial crime professionals to strengthen the fight against financial crime.

The symposium will attract financial services professionals from around Southeast Asia and aims to host over 200 delegates.


Learning Outcomes:

Having attending this event, delegates will:

  • Better appreciate the breadth of financial crime risk
  • Understand how financial crime can impact their business and their clients
  • Develop contextualised knowledge of the threat that financial crime poses to Hong Kong
  • Be able to develop more robust risk management solutions
  • Feel at the forefront of the cultural fight against money laundering

Speakers & Schedule Include:

Patrick Moulette (Keynote speaker)

Head of the Anti-Corruption Division in the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

The role of the OECD in the fight against bribery and corruption

Christopher Pater (Keynote speaker)

International Operations Attaché Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau at Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

The importance of public-private partnerships in combating AML/CFT

Kyle Wombolt

Global head of corporate crime and investigations practice at Herbert Smith Freehills (Hong Kong)

Key considerations when preparing for a regulatory visit

William Wong

Consultant, Regulatory Investigations and Financial Crime Practice at Clifford Chance

2019 Regulatory Update

Chad Olsen

Partner at Deloitte China – Financial Advisory

A review of modern AML typologies

Leonhard Weese

President at the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong

From the shadows to the dark net, how cryptocurrencies are used to evade sanctions and factitate financial crime

Dr. Angus Young

Senior Lecturer at the Hong Kong Baptist University & Author of 'A Concise Guide to Corporate Compliance Management'

Why good Corporate Governance is essential for Financial Crime Compliance


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Industry Representation:

This event aims to attract (or has previously attracted) attendees from: