Technology, Compliance and Risk APAC

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Summit Agenda

Day 1 - 2nd October, 2018

Morning Session




Chair's Welcome


The role of compliance in an era of digital disruptionOPENING KEYNOTE PANEL

  • The challenges and opportunities that new technologies are providing
  • Keeping the organisation compliant while staying ahead of the competition
  • Can digitisation turn compliance into a competitive advantage?

David Ngai, Deputy Asia Pacific Head of Compliance, Global Markets, State Street
Royston Ng, Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Compliance, Wirecard


Managing the complexities of cross-border data flowsARMCHAIR CHAT

  • How will Chinese data regulation impact cross-border business?
  • Will there be international harmonisation of data controls?
  • Update on regional data onshoring requirements
  • How to store and share data safely while meeting global regulatory requirements
  • The future of global data regulations

Stanley T. Park, Managing Director, Head of Legal - Asia Pacific Region, Scotiabank


What are the implications and ramifications of Europe’s GDPR in the Asia Pacific Region?ROUNDTABLE

  • Getting a clear understanding of GDPR and what it means for firms in Asia
  • How is GDPR impacting the adoption of FinTech?


Networking Break


Overcoming the outsourcing challenges in AsiaPRESENTATION

  • Understanding the challenges faced by outsourcing providers
  • The implications of regional fragmentation
  • How diverse data regulations are impeding outsourcing
  • Assessing innovative outsourcing models that will work in Asia

Edna Essien, Director, Data Protection and Technology Compliance, APAC, Scotiabank


RegTech solution showdown

    Short and snappy pitches from the most exciting emerging RegTech providers, followed by a lively Q&A session. This session promotes innovation in the RegTech space and facilitates connections between RegTech start-ups and large firms.
  • Which solutions are most easily transferrable across new areas or industry sectors?
  • Which have the best audit trails, the most transparency and the highest accuracy?
  • Which software is future-proofed against changes in regulation?


Networking lunch


Leveraging new technology to improve AML detection and combat financial crimePRESENTATION

  • Real life applications of big data and AI
  • The use of blockchain in KYC and preventing financial crime
  • The opportunities and challenges of adopting new technologies

Lee Ashmore, Global Head of Anti Money Laundering Technology & Regional Head of Financial Crime Risk IT - Asia Pacific, HSBC
Royston Ng, Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Compliance, Wirecard


The future of digital identities in AsiaROUNDTABLE

  • Bringing digital identities to the unbanked
  • Can the shift towards digital solve the global digital identity crisis?
  • Potential application of blockchain


Networking break


Improving information sharing and collaboration between public authorities and financial institutionsARMCHAIR CHAT

  • Ensuring the compliance department can effectively work together with regulators and government agencies to combat financial crime
  • Initiatives and reforms underway to improve collaboration and what these mean for financial institutions

Richard Carrick, Regional Head APAC, Financial Crime Assurance, Barclays
Hema Latha Sinnakaundan, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Company Secretary, Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad


Networking Break


How are financial institutions ensuring that their AML/CTF controls remain effective?PANEL

  • Effectively embedding compliance and risk management within the organisation
  • Ensuring senior managers encourage appropriate ethical standards and effective internal and external communication strategies
  • Working closely with the regulators, disclosing material information in a timely manner and the importance of being open
  • Investing in new technology

Robert Ottey, Global Head of Audit – Compliance, Conduct and Financial Crime, Standard Chartered Bank


Chair's Summary and End of Day One

Day 2 - 3rd October, 2018

Morning Session




Chair's Welcome


ICOs and cryptocurrencies – managing additional risk in the systemARMCHAIR CHAT

  • Clarifying the legal view of cryptocurrencies, in China and across APAC
  • Understanding how Asia’s ICO and cryptocurrencies regulatory landscape will develop
  • Managing the risks of financial and organised crime

Boon-Hiong Chan, Director, Head of Business Control Unit & Market Advocacy, APAC, Deutsche Bank


Blockchain-based solutions for regulatory compliancePANEL

  • Key regulatory pain points that blockchain can help with – investigating the use cases
  • Which regulators have approved blockchain-based RegTech solutions, and what regulators are saying about them
  • Product adoption – which products are live, who is using them, and for what
  • Implementation insights from firms that have done proof of concepts – where have firms had tangible success?
  • How distributed ledger technology platforms can sync together


Overcoming the challenges of adopting FinTech and RegTechSOLUTION SPOTLIGHT

  • How to leverage the opportunities presented by RegTech and FinTech while dealing with replacing legacy systems


Networking break


The use of artificial intelligence in the financial industryPRESENTATION

  • Sharing best practice on the ethical use of AI
  • Understanding the risks associated with AI
  • Does AI need to be regulated and if so what would the regulations look like?

Dr. Douglas Streeter Rolph, Academic Director, Nanyang Business School


The latest cybersecurity threats, trends and initiativesARMCHAIR CHAT

  • The changing face of cybersecurity
  • How are the regulators planning to tackle cybersecurity in the financial sector?
  • Cybersecurity strategies: how to develop an effective cyber resilience framework
  • How cyber regulations are hindering the adoption of FinTech
  • Understanding the security and cyber risks associated with partnering with FinTechs
  • What cybersecurity strategies are FinTechs implementing?


Chair’s summary and close of Summit, followed by a networking lunch

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