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17th Annual UK AML & Financial Crime Seminar

17 May @ 8:00 am - 18 May @ 5:00 pm

17 – 18th of May 2021, 13:30 – 17:00

Held virtually over two afternoons.


Hear essential updates from the Home Office, HM Treasury, JMLSG, NCA, SFO, regulators & leading cross-industry experts – all you need to know in 2021!

CICM members receive a 10% discount – simply quote “CICM”.

To view the full programme and register, please visit seminar website and return your registration form to Sydney at


Certificate of Attendance will be provided to claim your CPD points 7.5 for the Main Seminar and 3.5 for each Masterclass Stream.


Key topics:

  • UK’s Economic Crime Plan 2019/22 & Brexit – current strategies & areas of focus
  • HMT AML/CTF update – direction of travel for UK’s legislative development
  • NCA on its priorities and SARs reform programme – a progress update
  • FCDO, OFSI & ECJU on UK financial & trade sanctions strategies 2021 – main changes
  • Regulators’ enforcement agenda for 2021 – key points for the industry
  • Taking forward an effective and efficient financial crime compliance programme
  • The three lines of defence & data governance for effective risk management & controls
  • CDD/KYC evolution – a focus on digital onboarding, perpetual KYC & higher risks
  • The evolving role of machine learning in financial crime – an inside track
  • Developments relating to the Modern Slavery Act & interaction with POCA


Speakers include:

  • Brian Dilley, Group Director, Fraud and FC Prevention, Lloyds Banking
  • Carol Smit, Executive Secretary, JMLSG
  • Debbie Price, Deputy Director, NECC, NCA
  • Liliya Gelemerova, Head of Financial Security, Corporate & Investment Bank, Crédit Agricole UK
  • Emma Hardaker, Head of Financial Crime & Compliance, Lloyd’s of London
  • Emma Luxton, Head of Proceeds of Crime and International Assistance, SFO
  • Emily Bayley, Deputy Director, Sanctions and Illicit Finance, HM Treasury
  • Freya Page, OFSI Head of Guidance & Communication, HM Treasury
  • Gareth Dunn, Regional Head AML Investigations & Reporting EUROPE & UK Nominated Officer, HSBC
  • Jason Chess, Partner, Betting & Gaming at Wiggin LLP
  • James Holian, Director, Financial Crime and Controls Commercial and Private Banking, NatWest
  • Jenping Myron Chiu, Head of EU Transition & Sanctions Policy, Export Control Joint Unit, DIT



  • Jocelyn Norval, Global Screening Pillar Lead, ING Bank
  • Lee Hale, Global Head of AML/CTF, AFC and Sanctions, Deutsche bank
  • Lisa Chitty, Director Compliance & Risk, Travelex
  • Mark Boyle, Policy Manager, AML, Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Mark Hayward, Chief Policy Advisor, NAEA
  • Owen Rowland, Deputy Director & Head of Economic Crime Unit, Home Office
  • Pete Maydon, Assistant Director, Strategy AML Supervision, HMRC
  • Ryan Adams, Head of Financial Crime Intelligence Unit, Aviva Group
  • Stuart Connick, Head of Sanctions Operations and Outreach Team, UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

How to Register:

Please fill out the registration form here and return your registration form to Sydney at


17 May @ 8:00 am
18 May @ 5:00 pm
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