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European AML & Financial Crime Conference

17 November @ 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm


Day One

17 November 2021, 13:15 – 17:00 GMT

13:00 Registration
13:15  Chair’s Welcoming Address
13:25 EC on the new EU action plan & main axes of reform – a focus on the new EU AML Rules (Regulation + Recast Directive), new EU AML Authority and FIU coordination
Steve Ryan, Deputy Head of Unit, Financial Crime, D2, DG FISMA, European Commission
14:00 Supervisor’s roundtable – a focus on risk based supervision, transparency, digital  transformation of AML/CTF & common challenges
Marco Zwick, Director, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg
Kristaps Markovskis, Director of AML and Sanction department, FCMC, Latvia
Swedish FSA – TBC
15:00 Coffee/ Tea
15:15 Hotspot A: Next generation of smart controls and testing 
Markus Schulz, Global Head of Change Management Financial Crime, ING Group 
Lisa Gunolf, AML Lead, 1st Line of Financial Crime, Danske Bank
Vesna McCreery,  MD, Head of Advisory, EMEA, AML Right Source 
15:15 Hotspot B: CDD/KYC digitalisation & anti-financial crime risk evolution 
Jean-Marc Guiteau, Chief Compliance Officer, Clearstream Luxembourg
Paul Laffan, Head of AML EMEA, State Street
Matthew Leaney, Chief Officer, Silent Eight
15:15 Hotspot C: Countering the upward trend in cybercrime – building resilience
Gregory Dellas, Chief Compliance & Innovation Officer, ECOMMBX Cyprus
Livio Russo, Group Head of Ethics & Investigations & Group MLRO, Generali

Making best use of automation, data, machine learning & AI – the latest solutions


Ted Datta, Director, Compliance Solutions, Bureau van Dijk
Araliya Sammé, Head of Financial Crime, Featurespace
16:50 Chair’s Closing Remarks
17:00 Close of Conference Day 1



17 November
1:15 pm - 5:00 pm