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Institute of International Banking Law & Practice

2024 Singapore TF Compliance Annual Meeting | 10 May | 7 CPDs

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Schedule subject to change 

8:30 – 9:00      Registration & Check-In

9:00 – 9:30      Welcome & Introductions

9:30 – 10:00  The Prof. James E. Byrne Memorial Keynote Address

Speaker: Ken CHIA of Baker McKenzie

10:00 – 10:10  Coffee & Networking Break 

10:10 – 10:55  Complying with Sanctions Regimes

Hear from our experts to learn more of how non-US FIs (or FFIs) are to be monitored for potential sanctions evasions. This panel will discuss the US Execuive orders plus other global guidance best practices.

Moderator: Graham BALDOCK (SC); 

Speakers: Ken CHIA (Baker McKenzie); Jee Meng CHEN (MayBank); Kalyani VASAN (Deloitte); Ivy TAN (Baker McKenzie)

10:55 – 11:05  Coffee & Networking Break 

11:05 – 11:50  Sanctions Evasions – How Vessels are Evading, and how can FIs prevent it?

Every day we read about some new sanctions evasion method being used to evade the global sanctions regimes. Learn evasion techniques, and how your FI can monitor for it.

Moderator: Nathaneal LIN (Rajah & Tan); 

Speakers: Eric ORSINI (Lloyds List); Claire FRANKLIN (Deloitte)

11:50 – 12:00  Coffee & Networking Break 

12:00 – 12:45  If I Had a Nickel for Every FinCrime . . . I’d Still Need to Launder it

Fraud and money laundering go hand in hand. Listen as our panelists discuss the tools and leading practices for your team to spot these ill-gotten gains. Topics to include AML / CFT requirements and controls, and price checking of goods.

Panellists: Barbara LIRA (Risikotech); Baldev BHINDER (Blackstone & Gold); Claire FRANKLIN (Deloitte); Ian MILNE (MonetaGo)

12:45 – 13:45  Networking Luncheon 

13:45 – 14:45  Hot Topics for 2024 and Beyond

The world of Trade Based Financial Crime is an ever-changing landscape with the criminals always trying to stay one step ahead of financial institutions. The panel will discuss 2024 hot topics.

Moderator: Alex GRAY (LIBF) 

Panellists: Ian MILNE (MonetaGo); Radish SINGH (E&Y);

14:45 – 15:00  Coffee & Networking Break 

15:00 – 15:50 Living with “Perpetual Risk” when your Systems were built for “Reactive” or “Occasional” Risk

Bank systems are built to process trade transactions and approve payments. Until 6 or 7 years ago, systems were programmed to identify the occasional risk. But with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, systems had to change overnight. Now, we are in a state of perpetual risk identification, and the panelists will discuss learnings of the past two years, plus recommendations for managing perpetual risk.

Moderator: Radish SINGH (E&Y) 

Panellists: Jee Meng CHEN (MayBank); Adrian NG (GLEIF); Girish HANUMEGOWDA (S&P Global)

15:50 – 16:05 Coffee & Networking Break 

16:05 – 16:50 The Future of Trade Compliance 

Interactive panel discussion with the audience on how they view the evolution of sanctions and compliance list screening at FIs from manual to predictive using AI and other technologies.

Moderator: Michael BYRNE (IIBLP) 

Panellists: Graham BALDOCK (SC); SOH Chee Seng (IIBLP); Carl WEGNER (WegnerAsia)

16:50 – 17:00 Closing Remarks, and Lucky Draw

Event Venue
Holiday Inn Orchard City
11 Cavenagh Rd.

Singapore 229616
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Virtual Attendees 

You will receive an email with a link to register for the Zoom attendance of this event in the week leading up to it. It is possible that you will receive an event ticket, which is solely for record keeping.

Continuing Education Credits (CPDs)

This event will provide 7 CPDs toward recertification for CDCS, CSDG, and CTFC.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please email Michael Byrne at for more details on the benefits of sponsoring IIBLP events, including seats, visibility, and access to a 'town square' for the industry.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Please email Michael Byrne at for more details on the benefits of sponsoring IIBLP events.