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UAB – IMF – FED Conference: US-MENA PSD 2016 ON DE-RISKING & CORRESPONDENT BANKING

UAB – IMF – FED Conference: US-MENA PSD 2016 ON DE-RISKING & CORRESPONDENT BANKING
18 April 2016 NYFED NYC-USA
NDA
08:00 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:00 Inaugural Addresses

- Mr. Thomas C. Baxter, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
- Dr. Joseph Torbey, Chairman of The Executive Committee, Union of Arab Banks
- Mr. Aasim M. Husain, Deputy Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund

KEYNOTE SPEECHES:

- Dr. Mohamed Baasiri, Chairman of the PSD Committee, Deputy Governor, Banque Du Liban
- H.E. Dr. Maher Sheikh Hasan, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Jordan
10:00-10:10 BREAK
10:10 – 11:10 Session I: “Sanctions Compliance”

- Recent OFAC regulations impacting correspondent accounts;
- New sanctions regulations regarding Iran, Cuba and Russian programs;
- Regulatory expectations. (Risk ratings, validation of AML, system administration, personnel a and data integrity);

MODERATOR:
- Mr. Wissam H. Fattouh, Secretary General, Union of Arab Banks

SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Alexandre B. Manfull, Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury
- Mrs. Sandra DePoalo, Global Head of AML, Bank of New York Mellon
- Mr. Michael Matossian, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Regulatory Compliance, Arab Bank
- Mr. Sean O’Malley, Chief Investigator – Enforcement Division - Federal Reserve Bank of NY

11:10 – 12:20 Session II: “Concerns of US & MENA banks in Today’s Regulatory Environment”

- Correspondent banking landscape / De-risking in correspondent accounts;
- Technical assistance programs available to improve risk management and reduce the chances
of being de-risked.
- CDD/KYCC practices and expectations
- Affiliate risks and overcoming data sharing obstacles;
- Problems in data and technology – under increased regulatory scrutiny. The challenges of
implementing an effective monitoring system and aligning it with regulatory expectations. (risk
ratings, validation of proper KYC standards, monitoring systems and controls, AML/Sanctions/CTF system administration, personnel and data integrity);
- Dialogue and responses to Requests for Information (RFIs) between correspondent and
respondent banks;
- Nesting risk in correspondent accounts for banks and MSBs/Exchange Houses

SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Frederick Reynolds, Managing Director - Global Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit,
Bank of America
- Mr. Scott Rembrant, Assistant Director, Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at
U.S. Treasury Department
- Mr. David Wildner, Managing Director, Bank of New York Mellon
- Mr. Tod Burwell, President and CEO, BAFT
- Mr. Chehdan Jebeyli, Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Banque Audi
- Mr. Mohamed Ali Beyhum, Executive General Manager, BankMed
- Mrs. Patricia Giangrande, Managing Director, Global Financial Crimes, Head of Corporate and Investment Bank Compliance, JP Morgan Chase
- Samir Hammoud, Chairman, Banking Control Commission of Lebanon
12:20-13:30 LUNCH
SPECIAL LUNCH GUEST SPEAKER:
- Mr. Daniel Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing & Financial Crimes, U.S.
Department of the Treasury

13:30 – 14:30 Session III: “PEPs, Corruption and Money Laundering: How do you guard against corporat corruption risk?”

- Panel discussions incorporates theory focusing on the importance of KYC/EDD, and then
discussing case studies in the public domain such as FIFA, Petrobras and 1MDB

SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Chip Poncy, Founding Partner, Financial Integrity Network, USA
- Dr. Paul Morcos, Law Professor, Legal Consultant for Lebanese Banks
- Mr. Camile Barkho, Chief Compliance Officer, Lebanon and Gulf Bank

14:30 – 15:30 Session IV: “Trade Based Money laundering”
- Panel discussions about trade based money laundering schemes including cases involving
Hawalas; Trading Companies and Free Trade Zones

SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Steven Schrank, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, El Dorado Financial Crimes Task Force US Department of Homeland Security Investigations, (NY)
- Ms. Bonnie Goldblatt, Director, Global Investigations/AML Compliance, Citibank
15:30-15:45 BREAK
15:45 – 17:00 Session V: “Counter-Terrorist Financing Panel”

MODERATOR:
- Mr. Barry Koch, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, former Chief Compliance Officer at Western Union

SPEAKERS:
- Mr. Chehdan Jebeyli, Group Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Banque Audi
- Ms. Yan Liu, Assistant General Counsel, Head of Financial Integrity Group Legal Department,
International Monetary Fund
- Mrs. Jacqueline Molnar, SVP, Chief Compliance Officer, Western Union
- Mr. Timothy Moyer, FBI – Terrorist Financing Operations Squad – Washington DC
- Ms. Lindsay Milani, Senior Intelligence Analyst for FBI NY’s Joint Terrorism Task Force

17:00 - 17:15 Closing Remarks

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