April 17th - 19th, 2024

AMLFC Institute: 7th Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Prevention Hybrid Conference

AMLFC Institute Conference registration:

  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Digital copy of conference presentations
  • Audio recordings (when authorized by speaker)
  • Plated Hot Breakfast (3)
  • Coffee breaks with catered snacks (5)
  • Plated Lunch (2)
  • Complimentary Networking Cocktail Reception (1)
PRICING (In USD)
AMLFC Hybrid Conference

April 17th, 2024

$549

AMLFC & ComplianceAid Hybrid Combo

April 17th – 19th, 2024

$1,459

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The Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

AMLFC Institute and the ComplianceAid are registered sponsor on the NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors. The recommended CPE credits for this conference are in accordance with NASBA standards.

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Refund policy: Conference registrants may cancel if written cancellation requests are received at least 60 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. A credit voucher less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for written requests received up to 30 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. No refunds or credits are issued on cancellation requests received less than 30 days prior to the start of scheduled programs. Refunds shall incur a processing fee of $100.00 USD.

Complaints should be addressed to Michelle Martin via email at michelle@amlfc.institute.

The Seventh AMLFC Institute Hybrid Conference will take place on Wednesday April 17th, 2024 at the AKA Brickell, Hotel Miami, This conference will host experts providing practical knowledge for executing or administering AML/CFT/CFP/FCP/ABC procedures.

Beyond complying with the AML/CFT/CFP annual training requirements, this conference will provide participants a unique opportunity to personally engage with regulators and other experts. This personal contact will allow for a better understanding of the approach to enforcement in their respective jurisdictions.

Attendees are expected from Amsterdam, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dubai, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten, Suriname, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, United States Virgin Islands United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and Venezuela.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The conference organizers are inviting board members, business owners, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CROs, auditors from all regulated industries operating in the Americas, including Attorneys, Accountants, Broker Dealers, Car Dealerships, Casinos & Gaming, Commercial Banks, Credit Institutions, Credit Unions, Dealers in High Value & Luxury Goods, Dealers of Precious Metal, Art or Jewelry, Development Banks, Import & Export Businesses, Insurance Companies, International Banks, Money Value Transfer Services, Mortgage Companies, Offshore Banks, Real Estate, Service Providers, Travel & Leisure, Trust & Company, etc.
Regulators, Government Officials, Members of Parliament, Public Servants and Managers of State Owned Companies are also invited to register.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • Earn up to 18 CPEs recognized by NASBA
  • Acquire CPEs
  • Comply with mandatory AML/CFT/CFP/BSA/OFAC/ABC Sanction annual training requirements
  • Network with key regulators
  • Opportunity to host a board meeting abroad
  • Network with key business executives facing similar challenges
  • Deductible travel expenses in most jurisdictions
  • Free time to enjoy Miami business, shopping and vibrant culture

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify country-specific issues often encountered in AML/CFT/CFP/BSA/OFAC/ABC Sanction
  • Identify country-specific trends related to AML/CFT/CFP Regulation
  • Identify threats associated with Trade-Based Money Laundering
  • Describe the steps utilized in conducting AML/CFT/CFP Investigations
  • Identify current trends in Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP)
  • Identify current trends in AML/CFT/CFP/FCP Transaction Monitoring
  • Identify emerging technology for AML/CFT/CFP Compliance programs; Facial Recognition (FR), Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)
  • Identify current trends in Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Identify current trends in Digital Assets, FinTech and Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
  • Identify current trends related to De-risking and Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBR)
  • Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of Sanctions
  • Identify and describe recent enforcement actions related to FCPA, Anti Bribery & Anti Corruption violations
  • Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of FATCA/CRS
  • Identify best practices for meeting the requirements of Cybersecurity/Privacy/GDPR
  • Cryptocurrency & The Metaverse
  • Environmental Social & Governance (ESG)

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

The AMLFC Institute: Seventh Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Prevention Hybrid Conference is organized by amlfc.institute. The AMLFC Institute offers professionals, regulators, law enforcement the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Countering the Financing of Proliferation (CFP), Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). It partners with a network of universities promoting quality education and high standards of ethics. Its global certification scheme produces a wider pool of knowledgeable workers that is recognized internationally. The AMLFC Institute’s curriculum delivers to the marketplace individuals with practical knowledge of the field, able to work for the private sector, regulators, enforcement agencies and governments. The Chairman & CEO is Antigua born Michelle Martin, CAMLFC, CAMS, MACC, ACA. More information can be found at: https://amlfc.institute

THE SEVENTH AMLFC INSTITUTE HYBRID CONFERENCE – MIAMI – APRIL 17, 2024
April, 17th Type Presentation title Speakers
07:30 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:40 General Session
Welcome, Invocation & Opening Remarks
Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

TBD Pastor, Miami, Florida

08:40 – 09:40 General Session Panel How can a RE leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) for its Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Program Mr. Angelo Brete, Head of Financial Intelligence Unit, Aruba

Ms. Simone Martin, Director Special Projects, Financial Services Commission, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

09:40 – 10:40 General Session Panel How to integrate Proliferation Financing into a Regulated Entity’s existing Terrorist Financing and Money Laundering Business Risk Assessment Mr. Dylan Marin, AMLFC Institute Member, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago
10:40 – 11:00 Networking Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 General Session Panel Know Your Vendor (KYV) and Vendors Risk Management System: Why is it important? How far must you go with Due Diligence? Where do you stop to ensure you’re safeguarded Mr. Matthew Langevine, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Guyana

Ms. Susan S. François, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, AML Consultant, Former Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago

12:00 – 1:00 Networking Lunch
01:00 – 03:30 General Session AML-CFT-CFP-FCP Simulation (trending typologies over various regulated industries) Mrs. Amrita Singh-Henriques, AMLFC Institute Member, Guyana

Mr. Dylan Marin, AMLFC Institute Member, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago

Mr. Patrick George, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mrs. Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Legal and Compliance Manager, Barbados Workers’ Union Cooperative Credit Union, Past Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Barbados

03:30 – 03:50 Networking Coffee Break
03:50 – 04:55 Breakout Session Cyber Escape Simulation Mr. Andrew Tennant, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Director, Gentium UK, United Kingdom

Mr. Richard Strike, Director, Gentium UK, United Kingdom

Are you prepared for the future development of AI in KYC/CDD/EDD Procedures (The Next Generation): Ensuring your KYC/eKYC (Electronic Know Your Customer) remains on trend
04:55 – 05:00 General Session Closing Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
THE NINTH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING & FINANCIAL CRIMES PREVENTION HYBRID CONFERENCE – MIAMI – APRIL 18-19, 2024
April, 18th Type Presentation title Speakers
07:30 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:40 General Session Welcome & Opening Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
08:45 – 09:45 Keynote General Session Navigating the ever-changing sanction landscape: the importance of sanction risk management
09:50 – 10:50 General Session Fifth Round Mutual Evaluation: Regional Outlook What to expect Ms. Dawne J. Spicer, Executive Director, Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), Trinidad and Tobago
10:50 – 11:15 Networking Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:10
General Session Panel
High-Risk Products and Services: Steps to identify risk factors and key risk indicators Mrs. LaTeisha Sandy, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Mrs. T’sa James-Hodge, Chairman, BVI Association of Compliance Officers, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Mrs. Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Legal and Compliance Manager, Barbados Workers’ Union Cooperative Credit Union, Past Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Barbados

12:10 – 01:10 Networking Lunch
01:10 – 02:10 General Session Panel Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Framework for FI and DNFBPs Mr. Frank Morisano, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Non-executive Board Member, iSoftware4Banks, New York
02:15 – 03:15 General Session Panel Implementation of the US Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO), Corporate Transparency Act and it’s impact on the Region Ms. Ligia M.I. Stella, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit Sint Maarten
03:15 – 03:50 Networking Coffee Break
03:55 – 04:55 General Session Panel The Binance Effect: Consequence of ineffective governance and transaction monitoring in a fast-pace growing start-up environment Mr. Richard Strike, Director, Gentium UK, United Kingdom

Mr. Kevin Lowell, Former Senior Prosecutor, USDOJ, Washington, D.C, United States

05:00 – 06:00 General Session Regulators Round up: What’s Expected from Businesses for 2024 All Regulators
06:15 – 07:15 Networking Cocktail
April, 19th Type Presentation title Speakers
08:30 – 09:30 General Session Panel Evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Regulated Entities Dr. Jeremy Stephen, MSc. DIC. BSc., AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Barbados
09:45 – 10:50 Break Out Session Industry Specific Break Out Session to include requirements,  trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks and mitigating techniques under AML/CFT/CFP/FCP/ABC Sanctions:
Financial Institutions (Banks, Credit Unions, Money Service Business, Securities/Broker Dealers, Insurance Industry, etc.) De-risking/ Mitigating the ongoing risk of correspondent banking, EU, AMLDs, the Implementation of Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Transparency, Recent Development in Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption, Crowdfunding for Terrorism Financing and Countering Ransomware Financing Mr. Angelo Brete, Head of Financial Intelligence Unit, Aruba

Ms. Simone Martin, Director Special Projects, Financial Services Commission, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Gaming and Gambling Operators (Casinos and On-line Gaming, mobile, sports betting) Focus on Sports Betting and Online Gambling Key Developments, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks,  mitigating techniques under AML/CFT/CFP/FCP/ABC Sanctions, Crowdfunding for Terrorism Financing and Countering Ransomware Financing Ms. Susan S. François, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, AML Consultant, Former Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago
DNFBPs (Attorneys, Accountants, Real Estate, Accountants, Jewelers, Trust and Company Managements Services , etc.) Industry Focus on the requirements, trends/typologies, red flags, fraud, risks, mitigating techniques under AML/CFT/CFP/FCP/ABC Sanctions, Crowdfunding for Terrorism Financing and Countering Ransomware Financing Ms. Ligia M.I. Stella, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit Sint Maarten

Mr. Matthew Langevine, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Guyana

Regulators: Keeping up with the evolving regulatory supervision, monitoring and enforcement landscape Mrs. LaTeisha Sandy, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
10:50 – 11:20 Networking Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:20 Break Out Session Onboarding a Fintech company due diligence step and assessing level of risk Ilieva Ageenko,Todus Advisors, C-Suite Advisor and Consultant, Charlotte, North Carolina
Key components of a Whistleblower & Ethics Policy Mr. Dylan Marin, AMLFC Institute Member, Senior Intelligence Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago
Fraud Scams on the rise: How to Red Flag Cryptocurrency Scams (Rug Pulls, Pig Butchering, Phishing) Mr. Patrick George, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica
Board of Directors Oversight: Key Focal Point for 2024 Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

Mr. Lorenzo Delzoppo, Director, ComplianceAid & AMLFC Institute Advisory Board, Florida

12:20 – 12:30 General Session Closing Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, ComplianceAid and AMLFC Institute Antigua & Barbuda/Florida

AKA Brickell, Hotel Miami (Formerly Conrad Hotel) has been selected as the 2024 Conference Venue.

The AKA Brickell Hotel luxury property is located in the heart of Miami’s booming Brickell district. Brickell is Miami and South Florida’s major financial district. Referred to as the “Manhattan of the South”, it is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States. Brickell is a dense, high-rise residential neighborhood with many upscale luxury condominiums and apartment towers and is home to several of Miami’s top restaurants, shops and places of entertainment. AKA Brickell, Hotel Miami is less than 5 minutes from downtown Miami. Downtown Miami is home to the Adrienne Arsht Center which hosts the Miami City Ballet and Florida Grand Opera, the Pérez Art Museum Miami shows contemporary art and top restaurants and shops.

The conference organizer have secured free internet access in the conference hall and guest rooms. Complimentary transportation to nearby malls will be available at the end of the conference.

A discounted group rate of USD $299 per night plus taxes is available to conference participants until Thursday March 14, 2024. The conference organizer has secured free internet access in the conference hall and guest rooms. Complimentary transportation to nearby malls will be available at the end of the conference.

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Nearby Attractions from AKA Brickell, Hotel Miami

  • Brickell City Center Shopping and Restaurants
  • Bayside Marketplace Shopping and Restaurants
  • Bayfront Park
  • FTX Arena
  • Maurice A. Ferré Park
  • Wynwood Art District
  • Adrienne Arsht Center
  • Miami Design District
  • Miami Marlins Park
  • Port of Miami
  • Miami Beach
Cocktail Networking Reception at the AKA Brickell, Hotel Miami Pool Deck/ Corporate Lounge Thursday April 18th, 2024
Shopping Experience Friday April 19th, 2024
The conference is supported by the following partners:

The Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU) is the apex trade association for financial co-operatives in the Caribbean. We currently serve credit union organizations in sixteen English speaking Caribbean countries offering financial education to credit unions and its members.

The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) is a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean/CARICOM Region, which proactively influences issues impacting the financial services sector through advocacy, education and networking.

The British Virgin Islands Association of Compliance Officers (“BVIACO”) aims to foster a culture of compliance in the jurisdiction. It is the BVIACO’s ultimate goal to contribute to the reputation of the British Virgin Islands as a highly attractive and regulated international financial centre.

The Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the Caribbean Insurance Industry through research, education and advocacy.
Caribbean Bar Association The mission of the Caribbean Bar Association (The “CBA”) is to serve and support the legal profession and to promote good relations among lawyers, the judiciary, and the Caribbean-American community

The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC)Caribbean Bar Association was founded on July 21, 1994, with the mission of promoting the continued growth and development of the Hispanic business community and to serve as a resource center and forum to advocate for Hispanic and Minority-owned businesses.