The 6th International Conference on Financial Crime and Terrorism Financing (IFCTF) 2014 with the theme “The Evolution of Compliance, Are We Ready?” was held on 8-9 October and attracted more than 400 delegates from the financial sector, enforcement agencies, regulators as well as legal and accounting firms.
Jointly organised by the Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) and the Compliance Officers’ Networking Group (CONG), the conference has become a premier event, bringing together leading stakeholders to examine the latest international and regional strategies and practical measures to combat financial crime and terrorist financing. This year’s conference discussed the effect of the financial crises, globalisation, the advent of technology and new regulatory requirements has had on the way the financial services industry views and performs its compliance functions. IFCTF2014 included plenary and concurrent sessions to provide a broader understanding on the strategy to be adopted in designing a globally effective compliance programme.
Jeyashankar Kandasamy, Chairman, CONG
Roger Wilkins, President, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), delivering the keynote address
Abu Hassan Alshari Bin Yahya, Asst Governor, Central Bank of Malaysia, presenting on Malaysia’s National Risk Assessment on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
L to R:
Dr Raymond Madden, CEO, AIF; Abu Hassan Alshari; and Jeyashanker Kandasamy