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AML/CFT CONFERENCE 2020

December 28-29, 2020

 

ICRIER jointly with Global Counter Terrorism Council (GCTC) is organising a two day Conference on ‘Anti Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism’ during December 28-29, 2020.

 

December 28th, 2020 (Day: 1)

 

9:30 AM– 9:35 AM: Welcome By Lalit Ambardar, Anchor, GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020 & Political Analyst

 

9:30 AM– 10:45 AM: Inaugural Session

Dr. Kanwal Sibal, IFS(Retd), Chairman-Advisory Board, Global Counter Terrorism Council & Former Foreign Secretary, Government of India

Dr. Shekhar Dutt, SM, IAS(Retd.), Patron-Global Counter Terrorism Council, Former Governor-Chhattisgarh State, Former Defence Secretary & Deputy National Security Advisor-GoI

Chief Guest Address: Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra & Goa (Addl. Chrg.) His Excellency Bhagat Singh Koshiari

 

10:40 AM– 11:00 AM: Vivek Tankha, Member Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Senior Advocate, Supreme Court & Former Advocte General, Madhya Pradesh & Former Additional Solicitor General of India

 

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Session 1: Legal & Regulatory Framework in India to handle AML/CFT

Speakers:

Beni Chatterjee, Senior Advocate, Bombay High Court, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Vivek Srivastava, General Manager-Compliance, -Reserve Bank of India

Surender Singh, Senior Prosecutor, National Investigation Agency, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

A.C. Singh, Former Deputy Legal Advisor, Enforcement Directorate

Anil Aggarwal, Chartered Accountant

Session Chair: Prof. Chakka Banerjee, Professor & Dean-VIT Law University

 

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM: Keynote Address

Sujit Kumar Varma, Deputy Managing Director, Corporate Accounts Group, State Bank
of India

 

1:20 PM – 1:45 PM: BREAK

 

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM: Session 2: Strengthening Money/Value Transfer Mechanisms Aiding AML/TF

Speaker

Justice A.H.M. Shamsuddin Chowdhury Manik, Retd. Justice Supreme Court, Bangladesh

Santosh Rastogi, IPS, Inspector General, National Investigation Agency

Theresa Karunakaran, Former Director, Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank, Former Advisor AXIS Bank & Former General Manager, Reserve Bank of India

Honey Katiyal, Founder, Investors Clinic Infratech Private Limited

H.E. Zulfiquar Z Ghadiyali, Executive Director at DIHC- Under Chairmanship of HH

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Sultan Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan- Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Capt. Raghu Ram, Former CEO-NATGRID

Hossam M Abd El-Rahman, Dubai, U.A.E.

Session Chair: Shashi Kant Mishra, Co-organiser-GCTC International AML/CFT Conference
2020 & Former General Manager, Punjab National Bank

 

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Break

 

Welcome By Anchor Madhu Sharma, Co-Organiser, GCTC International AML/CFT
Conference 2020 & Member, GCTC.

3:30PM – 5:00 PM: Session 3: Lacuna in Legal & Regulatory framework which help in ML/TF

Speakers:

Lily Vadera, Former Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India

Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services Private Limited

Md. Khurshid Alam Khan, Anti Corruption Commission, Dhaka Supreme Court, Bangladesh

Tarun Ghia, Chartered Accountant

Daryl Nolch, Economic & Risk Assessment Reviews, Member International Association of Risk & Compliance Professionals

Prof. Chakka Banerjee, Professor & Dean-VIT Law University

Session Chair : Pradeep Godbole, Co-organiser-GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020 & Director, Risk and Compliance Professionals Association

 

5:00PM – 5:15 PM: BREAK

 

5:15 PM – 7:00 PM Session 4: Various Mechanisms of AML/CFT in different countries: Legal, Regulatory & Best Practices

Suresh Prabhu, G20 & G7 Sherpa, India

Rosalind Lazar, Regional AML Director – APAC, Singapore

Hue Dang, VP & Global Head of Business Development & New Ventures, Senior Asia Pacific Leader, Hong Kong

Elaine Ramsay, AML Compliance Officer, Meares William Lawyers, Christchurch, New Zealand

Konstantinos Apostolopoulos, Attorney at Law & Journalist, Vienna, Austria

Session Chair: Dr. Saon Ray, Co-organiser-GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020 & Senior Fellow, ICRIER

 

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Break

 

7:30 PM –9:30 PM: Session 5: International Cooperation Against Financing of Terrorism

FATF and its Relevance.

Impact of UN 1267 Committee on countering the financing of terrorism

IMF, World Bank cooperation with FATF to counter the finance of Terrorism.

 

Speakers:

Mahaveer Singhvi, IFS, Joint Secretary(Counter Terrorism), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director, Counter Extremism Project, U.S.A. & Former Coordinator-United Nations

Prof Anupam Jha, Assistant Professor, International Criminal Law & International Terrorism Law, University of Delhi

Prof. John Nomikos, Director-RIEAS, Greece

John Patrick, Author & Writer

Prof. Christian Kaunert, Chair- Policing & Security, University of South Wales, U.K.

Session Chair: Karnal Singh, IPS (Retd.) Chairperson-International AML/CFT Conference 2020
& Former Chief, Enforcement Directorate & Former Director-Financial Intelligence Unit, Ministry
of Finance, Government of India

 

December 29th, 2020 (Day: 2)

 

Welcome By Lalit Ambardar, Anchor, GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020 & Political Analyst

 

10:00 AM– 11:00 AM: Keynote Address

Admiral ( Prof.) Jayanath Columbage, Foreign Secretary, Government of Sri Lanka

 

11:00 AM– 11:30 AM: Chief Guest Address: Hon’ble Governor of Punjab His Excellency V.P. Singh Badnore

 

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Cyber Tools Helping in Money Laundering & Ways to combat them

Dr. Jasim Haji, President, Artificial Intelligence Society, Bahrain

Madan Mohan Oberoi, IPS, Executive Director, INTERPOL

Dr. Pavan Duggal, CyberLaw Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Dr. Stephen Cutler, Former FBI

Jiten Jain, Director-Voyager Infosec & Cyber Security Expert

Session Chair: Pradeep Godbole, Co-organiser-GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020 & Director, Risk and Compliance Professionals Association

 

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM: Break

 

1:45 PM – 3:15 PM: Data Privacy & Data Integrity & Role of Upcoming Data Policy

Dr. Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, IAS(Retd.), Chairman, State Police Complaints Authority, Punjab

Prof. Matthew Crosston, PhD, Director of Academic Transformation, Office of the Provost, Bowie State University; Senior Research Fellow, Cybersecurity Program, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel & Executive Vice Chairman –ModernDiplomacy.eu

Dr. Pavan Duggal, CyberLaw Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Theresa Karunakaran, Former Director, Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank, Former Advisor-AXIS Bank & Former General Manager, Reserve Bank of India

Dr. Charru Malhotra, Associate Professor(e-Governance & ICT), Indian Institute of
Public Administration, New Delhi

Avalon Ingram, Financial Crime Expert, SWIFT

Session Chair: Rajat Kathuria, Co-organiser-GCTC International AML/CFT Conference 2020, President & CEO, ICRIER

 

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM: Keynote Address Session
Benami Transactions & Black Money Act

P.C. Mody, IRS, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes, India

Role of Banking in AML/CFT

Soma Sankara Prasad, Deputy Managing Director & Group Compliance Officer, State
Bank of India

Panama Papers (Case Study)

Ritu Sarin, Indian Express

 

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Break

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Emerging Trends & Challenges in Narcotics & Terror Financing in India

Rakesh Asthana, IPS, NCB Chief & DG-BSF

SN Srivastava, IPS Commissioner of Police, Delhi Police

Loknath Behera, IPS, DGP, Kerala

Dilbag Singh, IPS, DGP, J&K

Rajender Pal Singh, IPS, DGP (Economic Office Wing), Uttar Pradesh

Avinash Mohnani, Former DGP, Sikkim

Anil Shukla, Inspector General, National Investigation Agency

Session Chair: Praveen Swami, Group Consulting Editor, Network18 Media

 

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Break

 

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Growing Nexus of International Terrorism and Organised Crime: Definition & Scope of the issue

A nexus between International terrorism and Organised Crime: How did we get here?

Defining the problem: the academic debate

Terrorist Finance: Criminal Methods

Utility of the nexus: Context dependent

The way forward

 

Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director, Counter Extremism Project, U.S.A.

Dr. Anne Speckhard, Director-International Center for the Study of Violent
Extremism, U.S.A.

Praveen Swami, Group Consulting Editor, Network18 Media

Prof. Rommel C. Banlaoi, Chairman, Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence
and Terrorism Research

Dr Vesna Markovic, Assistant Professor, Justice, Law and Public Safety
Studies (JLPSS), Lewis University

Session Chair: Cleo Paskal, International Advisory Board Member, GCTC

 

9:30 PM: Vote of Thanks

 

 

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