FinReg Conference on Financial Crime: Challenges and Responses

FinReg Conference on Financial Crime: Challenges and Responses
Date
14 October 2021, 9.30am - 15 October 2021, 6.00pm
Venue
Online Conference (Zoom)
Description


Day 1
9.30 - 9.45      Welcome and Introductions
9.45 - 11.15    Innovative solutions for tackling corruption
11.15 - 11.30  break
11.30 - 1.00    Corruption and White-Collar Crime – new perspectives
1.00 – 1.45     lunch
1.45 – 3.15     Re-thinking AML – lessons from other jurisdictions
3.15 - 3.30      break
3.30 – 4.30      Regulating NPOs    
4.30 – 5.30      New insights into financial crime

Day 2
9.30 - 10.15   Keynote
10.15 – 11.15 Financial regulation and FinTech
11.15 - 11.30  break
11.30 - 1.00    Anti-money laundering law and regulation – insights from different sectors 
1.00 – 1.45     lunch
1.45 – 3.15     Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and the Dark Web – new challenges (and innovations) in financial crime
3.15 - 3.30     break
3.30 – 5.30     Financial Crime and “Criminal” Justice 
5.30 – 6.00     Closing reception / discussion 

Day 1

Innovative solutions to tackling corruption
           • A better deal?  Negotiated responses to the proceeds of grand corruption (Áine Clancy)
           • Unexplained Wealth Order – Will the introduction of this to Nigeria tackle corruption? (Folashade Adeyemo)
           • The compliance game: legal endogeneity in anti-bribery settlement negotiations (Branislav Hock and Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett)

Corruption and White-Collar Crime – new perspectives
           • Corruption as a Barrier in Development: Glimpses from India (Ved Pal Singh Deswal)
           • Dealing with Operational Fraud and White-Collar Crimes, from Perspective of Laws in UAE and India (Samina Khan)
           • Rethinking Corruption Regulation in Nigeria: From Command-and-Control to a Reflexive Regulatory Paradigm (Chukwuemeka Castro Nwabuzor)

Re-thinking AML – lessons from other jurisdictions
           • Preventive Justice and the Rise of Risk Regulation: A Case Study in Singapore's Anti-Money Laundering Offences (Rishik Elias Menon)   
           • Inclusion through Exclusion? Financial Inclusion Discourse in the Global Anti-Money Laundering Regime (Benedikt Barthelmess)    
           • Does Holding Offshore Jurisdictions to Higher AML Standards really assist in catching Money Launders? (Andrew James Perkins)

Regulating NPOs
           • The regulation of the charities sector in Ireland an examination of the statutory structures in dealing with financial criminal activities with a focus on money laundering and fraud? (Lorraine Lally)
           • Non-Profit Organisations and Counter-Terrorism Financing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Mohammad Alsalmi)  

New insights into financial crime
           • Global Research Report on Financial Institution Fines and Enforcement Actions (Rachel Woolley) 
           • Network analysis for financial crime risk assessment: the case study of the gambling sector in Malta (Maria Jofre and Carlotta Carbone)    

Day 2

Financial regulation and FinTech
           • How does financial regulation help in combating financial crime during the coronavirus global pandemic (Juliet Uluma Onyeka)
           • A Peek Behind the Curtain – Beneficial Ownership Transparency and Trusts in the Age of Fintech (Benedict Turner)

Anti-money laundering law and regulation – insights from different sectors 
           • Regulating Lawyers in Anti-money-laundering Activities: a Comparative Study of the US and Russia from the Perspective of the Selective Adaptation Theory (Zhanat Alimanov)      
           • Luxury Jewellery Dealers and Money Laundering Risks: Time for Heightened Regulation? (Nkechikwu Valerie Azinge- Egbiri)       
           • Money Laundering Schemes and Red Flags in the Construction Industry: A Preliminary Assessment (Ilaria Zavoli, Tristano Sainati and Giorgio Locatelli)

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and the Dark Web – new challenges (and innovations) in financial crime
           • Evidence obtained from blockchain-based platforms in the prosecution of financial crimes: admissibility and interpretation (Victor de Oliveira Fernandes)       
           • Levelling the playing field between cryptocurrencies and ‘monetary crime’ (Elliott Keech)
           • Dark Web Marketplaces, Cryptocurrencies, and Anti-Money Laundering: Ineffective Deterrence? (Matthew Robert Shillito)

Financial Crime and “Criminal” Justice 
           • (Un)Intended Consequences?: The Role of Intention in Understanding Corporate Financial Crimes (Mrinalini Shinde)
           • Responding to Tax Evasion – The Selective Use of the Criminal Justice System (Samantha Bourton)    
           • How can the use of competition law in the enforcement of financial crime aid regulators in the United Kingdom and United States of America? (Diana Johnson)
           • Sentencing data-driven cybercrime. How UK courts tackle data crime with cascading effects (Maria Grazia  Porcedda)


For booking information, contact Dr Colin King colin.king@sas.ac.uk


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