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Anti-Money Laundering 2nd Annual Summit (Bangladesh) 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hotel Lakeshore
Road # 41, Gulshan 2
Dhaka 1212

In 2017, Bangladesh has been ranked among the fastest developing countries on the Basel AML Index, advancing by 28 places within the index that ranks 146 countries on the vulnerability to money laundering and terrorist financing, citing positive changes in political commitment and leadership in developing preventive AML/CFT measures for the financial sector and applying significant resources to raise awareness of AML/CFT.

Fintelekt’s 2nd Annual AML Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh brought together various stakeholders in the process of further strengthening the AML/CFT regime in the country and provide an exclusive platform for dialogue between regulators, financial industry practitioners and consultants on various aspects of AML and CFT.

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9.00 am - 9.30 am

9.30 am - 11:00 am
Inaugural Session

Abu Hena Mohd. Razee Hassan, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank and Head - Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit
Anis A Khan, Managing Director & CEO, Mutual Trust Bank
Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services

11.00 am - 11.30 am
Uncovering Sanctions Risk in Trade Finance Transactions
Piyush Chawla, Head of Sales, South Asia, Accuity

11.30 am - 11.45 am

11.45 am - 12.15 pm
Top 5 KYC/AML Issues Facing Financial Institutions
Sanjay Sah, Senior Sales Specialist - Risk, Thomson Reuters

12:15 pm - 12.45 pm
Effective AML Compliance
Rohan Langley, Senior Solutions Architect, SAS Security Intelligence Practice

12.45 pm - 1.15 pm
The Role of Ultimate Beneficial Ownership in Trade based Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance

Abhishek Jain, Consultant, Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Need for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Anti-Money Laundering
Akshay Chopra, Director - Strategic Initiatives, Jocata Financial Advisory & Technology

2.45 pm - 4.00 pm
Panel Discussion: AML/CFT Trends and Priorities

Arpita Bedekar, Research Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services

Debaprosad Debnath, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit
Swapan K Biswas, Senior Executive Vice President & CAMLCO, Mutual Trust Bank
​Chowdhury MAQ Sarwar, Consultant, Islami Bank Bangladesh & Country Representative, Fintelekt
Major General Sheikh MD Monirul Islam, ndc.psc (retd), Chief External & Corporate Affairs Officer, bKash

4:00 pm
Closing Remarks

Platinum Partner


Gold Partner

Analytics Partner

Gold Partner

Silver Partner