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9 July: #RegTechEdgeNoBorders - Financial Crime: Customer Due Diligence, Transaction Monitoring and Analytics

  • 9 Jul 2020
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Online - via Microsoft Teams


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#RegTechEdgeNoBorders Financial Crime - 
Customer Due Diligence, Transaction Monitoring and Analytics

Join us for the first of our financial crime #RegTechEdgeNoBorders events. In this session members of the RegTech Association will showcase their solutions including:
  • Customer Due Diligence
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Analytics
Why you should attend:

As a regulated entity or regulator, you will take numerous enquiries or approaches from software vendors on a regular basis. This unique RTA program provides you with a high level overview on a range of RegTech solutions that will solve for some of your greatest financial crime challenges, so you can see the potential before taking the deeper dive.

We are encouraging other RegTechs, regulators, regulated entities and advisors to the industry to attend this session for the connectivity and community that it provides.

  • Deborah Young, CEO, The RegTech Association
  • Mike Abel, Associate Partner, EY
  • Kimberley Whale, Director, Risk Advisory, EY





Welcome and acknowledgement of country

Deborah Young, CEO, The RegTech Association
The RTA is a non-profit industry body whose members are committed to accelerating the adoption of RegTech and sustaining a global centre of RegTech excellence.


Financial Crime Overview - EY

Mike Abel, Associate Partner, EY


Member presentations on Financial Crime

  • First AML

    First AML provides a full end to end Customer Due Diligence (CDD) solution that automates and accelerates customer onboarding. Our technology helps complete CDD faster so you can stay focussed on your business.

  • Featurespace (Finalist in the 2020 RegTech Awards)
    Featurespace is the founder of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics revolutionising fraud and anti-money laundering detection. Featurespace works with some of the world's largest financial institutions such as HSBC, Total Systems, Worldpay. Our ARIC Platform was named “best in class” in the 2019 AITE report AIM Evaluation. May 2020 we closed a ~AUD 40m funding round.

  • Silent 8 (Winner of the 2018 #AccelerateR Award)
    Silent Eight's proprietary AI sits inside your firewall or hosted cloud and receives name and entity alerts from your screening engine, presenting solved alerts to your analysts within your case management system. The AI learns how and—more critically—why you solve from past resolutions, and uses continuous learning to improve standards in your organisation. Silent Eight’s AI acts as your new best employee: It always follows your process—at unrivaled velocity—and always shares its exact reasons to provide transparency.
  • Cynopsis Solutions (Finalist in the 2020 RegTech Awards)
    Cynopsis Solutions was established in Singapore in 2014 and offers regulatory technology (RegTech) solutions designed to automate Know Your Customer (KYC) / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes. We focus on building anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing SaaS products that help our global clients comply with regulatory requirements and stay ahead of the regulatory curve. We are headquartered in Singapore and have operating offices in United Kingdom, Abu Dhabi, Taiwan and Vietnam.

  • Comply Advantage
    ComplyAdvantage is a global technology company transforming how institutions manage their financial crime risk and compliance. We have set up a radically different technical architecture, leveraging data science and machine learning to understand risk computationally. While we still review data manually, our approach results in data being updated in minutes rather than months. We have won multiple awards and currently we have over 500 customers across 75 countries with over 200 employees.


      Q&A moderated by EY

      Kimberley Whale, Director, Risk Advisory, EY


      Thank you and event concludes

      About Mike Abel

      Mike is a management consulting and business executive with extensive experience in banking transformation, banking operations, business management, information services and technology.

      His key strength is designing and implementing large scale transformations, specifically within banking, to reduce operating costs, improve customer experience and reduce risk. Mike works with business leaders to redesign and optimise their operating model. Mike helps organisation implement their transformation using my expertise in large scale program delivery, process automation / artificial intelligence and technology platform implementation.

      About Kimberley Whale

      A passionate humanitarian, culture and change advocate, Diversity & Inclusion champion and Senior Risk and Compliance Leader with over sixteen years’ legal, professional services, financial services industry and non-government experience spanning Europe, Asia and Asia Pacific; all with major global and Australian organisations including Banks, Insurers, Superannuation, Wealth and Asset Managers, and multi-national NGOs, law firms.

      Experience extends from Risk Advisory Consulting professional services working with Boards, C-suites and Senior Management on anti-financial crimes risk and compliance matters including Strategy, Policy and Governance, Culture and Resilience, Risk Appetite and Risk Management Frameworks, Operating Model and Capability, Structured Advisory and Transformation Projects, Independent Review and Remediation efforts through to Regional Financial Crime Compliance Officer roles for leading global banks and State Convener for a global anti-corruption NGO.

      Holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Commerce from the University of Sydney, internationally accredited Compliance and Ethics Professional, British Bankers Association MLRO course certified and a Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association, UK. Occasional speaker at industry events on topics including financial crimes risk and compliance, three lines of defence, resilience building, anti-bribery and corruption. Former New South Wales Convener for Transparency International's Australian Chapter. Panel member for Australian Regulatory RegTech showcase event. Currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Business at Queensland University of Technology majoring in Behavioural Economics, Behavioural Finance, Organisational Behaviour and Consumer Behaviour. Qualified Yoga Teacher.

      About Deborah Young

      Deborah Young is the founding CEO of The RegTech Association. Deborah has more than 20 years experience in financial services advocacy and engagement across technology, venture capital, private equity, financial markets, insurance and superannuation. She is passionate about building a community that accelerates deployment of technology that drives productivity and superior consumer outcomes. Deborah is a member of the Federal Government’s FinTech Advisory Committee and in 2019 was awarded an AFR 100 Women of Influence Award for Innovation.