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2021 Guernsey Economic Crime & Compliance Forum

Join your industry peers at the School of International Financial Services' 2021 Guernsey Economic Crime & Compliance Forum this December.

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Join your industry peers at the School of International Financial Services' 2021 Guernsey Economic Crime & Compliance Forum this December.

Hear from a range of world leading experts on the latest economic crime developments from fraud and cyber crime to corporate criminal offences and sanctions.

Please get in touch with us at events@sifs.co.uk regarding your GACO discount prior to booking.

Agenda:

Time

 

Topic

09:00-09:15   Welcome from the Forum Chair
Andrew Horbury, Director at the School of International Financial Services
     
09:15-09:45   The Guernsey AML/CFT Framework - where are we now and where are we going?
Christopher Edwards, Partner at Mourant
     
09:45-10:15   An overview of the new UK Sanctions landscape
Dr. Anna Bradshaw, Partner at Peters & Peters
     
10:15:10:45   Understanding the role of the Guernsey in combatting illicit financial flows
Kevin Davis, Director of the Economic & Financial Crime Bureau, Government of Guernsey
     
10:45-11:00   Break
     
11:00-11:30   Lessons learnt from enforcement action
Simon Gaudion, Director of Enforcement at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission
     
11:30-12:00   Bribery & corruption: Enforcement trends, DPAs and what's on the horizon
Patrick Rappo, Partner - UK Corporate Crime & Investigations Group at DLA Piper
     
12:00-12:30   Case studies in cybercrime
David Ferbrache OBE, Global Head of Cyber Futures at KPMG and Former Head of Cyber and Space for the Ministry of Defence
     
12:30-13:00   Chairs closing summary & remarks
Andrew Horbury, Director at the School of International Financial Services
     
     

Speakers

Andrew Horbury  

Andrew Horbury (Chair)

Director

School of International Financial Services

 

Andrew Horbury FICA is a Director at the School of International Financial Services. Andrew provides training and education on his areas of subject matter expertise including anti-money laundering, financial crime prevention, risk management, financial technology, blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Andrew joined SIFS from another professional education provider where he sat as their Global Head of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency and a Senior Lecturer in Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crime Prevention for a number of years.

Andrew is frequently engaged as an advisor and consultant by a range of financial services businesses across a number of jurisdictions.

Andrew is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association, having completed the Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance. Andrew previously studied law at the University of London and International Financial Services at the University of Buckingham.


Christopher Edwards  

Christopher Edwards

Partner - UK Corporate Crime & Investigations Group

Mourant Ozannes (Guernsey) LLP

 

Christopher Edwards a Partner of Mourant Ozannes (Guernsey) LLP in their Guernsey Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. He specialises in complex commercial and trust litigation, and provides advice to a range of financial institutions and fiduciaries, particularly in multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Having obtained diplomas in compliance and anti-money laundering, Christopher's focus is often on regulatory and compliance matters. He regularly advises on routine and non-routine matters, including liaising with the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, the police and the Financial Investigation Unit.

He also has expertise in relation to cross-border assistance in tax and money-laundering issues.

Chris joined Mourant Ozannes in January 2002 and was called to the Guernsey Bar in 2005.


Dr. Anna Bradshaw  

Dr. Anna Bradshaw

Partner

Peters & Peters

 

Dr. Anna Bradshaw advises individuals and corporates on all aspects of financial crime and economic sanctions risk, compliance and enforcement.

Anna is ranked in Chambers and Partners UK (2021) as ‚ “a well-known expert on anti-money laundering”. The Global Investigations Review and Who’s Who Legal identifies her as among the world’s leading lawyers in Business Crime Defence (forthcoming 2021 edition), and as a “Future Leader” in Who’s Who Legal: Investigations (2020 and 2021 editions).

Anna is also recognised by Legal 500 (2021) as an economic sanctions and export controls specialist. She is recommended as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” on International Sanctions in Who’s Who Legal (Trade & Customs 2020), describing her as “highly knowledgeable in the area” with ”a real depth of expertise”.

Anna is an Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), assisting the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies (CFCS) with their research on US, EU and UK sanctions. She has been a member of the Law Society’s EU Committee since 2011 and has given evidence in Parliament on EU criminal law and criminal justice cooperation matters.

She is Consultation Secretary to the Fraud Lawyers' Association (FLA) and consultant adviser to Thomson Reuters Practical Law as a member of the Consultation Board for Business Crime & Investigations. She holds a doctorate in anti-money laundering regulation.


Kevin Davis  

Kevin Davis

The Director of the Economic & Financial Crime Bureau, Guernsey

Government of Guernsey

 

Kevin Davis is Guernsey’s first Director of the Economic & Financial Crime Bureau and he is responsible for bringing together enforcement and justice authorities, regulatory bodies and other key stakeholders to help safeguard Guernsey’s reputation as an international financial centre and to ensure the Bailiwick has an effective enforcement response to tackle the threats and risks it faces as a major financial hub. He is accountable to the Committee for Home Affairs.

Prior to his appointment by the Committee for Home Affairs, Kevin was the Chief Investigator at the UK’s Serious Fraud Office where he worked at Board level and was a member of its Executive Group. As well as helping to run the business, Kevin had strategic oversight of the investigatory phases of the SFO’s casework, intelligence, professional standards, training, risk and security. He also played a key role in strengthening international relationships and sat on the Board of the UK’s Task Force that was formed to drive law enforcement’s response to the Panama and Paradise Papers.

Kevin also held a number of external appointments in the UK. He was a member of the FIN-NET Steering Group and sat on the Board of HM Government’s Counter Fraud Profession where he advised on setting up the new profession to enhance standards and help drive down fraud against public sector authorities.

Kevin has considerable experience in developing strategic relationships and driving change to improve enforcement outcomes. From an international perspective he has advised the Sri Lankan government (including its Prime Minister, Minster of Justice and Heads of Law Enforcement) on strengthening its capabilities to tackle bribery, corruption and financial crime. He also advised senior officials of the Canadian Province of Ontario (specifically its Attorney General, Police Commissioner and Judicial Review body) on tackling complex economic crime. This led to the establishment of an Ontario Serious Fraud Office in 2019.

Prior to this Kevin was HMRC’s Assistant Director for organised crime with responsibility for coordinating its strategic response to attacks against the UK tax base and its regulatory functions pursuant to the UK’s Money Laundering Regulations. He also represented HMRC at FATF and OECD Working Group and plenary meetings to help combat fiscal crime and wrote a FATF typology on transnational tobacco smuggling.

Kevin has almost forty years’ experience in law enforcement, predominately at senior leadership level, and mostly in relation to serious and complex economic and financial crime including: bribery and corruption; fiscal fraud; money laundering; asset recovery; strategic export controls and the proliferation of WMD; narcotics and firearm trafficking; intelligence and anti-crime policy development.


Simon Gaudion  

Simon Gaudion

Director of Enforcement

Guernsey Financial Services Commission

 

Simon Gaudion worked for 30 years in law enforcement, where he covered several disciplines investigating serious criminal offences, both domestically and internationally.

During his career he led many frontline teams including the Fraud and International Team for the Bailiwick of Guernsey, covering MTIC and revenue fraud. In 2009 Simon returned to the Financial Investigation Unit where he was the Senior Manager in charge of the Money Laundering and Confiscation Team. His last role in law enforcement was as Senior Manager in charge of the Financial Intelligence Service which was predominantly responsible for the acceptance and evaluation of SAR data and case development. He joined the Guernsey Financial Services Commission in July 2013 as the Director of Enforcement. Since joining the Commission, he has overseen the development of the Enforcement Division to enable the Commission to enforce where appropriate and reasonable to do so. He is also a member of Committee 4 and the Screening Group for the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), which is an association of organisations that regulate the world's securities and futures markets. In addition, he represented the Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors (GIFCS), in the evaluation of a member jurisdiction. GIFCS brings together supervisors from financial centres around the world, with a key aim of encouraging and assisting the implementation of international standards of regulation.


Patrick Rappo  

Patrick Rappo

Global Co-Chair, Investigations & Compliance Group

Partner, UK Corporate Crime & Investigations Group

DLA Piper

 

Patrick Rappo's practice focuses on a range of corporate and white-collar crime matters, international bribery, corruption, money laundering, fraud, and sanctions issues. Patrick represents companies and individuals, and has been involved with a number of high profile investigations and prosecutions – including Global Investigations Review’s “Most Important Case of 2020”: SFO v Barclay’s Bank. He works across high risk sectors and high risk jurisdictions.

Patrick's practice includes proactive, preventative advice for corporate clients (such as compliance programme design, drafting policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments and due diligence, advising on mergers and acquisitions, as well as training and compliance audits). Patrick regularly advises on the conduct of internal investigations, and responding to government investigations and prosecutions.

Patrick also advises international governments on changes to their ABC and AML regimes and trains their judiciary, prosecutors and investigators.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Patrick was Joint Head of the Bribery and Corruption divisions at the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He has significant experience of corporate self-reporting, acting as the SFO’s point of contact for all such reports, was involved in the changes to the SFO's self-reporting processes, and helped introduce deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) in the United Kingdom.


David Ferbrache  

David Ferbrache OBE

Global Head of Cyber Futures at KPMG UK

Former Head of Cyber and Space for the Ministry of Defence

 

David Ferbrache OBE has over 25 years of cyber and information security expertise. Prior to joining KPMG, David was the Head of Cyber and Space for the Ministry of Defence in the UK. He has supported Ministerial policy development, worked with key international allies, created and delivered the Defence Cyber Security Programme, and contributed to both UK and Scottish national cyber security strategies. He has also held a range of senior MOD science, information technology and procurement roles. During his career, David set up MOD’s first penetration testing team, ran the first ever UK-US cyber war game, and carried out the first national infrastructure cyber security review. David leads on technical strategy for the KPMG cyber team, and helps clients deal with high end threats. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society, and was awarded an OBE for his services to national security post 9-11.


This event is suitable for all financial services compliance professionals and Directors based in Guernsey.

Full price: £225.00
20% discount: GACO members

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