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2021 Jersey Economic Crime & Compliance Symposium

SIFS Jersey Economic Crime & Compliance Symposium 2021


Join your industry peers at the School of International Financial Services 2021 Jersey Economic Crime & Compliance Symposium this November, at the Royal Yacht Hotel in St. Helier, Jersey.

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.

Secure your tickets now, priced at £445.


  • First face-to-face event of 2021
  • 7-hours CPD
  • 14 leading industry-expert speakers from Government & Industry
  • Lunch and networking






08:30-09:00   Registration & networking
09:00-09:15   Welcome from the Symposium Chair
Helen Hatton, Director at the School of International Financial Services
09:15-09:45   The Future Trajectory of HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service and Tax Fraud Enforcement
Simon York CBE, Chief Investigation Officer and Director, Fraud Investigation Service at HMRC
09:45-10:15   Corporate Criminal Prosecutions - Where Next for Economic Crime?
Samuel Dean, Assistant Director - Lead for Corporate Criminal Offence at HMRC
10:15:10:45   Covid-19 Fraud Typologies
David M Clarke, Chairman of the COVID-19 Fraud Watch Taskforce at the Fraud Advisory Panel
10:45-11:00   Refreshment break & networking
11:00-11:30   Managing higher risk relationships
William Grace, Partner at Carey Olsen
11:30-12:00   The Criminal Landscape in Relation to Bribery and Corruption
Satnam Tumani, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis
12:00-12:45   Panel discussion: Managing risk in the modern regulatory environment
Helen Hatton (SIFS), Barry Faudemer (Baker Regulatory), Jamie Biddle (Oben Law
) & tbc (JCOA)
12:45-13:45   Lunch break
13:45-14:15    The current Sanctions landscape and the future trajectory of OFSI
Giles Thomson, Director of the Office for Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)
14:15-14:45   Latest Developments in Jersey's Fight Against Economic Crime
Senator Ian Gorst, Minster for External Relations at the Government of Jersey
14:45-15:15   2021 JFSC financial crime update
Jill Britton, Acting Director General of the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)
15:15-15:30   Refreshment break
15:30-16:00   The Evolution of Cybercrime
Mark Tibbs, Cyber Intelligence Director at Mishcon De Reya Cyber
16:00-16:30   Combatting the International Financing of Terrorism
Gareth Rees, Detective Superintendent, Head of Specialist Investigations, Metropolitan Police
16:30-17:00   Chairs closing summary & remarks
Helen Hatton, Director at the School of International Financial Services


Helen Hatton  

Helen Hatton (Chair)


School of International Financial Services


Helen Hatton is a Director and Shareholder of the School of International Financial Services (SIFS). She has recently stood down from her Sator MD role and BDO Group Chairmanship, and remains a shareholder in BDO Group, continuing her involvement to assist on more complex regulatory matters.

Helen has established a private office from which she focus on five overlapping areas of interest – regulation/GRC, investigation, intelligence/data transfer, education and wealth preservation, and works with outstanding organisations in these areas: the Jersey Financial Services Commission, leading London based intelligence and investigations firm Central Associates Limited, Santander International,, Noble Trust Company Limited and BDO Advisory. In the public body space, she works with the Jersey Post International, Registry Trust Limited and the Office of the Information Commissioner. Finally, in the education area, she is delighted to be a Founder, Shareholder and Director of the School of International Financial Services.

Helen is proud to continue as a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Banking Regulation, and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. Helen is also delighted to have recently been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Board of the International Fraud Group run by Mishcon de Reya.

Giles Thomson  

Giles Thomson


Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI)


Giles Thomson is the Director, Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) and Economic Crime in HM Treasury. In this role, Giles is responsible for both the effective implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions in the UK as well as broader economic crime policy. That includes the Treasury’s responsibilities for the UK’s Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations and its supervisory regime. Giles is also the UK’s Head of Delegation to the Financial Action Taskforce. Prior to taking up this role in November 2020, Giles worked on economic crime policy for 4.5 years in the Treasury. He has close to 20 years’ experience in a range of roles across government.

Simon York  

Simon York CBE

Chief Investigation Officer and Director, Fraud Investigation Service



As Chief/Director of HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service, Simon leads 5000 criminal investigators, tax professionals, asset recovery specialists, accountants and digital/cyber crime experts. Their mission is to reduce the impact of serious fraud on the UK's tax system, protect funding for vital public services and ensure no tax fraudster is beyond their reach. Simon is one of the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5).

Senator Ian Gorst  

Senator Ian Gorst

Minister for External Relations & Financial Services

The Government of Jersey


Senator Ian Gorst was first elected to the States of Jersey Assembly in 2005. From 2008 to 2011, Senator Gorst served as Minister for Social Security, achieving key reforms to the state pension retirement age and the introduction of a funded long-term care scheme.

Senator Gorst was elected as Jersey’s third Chief Minister in November 2011 and subsequently re-elected in November 2014. During his time as Chief Minister, Senator Gorst led Governments focused on boosting employment, protecting and diversifying the Island’s economic base, improving connectivity and ensuring key community services were improved and renovated. He became Minister for External Relations and Financial Services in June 2018 under a new government.

Senator Gorst has also served as Chairman of the Jersey Overseas Aid Commission and acted as an Assistant Minister in both the Chief Minister’s Department and in the Treasury Department prior to becoming a Minister.

Senator Gorst is an accountant with significant experience in private client, private equity and retail fund sectors.

Senator Gorst is married to Dionne. They have two daughters, Sophia and Lily-Mim.

Jill Britton  

Jill Britton

Interim Director General

Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC)


Jill Britton is the Interim Director General at the Jersey financial Services Commission (JFSC).

In her role, Jill is responsible for leading the JFSC in its day-to-day operations as both regulator and registry, and ensuring the organisations delivers its strategic priorities.

Jill was the Executive Director of Supervision between May 2016 and September 2021. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing the regulation of Jersey’s financial services industry and the supervision of other sectors for anti-money laundering and terrorist financing. She initially worked in our Supervision team from 2002 to 2004.

Jill has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry in the UK, Jersey and Asia, having specialised in compliance and operational risk management for global banking organisations. She was the Chief Risk Officer for Coutts Asia between 2009 and 2011 and the Head of Operational Risk for South East Asia at Standard Chartered between 2011 and 2013. At the end of 2013 she became the Head of Risk and then Head of Compliance for UBS AG in Jersey.

Jill is passionate about learning and development and mentors a number of talented women to supporting them in fulfilling their potential. Jill holds a BA (Hons) in Financial Services.

Samuel Dean  

Samuel Dean

Assistant Director, Lead for Corporate Criminal Offence



Sam has been with the HMRC for almost 12 years, during which time his career has centred around enforcement and investigation, with focus mainly in and around offshore non-compliance and developing operational strategies to tackle high risk areas. As Assistant Director of HMRC Enablers of Criminality Programme Lead, his focus is on designing, developing and implementing HMRC's strategy for tackling risks posed by those who enable others to commit tax evasion.

Satnam Tumani  

Satnam Tumani

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Former Head of the Serious Fraud Office’s Anti-Bribery & Corruption Unit


Satnam Tumani is a partner in Kirkland’s Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Group based in London. Satnam focuses his practice on a range of public company internal and external investigations (including those conducted by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)), individual defence for senior executives and corporate white collar crime compliance matters.

Prior to joining Kirkland in 2012, Satnam spent more than 17 years at the SFO, including as Head of Bribery & Corruption, and International Assistance. Among other strategic and policy roles, Satnam was a senior member of the SFO team dealing with the joint prosecution guidance for the UK Bribery Act and a member of the SFO Deferred Prosecutions Working Group. Satnam was also the senior SFO specialist on extradition matters.

Satnam has been repeatedly recognised by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal in respect of white collar and investigations matters. Clients commented that Satnam is “incredibly diligent and has a practical approach to issues” and is “very strategic, responsive, pragmatic and easy to work with” (The Legal 500 UK, 2021) and that he is “a tough negotiator and an amazingly good tactician” (Chambers & Partners UK, 2020). The team in London is recognised as “a leader amongst others and particularly suitable for the larger, thornier cases involving the Serious Fraud Office.”


Mark Tibbs  

Mark Tibbs

Cyber Intelligence Director

Mishcon De Reya Cyber


Mark is the Director of the Cyber Intelligence team at MDR Cyber. The team provide cyber intelligence and investigations services, helping organisations and individuals to understand threats and mitigate losses.

Mark has worked in the field of cyber investigations and intelligence for nearly a decade before joining Mishcon, working within British law enforcement and a cyber threat intelligence start-up. He brings with him experience of leading teams in the production of high-quality intelligence services for international government and corporate customers.

With a passionate interest in cybercrime and intelligence, Mark holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Forensic Computing and Cybercrime investigation from University College Dublin.

William Grace  

William Grace


Carey Olsen


William advises Jersey finance industry clients and international clients on financial services related disputes whether civil, criminal, contentious regulatory or a combination. This includes advisory work and advocacy.

His specific expertise is in advising on money laundering matters (including corruption), regulatory and compliance investigations, disputes in the banking, trusts and funds sectors, sanctions, production orders including TIEA work, insider dealing, reporting duties, asset recovery, reciprocal enforcement, cyber related risk and international mutual assistance generally. He places particular emphasis on working alongside clients and their in-house lawyers/compliance staff and other external advisers to implement risk management based solutions to disputes in the regulated sector.

He is experienced in politically sensitive and complex matters involving multiple legal issues and jurisdictions. He often advises on higher risk business in the financial services regulated sector, whether that is in client take on, transactional support or M&A support. In addition to acting for Jersey regulated financial services businesses, he also acts for PLCs, individuals and foreign states.

He is a member of the Royal Court Rules Committee advising and assisting the Royal Court in its rule making capacity

David M Clark  

David M Clark

Chairman of the COVID-19 Fraud Watch Task Force

The Fraud Advisory Panel


David Clarke’s crime fighting career spans 40 years. He served as a Royal Air Force Policeman in Northern Ireland and with the United Nations Police. In a distinguished 26 year career with the City of London Police, becoming a Det Ch Supt and was a member of the Attorney General-led Fraud Review and later responsible for designing and leading the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) that emanated from the Review.

Since 2009, he has been a Trustee of the Fraud Advisory Panel (FAP) charity. In March 2020 he was responsible for establishing and leading the FAP’s COVID-19 Fraud Watch task force with Cabinet Office, the police and Department for International Trade. This cross-sector and cross-industry coalition of more than 70 trusted partners met weekly for 6 months. It shared live intelligence on the emerging fraud threats and acted as a conduit to unite and alert the authorities, public, private and third sector bodies in a way that had not been done before.

He is regular commentator on fighting fraud, appearing on BBC TV, radio and The Times and FT newspapers and has trained crime-fighters in the UK, Bosnia Herzegovina, Middle East, Romania, Serbia, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine and Cyprus.

Barry Faudemer  

Barry Faudemer

Chief Executive

Baker Regulatory


Barry has a unique insight into the AML/CFT threats and current challenges facing businesses, together with the most common regulatory failings leading to public sanction by the JFSC. He has unrivalled experience in the regulatory field.

After thirteen years in the role as the JFSC’s Director of Enforcement and MLRO Barry Faudemer stood down in June 2020. Prior to joining the JFSC Barry was the Head of the Police and Customs Joint Financial Crimes Unit and has extensive experience of investigating financial crime, conducting regulatory investigations and managing financial intelligence.

Barry is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy having studied how terrorist organisations fund their activities and has over forty years of enforcement experience. As a member of the National Risk Assessment Working Group identifying current AML/CFT threats to Jersey’s finance industry Barry contributed to the National Risk Assessment.


Central Associates  

Central Associates 

Central Associates is a London-based investigation business covering a diverse range of worldwide assignments. We have an outstanding team of investigation and intelligence experts who can provide a bespoke solution to our clients’ concerns.




Kroll is the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to valuation, governance, risk and transparency. We work with clients across diverse sectors in the areas of valuation, expert services, investigations, cyber risk, corporate finance, security, restructuring, legal and business solutions, data analytics, due diligence and regulatory compliance.


Educational partners


Jersey Compliance Officers Association (JCOA)

The Jersey Compliance Officers Association is a professional body which provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. The JCOA actively encourages, and provides the environment for those 'experienced' or 'new to' compliance and risk professionals, both from within and outside financial services and the other regulated industries in Jersey, to support others for the benefit of the compliance and risk profession and the Jersey.

JCOA members qualify for a 20% discount when registering to attend this event.


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