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MLR 2017 4 months on - what your firms needs to do to meet the needs of new regulation

when: Tuesday 24 October, 10am

It’s almost four months since the UK government published The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, commonly called MLR 2017. Now the dust has settled, it’s incumbent on firms of all sizes to take action.

Our guest speaker for this webinar will be Amy Bell, Chair of the Law Society AML Action Task Force and compliance expert. This informative webinar will be focussed on:

  • overview of MLR 2017
  • where we are four months on
  • what this means for firms in practice
  • The Law Society’s latest Practice Note

There will be a 30 minute presentation and 15 minute Q&A Session with Amy. The webinar will be an opportunity to ask questions from a compliance expert and hear about industry issues and pain points on AML and compliance within law firms.

If you can’t manage the time don’t worry – register for the webinar and we will email you a link to watch the webinar in your own time.

On Demand Webinars

Webinar: AML Regulation Update for Financial Services

In this free webinar with special guest, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) consultant Martin Allen, gain new insight into the impact of new AML regulations and learn actionable changes that your firm can understand and implement swiftly.

During the webinar you will learn:

  • what Anti-Money Laundering is and its history within financial services
  • what the new regulations say and how they are changing
  • how your procedural practices should evolve to keep up with the new regulations
  • how other firms are implementing swift changes to their practice management and staff training agendas

Webinar: Transforming Know Your Customer Operations

This free 30 minute webinar investigates the KYC process to offer a way forward for financial services and other firms looking to improve outcomes for all involved in KYC processing and customer onboarding. During the webinar you will learn about:

  • What challenges the financial services sector face today
  • The specific regulatory demands on firms throughout the due diligence checks
  • The maturation of the three step onboarding process: Assess, Plan, Do
  • The new opportunities for growth and scale through the use of digital systems and automation

Webinar: AML Regulation Update for Legal & Accountancy

In this informative 30 minute webinar, encompass VP Operations, Alex Ford, covers the main points you and your compliance teams need to know about the new changes to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) regulation for professional service firms. Walk away with knowledge of:

  • Key Know Your Customer (KYC) challenges firms face today
  • Implications of AML/CTF regulations on KYC processes
  • Manual, outsourced, automated: solutions available
  • Best practice KYC in professional services
  • Where you can go to find out more

Webinar: Introduction to KYC

You know your firm needs to do it, you know we all have responsibility for it, but where has KYC come from and why is it important?

In this free 20 minutes webinar, we explore the background of KYC for legal and accountancy, explore the regulations currently in place to help combat money laundering and terrorism financing, and the KYC solutions being used by firms today.

Webinar: AML & KYC Best Practice for the New Era

encompass VP Marketing & Operations, Alex Ford, is joined by Denisse Rudich of FireDrake to discuss changes to the best practice for AML and KYC in the new era of compliance and security.

In this free 60 minutes webinar hosted by BrightTalk, they discuss:

  • How to better handle performing client due diligence on an ongoing basis?
  • What are the challenges of the traditional AML/KYC procedures?
  • What can we expect from the AML Directive that comes into force in June of this year?
  • What are the common mistakes FIs make when managing their data?
  • How can Machine Learning and automation help?

Webinar: The Open Data Question - A Double Edged Sword?

Data is all the hype and open data is the new cool kid on the block. But does it really unlock value for business or is it a fad that will go away?

Presented in association with Open Corporates, in this free 25 minute webinar learn more about how open data is helping businesses and governments improve data, products, and policy-making, and how it contributes to the wider social good.

Webinar: What is RegTech?

With an increase in regulatory compliance, innovation in technology has become increasingly prevalent throughout the professional and financial services. With the birth of RegTech, we ask, what is it, and how can it be effectively utilised by firms across sectors

In this free 25 mins webinar, Susie Kinsella takes you through what the past and present of RegTech, and how technology can help improve efficiency across any business.

Webinar: Top Tips to Kick Start Your Insolvency Investigation

Ian Schofield, insolvency industry advisor to Encompass who has over 36 years experience in restructuring and insolvency, and Wayne Parker, current Head of Business Recovery & Restructuring at Gordons LLP, take you through an in-depth insolvency case study and recover a substantial hidden asset.

From the outset there appeared to be no funds in this case but after revealing a disposition of assets and pursuing a claim the investigation ultimately resulted in recovering funds in excess of £1.5m.

Webinar: Monitoring Fraud in Asset Based Finance

In this webinar, Kate Sharp, former chief executive of ABFA, outlines a typical case of fraud, highlights many of the common factors of fraud, and explores solutions and mechanisms which can be put in place to combat it.

What you will learn from this webinar:

  • What is the size of the problem?
  • A typical portrait of fraud
  • Exploring the solutions
  • Techniques to highlight potential issues sooner

Webinar: Cutting Through the Buzz - A Rough Guide to Legal Analytics

Legal industry advisor Chris Bull and Encompass Product Manager Natasha Miller demonstrate how modern law firms use technology, data and analytics to secure client loyalty.

Walk away with practical insights into:

  • The evolution of Legal Analytics
  • How Visual Analytics can transform your firm
  • The pragmatic approach: deciphering AI & the ‘Four As’: Analytics, Automation, Aggregation & Augmentation.
  • Best practice use of Business Intelligence

Webinar: Information to Impact

Legal industry advisor Chris Bull presents the six stage model that enables firms to take hugely topical but too-often obscure and technology-centric issues like Big Data, Analytics, Management Information, Metrics, Client Insight and Business Intelligence and understand how they can deliver real business improvement in a professional firm environment.

Webinar: Finding & Recovering Assets in Insolvency

In this free 25 minute webinar, Chris Jones, partner at gunnercooke, presents his three stage model focussing on the fundamentals of asset recovery; Investigation, Action, and Enforcement.

Webinar: How do professional services firms use Fame?

In this 30 minute webinar, Joel Brandon, Account Director at Bureau van Dijk as he as he demonstrates how professional services can get the most from Fame from BvD. Joel advises BvD clients on their challenges in credit risk, business acceptance, KYC, AML and CDD, among other key areas such as M&A research, business development and supply chain management.

Frequently Asked Questions

I can't make any of the available dates for your webinar, can I choose another time?
Yes, of course. We know that finding the time in a busy working day can be tough, and your schedule could change quickly, which is why we have set up our on demand webinar service. We can also provide the slides for our webinars – simply email webinars@encompasscorporation.com and our team will get back to you. We don’t currently have on demand versions of our product overview webinars, but we can arrange a personalised overview by contacting us at the address above.
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Don’t worry, we will take care of all the webinar settings.  You can either call in to hear the audio, or use your computer speakers, whichever is easiest for you.
Do I have to watch the webinar live, or can I view it later?
We have set up our on demand webinar service so you can fit the webinars in to your schedule and watch at a time that suits you. If you would like any of slides from the webinars, email webinars@encompasscorporation.com and our team will get back to you.
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