meet the Encompass team at industry events

we are proud to sponsor, support and participate at events throughout the UK and beyond – join us and our team of speakers at an event near you

upcoming events

Australian Financial Crime Summit 2019

Tue 20 Wed 21 Aug | Novotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney

The 5th Annual Australian Financial Crime Summit 2019, dedicated to examining and helping to overcome financial crime issues through the combined expertise of professionals within the AML/CTF, ABC, Compliance and Regulatory fields.

Encompass are delighted to be sponsoring the event.

Digital Financial Crime

RT Associates Digital Regulation Roundtable Series

Thu 12 Sep | TBC, London

The RT Associates in collaboration with the FCA, hosts a digital regulation series of Industry roundtables. These roundtables are attended by senior individuals from regulated institutions. encompass are delighted to be partnering with RT Associates on the September roundtable focussing on Financial Crime.

More information to follow.

Sibos – London 2019

Mon 23 – Thu 26 Sep | Excel, London

Sibos 2019 will explore the impact of new technologies on infrastructures, value propositions and business models and identify the culture, skills and working practices that organisations need to maximise the potential of both human and machine capabilities.

Encompass will be attending the event and welcomes meetings throughout the week. Please book a time using the link here.

BIIA 2019 Biennial Conference

Wed 30 Oct – Fri 1 Nov | Okura Prestige Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Reflecting the acceleration and shift in focus of technological changes in the business information space, this year’s BIIA Biennial Conference will focus on the impact and capabilities of artificial intelligence, the challenges of working with a wider range of business sizes, and the importance of identity in compliance.

Join Encompass CEO and Co-Founder Wayne Johnson who will be speaking at the event.

Further details to follow.

Digital payments in the UK – innovation, regulation and standards

Wed 30 Oct – Fri 1 Nov | TBC, Central London

With Strong Customer Authentication due to come into force in September as part of PSD2, this event will provide an opportunity to assess the challenges and opportunities arising from PSD2 implementation.

Encompass will be attending the conference which takes place in the context of rapid growth in financial technology – including Open Banking and contactless mobile payments.

previous events

Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2019

regulatory change and best practice to detect and prevent fraud and AML risk

encompass were delighted to be Associate Sponsors of the 2019 edition of Fraud and Financial Crime Europe. We were joined by peers from across Europe to hear current insights from leading industry experts in panel discussions, presentations, Q&A opportunities, case studies and more.

Read the key topics from the discussion on our blog

Asian Financial Forum

encompass Head of Sales, Asia, Alex Oxford, spoke at the 2019 Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong. Alex discussed ‘How New Technologies Assist Financial institutions, Fintechs and Regulators Combat Financial Crime’ with Managing Director, Asia Capital Markets Institute, Mr Brian Tang.

Read the key topics from the discussion on our blog

the butterfly effect of fighting financial crime together

why your entire organisation should be responsible for financial crime prevention

While the buck for regulatory compliance stops with the Money Laundering Reporting Officer, everyone within an organisation has a part to play in recognising and reporting suspicions of money laundering, terrorism financing and other financial crime.

encompass and C6 hosted a seminar to explore the benefits of a holistic approach to financial crime prevention, and the positive outcomes of working hand in hand with your employees, regulators and law enforcement. We invited Raymond Wilson (Director, AMLGS), Nick Parfitt (Head of Market Planning, C6) and encompass industry advisor David Deane (Managing Director, Fimatix) to share their insights in to tackling financial crime.

Read a summary of the key discussions from the day on our blog.

achieving best-in-class anti-money laundering compliance

the role of automation in the AML/KYC process for law firms

The SRA’s Thematic Review into ‘Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism’ identified a number of areas for improvement in AML compliance. In tandem, recently issued LSAG guidance offers a comprehensive overview of how firms can address these requirements.

encompass and Amy Bell, chair of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force, hosted a breakfast seminar on Thursday 10 April,  exploring these developments.

This interactive session covered:

  • highlights from the SRA’s review of firms and what these mean to you
  • key takeaways from the LSAG guidance
  • how to achieve best-in-class AML compliance with your existing resources
  • the role of automation in the AML/KYC process

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Law Firms 2018

28 February | CCT Venues, Canary Wharf Level 29, 40 Bank Street, London

Returning this February, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Law Firms 2018 will provide risk professionals with essential updates from The Law Society in order to help strengthen current AML processes and ensure compliance.

The 2018 agenda will also tackle the ongoing challenges of customer due diligence (CDD) in light of upcoming GDPR requirements. encompass Industry Advisor Amy Bell will be opening the session discussing AML: Legal Sector Affinity Group, and Martin Russell will be moderating the final panel session of the day – What are the challenges of ongoing monitoring of customer due diligence (CDD). Read our blog post about the event.

The Law Society Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Conference 2017

22 November | etc. venues, Liverpool Street, London

This conference offers the most up to date information from people who are developing, implementing and enforcing the law, regulations and guidance by which we must abide. This is a conference for those who want to remain at the forefront of developments in financial crime and AML compliance.

Bringing together policy makers, law enforcement, regulators, academics and industry experts to look at the changes ahead, current policy development approaches and other hot topics in financial crime. Speakers from the profession, government, supervisory and law enforcement agencies will explain the current areas of high risk and the latest criminal methodologies they are aiming to tackle.

encompass are delighted to be exhibiting encompass verify at the conference.

KYC - Are You Regulator Ready? | Encompass Events

responding with RegTech

We were delighted to host a key industry event at the fantastic new venue, Scotland House. In a packed schedule, we welcomed Amy Bell (Chair, The Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force), Jason Boud (Co-founder, RegTech Markets & RegTech Forum), Yas Jaffer (Partner, JJC FinTech) and Sarah Kocianski (Senior Research Analyst – Fintech, Business Insider UK) to join our Managing Director, Paul Charmatz, in discussing all things RegTech, from the challenges faced in the KYC realm to the opportunities RegTech presents.

Click here to read Paul’s key takeaways from the night.

KYC - Are You Regulator Ready? | Encompass Events

Thomson Reuters Risk Summit 2017

This event brought together thought leaders and practitioners from Thomson Reuter’s financial markets, compliance, risk, anti-money laundering, ethics, audit, and legal communities for a series of interactive discussions on key themes impacting business dynamics.

The Summit provided a series of keynote speakers, panel sessions and breakout sessions with an opportunity to engage in peer networking, share best practices, and gain insight into how others are addressing the challenges and opportunities you face every day.

encompass CEO and Co-Founder Wayne Johnson was invited to join a panel for the breakout session ‘Actively Managing Risk, Regulatory & Compliance Exposures in 2017 & Beyond’.

Click here to read Wayne’s thoughts on the day.

Thomson Reuters Risk Summit | Encompass Events

Australian Business RegTech Event 2017

Wednesday 3 May 2017, TechUK, London

RegTech is the latest big tech trend. It helps organisations to become smarter and more agile in complying with regulation and regulators to make better use of data reporting proved by industry. Key to RegTech is the intelligent use of data analytics to extract and organise information in a rapid, cost-effective and flexible way.

This event canvassed three perspectives on RegTech and its application in the financial and professional services sector. These included:

  • The Regulator – Nick Cook, Head of Department: Market Intelligence, Data and Analytics, Financial Conduct Authority
  • The User – Lisa Walker, Head of Compliance, ANZ Bank; Nicole Sandler, VP Resolution & Recovery Planning & Fintech
  • The Innovator – Wayne Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder, encompass

Click here to read Wayne’s thoughts from the day.

Australian Business - RegTech | Encompass Events

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