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

Achieving best-in-class anti-money laundering compliance:
The role of automation in the AML/KYC process for law firms

Tuesday 10 April, 08:30 – 10:30
Browns Covent Garden, 82-84 St Martin’s Lane, London

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.

You are invited to join encompass and Amy Bell, chair of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force, on Thursday 10th April for a breakfast seminar exploring these developments.

This interactive session will cover:

  • 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
Spaces are limited, so please register through the form to secure yours.

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LegalEx 2018

21 and 22 March 2018, ExCeL London

London’s ExCeL will play host to Legalex and Legal Cyber Security Expo, which combined make up Europe’s most comprehensive and all-encompassing trade show for legal professionals and the business behind law.

encompass are delighted to be exhibiting at Legalex 2018. Come and speak to us at stand 216 to discuss how we help you streamline time-consuming onboarding, mitigate reputational risk, and improve the client experience.

encompass industry advisor, Amy Bell, will be running a seminar during Legalex in Theatre 3 at 11am on Wednesday 21 March “Unlock AML and KYC with compliance technologies”. This session investigates challenges faced by legal and professional services firms as they adapt to MLR 2017, covering the current state of KYC processes, and investigates RegTech’s potential to improve their compliance performance and reduce costs.

For full details and to register for your free ticket to attend please visit

previous events

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.

Legal Futures Annual Innovation Conference

21 November | Cavendish Conference Centre, London

We were delighted to be attending the annual Innovation Conference from Legal Futures. This year’s Legal Futures Innovation Conference will showcase developments in the Legal Services Act, giving delegates access to the lawyers and businesspeople who have chosen to shake up the way legal services are delivered.

This is the conference where the cutting edge of legal innovation is on display.

KYC - Are You Regulator Ready? | Encompass Events

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

Monday 25 September | Scotland House, London

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 the button below to read Paul’s key takeaways from the night.

KYC - Are You Regulator Ready? | Encompass Events

Thomson Reuters Risk Summit 2017

Tuesday 25 April 2017, The Brewery, London

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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