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


22 October – 25 October | ICC Sydney, Sydney

Sibos brings financial leaders together to network, collaborate and find solutions to industry challenges. The theme for 2018 is “Enabling the digital economy”, which reflects the far-reaching transformation of banks and other financial service providers as they adjust to the realities of a digital world.

Intelligent Automation in Banking Summit

26 October | St. James’ Court, London

Europe’s first dedicated Intelligent Automation In Banking Summit in London. This will be jointly presented by some of the top banks and industry leaders. Join here to stay unto date with latest trends in AI, RPA, Cognitive Automation, Machine Learning and related topics

Singapore Fintech Festival

12 – 16 November | Singapore Expo Hall 1 – 4, Singapore

This year’s 2018 Singapore FinTech Festival will be bigger, better and jammed packed with even more exciting activities.

The world’s largest platform for the global FinTech community is back from 12 to 16 November! Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 will feature a series of exciting events including FinTech Conference & Exhibition, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, AI in Finance Summit, FinTech Awards, Innovation Lab Crawl, Workshops, and an expanded Investor Summit comprising of “FinTech Deal Day” and a new component “Meet ASEAN’s Talents and Champions (MATCH)”.

1LoD London Conference

15 November | The Dorchester, London

Following on from the huge success of our inaugural 1LoD Summit in London last year, they are pleased to announce the date for our 2018 conference has now been set: Thursday 15 November.

The 1LoD Summit is the first independent conference for the control functions that sit in the first line of defence — control functions initially employed by and located within the front office of the markets and banking divisions of investment banks and now being adopted more broadly across financial services firms.

The 1LoD Summit 2018, London will examine the evolution of 1LoD control functions across the industry as they refine their mandate, continue the focus on efficiency and adapt to the maturation of the three lines model.


22 October – 25 October | ICC Sydney, Sydney

Sibos brings financial leaders together to network, collaborate and find solutions to industry challenges. The theme for 2018 is “Enabling the digital economy”, which reflects the far-reaching transformation of banks and other financial service providers as they adjust to the realities of a digital world.

previous events

the butterfly effect of fighting financial crime together

why your entire organisation should be responsible for financial crime prevention

24 May | The Banking Hall, 14 Cornhill, London

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.

achieving best-in-class anti-money laundering compliance

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

10 April | Brown’s 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.

encompass and Amy Bell, chair of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force, hosted a breakfast seminar on Thursday 10th 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

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 here 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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