Global Anti-Financial Crime Conference

How sustainable will the fight against
financial crime be in the future

The presence of the Anti-Money Laundering Association (AMLA) in Frankfurt am Main adds significant relevance to the Global AFC Conference. This gathering stands out as an essential forum for gaining insights into combating financial crimes, with the added prestige of AMLA’s involvement underscoring the critical nature of the discussions. It offers a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with top professionals, learn about the latest in regulatory changes and technological advancements, and network with industry peers. The stage promises to be a key moment for those seeking to advance their understanding and approaches to financial crime prevention.

Language: EN

April 29 & 30, 2024
Floor 1, Room 2 (Solar)
Kap Europa, Frankfurt am Main

day 1

April 29, 2024

08:30 am

Registration

09:30 am

Central Opening DIGISUSTAIN 2024


Welcome

Samira Maleki

Member of the Board of Trustees, INGLOSUS, Frankfurt/Main


Opening

Prof. Dr. Kristina Sinemus

Hessian Minister for Digitalisation and Innovation, Wiesbaden


Dr. Nargess Eskandari-Grünberg

Mayor, City of Frankfurt

10:00 am

End of Central Opening

10:15 am

Welcome and Opening Global AFC Conference

Stephanie Wüst

City Councillor, Frankfurt am Main


Keynote

Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon

Chief Administration Officer, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main 

 

What’s the Future of Anti Financial Crime?


Panel Discussion

Oliver Hecker

Director, BearingPoint, Stuttgart


Dr. Denise Bauer-Weiler

Member of the Management Board, UBS Europe SE, Frankfurt am Main


Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon

Chief Administration Officer, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main


Moderator:

Michael Peters

Head of Expert Committee AML/CFT, International Bankers Forum, Frankfurt am Main

11:30 am

Coffee & DIGISUSTAIN Networking Break

12:00 pm

Laundering the proceeds of Crime in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities


Keynote

Daniel Thelesklaf

Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU),Cologne


Panel Discussion

Stefan Herting

Head of Compliance, DekaBank, Frankfurt am Main


Daniel Thelesklaf

Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Cologne


Oliver Hainke

Head of Financial Crime Prevention EMEA & Europe, UBS


Dr. Michael Lange (tbc)

Head of Compliance, DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main


Moderator:

Bernd Michael Lindner

Partner, BearingPoint, Munich

01:00 pm

Lunch & DIGISUSTAIN Networking Break

02:00 pm

AMLA – the new EU agency to combat Financial Crime


Keynote

Dr. Florian Toncar

Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin


Panel Discussion                                                                                                                              

Dr. Robert Müller

Global Head of AFC Framework and Head of AFC Germany, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main


Hannie Verbeek-Kusters

Former Chair of the Egmont Group of FIU's 2019-2022, Head, The Netherlands Financial Intelligence Unit, The Netherlands


Dr. Florian Toncar

Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin


Chiara Bacci

Team Leader - AML/CFT Policy Department, European Union, Brussels


Moderator:

Dr. Detlef Fechtner

Börsen-Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main

03:00 pm

Powertalk - Social Trading – Fraudulent Online Platforms


Birgit Rodolphe

Executive Director, ML Prevention, BaFin, Bonn

03:30 pm

The two-sides coin of crypto assets: The challenges for financial crime

How to set up the digital Euro to balance privacy and financial crime


Julia Lippoth

Head of Compliance and MLRO, Coinbase Germany GmbH, Berlin


Lora von Ploetz

Head of AML Supervision of Payments Institutions

Agents and Crypto-Asset Service Providers, BaFin, Bonn


Moderator:

Michael Peters

Head of Expert Committee AML/CFT, International Bankers Forum, Frankfurt am Main

04:00 pm

End of Conference - Get-together

04:30 pm

MainStage


Keynode

Annahita Esmailzadeh

Passionate Leader at Microsoft & Bestselling Author


Artificial Intelligence Show Act I

NEURA Robotics & Die TanzKompanie

MAiRA


Impuls

Mehmet Ciftci

Project Manager, NEURA Robotics


Gregory Darcy

Die TanzKompanie


Artificial Intelligence Show Act II

NEURA Robotics & Die TanzKompanie

MAiRA

06:00 pm

End of Day 1

day 2

How sustainable will the fight against financial crime be in the future

April 30, 2024

08:30 am

Registration

09:30 am

Begrüßung

Bernd Michael Lindner

Partner, BearingPoint, Munich


Opening Keynote - Fight against environmental crime

Dr. Marcus Pleyer

Deputy Director-General, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin


Panel Discussion

Juliana Mozachi-Sandri

Banco Central do Brasil, Brasilia


Alexandria Reid

Senior Global Policy Adviser, Nature, Climate, Sustainable Finance, Global Witness, London


Melissa Tullis

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Washington


Moderator

Dr. Marcus Pleyer

Deputy Director-General, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

10:30 am

Future Target Operating Model AFC Compliance


Keynote

Bernd Michael Lindner

Partner, BearingPoint, Munich


Panel Discussion

Marc-Peter Klein

Group Chief Compliance Officer, Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt am Main


Anna Issel

Chief Compliance Officer, LBBW, Stuttgart


Peter Quante

Chief Compliance Officer, ING Deutschland, Frankfurt am Main


Barbara Roth

Head of Audit, Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt am Main


Moderator

Bernd Michael Lindner

Partner, BearingPoint, Munich

11:30 am

Coffee & DIGISUSTAIN Networking Break

12:00 pm

Modern KYC – Consideration of customer behaviour in digital KYC process


Keynote

Justus Schrecker

Managing Director, Clarilab GmbH & Co. KG a subsidiary of SCHUFA Holding AG, Wiesbaden


Panel Discussion

Angelique Keijsers

Chief Compliance Officer, Unicredit, Munich


Till Komma

Rechtsanwalt/Counsel, CMS Deutschland Compliance and Foreign Services, Frankfurt am Main


Regierungsdirektor Olaf Rachstein

BMF, Berlin


Moderator:

Justus Schrecker

Managing Director, Clarilab GmbH & Co. KG a subsidiary of SCHUFA Holding AG, Wiesbaden

01:00 pm

Lunch & DIGISUSTAIN Networking Break

02:00 pm

What challenges arise in preventing financial crime through the use of new technologies


Panel Discussion

Fredrik Bonnevie Dahler

Manager, BearingPoint, Oslo


Viktor Kraus (tbc)

Cluster Lead Compliance Global Financial Crime Prevention, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main


Peter Lauth

Senior Risk Advisor Central Europe, VISA Europe, Frankfurt am Main


Moderator:

Christine Papadopoulos

AInitiative, Frankfurt am Main

03:00 pm

The Digital Road Map for AFC compliance – Advantage & Risks


Keynote 

Marc Oliver Schmidt

Deputy Head Compliance & Corporate Security, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach


Panel Discussion

Tilo Walter

CEO, Palturai GmbH, Hofheim am Taunus


Jürgen Victor Repolusk

Head of Department Analysis, FIU


Dr. Jacob Wende

CEO, Regpit


Moderator:

Marc Oliver Schmidt

Deputy Head Compliance & Corporate Security, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach

04:00 pm

End of Day 2

Speakers

Chiara Bacci

Chiara Bacci
Team Leader – AML/CFT Policy Department, European Union, Brussels

Denise Bauer-Weiler

Dr. Denise Bauer-Weiler
Member of the Management Board, UBS Europe, Frankfurt am Main

Fredrik Bonnevie Dahler

Fredrik Bonnevie Dahler
Manager, BearingPoint, Oslo

Detlef Fechtner

Dr. Detlef Fechtner
Börsen-Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main

Oliver Hainke

Oliver Hainke
Head of Financial Crime Prevention EMEA & Europe, UBS

Oliver Hecker

Oliver Hecker
Director, BearingPoint, Stuttgart

Stefan Herting

Stefan Herting
Head of Compliance, DekaBank, Frankfurt

Anna Issel

Anna Issel
Chief Compliance Officer LBBW, Frankfurt am Main

Angelique Keijsers

Angelique Keijsers
Chief Compliance Officer UniCredit Bank GmbH / HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit – Germany

Marc Peter Klein

Marc Peter Klein
Group Chief Compliance Officer, Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt am Main

Till Komma

Till Komma
Rechtsanwalt / Counsel, CMS Deutschland Compliance and Forensic Services, Frankfurt am Main

Michael Lange

Dr. Michael Lange
Bereichsleiter Compliance, DZ Bank, Frankfurt

Peter Lauth

Peter Lauth
Senior Risk Advisor Central Europe, VISA Europe, Frankfurt am Main

Bernd Michael Lindner

Bernd Michael Lindner
Partner, BearingPoint

Julia Lippoth

Julia Lippoth
Head of Compliance and MLRO, Coinbase Germany GmbH, Berlin

Juliana Mozachi-Sandri

Juliana Mozachi-Sandri
Head of Conduct Supervision Department, Vice-Chair, Banco Central do Brasil, FinCoNet

Robert Müller

Dr. Robert Müller
Global Head of AFC Framework and Head of AFC Germany, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt

Michael Peters

Michael Peters
Senior Managing Director; Head of Expert Committee AML/CFT, Ankura; International Bankers Forum, Frankfurt am Main

Marcus Pleyer

Dr. Marcus Pleyer
Deputy Director-General, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Peter Quante

Peter Quante
Chief Compliance Officer, ING Deutschland, Frankfurt am Main

Alexandria Reid

Alexandria Reid
Senior Global Policy Adviser, Nature, Climate and Sustainable Finance, Global Witness, London

Jürgen Repolusk

Jürgen Repolusk
Head of Department Analysis, FIU Germany

Birgit Rodolphe

Birgit Rodolphe
Executive Director, ML Prevention, Berlin

Barbara Roth

Barbara Roth
Head of Audit, Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt am Main

Marc Oliver Schmidt

Marc Oliver Schmidt
Deputy Head Compliance & Corporate Security, Schaeffler AG, Nuremberg

Justus Schrecker

Justus Schrecker
Managing Director, Clarilab GmbH & Co. KG a subsidiary of SCHUFA Holding AG, Wiesbaden

Stefan Simon

Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon
Direktor Strategische Nachhaltigkeit, Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG, Minden/Westfalen

Daniel Thelesklaf

Daniel Thelesklaf
Head of the Economic and Financial Crime Unit, Financial Intelligence Unit, Cologne

Florian Toncar

Dr. Florian Toncar
Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Melissa Tullis

Melissa Tullis
UNODC, Washingthon

Hennie Verbeek-Kusters

Hennie Verbeek-Kusters
Former Chair of the Egmont Group of FIU’s 2019-2022, Head, The Netherlands Financial Intelligence Unit, The Netherlands

Tilo Walter

Tilo Walter
CEO, Palturai GmbH, Hofheim am Taunus

Jacob Wende

Dr. Jacob Wende
CEO, Regpit, Berlin

Stephanie Wüst

Stephanie Wüst
Stadträtin, Frankfurt am Main

Lora von Ploetz

Lora von Ploetz
Head of AML Supervision of Payments Institutions Agents and Crypto-Asset Service Providers, BaFin, Bonn