Innovating compliance practices in response to a new world of digital finance and payments

With the financial compliance space broadening to accommodate fintechs, digital banks and crypto firms, the compliance community face unprecedented challenges to manage regulatory risk and mitigate financial crime. As regulatory frameworks evolve, and new working practices become embedded – the need to innovate and challenge best practice to remain compliant has never been more important.

As a senior compliance professional working in the financial services sector, ICA Leading Financial Crime Compliance APAC Summit is your opportunity to look ahead to new and emerging risks and to ensure your business is ready and prepared for what lies ahead.

This year we’ll be bringing together both global and regional experts to share expertise and new ideas to help you:

  • Understand the implications of virtual assets and cryptocurrencies; explore how to integrate the associated risks with your compliance programme  

  • Advance your sanctions programme in uncertain times with a discussion on the complex geopolitical environment, including insights from OFAC

  • Find answers to the new world of digital payments and how to build a framework to mitigate the risks of unclear regulatory and supervisory responsibility

  • Explore the potential for public-private partnerships in the fight against financial crime and learn from pioneering experiences in the APAC region

  • Demystify ESG and how to get ahead of pending regulations in the (near) future through a half-day pre-conference workshop

  • Push the boundaries on BAU through interactive Peer-to-Peer Discussion Groups to share approaches to everyday challenges – both new and old!

Attendees can earn up to 12 CPD points. 

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This event is designed for experienced and senior compliance professionals looking to keep updated with all of the latest regulatory change and emerging risks in tackling financial crime.

The event unites peers working across banking, fintech, digital banks, investment houses, insurance, consultancies, and regulatory bodies.

Attendees from across the APAC region attend this conference – including Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Key job titles who attend this event include:

  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Compliance
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Anti Money Laundering (AML)
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Financial Crime
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Sanctions
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Risk
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Financial Crime Investigations
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of Fraud
  • Heads/Directors/Managers of CDD / KYC
  • General Counsel


Join peers from across the financial services, fintech and financial crime ecosystem to benchmark your approach and discover new ideas to enhance your practice.

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