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Accuity Client Summit Singapore

May 14 – 15, 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM +08

Singapore skyline with name and dateAccuity is holding its third annual series of Client Summits. Taking place in Singapore on May 14-15 2019, this invitation-only, complimentary event is offered exclusively to our Firco Compliance Link and Firco Enterprise (comprising of Firco Trust and Continuity) clients.

We will focus on the opportunities and challenges you are facing, providing best practice in:

• Managing compliance and procedure
• Fighting financial crime – new innovations and technologies
• Understanding the challenges brought by current and future regulations
• Sharing our product developments and roadmaps
• Networking opportunities with other industry professionals like you

Register today to save your seat at the Summit. We have dedicated product sessions throughout the two days, please use the links below to register for the option most relevant to you. If in doubt, check out the agenda.

Firco Enterprise RegistrationFirco Compliance Link Registration

 

Become part of the community

Join other professionals like you to discuss the challenges you face and receive detailed insight on how to use our latest solutions and innovations.

Connect with other Fircosoft users to share experiences that will help you improve your account and transaction screening operations. Become part of a close-knit community and grow your network of like minded professionals.

Welcome to the APAC Client Summit 14-15th May 2019

If you would like to contribute, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Day 1

Timing Agenda
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 09:10 Opening Remarks

Speaker: Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Accuity

9:10 – 9:40 Opening Keynote:  – TBC
9:40 – 10:25 Accuity plenary: Redefining Banking With AI
Learn how Artificial intelligence (AI) will enable financial institutions to redefine how they work, how they create innovative products and services, and how they transform customer experiences.

Key Takeaways:

  • What is AI and how is this different from Machine Learning and RPA?
  • Benefits of AI for Banking
  • Current AI Use Cases in Banking
  • Future Uses of AI in Banking
  • How will AI impact today’s workforce?

Speaker: Neela Das, Head of Innovation, Accuity

10:25 – 11:00 Refreshments
11:00 – 11:45 Tackling the challenges of changing regulation in APAC
Everything that happens in the world of finance happens globally. The session will focus on global regulation and its impacts on the region.
Learn from a panel of subject matter experts from key banking and finance related disciplines who will provide you with multiple of perspectives based on their areas of expertise.

Key Takeaways:

  • Global regulatory changes and the potential impact on Asia’s financial ecosystem – and what companies can do to prevent themselves from being behind the curve
  • Enforcement Trends clear lines of management responsibility for AML compliance
  • Drawing the line between crypto asset payment regulation and Fintech regulation
  • The Public Private Partnership Concept-formal and informal partnership

Speakers:
Richard Carrick, Regional Head Financial Crime Assurance (APAC), Barclays
David James, Tax & Illicit Finance Lead at UK Government, British High Commission
Yvette Cheak, Adviser, Association of Banks
Natalie Curtis, Head – Financial Services Regulatory Practice, HerbertSmith Freehills

11:45 – 12:30 Financial Crime Screening : The Fircosoft vision for 2019 and beyond

Speaker: Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Networking
13:30 – 14:15 Firco Enterprise session:
The Fircosoft vision for 2019 and beyond
Fircosoft has been pioneering on financial crime screening for 25 years. As the world of compliance and technology continues to evolve with moving regulatory targets and the advent of instant and peer to peer payments, artificial intelligence, model validation, cryptocurrencies, sectorial sanctions and more, what will this mean for the Accuity product vision and mission to remain as the RegTech partner of choice in the years ahead?

In this session, you’ll discover…

  • Evolving regulation and what regulators are thinking
  • The elements of excellence in financial crime screening
  • The Accuity product development process for pioneering solutions that continue to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and transparency
  • Innovations to secure your compliance while helping you control costs

Speaker: Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
How are we evolving?
Within an ever-changing regulatory and technology environment, how is the Firco Compliance Link product team approaching product development to deliver value to their users? We will look at recent and anticipated application changes based on market conditions and customer feedback.

Speaker: David Loeser, Senior Director, Product Strategy

14:15 – 15:00 Firco Enterprise session:
The complete journey of the transaction: Firco Continuity V.6
Auditors and regulators want to quickly prove that you are in control of your transaction screening system. Discover how Continuity V6 allows you to respond to any query – fast and easily – by allowing a full-history of all transactions at your fingertips.

Topics include:

  • The Firco Continuity V6 framework that enables nable traceability
  • Events traced for non-alerted transactions
  • Events traced for alerted transactions that are cleared automatically
  • Hit level qualifications for maximum effectiveness and a better understanding of false positive categories
  • Business activity monitoring in action

Speakers:
Audrey Lamontagne, Senior Product Manager, Accuity
Barthélemy Leconte (Professional Services Consultant)

Firco Compliance Link session:
It’s all about the Data
A successful screening program depends on high-quality data across sanctions, politically-exposed persons, and other entities that could cause reputational harm. Listen in as we review the changes to data management processes and discuss industry trends related to list screening data.

Speaker: TBC

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:00 Firco Enterprise session:
Customer Engagement Initiatives: What’s new? From Customer Portal to UX Discovery
As a customer driven organization, Accuity takes its customer feedback very seriously and uses that customer information to evolve. The session will cover feedback received from last year’s 2018 client summit sessions. We will focus on sharing your feedback and our progress towards providing you with increased visibility and insight.

Topics include:

  • The Accuity standard for customer collaboration
  • The new customer portal initiative
  • Newest documentation
  • Agility in action: from discovery to user testing

Presenters:
Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity
Audrey Lamontagne, Senior Product Manager, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
How to get to the latest and greatest?
A look into how Accuity’s Professional Services & Product Management coordinate to ensure that customers can stay on the most up-to-date versions of our software. Quality of Life improvements (e.g. performance and security) are a constant in our product development process.

Speaker: David Loeser, Senior Director, Product Strategy

16:00 – 16:30 Firco Enterprise session:
Advanced false positive reduction for transaction screening screening
In this session, you will discover the unique approach that Accuity uses to reduce false positives. The meeting will cover how level 1 reviews can be automated through the accumulation of a series of mechanisms; the leveraging of structured transaction data, as well as a deep dive into the understanding of meta data.

Key topics include:

  • What various mechanisms are in place to automatically reduce false positives
  • How we leverage SBS’s artificial intelligence technology to make better decisions on alerts and dramatically reduce false alerts
  • How traceability of resolved hits can further accelerate false positive reduction

Presenters:
Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity
Audrey Lamontagne, Senior Product Manager, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
False Positive Management Strategies / Best Practices
What are some existing strategies our customers have used to help reduce the burden of false positives? What are some of the changes to our application and data propositions that help tailor your screening process to your policy?

Speaker: Tom Kestler

16:30 – 18:30 Cocktail Reception

Day 2

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome Coffee
9:00 – 09:10 Opening Remarks

Speaker: Bharath Vellore, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Accuity

9:10 – 10:10 Opening Keynote:

Speaker: Jason Yang

10:10 – 10:30 Refreshments
10:30 – 11:15 Firco Enterprise session:
The importance of Strength Index and Exposure Index – reduce your false positives

Speaker: Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
Testing for Algorithms: A customer training course for Firco filter algorithms

Speaker: Tom Kestler

11:15 – 12:10 Firco Enterprise session:
Live Services: securing your screening policy and configuration
In this session, you will discover the unique approach that Accuity uses to reduce false positives. The meeting will cover how level 1 reviews can be automated through the accumulation of a series of mechanisms; the leveraging of structured transaction data, as well as a deep dive into the understanding of meta data.

Key topics include:

  • Manual and automated validation of list and rule changes
  • Deployment to filters – traced for 100% visibility
  • The easy alignment of configuration team actions to your overall risk and compliance policies

Presenter: Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
Trade Compliance session

Speaker: Edgardo Yap

12:10 – 13:15 Lunch and Networking
13:15 – 14:00 Firco Enterprise session:
What are the latest developments available to help with model validations

Speaker: Sophie Lagouanelle, VP Finance Crime Screening, Accuity

Firco Compliance Link session:
Ensure your filter configuration is known for every transaction screened

Speaker: Audrey Lamontagne, Senior Product Manager, Accuity

14:00 – 14:45 Firco Enterprise session:
Live Services : Securing your screening policy and configuration

Firco Compliance Link session:
Firco Compliance Link technical overview

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 – 17:00 Firco Enterprise session:
Training sessions: Ask the experts  Firco Enterprise

Speakers:
Audrey Lamontagne, Senior Product Manager, Accuity
Masayo Abe

Firco Compliance Link session:
Training sessions: Ask the experts  Firco Compliance Link

Speakers:
Tom Kestler
David Loeser, Senior Director, Product Strategy

The Swissôtel | The Stamford

2 Stamford Road, Singapore

The SKAI Suites on Level 69 offers stunning panoramic views of the Singapore city skyline.

Skysuite Theater

Throughout the event there will be a number of breakout sessions tailored for you, please register your preferred option, you will be able to move between the two.

We look forward to seeing you.

Firco Enterprise RegistrationFirco Compliance Link Registration