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Financial Crime Compliance Briefing – Pakistan

October 17, 2019
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM PKT

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Accuity are hosting a complementary Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) Briefing on 17th October 2019.

This briefing will facilitate an open dialogue among the Banking & Financial Services (BFS) community in Pakistan to allow each participant to exchange ideas and challenges, with respective to current and future regulatory concerns. We will be discussing the future of payments screening, FCKYC Due Diligence & Trade Base Money Laundering best practices along with the areas of development in FCC screening in PK (in alignment with the FATF & global AML/KYC standards).

The event will take place at Mövenpick Hotel Karachi, Club Rd, Civil Lines Karachi, Karachi City, with registration starting at 09:30AM, before launching into the agenda at 10:00AM.

Timing Agenda
09:30 – 10:00 Registration and Networking
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome/Agenda Setting
10:10 – 10:25 Keynote: Building the culture of Compliance in PK
10:25 – 11:00 The future of payments screening – Accuity’s approach to safeguarding your compliance risks
11:00 – 11:05 Customer testimonial
11:05 – 11:35 Trade Base Money Laundering – Are we screening widely enough?
11:35 – 11:55 Financial Crime Compliance Controls – United Bank Ltd
11:55 – 12:15 FCKYC Due Diligence – The Antidote to blanket De-Risking
12:15 – 13:15 Panel : Raising the bar of FCC screening in PK – Aligning with FATF & global AML/KYC standards
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch & Networking

Muhammad KhalidMuhammad Khalid
Senior Joint Director, Head AML Division Banking Policy and Regulation Department State Bank of Pakistan Karachi

Muhammad Khalid heads the team responsible for responding on behalf of State Bank of Pakistan, which is Central Bank of Pakistan on Technical Compliance Questionnaire and Immediate Outcomes Assessment to APG Mutual Assessor Team for Pakistan. He was part of the team which had assessed Banking Sector in process of National Risk Assessment Pakistan (2016-2017). He has almost Eighteen Years of Experience as Central Bank Examiner at Banking Inspection Department State Bank of Pakistan. Khalid provides trainings outreach awareness in areas: Enterprise Risk Assessment Technology Risk, ML TF Risk Assessment and AML CFT to SBP’s Internal and External Stake Holders.


Syed FarazSyed Faraz
Partner in the Business & Risk Consulting Practice at A. F. Ferguson & Co.

Faraz is a Partner in the Business & Risk Consulting Practice at A. F. Ferguson & Co. (a member firm of PwC network). He is one of the forerunners in modern day consulting and his vision, subject matter knowledge, and extensive local and international experience of over 20 years, is widely recognised. He has successfully led the team to introduce and deliver a comprehensive suite of products in response to significant regulatory developments as well as market demands for strategic and operating model transformations. He consistently spearheads thought leadership initiatives, actively participates in economic and regulatory reform agenda, focuses on adoption of global best practices/ standards, and acts as an influencer and enabler to the stakeholders on key market developments, challenges and macroeconomic trends.


Faisal AnwarFaisal Anwar
Senior Banking Professional

Faisal Anwar is a senior banking professional with diverse experience spanning over 30 years with top-notch multinational banks, i.e., RBS, ABN AMRO, Bank of America, and HBL as well as a newly established multilateral development bank, ECO Trade & Development Bank, at its headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. He has held top management positions such as: Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer-Pakistan at ABN AMRO/RBS with oversight responsibility for shared services, i.e., Operations, Admin, IT, Legal & Compliance, HR, ORM, and Finance; and Chief Compliance Officer & Head of Global Compliance Group at HBL. Since leaving HBL in December, 2016 he is engaged in providing independent consultancy/advisory and training & development services to banks and other organizations


Zeb KhanZeb Khan
Partners PreSales & Project Director at Accuity & Fircosoft

Zeb Khan is a highly accomplished Business Analyst, Project Manager and PreSales Consultant with a verifiable track record of managing complex IT projects and exceeding expectations. Practiced in clarifying business requirements, performing gap analysis, designing process and managing projects from conception though to delivery for both external clients and internal stakeholders. Working for various industry leading IT and Business Information companies, gained extensive experience in development and implementation of software and data solutions in the Financial Services, Media, Risk & Compliance and Business Information industries. Strong interpersonal skills, highly adept at diplomatically facilitating discussions and negotiations with clients and senior stakeholders. A proven track record of delivering large-scale projects to quality, within budget and on time.


Masood Mahmood KhanMasood Mahmood Khan
Divisional Head AMl & CFT at United Bank Limited, Pakistan

Masood Mahmood Khan is an experienced professional having more than 18 years experience within the banking industry, including 14 years auditing experience. Heading Information Technology & System Audits in UBL with a strong international presence. Previously, worked with HBL as Audit Team Leader in IT & Management Audit Division. He Developed a comprehensive tool for auditing the reconciliation & migration of Customer and General Ledger Balances from Legacy to Net Symbols. Continuous support was provided to Project team in identifying the risk and suggested controls in this regard. Further, also advised the Management to establish Central Security & Administration function for smooth operations.


Faisal HussainFaisal Hussain
Director Information Technology, The Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP)

Faisal Hussain has over 20 years of experience in areas covering Academics, Operations & Technology, Human Resources, Business Strategy and Management roles. His experience has been working with financial sector, educational institutions, entrepreneurship in the services and FMCG. He entered the academic field in 2001 as part-time trainer and facilitator for courses at university and professional levels. He holds a Master’s degree from University of Karachi and Train the Trainer certification from IFC (International Finance Cooperation) – World Bank and FAA (Finance & Accreditation Agency) – Malaysia. He also holds PRINCE2 ® Practitioner Project management certification along with various learning & technology based certifications. He is experienced in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning using BS 25999, and has rich exposure in designing and executing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity drills for various financial institutions.


Salman AkhtarSalman Akhtar
Co-CEO, Techlogix

Salman Akhtar is Founder and Co-CEO of Techlogix. He has led the company’s growth as a methodology driven organization focused on delivering engineering excellence using an evolving mix of technologies. He is the primary contributor in the development of the BPX™, the industry leading BPM/SOA delivery methodology. He has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences and panels. Salman’s current technical interests include SaaS models of solution delivery for enterprise systems, innovative technologies for solving large scale problems in the financial services and higher education verticals and the merging of BPM/SOA, operational Business Intelligence and event driven business systems. Salman holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT. He did his MS thesis research in compound semiconductor physics at the IBM Watson Research Center.

Mövenpick Hotel Karachi

Mövenpick Hotel Karachi
Ballroom B,
Club Road,
75530 Karachi,