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[Webinar] Next Generation Screening: Pairing Artificial Intelligence with Risk Intelligence

August 20, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM +08
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Sanctions compliance is no longer limited to government list screening. Regulatory expectations and guidance increasingly warn of risks involving the use of front and shell companies, deceptive practices, and evasion on the high seas.

As risk professionals seek access to better content to identify risk, they demand enhanced solutions from legacy systems to better balance the increased scope of reference data with the operational burden of false positives. At the same time, sanctions targeting and related enforcement actions have expanded beyond banks to include insurers, software providers, and other corporates, providing further guidance of which industry must be mindful.

In the session our experts will explore:

  • The role AI can play in the efficiency of risk screening.
  • How intelligence on sanctions networks can boost risk identification.
  • The synergies that exist between sanctions, KYC, and Financial Intelligence Unit capabilities to address these risk challenges.
  • The factors that are driving the uptick in sanctions-related enforcement actions and how industry can best respond.
  • Recent settlement agreements, looking at lessons learned and the associated impact on industry.

Join us to hear Kharon, Accuity, and guest speakers explore these points, examine real life case studies, and discuss best practices for enhancing both effectiveness and efficiency in risk screening.

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Dave LoeserDave Loeser
Senior Director of Product Strategy, Accuity

Dave Loeser is Senior Director of Product Strategy for Accuity. In this capacity, his responsibilities range from designing sprint-level user stories to managing product teams focused on multi-year strategic initiatives. For more than a decade, Dave has helped develop the Firco Compliance Link Suite, and is currently spearheading cross-product strategic initiatives. Dave received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and attained a Masters of Business Administration, Management and Strategy from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.

Victoria LumbVictoria Lumb
Senior Vice President, Kharon

Victoria leads Kharon’s global sales team and operations. She brings to Kharon over a decade of global business development and management experience in AML data and software solutions. Victoria worked ten years at Accuity/Fircosoft building and leading the global sales team and has advised multiple start-ups on launching sales operations and go-to-market strategies.

Howard MendelsohnHoward Mendelsohn
Chief Client Officer, Kharon

Howard works closely with business, compliance and legal professionals to strengthen programs and controls for managing financial crime risk. Howard has over two decades of experience in combatting illicit financial activity, in both the government and the private sector. Howard served at the US Treasury Department from 2001 to 2011, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Assistant Secretary (Acting) for Treasury’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis. Howard led Treasury’s intelligence functions, including oversight of analytical production, risk assessment, security, and strategic planning. Following his service at Treasury, Howard held leadership positions in Enterprise Compliance at PNC Financial Services Group. He is a recognized thought leader on Financial Crime matters and speaks regularly at conferences.

Joshua ShragerJoshua Shrager
Senior Vice President, Kharon

Josh works with Kharon’s key clients on strategic initiatives and partnership opportunities. Prior to Kharon, Josh was a director at data analytics firm Quid, where he managed east coast and Europe client relations operations as well as directed company wide client engagement strategy and implementation. Previously, Josh served in the US Department of the Treasury as the Deputy Financial Attaché to Saudi Arabia as well as co-lead of the Iraq Threat Finance Cell in Baghdad. He also was a US Department of State Foreign Service Officer, with postings in Mexico and The Gambia, where he oversaw the embassy’s Public Affairs office.

Daniel SkolnickDaniel Skolnick
VP Product Strategy, Accuity

Daniel Skolnick has spent 20 years in the AML/Sanctions compliance industry, the last 10 years creating and delivering data science and AI enabled applications into the financial crime control space. As VP of Product Strategy at Accuity, he’s working to ensure the successful integration of SBS into Accuity with a focus on integrating SBS’ capabilities across the Accuity data and product portfolio.