The two-day meeting will focus on efforts to meet FATF standards for banks, crypto-asset companies, non-banks and other businesses.
TOKYO, September 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ACAMS, a leading international organization dedicated to combating illicit financing, will host a unique two-day educational conference and networking event starting on September 20th at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo to support from Japan of the Financial Crime Regime (AFC) and its efforts to combat money laundering, sanctions evasion, fraud and other criminal activities.
In keeping with the conference theme of public-private partnerships, Japan Assembly 2023 will include a special presentation from Scott Rembrandt, deputy assistant secretary for strategic policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as well as insights from representatives from the Department of Finance, the Financial Services Agency, the Cabinet Office, the Cabinet Legislation Bureau, the Japan Financial Intelligence Center. , Japan National Defense Academy, MUFG Bank, Mizuho BankSumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Hiroshima Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, Resona Holding, PayPay Corporation and other stakeholder organizations.
Rick McDonaldExecutive Director of ACAMS and former Executive Secretary of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and Dr. Justine WalkerACAMS Global Head of Sanctions, Compliance and Risk, will moderate high-level discussions on pressing compliance topics, including:
- Discuss the latest FATF priorities and implications for Japan
- Talk to experts on sanctions implementation and evasion
- Responses from the FATF and Japanese authorities and industry initiatives mitigating crypto asset risks
“As Japan continues to strengthen its AFC regime in line with FATF recommendations, it is essential that the public and private sectors come together to share knowledge on the best way forward,” said the ACAMS CEO. Scott Liles. “By bringing together leading experts in illicit financing, The Assembly Japan will spark impactful conversations, forging strong partnerships to effectively combat criminal networks.
In addition to having the opportunity to ask their compliance questions directly to speakers, attendees will also have the opportunity to network with peers, experts and other industry stakeholders.
For more information about The Assembly Japanincluding access to the agenda and registration portal, please visit: https://www.acams.org/en/events/the-assembly/the-assembly-japan.
ACAMS is a leading international organization dedicated to providing anti-financial crime (AFC) training, best practices and peer-to-peer networking opportunities for AFC professionals. With more than 100,000 members across 180 jurisdictions, ACAMS is committed to the mission of ending financial crime by providing CFA and sanctions knowledge sharing, thought leadership and public dialogue platforms -private.
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SOURCE Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)