Rayneth T. Darling has recently ventured into the Casino Gaming environment and is employed as an Anti-Money Laundering Analyst in the Casino Finance/Compliance Department at The Baha Mar Resort after having worked eleven (11) years with Credit Suisse AG, Nassau Branch LATAM Investment Banking as a Compliance professional.
She is the Chairperson for membership with The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) and has been elected to serve a two (2) year term from June 2016 - June 2018.
Rayneth holds undergraduate degrees in Finance, Accounting & Banking. She also holds the ICA International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance and plans to pursue the ACAMS and ACFCS designations in the very near future.
Sandra is a regulatory lawyer with Walkers and is the former Head of Compliance (Americas), with responsibility for the Cayman, Bermuda and BVI offices. She is also the President of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association. In addition, she lecturers at the Truman Bodden Law School, Professional Practice Certificate on AML. She has expertise in all aspects of regulatory law.
Sandra was previously employed as Legal Counsel at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) for 8 years, where she advised on a wide variety of legal matters including issues relating to the Banks and Trust Companies Law, Securities Investment and Business Law, Mutual Funds Law and Insurance Law. She also advised on issues concerning anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, dealing with international requests for assistance and the drafting of bilateral agreements between CIMA and other regulators around the world.
She was the legal examiner for the Third Round of Mutual Evaluations by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force of the BVI and also part of the working group for the FATF/CFATF paper published in October 2010, "Money Laundering using Trust and Company Service Providers."
Sandra also practised for three years in the Litigation Department of a Cayman Islands law firm.
Group Compliance Manager Global Bank of Commerce Limited
Erita Griffith is currently the Group Compliance Manager at Global Bank of Commerce Limited. She was appointed to this position in 2001 and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2003.
As the Group Compliance Manager, with over twenty years Banking experience, her responsibilities include the development and implementation of AML/CFT policies, procedures and guidelines in accordance with local laws and international standards; monitoring of account and transaction activities with the assistance of internationally recognized AML Software; filing of suspicious activity reports with the relevant authorities; providing in-house AML/CFT training and testing to all members of staff; record maintenance; and responses to official inquiries and Court Orders.
Mrs. Griffith is a Founding Director of the Antigua and Barbuda (Financial Services) Compliance Association (ABCA), currently Chairs the Educational Committee of ABCA, and has served as a member of the ACAMS Caribbean Task Force. She has been a Presenter at financial services sector forums on behalf of the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP), Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda Branch). She also serves as a Steering Committee member of the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA).
Dalia Littlewood is the CEO and founding member of Kixko Inc., offering AML courses online specifically tailored for local legislation across key Caribbean countries.
Dalia Littlewood is a long time international banker, entrepreneur and a leading AML expert. She is involved in several related Barbados businesses, including a long history of providing CEO leadership and consulting services to banks and trust companies.
You can reach Dalia at: email@example.com
President of the Association of Compliance Officers Curacao Circle Partners
Magali Lourens is a diversified financial professional with more than 16 years of experience with a special focus in (fund) accounting and compliance in the international banking/financial sector. She is currently the Compliance Officer at Circle Partners (Americas) and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2014.
Magali is the current President of the Association of Compliance Officers Curacao. She has been a board member since 2013. Magali is serving on the CRCA conference Committee as a member for the first year. Magali decided to take on the challenge as President after years of active participation in several social organizations building and enlarging her personal qualities and network. As an experienced professional with vision and perseverance her goal is to provide a platform for Compliance professionals to reach each other exchange and spread their knowledge. As the President, Magali is taking the lead in providing relevant trainings and starting relevant discussions on Curacao regarding important compliance matters.
Cheryl-Ann Mapp is an Attorney who has extensive experience within financial services, litigation, dispute resolution and corporate governance. She was formerly the general counsel of a publicly held utility company where she acted as strategic legal advisor on corporate governance, commercial contracts, litigation, compliance and risk management. Cheryl is Chair of the Permanent Arbitration Tribunal and acts as an independent non-executive director within the financial services and not for profit sectors in Bermuda.
Prior to her role with the utility, she operated her own compliance consulting practice and has held roles as Compliance Manager with Appleby (Bermuda), Senior Legal Advisor to the Bermuda Monetary Authority, Crown Counsel and Magistrate. She recently returned to private practice and joined a legal outsourcing firm which provides corporate compliance consulting services focused on regulatory affairs, corporate governance and commercial advisory work within the public and private sectors in Bermuda. Cheryl is currently pursuing her Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.
Group Compliance Officer at Osiris International Trustees Limited BVI ACO
Mr. L. Marlon Marquis is the Group Compliance Officer at Osiris International Trustees Limited. Besides duties within the BVI Office, he oversees the compliance function of the Cayman Islands and Mauritius entities of the Group. Mr. Marquis, who has a strong law enforcement background, holds qualifications in Law and Accounting, ICA International Diploma in Compliance and multiple Trust and Corporate related certificates.
Having served two years as Vice-Chairman, he is currently serving a two year term (2015-2017) as Chairman of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers. As Chairman, Mr. Marquis liaises with regulators and policy makers on anti-money laundering and regulatory compliance matters. Additionally, he takes the lead in ensuring that Compliance Officers within the BVI are provided with timely and relevant training programs within the BVI.
Mr. Marquis is also a member of the Joint Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Advisory Committee, which comprises the head of various competent authorities and private sector industry associations.
CIBC First Caribbean
Trinidad & Tobago
Attorney at Law and Director/Co-Founder of the Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad & Tobago (ACPTT)
Cindy Sadaphal is trained as an attorney at law, having practiced for 17 years in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is CAMS certified. Over the past 14 years, she provided legal and compliance management and support for several financial institutions on anti-money laundering, anti-terrorism, privacy, risk and regulatory issues for several Caribbean countries for which she has had oversight. In her previous capacities, Ms. Sadaphal has also worked as transaction counsel on bond and debt securities transactions, litigation, land and commercial matters. Cindy is currently Senior Manager Sanctions at CIBC FirstCaribbean.
She has a keen interest in raising awareness on the importance of compliance and actively participates in local and regional compliance committees. She has written articles for local, regional and international business and compliance industry magazines/sites (e.g. KYC 360) and local newspapers on the regulatory environment, FATCA and compliance. She was a co-founder and the first president & chairman of the Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad and Tobago (ACPTT) for 3 years. Ms. Sadaphal was and is part of the working committee for the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA) conference held in 2008 & 2014-17, a speaker at the CRCA conference in 2012 and has spoken annually 2013 to 2015 at ACAMS, 2013, 2014, 2016 at KAW AML Conferences and ACAMS Webinars on PEPS, Privacy, FATCA, Sanctions and other notable compliance topics. She was also part of the ACAMS task force 2013 to 2015.
President of The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers BACO
Fareda D. Sands is President of Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd. which is a Compliance Consultancy firm in The Bahamas specializing in AML/CFT matters, Training and Investigative Services. She has over 23 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry working in various domestic and International banks as a Compliance Professional, Sr. Compliance Manager, VP of Compliance and a Director of AML and MLRO. She is the President of The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) and has been on the Executive Committee for the last five years in various roles. Fareda holds various international designations in the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, as well as the Financial Crimes field. She is a Fellow in The International Compliance Association (FICA) and holds memberships in The Association of Certified Anti- Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), The Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists (ACFCS) and The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition she also holds the TEP designation from The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is currently pursuing the Chartered Bankers MBA Degree. She is a part-time lecturer at The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services and has been a speaker at several local and international conferences. She serves on the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association Company Ltd (CRCA) as a Director. She also serves on the Board of Regents of the AMLFC Institute and the Technical Advisory Board of the ICA in London.
Smith Compliance Consulting Inc.
Glenna Smith is Managing Director of Smith Compliance Consulting (SCC) Inc. in Barbados as well as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, the Vice-President of the Barbados Association of Compliance Professionals, member of the BIBA Banking Committee, and Treasurer for the Canadian Women's Club of Barbados.
Glenna is a member of the world wide AML Training faculty for a top Tier 1 Global Bank to facilitate interactive training sessions for staff and raise awareness of the impact and importance of fighting financial crime.
Glenna is a hands-on practitioner whose goal is to help achieve better compliance for clients, having worked directly in the field as a Compliance Officer facing regulators, managing inspections and enabling ongoing compliance. She has gained wide and in-depth knowledge in compliance, operational risk, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, legislative matters over 27 years in the financial services sector. Glenna was formerly the AML & Privacy Officer at the Toronto head office for a large North American financial institution.
Glenna has authored a number of articles on AML, Governance, FATCA, and Privacy.
Compliance Association of Turks and Caicos
Turks & Caicos
Tamara Bassett is currently the Head of Regulatory Compliance at KPMG Turks and Caicos. She brings over 18 years of experience in the area of finance. She was recently appointed as the President of the Compliance Association of the Turks and Caicos Islands, after serving as Vice President of the Association for over 2 years.
Tamara liaises with the regulators and policy makers on Compliance and AML related matters. Since joining KPMG, she has also completed several significant anti-money laundering related engagements across various sectors which include regulatory remediation, regulatory gap analysis, business risk assessments and AML/CFT training and testing.
Tamara holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Economics (HONS) from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica). She also holds the ICA International Diploma in Compliance.
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