Rayneth T. Darling is employed with an Online Brokerage Firm where she is the Head of Compliance / Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).
Rayneth has twelve (12) years of Compliance experience ranging from Investment Banking, Gaming and Brokerage.
She is the Chairperson for Public Relations with The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) and has been elected to serve a two (2) year term from June 2018 - June 2020.
Rayneth holds undergraduate degrees in Finance, Accounting & Banking. She also holds the ICA Diplomas in Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance and plans to pursue ACAMS, ACFCS and PMP designations in the very near future.
Senior Vice President Walkers Global
Sandra is Senior Vice President at Walkers Compliance. Sandra was previously the Head of Compliance - Americas for Walkers where she provided oversight to the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda offices, before later joining the firm's Regulatory and Risk Advisory Group. Prior to her role at Walkers, Sandra was employed as Legal Counsel at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority where she advised on a wide variety of legal and regulatory matters and laws. Sandra has expertise in all aspects of regulatory law and 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 also the legal examiner for the third round of mutual evaluations for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force for the British Virgin Islands and is well versed with the Financial Action Task Force 40 Recommendations standards. She was also part of the working group for the FATF/CFATF paper published in October 2010, "Money Laundering using Trust and Company Service Providers."
Sandra is the President of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association. In addition, she lectures at the Truman Bodden Law School, Professional Practice Certificate on AML.
Sandra also practised previously 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 has been employed with the bank for over twenty-five years and was appointed head of Compliance in 2001. She obtained her CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) Certification in 2003.
Erita is a Founding Director of the Antigua and Barbuda (Financial Services) Compliance Association (ABCA), Chairs the Educational Committee of ABCA, and is an Advisory Board Member of the Money Laundering & Financial Crimes (MLFC) Institute. She is currently the Company Secretary of Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA) and is also a member of the CRCA Education Committee.
President of the Association of Compliance Officers 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 her vision and goal is to provide a platform for other compliance professionals to network and share their knowledge. As the President, Magali is taking the lead in providing relevant training as well as beginning relevant discussions on Curacao regarding important compliance matters.
Cheryl Ann Mapp
Island Legal Outsourcing Solutions
Cheryl-Ann Mapp is an Attorney with extensive legal and compliance experience as a regulator and in financial services and utility businesses. She chairs the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission and Permanent Arbitration Tribunal and is a Director of the Financial Intelligence Agency. Cheryl works as a Senior Consultant in private practice where she provides corporate compliance consulting services focused on regulatory and government affairs; advises on corporate governance and data privacy issues and acts as an outsourced General Counsel. She is a past President of the Association of Bermuda Compliance Officers, holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors (U.K.) and serves as an independent non-executive director. She is currently pursuing her designation as a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
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.
He is currently serving a second term (2017-2019) 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 18 years in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is CAMS certified. Over the past 15 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 & 2014-18, a speaker at the CRCA conference in 2012 and has spoken annually 2013 to 2015 & 2018 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 Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd.
Fareda D. Sands is President of Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd., a Compliance Consultancy firm in The Bahamas specializing in AML/CFT matters, Training and Investigative Services. She has twenty plus years of experience in the Financial Services Industry working in various domestic and International banks and has been in the Compliance Profession for the last fifteen years. She is the Immediate Past President of The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) having served that organization for more than five consecutive years.
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). She is currently pursuing the Chartered Bankers MBA Degree through the University of Bangor in Wales.
She is a part-time lecturer at The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services and has been a speaker at several local and international conferences. Fareda has represented The Bahamas at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Private Sector Consultative Forum in Austria and she currently serves on the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association Company Ltd (CRCA) as a Director with responsibility for Marketing.
Smith Compliance Consulting Inc.
Glenna Smith is Managing Director of Smith Compliance Consulting (SCC) Inc. in Barbados, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), holds an Advanced Certificate in Managing Virtual Currency and Financial Crime Risks and the President of the Barbados Association of Compliance Professionals.
Glenna has gained wide and in-depth knowledge in financial crime, compliance, operational risk and corporate governance during 30 years in financial services.
Glenna has authored a number of articles and is a very lively presenter who speaks regularly at conferences regionally and internationally on a variety of topics.
As Managing Director of Smith Compliance Consulting, 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 holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University in Montreal.
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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