Wednesday, October 31

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up - Exhibitor Hall

Exhibitors are welcome to start setting up their tables at 2:00pm. There is no pre-selection of table location and each exhibitor will be provided with one skirted table and two chairs. For more information please see the SPONSORS tab on the website


2:00pm - 4:00pm

Early Registration - Exhibitor Hall

Come by the Exhibit Hall to register, pick up your name tag and delegate workbook.


Thursday, November 01

7:45am - 8:30am

REGISTRATION, MORNING COFFEE,  AND MEET THE SPONSORS

Sponsored by Symptai and CaseWare Analytics


8:30am - 9:00am

OPENING AND WELCOME


Dale D. Marshall, Attorney General (Barbados)
Dalia Littlewood, Conference Chair

9:00am - 9:50am

ARE WE BEING USED?

Used and abused, chewed and spat out; a once 'Paradise' is now a 'Haven'. All Caribbean countries are now crying out in solidarity #ME TOO!


Prof. Avinash Persaud, Financial Services Commission, Chairman (Barbados)

9:55am - 10:45am

DON'T TOUCH ME!

It's not fair! It's bullying! With whip in hand a few countries are dictating what the majority must do. As we consider certain extra-territorial laws, think of the unfairness of being taken advantage of, and what must be done to avoid running afoul of them.


Donal Blaney, Griffin Law (UK)

10:45am - 11:15am

COFFEE BREAK

Sponsored by Cayman Islands Compliance Association


11:15am - 12:30pm

ARE YOU INTO CHAINS?

What a compliance professional needs to know to implement and manage a program that factors in the realities of virtual currency usage and how to mitigate against financial crime risks. Let’s see what laws and regulations already exist to govern cryptocurrency across the globe, as this may inform what gets drafted in the Caribbean. Hear about the features and benefits of blockchain technology.


Peter McKiernan, RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd. (Cayman Islands)
Glenna Smith, Smith Compliance Consulting, Inc. (Barbados)

12:30pm - 1:10pm

SHALL WE TUG OF WAR?!

Shall we tug of war?! Drafter of statutes thinks one thing, the industry interprets it differently. Consider the challenges faced by drafters of statutes, the conflicts, practicabilities of interpretation and applicability for the industry.


Simone Martin, BVI Financial Services Commission (BVI)
Catherine Williams, Legislative Counsel (Jersey)
Moderator:
Sandra Edun-Watler, Walkers Global (Cayman Islands)

1:10pm - 2:30pm

LUNCH


BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Select One
2:30pm - 3:15pm

CAN I SEE WHAT'S IN YOUR DRAWERS?

In key gatekeeper roles as lawyers, accountants and real estate agents, ensure your practices are designed to not be the bullseye for criminals and organized crime groups. Business professionals may unwittingly be exploited and used for introductions in establishing banking relationships to lend a layer of credibility.


Sandra Edun-Watler, Walkers Global (Cayman Islands)

WRESTLING WITH CONTROL FREAKS

Where is your entity positioned when it comes to Governance? Struggling to comply or to get everybody on board to comply? How to have all stakeholders’ noses in the same direction in order to allocate the responsibilities.


Jason Narinesingh, Scotiabank Limited (Trinidad)

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Select One
3:20pm - 4:05pm

RISKY BUSINESS

Are we really risk rating our companies and countries correctly and whose standards are we using as a base? Join our speaker to discuss the practicalities of risk rating.


Fareda Sands, Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd. (Bahamas)

ALL THAT GLITTERS....

Anti-money laundering requirements have a far reach and in some jurisdictions extend all the way to jewelers, dealers in precious metals, casinos and gaming, car dealers, art dealers and free zone businesses. Don't be caught off-guard by a regulatory inspection. Come and hear about your obligations.


Shelley Nicholls-Hunte, Financial Intelligence Unit (Barbados)

4:10pm - 4:55pm

“WHAT ARE WE PROTECTING OUR BORDERS FROM - "PEOPLE, THINGS OR IDEOLOGIES"

Surrounded by the sea we cannot build border walls for protection. What needs to be put in place to bring about awareness and prevent disruption to our societies from human trafficking, drugs, guns, terrorism and trade-based money laundering?


Garry Clement, Clement Advisory Group (Canada)

5:00pm - 7:00pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Join us at Charles Fort on the Hotel property for appetizers and refreshments.  Enjoy this time to network while taking in the beautiful view!

Sponsorship opportunity still available


Friday, November 02

7:45am - 8:30am

MORNING COFFEE, REGISTRATION AND MEET THE SPONSORS

Sponsored by EY


8:30am - 9:15am

"WHIPPING COUNTRIES INTO SHAPE" MUTUAL EVALUATIONS, EXITING A BLACKLIST, A NEW CARIBBEAN ERA AHEAD - WHICH SHADE ARE YOU?

You’ve either had one already, or it is coming soon! Listen to those who have been there and who have even come out of a blacklisting with lessons learned globally from Mutual Evaluations and what we in the Caribbean can draw upon. One of the region's biggest deficiencies is proliferation.  How do we address the impact on regulation and policy writing while keeping our societies safe? Additionally, the Caribbean is entering into a new era with Bitcoin and Digital Currency.  How will Mutual Evaluations evolve in the future to encompass this new era?".


The Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance (Bahamas)

9:15am - 10:00am

THE (A)NGOLA TO (Z)IMBABWE OF SANCTIONS COMPLIANCE

Sanctions compliance has for too long been a poor relation to AML and yet nothing is likely to see your organisation on the front page of the Wall Street Journal quicker than a sanctions breach.
In this session, Stephen Platt who has advised on numerous high profile OFAC and non-US sanctions cases, will examine the following:
- The nature of sanctions risk
- How sanctions risk can manifest itself within your organisation
- The core elements of an effective sanctions compliance regime
- The potential costs of failure


Stephen Platt, RiskScreen (Jersey)

10:00am - 10:45am

UNDER THE TABLE

How is the region managing and controlling bribery and corruption?


Trevor Munroe, National Integrity Action (Jamaica)

10:45am - 11:15am

COFFEE BREAK

Sponsored by BVI Association of Compliance Officers


11:15am - 12:15pm

YOU CAN'T ESCAPE! YOU'RE MINE!!

International initiatives and their far reaching impact. Impact of BEPS, CRS and GDPR on the region.


Ryan L. Pinder, Graham Thompson (Bahamas)
The Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance (Bahamas)
Alma Angotti, Navigant Consulting (USA)
Moderator:
Sandra Edun-Watler, Walkers Global (Cayman Islands)

12:15pm - 1:00pm

UBO, A NEW ERA OF TRANSPARENCY. WHAT'S NEXT?

The importance of knowing your UBO or suffering the consequences!


Jonathan Katan, Miller Simons O'Sullivan Attorneys (Turks and Caicos Islands)

1:00pm - 2:15pm

LUNCH

Sponsorship opportunity still available


2:15pm - 3:00pm

SMOKIN' HOT!

Puff, puff. Once reviled now accepted. Used by some, sold by some; soon YOU will have to bank its proceeds. Can your company's controls get a high, a regulatory high, when abstinence is not an option? As the smoke clears let us prepare for the proceeds of legalised marijuana.


Christopher Malcolm, Faculty of Law, The University of the West Indies, Mona (Jamaica)

3:00pm - 3:45pm

OPEN SOURCE INTELLIGENCE

So we can’t put our clients name in Google Search, how else can we find out pertinent information to make crucial decisions? Will we be relying on Alexa in the future?


Sandra Stibbards, Camelot Investigations (USA)

3:45pm - 4:45pm

THE INVESTIGATION OF THE WOLF OF WALL STREET - FBI CASE STUDY

This presentation will take you inside the actual FBI investigation of Jordan Belfort, the infamous "Wolf of Wall Street." You’ll hear intimate details of Belfort's rise to prominence and how the FBI subsequently brought down one of America’s most notorious boiler-room stock fraudsters.


Gregory Coleman, Coleman Worldwide Advisors LLC (USA)

4:45pm - 4:55pm

Closing

See you at the 2019 CRCA Conference!