Thursday, November 05

7:45am - 8:30am

REGISTRATION, MORNING COFFEE AND MEET THE PARTNERS


8:30am - 9:00am

OPENING AND WELCOME


9:00am - 9:45am

KEYNOTE: CFATF/MER

CFATF assessment reports have spoken.  Lessons learned from preparation for 4th Round MER and expectations to maintain standards of global compliance.


9:50am - 10:50am

HOT TOPICS

Out with the old and in with the new, or ‘same ole', same ole’? Let us consider the new trends in the trust, banking, corporate services and insurance sectors, and how compliance is impacted.


10:50am - 11:30am

MEET THE PARTNERS AND COFFEE BREAK


11:30am - 12:10pm

ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE

The difficulties of economic substance! What steps should be taken to increase the level of substance to ensure compliance with your local requirements? What are the possible restructuring options you should consider?


12:15pm - 12:55pm

HURRIANCE AH COMIN'

Is there a hurricane brewing? How do you charter through a sanctions sea of disaster? Do you know your risk or not? The impact of Brexit, Sanctions impact on the Caribbean and the use of non-legal tender currencies to avoid them.


1:00pm - 2:30pm

LUNCH


2:30pm - 3:10pm

GANJA: RIDING THE HIGH SEAS

A crime here, legalized there, decriminalized elsewhere. A burning hot investment in an old plant sold in a new environment. As marijuana money don’t sleep, could you be helping it rest somewhere?


3:10pm - 3:55pm

MEET THE PARTNERS AND COFFEE BREAK


3:55pm - 4:35pm

DIGITAL

Destination Digital - The impact of decentralization on Compliance.


5:00pm - 7:00pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION


Friday, November 06

7:45am - 8:30am

MORNING COFFEE, REGISTRATION AND MEET THE PARTNERS


8:30am - 9:10am

CYBER - CAUGHT IN THE NET

Risk is everywhere, the threat of cyber breaches is escalating. How do you protect your company in the midst of a cyber war.


BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Select One
9:15am - 9:55am

A SEA OF CONSTANT CHANGE

The Compliance officer role is constantly changing. Now Compliance Officers are regarded as fee earners and not necessarily always a burden to the business. Compliance Officer for sale! Explore the legislation in the Caribbean that allow for an independent compliance officer and its impact on the Caribbean.


ETHICS - WHEN SHIP HITS THE FAN!

Does it ever feel like the boat is going under with the vast array of corruption that we see globally? Are right and wrong always so clearly black and white? Let’s explore the gray. Ethics plays a big role in compliance and other business professionals’ lives. It may be easier to look the other way, but that would be both unethical and in many cases - illegal.

  • It requires intestinal fortitude to do the right thing. This is how and why you should do it
  • Review a few interesting public cases
  • The other hidden costs to being unethical
  • Ethics then extends to reputation (both of the professionals and the organizations)

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Select One
10:00am - 10:40am

PERSONALITY DYNAMICS

There is always a difficult person in a team. It may be a colleague or a boss. Understanding an other's personality, his/her strengths and non-strengths is key to managing up/down and across. Come to this highly inter-active session and learn and hear best practices and tips.


NAVIGATING THE CARIBBEAN DATA PRIVACY LANDSCAPING

Gain practical experience from real life issues in resolving data privacy questions that touch a compliance officer’s desk.


10:40am - 11:25am

MEET THE PARTNERS AND COFFEE BREAK


11:25am - 12:05pm

LOST IN THE TRIANGLE OF GOVERNANCE RISK AND COMPLIANCE

Left of Boom vs Right of Boom - navigating through the demands of the board, regulators and shareholders.


12:05pm - 1:25pm

LUNCH


1:25pm - 2:05pm

BE THE LIGHTHOUSE: THE DANGER OF COUNTER TERRORISM FINANCING & PROLIFERATION FINANCING IS CLOSER THAN YOU IMAGINE

Delving into this real and present danger as most jurisdictions in our region have not done well on the related Immediate Outcomes. Are you prepared? From sourcing to recruiting to dual use goods. Let’s see where and how non-profit organizations are exploited.


2:05pm - 2:50pm

MEET THE PARTNERS AND COFFEE BREAK


BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Select One
2:50pm - 3:30pm

ABOVE AND BEYOND

Pull out your compasses and navigate beyond the KYC checklists! Learn the main factors required to help you determine AML/CFT risks and key questions to be asked by Insurance companies, Trusts, Banks, and other non bank financial institutions to satisfy KYC standards.


LAND AHEAD

Blow the whistle, but do you find a refuge or mirage? Sometimes whistleblowing does not have the desired impact for the whistleblower, but can we still use it as a tool for managing risks without the pitfalls? Let's explore the whistleblowing requirements in the Caribbean, the impact it has regionally and internationally on the Compliance officer and anyway we can still blow the whistle without suffering negative consequences.


3:35pm - 4:15pm

BRANDING YOURSELF AS THE COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Chart your own course and learn how to navigate constant changes while maintaining your career objectives and investing in your personal development. Don’t swim the deep waters alone; build and leverage your network.


4:15pm - 5:00pm

SPONSOR DRAW AND CLOSING