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Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Financing of Terrorism

Reliance & Re-Use of Identity Verification and Where Next for Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009??

Please join us to discuss the latest trends and issues regarding Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Act 2009.

In this korero we will be discussing the DINZ-commissioned analysis of the Reliance and Re-Use of Identity Verification for AML/CFT Act purposes. We will share the full report with registrants and discuss the key findings and recommended actions.

We will also be discussing the review of the AML/CFT Act which is currently underway.  This will provide attendees an opportunity to share their views and provide feedback to those directly involved in the review process.

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Claire Barber - CEO - MATTR
Dr Claire Barber is the founding CEO of MATTR, a standards-first platform company developing capabilities to support the next generation of the internet, the “web of trust”. She has over 25 years experience in the technology industry. Claire is also an independent director of Jarden, New Zealand’s leading investment and advisory group.
Nick Kokay - Senior Policy Advisor - Ministry of Justice
Nick Kokay is a senior policy advisor at the Ministry of Justice specialising in AML/CFT and responsible for leading the review of the AML/CFT Act. He also represents New Zealand at international AML fora, including the Financial Action Task Force and Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering.
Daniel Rogers - Founder & Director - Avid AML Limited
Daniel Rogers has been involved in the Financial Services Sector since 1996 with a focus on Global Transaction Banking, Compliance, including Anti-Money Laundering / Countering Financing of Terrorism, and Relationship Management. Daniel managed global trade and transaction banking relationships with multinational corporations and top tier corporate clients including local and foreign Government entities. Daniel implemented and executed the commercialisation of ANZ Group Implementation methodologies and the embedding of ANZ Group Risk AML CFT policy into business practices designed to significantly improve ‘first line of defence’ AML CFT controls. Daniel has held senior management and relationship roles across CitiBank, National Australia Bank, ANZ Australia and ANZ New Zealand and Bloomberg LP.
Lloyd Kavanagh - Senior Partner - MinterEllisonRuddWatts
Lloyd co-leads their financial services, law team and is acclaimed by commentators and clients in international research publications. Ranked Band 1 for Investment Funds by Chambers Asia Pacific, Lloyd is a highly regarded opinion leader on investment funds and advice, fintech and financial services regulation, and an expert in corporate governance. He is a frequent thought leadership speaker and has been widely published for many years on topics of key interest to the industry. Two recent examples are (a) the implications of climate change for fund managers and company directors; and (b) digital identity in the context of the AML/CFTAct. For his work on financial markets law reform, Lloyd was made a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Inc. (INFINZ). He is currently serving on the Ministry of Justice’s AML/CFT Act Industry Advisory Group.
Janine Grainger - Co-founder and CEO - Easy Crypto
Janine Grainger is the co-founder and CEO of Easy Crypto, New Zealand's fastest and safest cryptoasset retailer.  Janine works with local and overseas industries as well as Government agencies to address all regulatory issues linked to cryptoassets.  In particular, she is a thought leader on the issues faced by virtual asset service providers in complying with the AML/CFT Act. Janine has held senior roles with PWC, Westpac and Air New Zealand.  She recently concluded her role as Deputy Chair of BlockchainNZ.BlockchainNZ.tions, from strategy right through to execution.


Oct 20
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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