26 Jan

Compliance Cafe

Monthly online meetings with outstanding compliance professionals.

The First Compliance cafe will take place on Wed, Jan 26, 2022, 18:00 PM Brussels time and

feature the peculiarities of transnational fight against illicit money flows – regulations, institutions and effectiveness.

Our discussion will elaborate on the following questions:

1. Which are the most important standard settlers/ the strongest enforces internationally?

2. Are there really best-practice jurisdictions? US? Switzerland? UK? Some of the EU Member states? Asian countries?

3. Are international AML standards effective? Why despite all regulatory initiative the volume of money laundering is not decreasing?

4. Responsibility of financial institutions to gatekeep the financial system – are they too burdensome?

5. Proportionality: how do we achieve a balance between commercial and compliance pressures? What about de-risking?

Our speaker will be Anastasia Savvateeva – a Financial Crime Enigmatologist and AML, Sanctions and Audit Puzzle Solver. Finalist for Compliance Week’s „Excellence in Compliance“ Awards 2021, category “Rising Star in Compliance”, Anastasia is currently a Deputy Head of Financial Crime Compliance at a global financial institution that provides investment management services.

Passionate about the fight against financial crime, Anastasia actively participates in various initiatives, and does not miss any chance to take up new challenges, such as joint projects with Transparency International France, her engagement as a Subject Matter Expert with Ecofel (The Egmont Group) or her involvement in the mentorship of young students who only start their professional life in compliance.