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1st Mauritius Compliance Risk & Economic Crime Symposium – a date for your diary.

Date: May 2, 2018
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Programme Focus:

• A forward look at the 5AMLD
• Complying with the GDPR – Now or never!
• Using Unexplained Wealth Orders in the fight against illicitly obtained funds
• The new tools to tackle bribery and corruption
• How to spot PEPs and what to do with them?
• Can tax evasion give rise to a Money Laundering offence?
• Cryptocurrencies and the AML/CFT roles associated with them
• Embracing RegTech to enhance KYC/CDD


Regulatory and financial crime compliance is a changing faster than ever before. Globalisation, geopolitical uncertainty, challenger businesses and technological advances have impacted every aspect of our lives. The speed of change is unprecedented. But what does this mean for the Governance, Risk and Compliance community? What is our relevance and how can we future-proof our businesses? The conference promises to be the risk event of 2018 to attend, with a packed-out agenda and a wealth of subject matter experts addressing key Governance, Risk and Compliance topics in 2018 and beyond. The conference is designed to get the Mauritian Governance, Risk and Compliance community talking about the key issues of today and tomorrow. Furthermore having a conference will provide a platform for the exploration and debate around the latest challenges and issues facing the regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals in Mauritius and elsewhere.

Conference Program

Day 1 | Conference Program Tuesday 17th July 2018 1st Mauritius Compliance Risk & Economic Crime Conference

8:30 - 9:00  Registration 
9:00 - 9:20  Welcome and Introduction Mr. Mathew Beale, Comsure Compliance
9:20 - 9:45  Setting the Regulatory Scene & Conference Opening Mr. Harvesh Seegoolam, Chief Executive, Financial Services Commission
9:45 - 10:15 Tea Break
10:15 - 11:00  A Forward Look at the 5Th Eu’s Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) Speaker from Financial Services Commission (TBC)
11:00 - 11:45  GDPR & Its Impact on Mauritius Financial Services Businesses Mr. Mathew Beale, Comsure Compliance
11:45 - 13:15  Lunch 
13:15 - 14:00  Unexplain Wealth Orders: A Novel Tool in the Fight Against Illicitly Obtained Funds Mr. B.P Keyton, Director, Integrity Services Reporting Agency
14:00 - 14:45 Making the Invisible More Visible: Tackling Bribery and Corruption Mr. Kaushik Goburdhun, Head of Chambers, K. Goburdhun Chambers
14:45 - 15:15  Tea Break
15:15 - 16:00  How to Spot Peps and What to Do with Them? Patrick Matu, Associate Director, East Africa, Control Risks East Africa Limited
16:00 - 16:45 Money Laundering as Tax Evasion. Where Is the Predicate Offence? Iqbal Rajahbalee, Managing Partner, BLC Robert (TBC)
16:45 - 17:00  Concluding Remarks & End of Day 1



Day 2 | Conference Program Wednesday 18th July 2018 1st Mauritius Compliance Risk & Economic Crime Conference

8:30 - 9:00 Registration 
9:00 - 9:45 Crypto Currencies and the AML/CFT Risks Associated with Them Ammar Oozeer, Senior Associate, BLC Robert
9:45 - 10:30 Embracing Regtech to Enhance KYC/CDD Patrick Matu, Associate Director, East Africa, Control Risks East Africa Limited
10:30 - 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 - 11:45 Reporting Obligations of Practitioners: Is Privileged Being Eroded? Mr. Herve Duval, President of the Bar Council
11:45 - 12:30 Online Gambling: The New Home for Money Launderers? Mr. Assad Abdullatiff, Managing Director, AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
12:30 - 12:45 Launch of the Africa Compliance Risk Association
12:45 - 13:00 Concluding Remarks & Close of Conference Mr. Mathew Beale, Comsure Compliance
13:00 - 14:30  Lunch



About Comsure
Comsure was founded in 2005 to providing comprehensive business risk advisory services. Whether it’s a regulatory matter, a need for training or an issue of legal interpretation, we may be able to help. Our team of compliance experts are well versed in providing top-level advice to help you to minimize your business’ exposure to risk. By entering into a number of strategic alliances with other service professionals, Comsure is able to offer your organization a wealth of skills and experience.


About CLBS
CLBS has been providing certificated training and qualifications to professionals in the financial services sector since 2007. Our particular expertise lies in the design, development and delivery of specialist training programmes in the fields of regulatory compliance, company law & practice, trusts, fund administration and international tax planning amongst others. We avail of highly skilled trainers and facilitators who are all experienced professionals, many of whom are recognised international experts in their individual fields. Delegates can rest assured that in undertaking any level of training or professional study with CLBS, they will be fully supported in developing their confidence and ability when dealing with practical situations that arise in the workplace.