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About the event

For the last six years, AFME’s European Compliance and Legal Conference has brought together over 250+ professionals for high-level networking and discussion. This event is designed by our members to address the most pressing issues and trends affecting the European compliance and legal industry.

The programme, comprised of specialist keynote presentations, industry expert panel discussions and interactive networking, brings together senior industry stakeholders from across Europe.

The conference is a great opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insights, hear from industry experts, earn CPD hours and make connections with fellow colleagues.

Registration fees:
AFME Member: €949 + VAT
Non Member: €1,249 + VAT

Multi-booking discount:
• 10% off when booking 3 or more delegates at the same time
• 20% off when booking 5 or more delegates at the same time

For group bookings, please email events@afme.eu

Complimentary subject to verification:
• Regulator: promo code REGULATOR
• Press: promo code PRESS

Note: Promo codes are case sensitive

Accommodation:
Please click on the following link for preferential room rates at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam:
€159 per night + €12.83 room tax per night

https://bookings.travelclick.com/113896?groupID=3550231#/guestsandrooms

Interested in becoming a partner of AFME’s 6th Annual European Compliance and Legal Conference?

As a partner you could:
Engage with 250+ European attendees across three days of high value content, videos and live Q&As with unparalleled exposure
Interact with polls, surveys and more
Participate in panels on key industry topics
Align with excellence and associate your brand with the leading European capital markets industry body
Gain visibility via our social media channels, website and bespoke promotional marketing to our database of 22,000 industry professionals
Network and connect with industry influencers

Packages can be tailor-made to suit your company's aim and aspirations. To discuss particular opportunities, please contact Cheryl Chickowski at cheryl.chickowski@afme.eu or on +44 (0)20 3828 2704.

Partners

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Who attends?

  • Heads of Compliance
  • Heads of Regulatory Affairs
  • Heads of Government Affairs
  • Risk officers
  • General counsel
  • Financial crime professionals
  • MLROs
  • Compliance professionals
  • Regulatory Affairs professionals
  • Data protection officers
  • Investors
  • Law firms
  • Lawyers
  • Regulators
  • Policymakers
  • Central banks
  • Data services
  • Consultants
  • Technology providers
  • Financial press

Why attend?

  • Keynote speeches from heads of global financial regulators.
  • 65 speakers representing global banks, policymakers, regulators and leading European thought leaders.
  • Global audience of over 300 senior registrants.
  • 10 hours of dedicated networking.
  • 16 hours of content over two days of debate and discussion

Registration enquiries

For registration enquiries, please contact Events on events@afme.eu for assistance.

Tuesday 11 October

17:30
Registration and refreshments
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18:00
Pre-conference welcome drinks reception
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Wednesday 12 October

08:30
Registration and refreshments
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09:00
Opening remarks
Speakers:
Bharat Samani,
Managing Director, Head of Compliance, Europe, BBVA and Co-Chair, AFME's Compliance Committee
James Kemp,
Managing Director, Global FX, Technology and Operations and Policy Divisions, GFMA and AFME
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09:15
Keynote address
Speaker:
Laura van Geest,
Chair, Dutch Authority Financial Markets (AFM)
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09:35
AFME/EY Paper Update
Speaker:
Stuart Crotaz,
Partner, Banking & Capital Markets Conduct and Compliance, EY
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09:45
Panel discussion: ESG: Compliance Considerations
  • ESG for Compliance
  • Future pipeline
  • Key areas to focus on
Moderator:
Nicola Higgs,
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Speakers:
Javier Munoz,
Global Head of Conduct and Reputational Risk, SCIB
Natalie McManus,
Chief of Staff, Independent Compliance Risk Management (Institutional Clients Group), Citigroup
Stuart Crotaz,
Partner, Banking & Capital Markets Conduct and Compliance, EY
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10:40
Networking break
11:00
Panel discussion: Global Heads of Compliance
  • Upskilling the compliance function
  • Embracing innovation and technology
  • New working models and structures
  • What keeps EU regulators and Heads of Compliance awake at night?
Speakers:
Guillaume Loeuille,
Natixis
Jacqueline Joyston-Bechal,
J.P Morgan
Seung Earm,
BNP Paribas
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11:45
Keynote address
Speaker:
Rodrigo Buenaventura,
Chairman, Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)
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12:10
Panel discussion: Sanctions and trade compliance – the investigative landscape
  • Navigating complex sanctions regimes
  • Unintended consequences: hidden sanctions and proxy traders
  • Geopolitical drivers – the outlook for China, Russia & Ukraine
Speaker:
Philip Worman,
Senior Managing Director, J.S. Held
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12:45
Networking lunch
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13:45
Panel discussion: Trends in Surveillance
  • Evolving approaches to surveillance
  • New products and technology
  • Regulatory and supervisory considerations
  • Managing new ways of working
Speakers:
Alex Viall,
Director of Regulatory Intelligence, Global Relay
Julien Leprun,
Direction des données et de la surveillance, AMF
Megan Carroll,
Head of Global Market Surveillance, Natixis
Stephen Strombelline,
J.S. Held
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Panel discussion: Compliance and Digital assets
  • Current state of play
  • Legal and Regulatory framework
  • Compliance issues and opportunities
Speaker:
Clare Jenkinson,
Partner, Financial Regulation, Deloitte
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14:30
Panel discussion: The EU AML Package
  • State of play
  • The new ‘AMLA’ authority
  • The importance of information sharing essential in the fight against money laundering
Moderator:
Johanna Lybeck,
Executive Adviser, Nordea
Speakers:
Cédric Perruchot,
Head of AML regulatory affairs and advocacy, BNP Paribas
Jose Arevalo,
Director – Compliance Governance, Regulatory Risk and Control, Commerzbank AG
Marcus Pleyer,
Deputy Director General, International Issues, Digitalisation and AML/CFT; FATF President 2020-2022 – outgoing Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany
Nicolo Brignoli,
European Commission (EC)
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Panel discussion: Compliance Issues for Compliance Officers
  • Competing priorities
  • Biggest challenges
  • New ways of working across the lines of defence
Moderator:
Lucy McNulty,
Editor, Following the Rules
Speakers:
Georgi Korchev,
UK Global Advisory Compliance Officer, Rothschild & Co
Mark Cross,
Head of Central Surveillance, StoneX Financial
Rob Mason,
Head of Regulatory Intelligence, Relativity
Ted MacDonald,
Senior Technical Specialist, Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB)
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15:15
Networking break
16:15
Regulatory review and pipeline
  • EU and UK changes
  • New areas of focus
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16:30
Day one closing remarks
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16:45
Networking drinks reception
Kindly sponsored by Latham & Watkins
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Thursday 13 October

08:00
Registration & refreshments
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08:15
Breakfast briefing: Corporate Governance deep dive topic
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09:00
Conference day two opening remarks
Speaker:
Alastair Stables,
Head of International Regulatory Relations, Bank of America
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09:10
Keynote address
Moderator:
James Kemp,
Managing Director, Global FX, Technology and Operations and Policy Divisions, GFMA and AFME
Speaker:
Natasha Cazenave,
Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
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09:45
Keynote address
Speaker:
Tanya Pieters-Gorissen,
Head of Capital Markets Integrity supervision, Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)
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10:15
Panel discussion: MiFID - The Future of EU Bond Markets
  • Market structure and transparency for bond markets
  • The deferrals regime for corporate and sovereign bonds
  • Consolidated tape for bonds
  • EU and UK priorities
Speakers:
Matthew Coupe,
Barclays
Matthijs Geneste,
Project Lead CT sandbox, AFM
Natasha Adams,
Deutsche Bank
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10:50
Networking break
11:10
Panel discussion: MiFID - The Future of EU Equity Markets
  • Market structure and transparency for equity markets
  • Consolidated tape for equities (pre and post trade)
  • EU and UK priorities
Moderator:
Tilman Lüder,
Head of Securities Markets Unit – Directorate General for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), European Commission
Speakers:
Floortje Nagelkerke,
Norton Rose Fulbright
Keshava Shastry,
Global Head of Capital Markets, DWS
Philippe Guillot,
Direction des données et des marches, AMF
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11:45
Panel discussion: MiFID - Investor Protection
  • European priorities
  • PfOF and Best Execution
  • Retail Investment Strategy
  • Impact of the UK Consumer Duty on EU wholesale firms
Speakers:
Elisa Menardo,
Director, Public Policy Europe and UK, Credit Suisse
Jean-Philippe Cavrois,
Société Générale
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12:20
Networking lunch
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13:20
Keynote address
Speaker:
Benoît de Juvigny,
Secretary General, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
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13:45
Panel discussion: Market Abuse: The MAR Review and new areas of focus
  • Anticipated changes to the Regulatory framework
  • Evolution of the Regime
  • New risks and challenges
Moderator:
Rob Moulton,
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Speakers:
Alessandra Atripaldi,
Deputy Head of Securities Markets Unit – Directorate General for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), European Commission
Felix Flinterman,
Head of Capital Markets & Data Division, Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)
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14:20
Leadership session: Culture, diversity of thought and an inclusive workforce
  • Diversity and inclusion in financial services
  • The role of Leaders in establishing culture
  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Regulators expectations
Moderator:
Jacqueline Mills,
Managing Director, Head of Advocacy, Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
Speakers:
Jasmin Kölbl-Vogt,
Head of Legal Germany, Austria & Northern Europe Division Counsel, Citi
Sarah Caldwell,
Partner, Reed Smith
Ted MacDonald,
Senior Technical Specialist, Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB)
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14:45
Closing remarks
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15:25
Conference close
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Keynote Speakers

Benoît de Juvigny

Secretary General, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

Laura van Geest

Chair, Dutch Authority Financial Markets (AFM)

Natasha Cazenave

Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Tanya Pieters-Gorissen

Head of Capital Markets Integrity supervision, Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)

Other Speakers

Alessandra Atripaldi

Deputy Head of Securities Markets Unit – Directorate General for Financial Services,

Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), European Commission

Alex Viall

Director of Regulatory Intelligence, Global Relay

Cédric Perruchot

Head of AML regulatory affairs and advocacy, BNP Paribas

Felix Flinterman

Head of Capital Markets & Data Division, Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)

Georgi Korchev

UK Global Advisory Compliance Officer, Rothschild & Co

James Kemp

Managing Director, Global FX, Technology and Operations and Policy Divisions, GFMA and AFME

Johanna Lybeck

Executive Adviser, Nordea

Jose Arevalo

Director – Compliance Governance, Regulatory Risk and Control, Commerzbank AG

Natalie McManus

Chief of Staff, Independent Compliance Risk Management (Institutional Clients Group), Citigroup

Nicola Higgs

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Rob Moulton

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Tilman Lüder

Head of Securities Markets Unit – Directorate General for Financial Services,

Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), European Commission