EUROGROUP President Paschal Donohoe is to deliver the opening address at the ‘European Anti-Financial Crime Summit’ in Dublin on May 25 next.
Mr Donohoe – who is Ireland’s Minister for Public Expenditure – was re-elected Eurogroup President earlier this year.
The Eurogroup is the influential college of EU finance ministers from eurozone countries.
“I am looking forward to delivering the opening address at the ‘European Anti-Financial Crime Summit’ in May and also to hearing about the major issues in this whole area from the attendees and speakers,” Mr Donohoe said.
One of the headline speakers meanwhile is Dr Marcus Pleyer, former president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and one of Europe’s leading AFC voices.
Dr Pleyer is Deputy Director General at the German Federal Ministry of Finance (Bundesfinanzministerium).
AML Intelligence also announced today Suzanne Gunn, Director of Criminal Enforcement and a senior member of the management team at the Corporate Enforcement Authority (CEA) is speaking at the summit. Suzanne leads a multi-disciplinary team comprising members of An Garda Síochána (Ireland’s National Police), forensic accountants, and civil servants.
She is Chair of the Economic Crime and Corruption Forum, a member of the Advisory Council Against Economic Crime and Corruption, and the CEA representative to the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Committee.
Other leading figures set to address the summer AFC summit, which is being held in-person, are:
- Karyn Kenny, AML Prosecutor, US Department of Justice; AML in the Metaverse SME
- Ilze Znotina, Global AFC expert, lawyer and former head of FIU, Latvia
- Federica Taccogna, Managing Director, Interpath Advisory
- Det Chief Supt Pat Lordan, Commander, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau
- Danny McCoy, ceo, Ibec
- Kim Manchester, ceo, ManchesterCF
- Stephen Rae, Publisher, AML Intelligence
- James Treacy, MD, AML Intelligence
More leading speakers from banking, financial services industry, regulators and EU and UK policy are to be announced over the coming days.
The summit is to be held in the splendid surroundings of the RDS, Dublin – one of Ireland’s most prestigious convention venues.
“We’re delighted to reveal Interpath Advisory as one of our key partners in the ‘European AFC Summit,” said AML Intelligence MD James Treacy.
“Interpath are leaders in the AFC sector and we really look forward to the contribution of their MD Federica Taccogna on the day,” said James.
“We are also thrilled to have ManchesterCF Financial Intelligence as our official international training partner. We’ll be announcing further partners – including our Headlind Sponsor – over the next few days,” James added.
The European AFC Summit is set to hear from global leaders on the challenges facing the sector, including sanctions, crypto, data sharing, Public Private Partnerships, gambling as well as updates on the new EU AML Authority (AMLA) and much more.
“It’s a must-attend event for all AML, AFC and Compliance professionals. You get to hear from the key people in one place on one day – and of course Dublin is a great place to hold this year’s summit,” James said.
Don’t miss out – and avail of the Early Bird Discount tickets now here: https://www.amlintelligence.com/boardroom-series/upcoming-events-2023/