2015 | Convergence or Divergence - equipping for the anti-money laundering challenge
Now in its 12th year, the 2015 IMLPO Annual Conference at the Holiday Inn Stratford upon Avon delivered an industry leading combination of expert speakers, formal and informal networking, in a stunning riverside setting in the heart of Stratford upon Avon. The outstanding programme has been quoted by delegates as 'the Best Yet' from IMLPO
2015 Delegate Feedback
The 'Best Yet' from IMLPO - a very comprehensive programme.
Excellent content and structure - lots of food for thought.
Great event, good information and good networking opportunity - really beneficial.
- Jonathan Fisher QC
- Mike Gillespie
- Jonathan Russell
- Jonathan Benton
Jonathan Fisher QC
An engaging and entertaining speaker, Jonathan brought to life concerns, challenges and issues faced by the reporting sector and provided sobering cases for consideration.
Mike is the Cyber Director for the Institute of Security and delivered an enlightening presentation on the need for increased UK Cyber Posture awareness and the requirement for a culture change in UK businesses.
In his role as Political Liaison Officer Jonathan is responsible for maintaining Quilliam's positions as a non-partisan counter-extremism think-tank. Jonathan shared insights into countering ISIS state funding.
Detective Superintendent Jonathan Benton
Jon is now the Joint Head of the International Corruption Unit at the NCA, leading the UK's fight to cut serious and organised crime.
Financing of the Terrorist Organisation Islamic State and How to Counter It
Adam Pacifico returned as chair with Jonathan Russell - Quilliam opening with an engaging speech on "Financing the Terrorist Organisation Islamic State and how to counter it", followed by excellent speakers on the first day from the NCA, FCA, HM Treasury, Gambling Commission, ICAEW and SRA.
Day two was equally comprehensive with an excellent opening presentation from Mike Gillespie, Director at the Security Institute. Mike delivered an enlightening presentation on the need for increased UK Cyber Posture awareness and the requirement for a culture change in UK businesses.
UK's fight to cut serious and organised crime
Detective Superintendent Jon Benton, Joint Head of the International Corruption Unit at the NCA discussed the transition to the NCA to lead the UK's fight to cut serious and organised crime.
Additional presentations from Simon Hills, BBA and Daren Allen, BLP covered the implications on the MLRO of the Senior Managers Regime and Emma Radmore and Nicholas Ralph - Dentons gave an update on sanctions covering the UK, US, EU and the former USSR.
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