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23-24 May 2018
London, UK

Client Onboarding and KYC Forum

Compliance, Customer Experience, Technology & Regulation

Hear about how Blockchain, AML regulation, AI & GDPR is Shaping Client Onboarding & KYC Processes


Key Topics
  • Onboarding Complex Corporate Structures – What Does Good Due Diligence Look Like?
  • Understanding the Impact of GDPR on Clients
  • Managing Client Onboarding in a Changing Regulatory Landscape
Key Themes
  • Adopting New Technology for Onboarding & KYC
  • 4AMLD, Criminal Finances Bill, Revised Due Diligence Guidelines, Beneficial Ownership
  • Designing Customer-Friendly but Compliant Processes
Key Benefits

This concise conference is devised and delivered by practitioners bringing together Heads of Onboarding, KYC experts, MLROs and technology providers to provide a holistic overview of the challenges facing the industry. 

You will go back to your organisation with a better understanding of regulation, industry best practice and technological advances such as blockchain and AI.


Key Issues Covered
  • Complexity of on-boarding Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs): Operationalising Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), source of funds (SOFs) and source of wealth (SOWs)
  • Complexity and risks of tax onboarding: FATCA, CRS, QI, Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion
  • Discovery of financial crimes offences and self-reporting to Serious Fraud Office and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Redesigning Client Experience and enforcing the First Line of Defence
  • Client on-boarding data frameworks under General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
  • Digital Passporting under Open Banking and the EU Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2)

Who Should Attend?

Attendance at this highly topical workshop will be invaluable for the senior management of regulated firms, including banks, asset managers and insurers. It will also be of interest to front-line staff members, heads of compliance, heads of operations, heads of legal, heads of internal audit and heads of training and education, as well as members of the advisory community, such as lawyers and accountants.


The workshop will be led by expert facilitators and shall comprise of formal presentation and panel sessions.

The workshop will enable the participants interact in group activities including practical learning, group discussions and through reinforcement of the previous conference day’s takeaways.

Participants shall be able to network with peers and industry experts.

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