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8th BAFT Global Councils Forum
September 25, 2016
Starling Hotel & Conference Center
St. Moritz Meeting Room
Geneva, Switzerland

Thank you for your interest to attend the BAFT Global Councils Forum. We’ve had an extremely positive response to our Forum that we are now overbooked. At the present time, we are only accepting names to add to our waitlist. If you are interested to be added to our waitlist, please send us an email at

Exclusive Invite Only Event

Free Event. RSVP Required.

Global Councils Forum serves as the leading forum for bringing the financial community, its partners and providers together to collaborate on shaping market practice, influencing regulation and legislation through global advocacy, developing new industry capabilities, and providing education and training that contributes to the safety and soundness of the global financial system. This is a free, invite only event to be held the day before SIBOS in Geneva, Switzerland.

Who Should Attend

This is a special invite ONLY event.


9:00AM – 9:30AM
9:30AM – 9:45AM
Welcome and Introduction
John Ahearn
Chairman of the Board, BAFT
Global Head of Trade, Citi
Tod Burwell
President & CEO
9:45AM – 10:15AM
Mark Compton
Mayer Brown International LLP
10:15AM – 11:15AM
Financial Crime
Tod Burwell
President & CEO
Daniel Magro
Executive Director –Global Cash & Custody Financial Institutions
Luc Meurant
Head of Financial Crime Compliance Services
Tracy Paradise
Head of AML Strategy and Architechture, HSBC
Executive Secretary, The Wolfsberg Group
11:15AM – 11:30AM
Networking Coffee/Tea Break
11:30AM – 12:30PM
Emerging Technology
Joy Macknight
Transaction Banking and Technology Editor
The Banker
Christopher Bozek
Global Trade and Supply Chain Product Head
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Kevin Johnson
Head of Innotribe Innovation Programmes
John McLean
VP Global Blockchain Labs Engagement & Federal Europe
Vivek Ramachandran
Global Head of Trade Product & Propositions Management
Carlos Sanchez
ipagoo llp
12:30 PM
Closing Remarks
Tod Burwell
President & CEO
12:30PM – 2:00PM
Networking Lunch