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Program


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

8:00AM – 8:30AM    
Registration


8:30AM – 8:45AM     
Welcome and Introduction


8:45AM – 9:15AM      
BAFT Combatting Trade Based Money Laundering: Rethinking the Approach
Review of BAFT’s recently released paper that proposes alternative, collaborative approaches to solving the problem of trade based money laundering by increasing the public and private sector partnership.

Speaker

            Tod Burwell
            President and CEO
            BAFT


9:15AM – 10:15AM    
Standby & Commercial Single Issue Questions

Speakers

             Kristine Siebel
             Chair
             Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantee Committee
             Société Générale

             Don Smith
             President
             Global Trade Advisory


10:15AM – 10:30AM      
Coffee Break


10:30AM – 11:15AM    
Real Application of AI in the Trade AML Space

Moderators

              Edward Stoltenberg                    
              Senior Vice President, AML Risk Management    
              Citi    

Panelists

              Brad Lupton
              Senior Manager Advisory Services
              Ernst & Young
        
              Adam Meshell
              Senior Manager
              Ernst & Young
        
              David Stewart
              Director, Security Intelligence
              SAS    

              Valeria Sica
              Managing Director, Citi Global Trade Services Head
              Citi    


11:15AM – 12:00PM    

Challenges with Demand Guarantee and Counter-Standby’s
If you issue a counter-standby, when does your liability really end?  Does it ever end?

Speaker

           Glenn Ransier
           SVP Head of Documentary Trade and SBLCs
           Wells Fargo


12:00PM – 12:45PM
    
Let's Talk Fraud

Speaker

            Michael Sachs
            Executive Assistant District Attorney
            Chief of the Investigation Division
            New York County District Attorney's Office
            

12:45PM – 1:45PM
    
Networking Luncheon


1:45PM – 2:45PM
    
US Anti boycott Compliance

Speaker

           Cathleen Ryan
           Director Office of Antiboycott Compliance
           Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce


2:45PM – 3:00PM
    
Coffee Break


3:00PM – 4:00PM      

ICC Opinions Updates
A review of finalized ICC Opinions which sparked lively debates at the ICC Banking Commission Meeting.

Speaker

           Rita Ricci
           Global Head - Trade Advisory
           BNP Paribas


4:00pm – 5:00pm  
 
Lighting Round: Your Questions Addressed

Speaker

           Kristine Siebel
           Chair
           Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantee Committee
           Société Générale

           Don Smith
           President
           Global Trade Advisory


5:00PM          

Day One Wrap-Up


Thursday, July 19, 2018


8:00AM – 8:30AM
        
Registration


8:30AM – 8:35AM
       
Welcome


8:35AM – 9:20AM    
 
SWIFT 2019 Standby and Demand Guarantees: Are You Ready?

Speaker

            Sam Jebamony
            Vice President
            JP Morgan      
    

9:20AM – 10:15AM   
 
Standby & Commercial Single Issue Questions

Speaker

            Kristine Siebel
            Chair
            Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantee Committee
            Société Générale
    
            Don Smith
            President
            Global Trade Advisory


10:15AM – 10:30AM
     
Coffee Break

10:30AM – 11:15AM     OFAC
Which parties to a transaction is a bank responsible to KYC and to what extent? 

Speaker
Leonard Frady
Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation
Office of Foreign Assets Control
US Department of Treasury



11:15AM – 12:15PM
     
UCC5/ISP98/UCP600

Speaker
        
           Michael Evan Avidon, Esq.
           Partner and Co-Chair, Banking and Finance Group
           Moses & Singer LLP


12:15AM – 1:00PM
     
Networking Luncheon


1:00PM – 2:00PM
    
Auto Extension: Everyday Issues   
Discussion of issues and presentation of White Paper

Speaker

            Mary Ann McCarty
            Vice President and Manager
            PNC Bank NA


2:00PM – 3:15PM    
 
Mock Court
An interactive forum where the facilitators and participants arbitrate topical letters of credit issues in a courtroom setting.

Judge

         Michael Evan Avidon, Esq.

         Partner and Co-Chair, Banking and Finance Group
         Moses & Singer LLP

Parties

         Mary Ann McCarty
         Vice President and Manager
         PNC Bank, NA

         William Nartker, II
         Vice President, Standby Letter of Credit Product Specialist
         Fifth Third Bank

         Rita Ricci
         Global Head - Trade Advisory
         BNP Paribas

         Kristine Siebel
         Chair
         Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantee Committee
         Société Générale
    
     

3:15PM – 3:30PM    
Coffee Break


3:30PM – 4:15PM    

Lighting Round: Your Questions Addressed

Speakers

             Kristine Siebel
             Chair
             Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantee Committee
             Société Générale
    
             Don Smith
             President
             Global Trade Advisory


4:15PM          
Wrap-Up