Crime prevention expert to speak at proliferation financing seminar

Togzhan Kassenova, a former member of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on disarmament and international expert on financial crime prevention, will be speaking at the next FTS seminar on Proliferation Financing in Cayman on 17 Sept.

With recent changes to the Cayman Island’s regulatory framework to better protect the jurisdiction against risks of proliferation financing, the seminar will provide information on the new requirements and ways to improve compliance procedures.

Kassenova will be joined by Kim France, sanctions coordinator of the Cayman Financial Reporting Authority, who will address the recent CFATF Mutual Evaluation Report which identifies proliferation financing as one of the key areas to be addressed in the Cayman Islands.

“This seminar is essential for compliance professionals, directors and CEOs to attend in order to understand proliferation financing key requirements, identifying the risks and mitigating them,” said Paul Byles, director of consulting firm FTS.

“It is important for Cayman, as an international financial hub, to develop and stay abreast [of] policies to protect the global financial system against money laundering and terrorist financing,” he added.

The seminar will take place on Tuesday, 17 Sept. at The Westin Beach Resort and Spa from 8:30‑11:30am. Registration is US$225 and includes breakfast.

To register visit www.ftscayman.com/events.

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