At the forum you will hear from leading financial crime experts including: Tony Sales, dubbed “Britain’s Greatest Fraudster” by the British media, who will share his unique views on how to tackle fraudsters and which strategies can prevent fraud and losses; Walter Pavlo, former executive of MCI and contributor to the New York School of Law's Compliance and Enforcement Program, who advises on financial crime by insiders and the ethical challenges of businesses; Adele Sumner, currently working in the counter-fraud unit leading fraud intelligence, fraud technology and strategic development at RSA Group; Jonathan Fisher QC, ranked as leading barrister in the fields of corporate crime, financial services regulation, fraud, proceeds of crime and tax evasion, much of his work involves cross-border transactions, offshore companies and trusts; Rob Horton, an expert in money laundering and fraud methods used by criminal groups in banking and insurance. The event will also feature interactive sessions with BAE Systems’ leadership and subject matter experts.
Tony Sales

Tony Sales

Reformed Fraudster
“Britain’s Greatest Fraudster”
Walter Pavlo

Walter Pavlo

Author and Contributor to Forbes Magazine
White Collar Crime
Rob Horton

Rob Horton

Head of Financial Crime Solutions
BAE Systems
Adele Sumner

Adele Sumner

Head of Fraud Intelligence & Strategic Development
RSA Group
Jonathan Fisher

Jonathan Fisher QC

Leading barrister for Financial Crime
Barnaby Jameson

Barnaby Jameson QC

Prosecuting Barrister at Red Lion Chambers

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09:30 - 10:00

The Viewing Gallery

Arrival and Registration

10:00 - 10:05

The Chamber

Speaker: Mikko Hietanen, Director and General Manager EMEA, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

10:05 - 10:20

The Chamber

Host's Introduction
Speaker: Rob Horton, Head of Financial Crime Solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

10:20 - 11:05

The Chamber

Recent developments and interesting cases in AML and a legislative update
Speaker: Jonathan Fisher QC, Queens Council, Red Lion Chambers

11:05 - 11:50

The Chamber

The evolution of the fraudster: An insurers perspective
Speaker: Adele Sumner, Head of Fraud Intelligence and Strategic Development, RSA Insurance

11:50 - 12:05

The Viewing Gallery

Networking Break

12:05 - 12:50

The Chamber

Through the eyes of a criminal
Speaker: Tony Sales, Retail Fraud Expert

12:50 - 13:20

The Chamber

Financial Crime: Addressing the current market landscape
Brian Ferro, Product Manager, BAE Systems

13:20 - 14:30

London's Living Room

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 15:00

The Chamber

Intelligence led risk management
Speakers: Rob Horton, Head of Financial Crime Solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence & Guest Speaker from Major UK bank

15:00 - 15:30

The Chamber

Developments in counter terrorist financing: Stories from a prosecuting barrister
Speaker: Barnaby Jameson QC, Prosecuting Barrister at Red Lion Chambers

15:30 - 15:50

The Viewing Gallery

Networking Break

15:50 - 17:00

The Chamber

White collar crime and insider threats
Speaker: Walter Pavlo, Business Advisor, Independent


The Chamber

Host's Conclusions
Speaker: Rob Horton, Head of Financial Crime Solutions, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

17:00 - 18:00

London's Living Room

Drinks Reception

Why Attend?

Criminal Underworld Insight

Experts on the criminal underworld - motives, methods & techniques

Meet Industry Leaders

High profile speakers to industry CXOs - network with those in the know.

Market Trends

Understand fraud trends and regulations you need to know.

New Technologies

Learn what new tools can help in the fight against financial crime.

City Hall, London

City Hall
The Queen’s Walk
United Kingdom
City Hall is the home of the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the Greater London Authority. Designed by Foster + Partners, one of Britain's leading architects, the building features a unique spherical glass building which offers breath-taking views over the Thames and the City making it a perfect and unique setting.

Register your interest to attend the Business Defence Forum: The Financial Crime Front Line.

Please note that this forum is exclusively dedicated to the financial and insurance markets.  The organiser reserves its rights to approve or refuse registrations.

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