TCAE is honoured to have Karen Creen as the guest speaker for the upcoming Knowledge Series session. This session will provide an overview of Regulatory Compliance Management (RCM), how it protects our businesses, and what an RCM cycle looks like. Karen will take participants through the steps of implementing a strong Regulatory Compliance Framework, understanding how to identify controls and gaps, and how to identify key stakeholders.
This Knowledge Series session is proudly sponsored by MNP who have been avid supporters of TCAE since its inception. It is because of support such as this that TCAE is able to continue putting on these exciting events!
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- Understand what is Regulatory Compliance Management (RCM)
- Learn about RCM frameworks, methodologies, and implementation
- Identify applicable regulations
Karen Creen, CAMLO and Sr. Compliance Manager |Bank of China
Karen Creen started in Compliance in 2003 at a Global Commercial Bank in Toronto which was the perfect entrance to a career in Compliance and AML with the release of the PCMLTFA updates mid 2004. Since that time she has held roles as Manager AML & Compliance at a retail bank and has been appointed CAMLO and Compliance Officer for two Foreign Bank Branches. Working in small teams Karen learned to multi-task and see the intersections of AML and other Compliance disciplines including Privacy and Regulatory Compliance Management. Through her career, she has led responses to multiple FINTRAC, OSFI and Cayman Islands Monetary Authority exams.
Souzan Esmaili, Compliance & AML Consultant | Founder, TCAE
Souzan Esmaili has over 14 years of international experience in consultancy and training with a focus on Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and RegTech. She worked for various financial institutions and consultancies in Dubai and Toronto.
She is currently working with one of the international banks in Toronto and covering the Anti-Bribery and Corruption program for Canada and Latin America.
Prior to moving to Canada, Souzan worked as a senior consultant and assisted her clients to understand their compliance needs, advised on meeting regulatory requirements and managed a multitude of remediation projects. She has acted as the Compliance Officer and MLRO for a number of firms regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and advised extensively on matters related to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC).
In October 2019, Souzan created Toronto Compliance and AML Events (TCAE) with a passion to help the AML and Compliance professionals to connect and inform them of relevant events based in Toronto. In March 2020, Souzan launched The Knowledge Series where she brings international industry experts and thought leaders to share their knowledge and experience with the AML and Compliance professionals around the world.
Souzan holds an MBA from the American University of Sharjah, a Post Graduate Diploma in GRC from Manchester Business School (UK), a Certified Anti Money Launder Specialist (CAMS) and FinTech Program certificate from Oxford University (UK).