Ongoing Monitoring & Why It’s Important


TCAE is excited to invite a panel of experts to talk about Ongoing monitoring which is an essential aspect of effective and sound ML/FT risk management. 

The panel of experts include

  • Rajeev Bahri, Co-Founder and Managing Director, KYC2020
  • Joseph Iuso, Senior Executive & Consultant, KYC2020
  • Matthew Parker, Principle and Co-Founder, KYC SiteScan 
  • Stephen Brent Sargeant, Deputy Manager, AML Investigations (Consultant), Bitfinex

In this session, the panel will discuss why ongoing monitoring should be conducted in relation to all business relationships and transactions and when you should conduct ongoing monitoring versus enhanced ongoing monitoring.

Learning outcome

  • What does ongoing monitoring mean and why is it important?
  • When should the organization conduct ongoing monitoring? 
  • What is enhanced ongoing monitoring? 
  • When does the requirement for ongoing monitoring end?
  • What are the latest technologies and concepts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of persistent monitoring?
  • Practical implementation of ongoing monitoring and examples


Rajeev Bahri  |  Co-Founder and Managing Director, KYC2020

Rajeev Bahri, CFA, CAMS, is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of KYC2020, LLC. Rajeev has an MBA from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a B.S.E.E with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His corporate and entrepreneurial career spans over 30 years. Rajeev has held leadership roles in banking, capital markets, and software development operations in corporate giants including AT&T, FIRST CHICAGO (now CHASE), ABN AMRO and AIG.

Rajeev guides the product vision, marketing and business strategy of KYC2020 LLC. He leads the KYC2020 team in its mission to reduce cost and friction in AML Compliance. He is also the MD of TEKchand LLC.

Joseph Iuso  |  Senior Executive & Consultant, KYC2020

Joseph is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Consultant with more than 30 years of success across the IT, AML compliance, banking, financial services, e-commerce, digital currency, and identity industries. He has leveraged his extensive experience in support of the financial services and retail payments sectors to ensure optimal ROI. Mr. Iuso holds and has held many leadership positions at companies including KYC2020, Payment Source, Bitbuy Technologies, UseMyServices, TEKchand LLC, ACHreturnsRX, RBC, JAWZ, CIBC, Interac, and IBM.

Joseph holds a Computer Systems Technology degree from Mohawk College as well as numerous certifications in Project Management, Technology, and AML Compliance. As a volunteer, he currently sits on the Canadian MSB Association board as the Executive Director and Director of Technology for friends of HMCS Haida. In the past he has held board positions with the Canadian MSB Association (Former Chairman and founding member), the Canadian Tandem Users Group, and the Canadian Association of Compaq Users, and various other technology and spiritual not-for-profit charities and associations. Joseph firmly believes in freely giving back to the community that has provided and continues to provide him with so much support.

Matthew Parker | Principle and Co-Founder

Matthew is 23-year payments industry veteran and technologist who for the past fifteen years has helped banks and payment acquirers automate onboarding, underwriting and Know Your Customer (KYC) business processes.  Matthew is a co-founder and principal of KYC SiteScan.


Stephen Brent Sargeant  | Deputy Manager, AML Investigations (Consultant), Bitfinex

Stephen Brent Sargeant is the Deputy Manager, Investigations, providing consultancy services to industry leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitfinex.  Stephen previously acquired AML experience working for international Bank, HSBC as an AML Investigations Manager. He has acquired many AML and cryptocurrency designations, including the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS), Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI) and Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator (CCI).

Stephen is a professional Speaker / Moderator, who enjoys offering in-depth training to AML and Compliance professionals and organizations looking to gain more insight into the intersection of Cryptocurrency and AML and to amplify their personal and organizational brands.