What’s Your Risk Tolerance?
aBOUT THIS EVENT
TCAE is excited to invite Jennifer Fiddian-Green, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP to share her insights on Risk Tolerance and what it means for Risk and AML professionals. In today’s AML world, we are told to take a ‘risk-based approach’, however, what does this really mean? How are organizations executing on their risk-based approach?
The speaker will share practical examples from her client experience of risk tolerance discussions and cover some basic fundamentals of what this perhaps means from the design and execution of a compliance regime. Bring your questions & ideas, and let’s talk about the spectrum of risk! This session is designed to support the learning and thinking for early-career AML professionals.
- Understand what ‘risk-based approach’ really means from an overall design perspective as well as day to day execution
- Understand risk decision opportunities with respect to client on-boarding
- Understand risk decision opportunities with respect to client transaction monitoring
Jennifer Fiddian-Green | Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
Jennifer is a National Advisory Services Partner with Grant Thornton LLP practicing in the area of forensic investigations and anti-money laundering. She leads the firm’s Risk and Forensics practice team which assists clients to identify, manage and deal with cyber, fraud and corruption, regulation and compliance, reputational risk as well as risk from vendors, customers and employees etc. Jennifer is passionate about helping clients protect their business from fraud, corruption, money laundering and using prevention tools and strategies.
Jennifer believes that raising the level of awareness around fraud, including money laundering, corruption, kickbacks, employee dishonesty and cyber security is a key prevention and early detection strategy. Her team at Grant Thornton works with many regulated and unregulated entities working hard to understand, set up, keep enhancing their programs and meet the PCMLTFA requirements!
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.
In Toronto, she worked with one of the international banks and covered their 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.