Matrix-IFS Hosts 4 Anti-Financial Crime Webinars

4 Webinars on onTrending Topics around AML, Fraud Prevention and Capital Markets

Matrix-IFS introduces a series of timely and informative webinars on new issues, trends and solutions in Anti-Financial Crime. Webinars are designed to update and inform risk, compliance, control room and fraud professionals working in financial institutions and capital markets.


Sessions will focus on AML, Fraud Prevention and Deal Management and strategic approaches to increase accuracy, efficiency, and economy. Each webinar will be led by a subject matter expert who will share latest practices and cases from the field.

1. Financial Deal Management (June 27th)

Across financial institutions worldwide, control room officers are challenged with deal management issues on a daily basis. Deal management is one of their most cumbersome risk management tasks in fraud prevention. Control room officer oversight must span multiple departments and requires close scrutiny of subsequent list and employee status updates.

New strategies can help control room officers boost risk management efficiency and fraud prevention by streamlining the deal management process across the full deal lifecycle. This webinar will show how some institutions are deploying custom Deal Management Portals to perform advanced deal management oversight by incorporating workflows, conflict-of-interest checks, list management, reporting and controls. Control room officers report that this portal quickly becomes self-funding by saving time, resources, and enhancing overall performance in risk management and fraud prevention.

This webinar shares new insights and strategies in deal management, including:   

  • Chaotic current state of deal management
  • Deal management challenges
  • Deal Management Portal
  • From inception to conclusion
  • Use case of DMS application and benefits
  • Create a self-funding project that pays real benefits

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2. RPA & Automation for AML & FIU (July 11th)

 In the past decade, FIU departments have suffered from an excessive number of false alerts and outdated systems, leading to inefficiency and a constant increase in cost and headcount turnover.

Why should you attend?

During this session, we will explore a new vision of a modern FIU department. We will review how and why to incorporate Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and advanced analytics to address and reduce your alerts; and how to apply robotics and automation to lessen risk, simplify investigative work, and lower department overhead.

Topics covered:

  • Integrating AML, fraud and cyber-security investigations
  • Eliminate costly, manual time-consuming tasks using automation
  • Proactive investigations – system triggering using AI and machine learning trends

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3. Open Banking and GDPR (July 18th)

New regulations in Europe have strengthened the connection between banks and emerging financial services providers. At the same time, European regulators have hardened their stance on data privacy & governance.

Why should you attend?

The purpose of this webinar is to help Financial Institutions understand newly critical implications of financial crime and fraud prevention; how to evaluate existing systems for compliance, and approaches to upgrading systems where required.

Topics covered:

  • Overview of GDPR and PSD2 regulations with respect to financial crime
  • Implications of each regulation on Fraud and Financial Crime (FFC)
  • Identifying challenges and opportunities presented by new regulations
  • Learn steps to mitigate the cost of FFC

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4. AML Transaction Monitoring Tuning (Sep 5th)

Anti-money-laundering operations tend to be cumbersome and costly for most financial institutions. Poorly-defined thresholds in AML transaction monitoring negatively impact financial institutions in two critical functions – operations and compliance, while increasing both expense and risk.

In operations, high volumes of false positive alerts require analysts to dedicate valuable time investigating useless alerts, wasting resources, delaying critical regulatory filings and significantly increasing operational costs. The absence of risk-focused thresholds jeopardizes AML compliance and poses a higher monitoring risk when potential money laundering patterns go undetected.

Why should you attend?

This webinar will explain how and why tuning AML transaction monitoring can significantly streamline operations and lower overhead.  Also, you will learn how to:

  • Establish appropriate thresholds that can leverage advanced analytics techniques to improve rules productivity
  • Leverage automation techniques in alert investigations can reduce the effort spent on false positives and provide more time for investigations to focus on truly suspicious activities

Topics covered:

  • Regulatory implications and their impact on throughput
  • Managing AML risks and emerging typologies
  • Developing targeted detection scenarios
  • Customer segmentation/population groups
  • How and why it’s important to understand “normal” and “outliers”
  • How automation can improve operations and lower overhead

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