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March 2019
London, UK

ABC Minds Financial Services

The essential event for ABC & compliance specialists in the financial services industry

Hear from top in-house compliance professionals, external advisers, and enforcement agencies on the fight against corruption across banking, insurance, investment, and securities


We're still putting the 2019 programme together - if you'd like to know as soon as it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure.

Interested in attending our ABC Minds International conference in November? View the website here

The Anti-bribery & corruption event that's TACKLING THE HOTTEST TOPICS for financial services. 2018 topics included:

Prosecutors' Priorities
  • Two keynote presentations on enforcement trends and priorities for 2018 
  • Hear from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the US Department of Justice (DoJ)
  • Find out the future of Deferred Prosecution Agreements from both agencies
  • Get the results from the DoJ's FCPA self-reporting trial and what we can expect in the future
Fighting Corruption At Every Level
  • Breaking through to directors and executives on the importance of ABC compliance before prosecution
  • Create a culture of compliance that permeates the company at every level
  • Understand the board's ABC pain-points (and how to solve them)
  • Learn how to deliver specialised reports to make an impact and change resolve
Technology: Friend or Foe?
  • Specialist-led round-table discussions on the latest tech issues facing ABC professionals
  • Decipher the threat posed by cryptocurrencies
  • Cut costs and improve efficiency with due diligence tech and Big Data analysis
  • Get the latest on digital training techniques designed to internalise ABC compliance
Curbing Corruption on Commission
  • When does incentivisation become a gateway to corruption?
  • Take in the difficulties of retaining top-staff while ensuring commission doesn't lead to compliance failures
  • Look at alternative incentives: can a compliance based bonus solve the issue?
  • Explore alternative options, such as conditioning commissions to compliance
The Latest Regulations
  • Examine the potential pitfalls presented by the GDPR
  • What ramifications does the Criminal Finances Act have for ABC professionals in financial services?
  • Find out about the impact of Sapin II
  • Discuss the new Chinese anti-corruption watchdog and how it will affect ABC professionals across the globe
Networking & Benchmarking
  • Made by the industry, for the industry, ABC Minds Financial Services is free to attend for all corporate professionals
  • An unparalleled event designed specifically for ABC, Compliance, and Legal professionals working in finance and offering industry-specific benchmarking
  • Hosted evening reception for relaxed networking, informal conversations, and self-guided benchmarking

Hear What People Had To Say About Our ABC Minds Events

Worth the trip, great meeting, colleagues from around the world & learn their best practices

Senior Legal Counsel, ORACLE Israel

A great one stop shop for continued professional development

Investigator, Met Police

Broad range of subjects covered in an engaging and lively event, boosted by some heavy weight speakers

Senior Legal Counsel and MLRO, Centrica