Learn the latest trends in emerging technology related to electronic information gathering and how this new technology affects KYC and CDD/EDD information gathering and verification. This training will provide attendees with the latest guidance and information from financial regulators and FinCEN.
In recent years the increased use of electronic means to obtain customer signatures, to conduct verification of customer information, and to conduct overall customer due diligence has posed problems for financial institutions to fully comply with KYC, CDD/EDD requirements. This webinar will discuss methods of using electronic means for these activities and will discuss up-to-date guidance provided by FinCEN and financial regulators in the use of electronic platforms for these processes.
Staff and employees of financial institutions need to be aware of the latest trends in emerging technology related to electronic information gathering, the methods used and the risks associated with this type of information gathering. This presentation will allow attendees to obtain background information on how this new technology affects KYC and CDD/EDD information gathering and verification, it will explain to attendees how this new technology is constantly changing, and provide attendees with the latest guidance and information from financial regulators and FinCEN.
Banks and Money Service Businesses will benefit from this training. The following titles should attend:
Thomas E. Nollner has more than 38 years of experience in financial institution supervision and consulting. Thomas has spent 30 years as a National Bank Examiner (NBE) for the Controller of the Currency, where he was a safety and soundness examiner and a compliance examiner. The last 15 years as an NBE and for the past 8 years as a consultant, he has specialized as an AML/CFT examiner/consultant. In these roles, he has analyzed financial institutions’ AML/CFT programs to ensure that they complied with applicable AML/CFT laws, rules, and regulations. He reviewed the suspicious transactions identification, monitoring, and reporting processes, he traced proceeds and transactions through several layers of activity, and he provided AML/CFT training for many different financial institutions.
Thomas currently works as a consultant for the Office of Technical Assistance (OTA), a branch of the US Treasury that assists developing countries with banking issues. He is assigned to the Economic Crimes Team that focused on training, assisting, and mentoring the staffs of the financial regulatory departments and financial intelligence units of various countries regarding AML/CFT compliance. In this capacity, he worked in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Honduras, Guatemala, Guyana, Suriname, and Argentina developing AML/CFT examination procedures, providing AML/CFT training and mentoring, and updating local AML/CFT laws and regulations.