All attendees said the AML & Financial Crime 2018 Southern Africa Conference was well worth attending!

Trade Conferences International (TCI)’s 4th Annual  Anti-Money laundering and Financial Crime Conference that took place on 30 31 October 2018, at Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg, was once again rated as an excellently organised conference.  Hosting two international bronze sponsors: LexisNexis  Risk Solution all the way from Chigago in America and Fico Tonbeller from Gemany, as well as exhibiting partners  which included SAS, DOC FOX, Fiserv, and LexisNexis South Africa. The conference was top notch!


Here are some comments received from attendee’s conferences:

  • “The speakers were really engaging all the different sectors that attended. They included each line of work. Awesome conference!”-  Nokuthula Sibitane, Compliance Officer, Financial Intelligence Centre, South Africa
  • “Really well prepared speakers, new content and it was presented very professionally” –  Wainedon Perry, ABSA
  • “Everything was perfect” – Kagiso Mpako, Ubank
  • “The food was good and hospitality on point. The speakers were good and very knowledgeable” – Lesego Khoele, Auditor, South African Reserve Bank


More than 23 expert speakers addressed the conference, highlighted pressing issues and solutions within the anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention space. Over 150 attendees from companies such as Discovery AML Compliance, Ernst & Young Advisory Services, FNB Chief Risk Office, LexisNexis South Africa, Sanlam Life Personal Finance,  Adept Advisory,  GBS Mutual Bank,  Hollard Financial Crime Risk,  Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions,  UBank,  First Rand Compliance, Fiserv,  SAS, Albaraka Bank,  Mercantile Bank,  SA Reserve Bank Internal Audit,  Investec,  Bateleur Software,  ABSA Financial Crime Compliance,  DocFox,  Discovery,  Ovations Group,  IBV Gold,  Old Mutual Personal Finance, SA Reserve Bank Financial Surveillance, MTN to Financial Intelligent Centre attended the event.


Amongst these amazing speakers and insightful topics addressed, Roy Melnick, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Associate Director Associate Director: Financial Crime & Compliance Services, PwC South Africa, spoke on risk management within the anti-money laundering environment. He explained in detail the process of how to manage anti-money laundering within the organisation and also gave tips on how to use technology to create efficiencies to enable these processes. Pieter Smit, Executive Manager from Financial Intelligence Unit -South Africa, the conference keynote speaker, shared insights regarding the latest developments according to the FIC Act and regulatory enforcement.


Ryno van Ellewee, TCI Managing Director said “TCI always calls its speakers the best of the best – as this is exactly what they are. TCI chooses them carefully to truly represent a speaker panel that brings insightful and updated topics to attendees”


“I take my hat off to my staff for their hard work and pulling this event through in this tough economy” says van Ellewee


TCI prides itself as professional event organisers and the feedback received from attendees and speakers are invaluable in keeping up the high standard of events.


We thank you, and look forward to the next event we have the honour of hosting you at!

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