Bateleur Software, msg Rethink Compliance & IMFT partner as a sponsor at the AML & Financial Crime Southern Africa Conference

An exciting partnership for the upcoming AML, Financial Crime & Fraud Southern Africa Conference where Bateleur Software, msg Compliance & IMFT themselves as silver sponsors at the conference

Bateleur Software & msg Compliance were silver sponsors at last year’s conference and this year they have added IMTF in their partnership.

This conference is taking place on 4 & 5 September 2024 at the Indaba Hotel Fourways, Johannesburg.

This year, Bateleur Software, msg Rethink Compliance and IMTF will be represented by two top notch speakers on the speaker panel.

Their speaker representative will be Dirk Findeisen, Managing Partner at msg Rethink Compliance and he be will addressing the topic of connecting the dots of a risk & compliance management programme and how to automate the non-automatable.

Bateleur Software supports the fight against financial crime in Southern Africa by providing advanced digital tools in partnership with msg Rethink Compliance. Our offerings include risk assessment systems, automated backtesting, AI-driven GRC platforms, and intelligent data bots that increase compliance efficiency through automation. Our tools help you boost your capabilities and effectively combat illegal activity. Visit our stand to find out how we can help you achieve compliance, mitigate risk, and prevent reputational damage”, Says Lizette Sander, Account Manager at Bateleur Software.

Valeriy Voditchenski is executive director responsible for Sales in EMEA and Middle East at IMTF; he is going to be in the panel discussion discussing the opportunities and challenges of using new technologies in combatting money laundering.

“IMTF’s comprehensive financial crime compliance solutions empower financial institutions by offering a holistic view of customer risk, thereby enhancing customer lifecycle risk management. Our Siron®One platform integrates cutting-edge AI/ML capabilities to efficiently detect and prevent money laundering, manage alerts, and conduct advanced case investigations.

IMTF is dedicated to providing end-to-end coverage to effectively monitor suspicious activity. Siron®One’s advanced KYC component streamlines customer due diligence, while its real-time transaction sanction screening ensures accurate risk assessments,” said Dr. Sebastian Hetzler, co-CEO of IMTF.

Bateleur Software and IMTF are proud to sponsor this event, reinforcing our leadership in the industry and our commitment to keeping our clients up to date with evolving regulatory requirements.”

Dirk & Valeriy will be part of a panel of over 40 speaker representatives from companies such as the Financial Intelligence Centre South Africa, Investec, MTN, Standard Bank, ABSA amongst others.

Some of the topics to be addressed:

  • Update on regulation effecting anti-money laundering in the SADC region
  • South Africa’s grey-listing – how did we get on this list, what are we doing about it and when are we likely to be removed from the grey-listing
  • Modus operandi of criminal syndicates involved in the illicit extraction of funds out of South Africa.
  • Economic effects of corruption, bribery and money laundering
  • Impact of latest regulatory developments on anti-money laundering initiatives
  • Connecting the dots of a risk & compliance management programme and how to automate the non-automatable
  • Role of supervision and enforcement
  • Payments, cross border transactions & illicit money flows
  • Violent extremism in Southern Africa – how it intersects with international extremist narratives
  • Relationship between risk, compliance and anti-money laundering in smaller financial institutions and foreign banks in southern Africa
  • Impact of changing AML regulation on KYC/CDD processes
  • Use of technology in combatting malpractices and corruption
  • Virtual currencies and its impact on money laundering activities
  • Implications of money laundering in the SADC region
  • Money laundering and non-bank financial institutions
  • Technology and money laundering


The programme will also feature 5 panel discussions on the latest regulatory developments, payments, cross border transactions & illicit money flows,  technology & AML  implications of money laundering  in the  SADC region and money laundering and non-bank  financial institutions.

Welcoming the first sponsors of this year’s conference

To register as a delegate e-mail Ryno van Ellewee or Zama Mthimkhulu on

For sponsorship or exhibition enquiries, email Ryno at or call 011 803 1553

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