Webinar

Mastering Crypto Compliance: The Essential Guide to the Travel Rule in APAC

  • Emeka Mgbenu

    Emeka Mgbenu

    Senior Product Manager, Sumsub

    Emeka has over 5 years of experience working in the financial and cryptocurrency industries. He has built products for a variety of financial use cases such as banking, savings, lending, payments, crypto, and compliance.

  • Anastasia Sakharova

    Anastasia Sakharova

    Head of Fintech Compliance Team, Sumsub

    Anastasia has been a part of Sumsub since 2021. She is an ICA certified specialist in financial crime risk in cryptocurrencies. Her expertise and specialisation are in crypto and AML/CFT compliance.

  • Chloe Chen

    Chloe Chen

    Global Compliance Strategy Initiatives Lead, Global Travel Rule

    Chloe is a seasoned compliance executive and trained lawyer (both in Australia and China) with experience in finance, crypto, and products. She worked in a leading law firm and acted for major banks before joining the fintech world. She worked as a compliance executive in several leading crypto companies and is now leading the global compliance strategic initiatives team in Global Travel Rule.

  • Dejan Davidovic

    Dejan Davidovic

    Chief Operating and Integrity Officer, Kriptomat

    Dejan has more than 15 years of experience in business development and marketing, both as an entrepreneur and a consultant. In the past five years, he put his focus on fintech and virtual economy, anti-money laundering, compliance, and fraud prevention.

The enforcement of the Travel Rule in Hong Kong since June 2023 was intended to be a game-changer for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Terrorist Financing (CFT) efforts within the Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) space. However, close to a year later, VASPs in Hong Kong and other parts of Asia continue to struggle with navigating the complexities of this regulation.

In this 60-min webinar jointly held together with the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, we’ll discuss:
– What the Travel Rule is about and why you should be concerned
– Implementation of travel rule in the APAC region
– The ongoing challenges with implementation
– The different protocols and how data is transferred
– Industry best practices that can help you achieve compliance with the Travel Rule

Speakers:
– Emeka Mgbenu, Senior Product Manager at Sumsub
– Anastasia Sakharova, Head of Fintech Compliance Team at Sumsub
– Chloe Chen, Global Compliance Strategic Initiatives Lead at Global Travel Rule
– Dejan Davidovic, Chief Operating and Integrity Officer at Kriptomat

By attending this webinar, you’ll be able to:
– Confidently navigate Travel Rule compliance: Gain the knowledge and understanding to implement effective Travel Rule procedures within your VASP.
– Stay ahead of regulatory changes: Learn about the latest FATF announcements and how they might impact your business in Asia
– Mitigate AML/CFT risks: Discover how Travel Rule compliance can strengthen your AML/CFT framework and safeguard your VASP from financial crime.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Travel Rule and ensure your VASP is compliant as you scale your operations globally. This webinar is designed for crypto industry professionals, compliance officers, and individuals interested in understanding the latest developments in the crypto market. Register to watch the webinar now.

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