The 6th “e-Residency RISK MANAGEMENT” practical workshop organized by Finesto Advisors will focus this time on Risk Management of FinTech and Crypto companies as well as on the new legal and regulatory aspects of digital finance. Contributes to reviewing best practices on the digital finance market, implementing effective sector Risk Management policy, drawing policy guidelines and encouraging their active uptake by stakeholders and market participants. Best/worst practices and case studies in public and private sector, both in Estonian and a global perspective. In addition, the focus will be on the practical aspects of the supervision of the FIU, auditing of obliged entities and internal auditing, enhancing the risk management framework and internal control systems, and stepping up the prevention of money laundering. And finally how is e-Residency affected by sanctions imposed after Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine.
The target audience of the seminar/workshop is: management (owners, supervisory board, management), and AML and ICT managers/employees and risk managers of fintech and crypto industries, banking and other financial sectors. Auditors (extyernal and internal auditors), lawyers and tax advisers, lawmakers and regulators, supervisory authorities, law enforcement, tax and justice authorities, professional and rooftop organisations/associations and other interested parties/market participants in related fields.
2nd February, 2023
8:30 – 8:55
Gathering and morning coffee
8:55 – 9:00
Welcoming words by the Moderators and introduction to the workshop
Aivar Paul, AML expert at Finesto Advisors / Selere
Mari-Liis Kurg, Founder and CEO at Complok
9:00 – 9:30
Opening presentation: „Estonian Crypto Market – Illicit and Risky Activities.”
Martin Schwarz, Senior Account Executive at Chainalysis Inc.
9:30 – 10:30
Open debate: “FinTech and VASP’s Success Stories and Failures – a New Era, Policies and Regulations.”
Evelyn Liivamägi, Deputy Secretary-General for Financial and Tax Policy at Ministry of Finance
Viljar Kähari, blockchain expert at Eesti Digivara Liit / Kähari legal
Prashanth Balasubramanian, CEO & CTO – Striga
Marko Kairjak, PhD., Partner at Ellex Estonia
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:00
Panel discussions: “Unified Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (EGRC).“
Christos Ttiniozou, iSPIRAL Founder and Managing Director
Dejan Davidovic, Kriptomat group COO
Heili Veskimeister, Head of Compliance & MLRO at Lightyear
Sven Kivvistik, Director of Compliance at SwissBorg
12:00 – 12:30
“How is financial sector and VASP’s affected by sanctions imposed after Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine?“
Laura Aus, Deputy Head at Estonia Financial Intelligence Unit
12:30 – 13:30
13:30 – 14:00
Presentation: “The new EU regulation – Markets in Crypto-Asset (MiCA).”
Anneli Krunks, Senior Associate at Ellex Estonia
14:00 – 15:00
Open Discussions: “Practical Implementation of External and Internal Audits for VASP’s”
Märt-Martin Arengu, President of the Estonian Auditors’ Association
Viljar Alnek, Head of Risk Consulting at KPMG Baltics
Liina Tamm, Auditor and Chief Accountant at Audit Advisory
Raido Saar, President of Estonian Web3 Chamber
15:00 – 16:00
Open Discussions / Q&A / Summary
End of seminar
On-site Ticket 249€ + VAT
* The price includes lunch buffet and coffee breaks.
On-line Ticket 199€ + VAT
*Discount 10% upon registration from one paying agency.
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