Top Indian professional to address money laundering seminar

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Fintelekt CEO Shirish Pathak will make a presentation that will cover the evolution of FIU India from its establishment 12 years ago until today, the operational framework and factors enabling its success.r on 

The seminar on the Recent Global and National Developments in Anti Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism will be held on 27 July at the Cinnamon Lake Side Hotel from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Principal Speaker will be Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya PC (Author of leading text on the Sri Lankan anti money laundering and financial transactions reporting legislation, Former Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and Insurance Board of Sri Lanka).

The panel will be chaired by Asoka de Silva (former Chief Justice of Sri Lanka). Other Speakers/Panellist are Yasantha Kodagoda PC Additional Solicitor General, Kalinga Indatissa PC and Malik Cader Attorney at Law, Former Senior advisor Ministry of Finance and Former Director General Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka

Shirish worked at Gartner, the world’s leading advisory company, for a period of three years from 1997 to 2000 as Regional Manager. In 2006, he established Finsight Media, which published a monthly journal on risk management and compliance. In 2009, he formed SP Media Ltd. (which owns the Fintelekt brand), with a strong focus on research, training and conferences in the areas of risk management, regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering, insurance, banking and technology. In the last few years, Shirish has enabled Fintelekt to carve out a niche for itself within the industry and continues to actively invest his time, energy and capital, in strengthening Fintelekt’s offerings. He considers himself fortunate to enjoy the goodwill and support of senior industry practitioners, regulators and thought leaders.

Fintelekt is focused on research and training for the financial sector, through reports, e-learning, workshops and conferences. We take pride in systematically investing our time and effort so that senior executives from banking, financial services and insurance can get access to unparalleled peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and best practices. The Fintelekt eLearning Course and Certification on Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC) and Combating Financing of Terrorist (CFT) for Front-line and Customer-facing staff working in banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, mutual funds and other reporting entities regulated under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), is the only professional certification of its kind available in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The course has been developed in consultation with Financial Intelligence Unit and other industry experts.