AML update incorporating the 5th Directive

Was it really only January that we first held Keeping Crime out of Gambling and Social Responsibility for Gambling Operators? These events were so successful that we had to run them again. Although we have a completely revised agenda it is great to announce that we’ll be welcoming back some speakers. So first up and moderating our morning panel discussion; AML update incorporating the 5th Directive will be David Clifton. He’ll be joined by Isabella Chase from ComplyAdvantage, Jon Duffy from Genting UK and Tim Tyler from the ICA.Keeping Crime out of Gambling

AML update incorporating the 5th Directive.
About David Clifton.

David Clifton - AML update

David is a founding director of Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited. Previously he was a senior partner in London law firm Joelson Wilson for 30 years.

David is renowned for his depth of experience in all aspects of licensing and gambling law, in which he has specialized for nearly 35 years. In turn he advises a broad range of gambling industry clients both throughout the UK and overseas. He has also been a contributing editor for leading textbooks on the subject of gambling law.

Whilst practising as a solicitor, he was for many years top-ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession. Here he was described as “a genuine expert in the field, fantastically dedicated and client-oriented”.

Along with Suzanne Davies, David set up Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited in 2013 to provide practical compliance, regulatory, licensing and gambling law advice to both online and land-based sectors of the gambling industry.

He is a very highly-regarded commentator on the gambling industry, both nationally within the UK and internationally. Because of this he is a much sought after speaker at conferences worldwide. At KnowNow we are delighted to have him ‘on board’ again.

About Isabella Chase.

Isabella Chase ComplyAdvantage

Isabella Chase is the Financial Crime Writer at the Regulatory Technology (RegTech) company, ComplyAdvantage.Her writing covers a wide range of financial crime and compliance topics, with a special focus on the threats presented by emerging technologies. She is well-known in the FinTech compliance community through her weekly blog, ComplyAnalysis, which is read by over 1200 compliance professionals each week.

Before joining ComplyAdvantage, Isabella worked at the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on terrorist financing research, whilst finishing her Master’s degree in Intelligence and International Security at King’s College London.
About Jon Duffy.


Job Duffy Genting UKJon is responsible for the Internal Audit, Compliance, Security, Surveillance, Anti-Money Laundering and Responsible Gambling Departments.  He has worked at Genting UK since 2006 when they bought Stanley Leisure.

His previous positions have included Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer.  Jon holds diplomas in both Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime prevention, he is a member of the Audit Committee for Genting UK and a Director of the National Casino Forum (NCF), the Casino Industry trade body.

About Tim Tyler.

Tim Tyler. ICA. AML update

Tim joined the ICT from the Gambling Commission where, as AML lead, he was responsible for all aspects of AML regulatory and supervisory activity. Before this he spent thirty years in UK Law Enforcement, spanning the police, Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and National Crime Agency (NCA).

During this time he headed a number of functions including the Proceeds of Crime Operational Command within SOCA. This focused on financial investigation, asset recovery and money laundering.  His other roles included oversight of the UK’s  INTERPOL & EUROPOL central bureaus. He also worked with the Serious Fraud Office in the investigation of complex fraud.

Countering the threat of money laundering has been a recurrent theme throughout Tim’s career. He has established money laundering investigation teams across the UK. Plus he has developed innovative tactics to counter the threat, and has worked with multiple domestic and international partners to track and eliminate laundering at its source. The understanding and specialist skills he developed over this time, combine with his senior manager experience as supervisor, ensure that Tim is able to offer significant insight and practical expertise as a trainer.

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