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Thursday, June 18
 

8:30am +07

Registration & Welcome Coffee
Thursday June 18, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am +07

9:00am +07

Conference Chairman’s Welcome Remarks
Thursday June 18, 2020 9:00am - 9:10am +07

9:10am +07

Reviewing the Regional Enterprise Risks Outlook: Understanding the Geopolitical and Economic Challenges
A few general elections, trade wars, Iran-US tensions, Brexit and the threat of a looming global pandemic of Covid-19 complicates the risk outlook for enterprises leaders.

Added to the climate activism and terrorism/cybersecurity-related threats and sanctions, the risk portfolio has increased the pressures on enterprises and have put them on direct public scrutiny and sustainability.

What is the regional risk outlook ahead for 2020 - 21? How are enterprises planning to mitigate their risks more effectively?

•    Reviewing the geopolitical and economic developments in the region
•    Assessing current risk profiles and predicting from trends
•    Technology-assisted risk profiling and best practices

Thursday June 18, 2020 9:10am - 9:35am +07

9:35am +07

How to Create a Sustaining Culture of Long-term Trust and Credible Governance for Stakeholders
To ensure long-term sustainable corporate performance, organizations vie to build trust by showcasing strong governance and credible and transparent reporting structures. Building a culture of trust, with all stakeholder with a focus on ethics, goes a long way in creating a differentiated business value.

What are the hurdles in creating the governance structures and transparent practices? What impacts could a solid GRC practice have on enterprises?

•    How do enterprises determine the parameters of a holistic and robust GRC framework while aligning to business goals?
•    How should enterprises balance risk appetites while ensuring strong governance and compliance?
•    Building the culture of trust: developing and incorporating whistle blowing policies

Thursday June 18, 2020 9:35am - 10:10am +07

10:10am +07

Integrating Intelligent Automation for Efficient GRC Processes
Often GRC processes can be cumbersome and manual. Using cognitive technologies including ML/AI with real-time analytical capabilities can help organisations automate their GRC processes which lead to increased productivity.

What are the latest developments in these cognitive technologies?

Thursday June 18, 2020 10:10am - 10:30am +07

10:30am +07

Networking Break
Thursday June 18, 2020 10:30am - 11:00am +07

11:00am +07

Supercharging Data Governance and Compliance Strategies: Safeguarding Against Regulatory Changes
Explore the latest technologies that can help organisations empower and manage their data more holistically.

Thursday June 18, 2020 11:00am - 11:20am +07

11:20am +07

Demystifying Business Continuity Planning (BCP): Efficient Disaster Recovery Strategies
No one predicted a black swan event like COVID-19. Organisations are put to the test with their BCP readiness. How are some of the major catastrophic events have forced finance executives to develop long-term BCP strategies? What can organisations do to ensure their BCP plans are optimal and stand up to stress testing?

•    Planning for a long-term disaster recovery planning and aiming to reduce deeper business disruptions
•    How to revisit and revise BCPs
•    Best practices and case studies

Thursday June 18, 2020 11:20am - 11:45am +07

11:45am +07

Financial Crimes: How Effective and Holistic Controls Prevent Credibility Erosion
In a connected digital economy, eKYC and stringent AML processes help enterprises navigate through debilitating sanctions and TF exposure. But how challenging is it to incorporate the oversights in a fast-paced, digitally empowered financial system?

•    The overview of changing landscape of financial crime and sanctions portfolio
•    Increased complexities with digital tax and transactions
•    Cross border operations and the porous regulatory financial controls: what are the best practices

Thursday June 18, 2020 11:45am - 12:10pm +07

12:10pm +07

Compliance Agility within Cross-border Regulatory Systems: Creating Partnerships and Collaborative Due-Diligence Systems
Enterprises, while operating in cross-border domains, require agility in adapting to the differing standards of regulatory compliance.

What are the hurdles in exercising due diligence in the new territory to avoid loss of revenue, trust & reputation? What are some of the best practices in developing an optimal compliance framework, while ensuring cost efficiencies?

•    Why do regional regulators allow differing compliance requirements?
•    Listing the challenges in navigating through differing regulatory requirements
•    Devising an optimal framework and minimise costly errors

Thursday June 18, 2020 12:10pm - 12:35pm +07

12:10pm +07

Compliance Agility within Cross-border Regulatory Systems: Creating Partnerships and Collaborative Due-Diligence Systems
Enterprises, while operating in cross-border domains, require agility in adapting to the differing standards of regulatory compliance.

What are the hurdles in exercising due diligence in the new territory to avoid loss of revenue, trust & reputation? What are some of the best practices in developing an optimal compliance framework, while ensuring cost efficiencies?

•    Why do regional regulators allow differing compliance requirements?
•    Listing the challenges in navigating through differing regulatory requirements
•    Devising an optimal framework and minimise costly errors

Thursday June 18, 2020 12:10pm - 12:35pm +07

12:35pm +07

12:55pm +07

Business Networking Lunch
Thursday June 18, 2020 12:55pm - 2:00pm +07

2:00pm +07

Integrated Risk Management Solutions to Increase the Operational Resilience: New Techniques
Reviewing operational risks and what are some integrated risk management solutions to increase your organisation’s resilience.

Thursday June 18, 2020 2:00pm - 2:20pm +07

2:20pm +07

Managing Financial Technology and Cybersecurity Risks: Threat Perception and Response Mechanisms
In addition to costly financial technology obsolescence, senior executives need to tread a measured middle path of approaching too much openness in their operations vs. exposing the operations systems to costly cyber-attacks.

•    Block chain, AI and fintech: sealed and secure approaches?
•    How to devise a long-term technology obsolescent policy in acquiring, integrating and training in technology?
• Predicting technology trends and planning for agile response systems: cost and resource management

Thursday June 18, 2020 2:20pm - 2:45pm +07

2:45pm +07

Data as the Lifeline for Enterprises: How to Safeguard and Enhance Governance
With the rise of digitalisation and stringent laws governing data privacy such as PDPA & GDPR, the most valuable asset, data needs to have a comprehensive governance structure along with redundancy measures for protection.

•    How ignoring PDPA & GDPR regulations could impact and alter enterprise viability
•    Regional outlook on data governance, security and protection framework
• Trend analysis on data governance: have we seen the end or is it the beginning

Thursday June 18, 2020 2:45pm - 3:20pm +07

3:20pm +07

Revitalizing Enterprise Cyber Posturing and Defence Capabilities
From onprem storage systems to cloud and web/app-based exposure, enterprises are now needing a comprehensive end-to-end cybersecurity preparedness. What are the solutions that could be considered for protecting enterprise cyber/digital assets?

Thursday June 18, 2020 3:20pm - 3:40pm +07

3:40pm +07

Networking Break
Thursday June 18, 2020 3:40pm - 4:10pm +07

4:10pm +07

Orchestrating Communication Strategies during Crisis: Managing Reputational Challenges
Despite optimal GRC strategies, enterprises do face crisis arising from misuse, violations, sanctions and misdemeanour related situations. How have large enterprises approached the crises and how do they plan their communications to stakeholders?

How do they assure them the business continuity and how do they limit reputational fallout?

•    The ways and means of whistleblowing and info-breach
•    Who is your first line of defence and how to cultivate the relationships
•    Managing stakeholders and devising a cohesive communication plan: foreseeing the future

Thursday June 18, 2020 4:10pm - 4:35pm +07

4:35pm +07

Enhancing the Efficiency of Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Assessment Processes
Enterprises, being disrupted with new wave of transformation such as API economy, outsourcing and more interconnected ecosystems, feel the need to incorporate stringent protocols such as AML and SS strategies for their TPRM frameworks to be effective.

•    Reviewing existing TPRM processes to reduce getting caught in AML/SS risks
•    Identifying the structural weakness of enterprise: stress testing the processes
•    How frequently do enterprises revise their operational preparedness

Thursday June 18, 2020 4:35pm - 5:00pm +07

5:00pm +07

Closing Remarks and End of Day
Thursday June 18, 2020 5:00pm - 5:10pm +07
 
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