The Networking Conference for
Risk, Compliance and Anti-Fraud Professionals
19-20 | November | 2019
Warsaw // Poland
The Networking Conference for
Risk, Compliance and
Anti-Fraud Professionals
19 - 20  November  2019
Warsaw // Poland
The Conference
The Venue
Media
Testimonials
Our White Paper

We Connect the Risk & Compliance Ecosystem

RiskConnect is the networking conference specifically aimed at the unsung heroes of the payments industry: The risk professionals, compliance officers and anti-fraud experts who routinely ferret out fraudsters and expose dubious businesses.

During the two-day conference on 19 - 20 November 2019, thought leaders and industry experts will gather in Warsaw to discuss the newest challenges facing the industry - and provide hands-on knowledge you can use in your daily work.

RiskConnect is organised by Web Shield, one of the leading on-boarding, underwriting and monitoring solution providers.

Luxury in the Heart of Warsaw

After two years at the Frankfurt airport, RiskConnect needed a breath of fresh air: that’s why this year’s conference is taking place in the luxurious 5-star Sofitel Warsaw Victoria, located in the heart of Warsaw and surrounded by Polish historic and cultural attractions.

We are convinced you won’t be disappointed: We chose the location for its convenient transportation, sightseeing attractions, and high-end standards.

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Enter the code RISK19 in the "more options" section for a discount. Limited offer.

There have been some great speakers, some great topics, it's very interactive. I think that's fantastic and bringing together the risk professionals in the way it is being done here is hugely positive - and I think we should see more of this sort of thing, really

Brian Kinch
Visa

This Organisation and this particular skill that these people have, is one of the most interesting things in speaking I have ever encountered

Carl Bernstein
Pulitzer Prize winning Journalist

RiskConnect is a highly valuable learning and networking opportunity for any risk professional in the financial services industry and payments value chain.

I would recommend RiskConnect to any Acquirer or PSP seeking to stay up to speed in an environment that is constantly evolving and working through regulatory changes.

Chris West
BillPro B.V.

RiskConnect gives us the opportunity to network with banks attending the conference and we receive an update on what is going on in the acquiring industry from various perspectives (Card Schemes, Merchants and the Acquirers).

Sven Breunig
Processing.NET

It is my first time attending RiskConnect, but the friendly atmosphere and the people I have met made me feel at home.

Besides the networking opportunity, what I also enjoyed was the quality of the presentations, packed with useful insights for merchants, acquirers, and payments professionals in general. I will definitely come back next year!

Mirela Ciobanu
The Paypers
White Paper

The Impact of Virtual Addresses on the Money Laundering Risk of Financial Institutions

The use of virtual addresses in connection with shell companies for money  laundering or tax evasion purposes represents a growing phenomenon and has been in the focus of the public eye since the release of the Panama and Paradise Papers.

In this study, Web Shield's CEO and Founder Christian Chmiel summarises the current regulatory situation and analyse a sample of over 53,000 addresses using an early prototype of AdressReveal's methodology.

Read the White Paper and find out more about which jurisdictions are most prone to virtual office use.

Read the White Paper

You can read or download a copy of our White Paper here.

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What Our Attendees Say

RiskConnect is a highly valuable learning and networking opportunity for any risk professional in the financial services industry and payments value chain. I would recommend RiskConnect to any Acquirer or PSP seeking to stay up to speed in an environment that is constantly evolving and working through regulatory changes.
Chris West
BillPro B.V.
As a first time attendee I was pleasantly surprised with the conference! Brilliant content, organisation and networking opportunities with the Who is Who of the processing world.
Jenny Gonzalez
Dating Factory
RiskConnect gives us the opportunity to network with banks attending the conference and we receive an update on what is going on in the acquiring industry from various perspectives (Card Schemes, Merchants and the Acquirers).
Sven Breunig
Processing.NET
A fantastic conference offering deep insight in risk anaysis and its current challenges.
Michał Wołoszański
Wołoszański & Partners Law Firm
It is my first time attending RiskConnect, but the friendly atmosphere and the people I have met made me feel at home. Besides the networking opportunity, what I also enjoyed was the quality of the presentations, packed with useful insights for merchants, acquirers, and payments professionals in general. I will definitely come back next year!
Mirela Ciobanu
The Paypers
The Speakers
Portrait Frederik Obermaier
Frederik Obermaier
Investigative Journalist
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Keynote
Portrait Bastian Obermayer
Bastian Obermayer
Head of the Investigation Department
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Keynote
Portrait C. Steven Baker
Keynote
C. Steven Baker
International Investigations Specialist
Better Business Bureau
Portrait Jonathan Trivelas
Jonathan Trivelas
Director, Customer Compliance and Fraud
Mastercard
Portrait Peter Bayley
Peter Bayley
Global Head of Fraud Strategy and Executive Director Ecosystem Risk, Europe
Visa
Portrait Hans Ulrik Staehr
Hans Ulrik Staehr
CEO
MarketScape
Portrait Iveta Korenciakova
Iveta Korenciakova
Compliance Director
Bankingblocks
Portrait Chris West
Chris West
Director of Acquiring Services
Bankingblocks
Portrait Peter Naessens
Peter Naessens
General Director
Belgian Gaming Commission
Portrait Hubert Rachwalski
Hubert Rachwalski
CEO
Nethone
Portrait Kyle Smith
Kyle Smith
Vice President of Business Development
Ethoca
Portrait Oleg Leonov
Oleg Leonov
Product Risk and Compliance Officer
G2A.COM
Portrait François Côté-Duhamel
François Côté-Duhamel
Investigator
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Portrait Anna Werner
Anna Werner
Consultant
Deloitte RegTech Lab
Portrait Manfred Wandelt
Manfred Wandelt
Senior Manager
Deloitte RegTech Lab
Portrait David Thogmartin
David Thogmartin
Senior Manager
Deloitte
Portrait Christian Chmiel
Christian Chmiel
CEO & Founder
Web Shield
More coming soon...
The Moderators
Portrait Bill Trueman
Bill Trueman
Director
RiskSkill
Portrait Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
‎Payments, Risk & Fraud Director and Specialist
RiskSkill
Portrait Stanley Skoglund
Stanley Skoglund
Co-Founder & Director
Minerva
Portrait Oleg Leonov
Oleg Leonov
Product Risk and Compliance Officer
G2A.COM

Oleg Leonov is a Product Risk and Compliance Officer, responsible for the development and implementation of verification/investigation techniques and solutions within the organization. Oleg covers compliance and risk areas for a payment gateway, which includes over 200 global and local payments methods and hundreds of merchants. Focusing on fraud prevention, KYC procedures and merchant monitoring, all while cooperating with a team of over 100 analysts.

Oleg has worked directly with every aspect of risk and compliance management on the operational level and possesses the detailed awareness of every process. He has a very extensive knowledge in this field and is constantly following emerging payment trends and their potential implications. He is responsible for the company’s regulatory compliance and for the staff awareness of existing threats, as well as maintaining a relationship and staying in contact with regulatory authorities.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
0800
Registration & Coffee
0900
Welcome Note
Christian Chmiel
Web Shield
0915
Keynote
Panama Papers - Investigative Journalism and its Uses for Financial Institutions
Bastian Obermayer
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Frederik Obermaier
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Anti-Money Laundering
Investigation Strategy
1015
Synergies between Web Shield and Deloitte - Our Storyline and Products
Anti-Money Laundering
1045
Networking Break
1130
Jonathan Trivelas
Mastercard
Regulation
1200
Peter Bayley
Visa
Regulation
1230
Panel
Stanley Skoglund
Minerva
Jonathan Trivelas
Mastercard
Peter Bayley
Visa
Frederik Obermaier
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Bastian Obermayer
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Anti-Money Laundering
Regulation
1300
Networking Lunch
1430
TBA
Anti-Money Laundering
1450
TBA
Regulation
1520
Oleg Leonov
G2A.COM
Merchant On-boarding
1540
The Hidden Gamblification of Video Gaming. How Unregulated Gambling Features Must Lead to Higher Revenues
Regulation
1610
Coffee Break
1655
TBA
Education
1725
Panel
Bill Trueman
RiskSkill
Oleg Leonov
G2A.COM
Merchant On-boarding
Regulation
1810
Closing Remarks
Christian Chmiel
Web Shield
1815
End
1900
Networking Cocktails
2000
Gala Dinner
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
0830
Welcome Coffee
0900
Keynote
A Hard Look at Free Trial Offer Frauds: How They Work, How They Get Victim Money, and What Is Being Done
C. Steven Baker
Better Business Bureau
Deceptive Marketing
0945
More Than Meets The Eye
Iveta Korenciakova
Bankingblocks
Chris West
Bankingblocks
Deceptive Marketing
Merchant On-boarding
1015
Kyle Smith
Ethoca
Merchant On-boarding
1045
TBA
Deceptive Marketing
Regulation
1105
Networking Break
1150
Panel
Kevin Smith
RiskSkill
C. Steven Baker
Better Business Bureau
Iveta Korenciakova
Bankingblocks
Chris West
Bankingblocks
Elfriede Sixt
EFRI
Deceptive Marketing
1230
François Côté-Duhamel
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Investigating Cryptocurrencies: From Exchanges to New Technologies.
Regulation
1300
Networking Lunch
1400
Augmented Analytics: Supercharging Fraud Prevention
Hubert Rachwalski
Nethone
Credit Card Fraud
Artificial Intelligence
1420
Hans Ulrik Staehr
MarketScape
Investigation Strategy
1440
David Thogmartin
Deloitte
Connecting the Dots - Risk Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence
1510
TBA
1540
TBA
1610
Closing Remarks
Christian Chmiel
Web Shield
1620
End

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