HEMOLIA Conference and Demonstration Event and 3rd project Workshop with End-users

The 'HEMOLIA Conference and Demonstration Event' was held on February 10-11 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, at the Parliament Palace.  

The host of the event was The National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering – the Financial Intelligence Unit of Romania, FIUR. The event was co-organised by PIAP as the 3rd project Workshop with End-users

The HEMOLIA Conference and Demonstration Event was a new important activity organised in Romania, dedicated to raise awareness on the use of new resources in processing AML/CTF cases by the FIUs and LEAs, as well as to understand the system requirements and selected business solutions and to test the HEMOLIA product itself.                       

The participants were encouraged to discuss and to share the opinions in respect to the future of these innovation and to further steps to be taken for sustaining the implementation of such technologies at EU level for the benefit of the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing.

The event was held in English, French and Romanian languages, the interpretation services being provided.

The workshop gathered over 100 participants, including a strong representation of the European FIUs - Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Serbia.

Event's Agenda:

Day 1 - Monday, February 10, 2014

08.00-08.45   Registration Desk Open

09.00-09.15   Welcome Remarks 

Neculae Plaiasu, President of the National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering, FIU Romania, HEMOLIA Project Leader

09.15-09.45   Introducing HEMOLIA (Hybrid Enhanced Money Laundering Intelligence, Investigation, Incrimination and Alerts) Project

Gideon Hazzani, HEMOLIA Initiator & Coordinator, Verint Systems Ltd 

09.45-10.15   Use of HEMOLIA by the Financial Intelligence Units

Laura Lica-Banu, Head of International Relations Department, National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering, FIU Romania – HEMOLIA Technical Manager

Gabor-Jitariu Sorinel Ionut, Head of Analysis Department, National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering, FIU Romania – HEMOLIA expert

10.15-10.30   Coffee break

10.30-11.00   HEMOLIA Financial Alerts Engine Module, Risk Based Prioritizations handling incoming data flows 

Jose M. Morera, Banking Unit Manager, Aplicaciones en Informática Avanzada, S.L.

Javier Caballero Jurado, Expert, Financial and Insurance Department, Aplicaciones en Informática Avanzada, S.L.

11.00-12.30   Functionality of the HEMOLIA System – general presentation

Shimon Brody, Verint Systems Ltd

12.30-14.00 Lunch break

14.00-15.30   CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 1 – Money laundering and terrorism financing through organized crime groups

Shimon Brody, Verint Systems Ltd

15.30-15.45   Coffee break

15.45-17.15   CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 2 – Money laundering involving proceeds of drug trafficking

Shimon Brody, Verint Systems Ltd

17.15-17.30   Closing remarks for day 1

20.00   Dinner reception

 

Day 2 - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

 

09.30-09.45   Review of the previous day

09.45-10.15   Enrichment of the financial analysis at EU level

Jules Anthonia, FIU.NET Training Coordinator, FIU.NET Bureau

10.15-10.40   HEMOLIA Principles

Paul Lengkeek, Managing Consultant, Capgemini 

10.40-11.00   Coffee break

11.00-11.35   HEMOLIA and access to private sensitive information 

Rob van den Hoven van Genderen, Switch Legal & University of Amsterdam

11.35-12.15   Use of telecom information

Agnieszka Cenzartowicz, ll.m. Emerging Markets Researchers Foundation and University of Wroclaw

Łukasz Oleszkiewicz & Tobis Pawel, ORANGE Polska

Wiesław Jasiński, PIAP & Police Academy of Szczytno, Poland

12.15-13.00   Panel Discussions 

- How can we add value to financial analysis? 

- What steps should be done?

Moderators:

Gideon Hazzani, HEMOLIA Initiator & Coordinator, Verint Systems Ltd

Laura Lica-Banu, Head of International Relations Department, National Office for Prevention and Control of Money Laundering, FIU Romania – HEMOLIA Technical Manager

Rob van den Hoven van Genderen, Switch Legal & University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

13.00-14.30   Lunch break

14.30   Closing of the event

 

In cooperation with Emerging Markets Researchers Foundation

 EMR