ECONOMIC CRIME CONGRESS EARLY BIRD TICKETS

Economic Crime Congress 2024
Working together for a safer tomorrow
The Economic Crime Congress is shaping up to be a fantastic day. We have some brilliant speakers joining us for the plenary and interactive discussions, looking at topics we know are high on your agenda – such as the threats and opportunities of AI in economic crime; regulatory change and scrutiny; and making sure you’re ready for the APP reimbursement requirement coming into force in October.
Economic Crime Congress 2024
Working together for a safer tomorrow
Industry experts will bring to life the harms and impact of economic crime and discuss what needs to be done to build a better society and community, domestically and globally.
Key topics include:

- Tackling economic crime: A view from the top
- The international economic crime landscape
- The threats and opportunities of AI in economic crime, and more.
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Testimonials
Dr Elisabeth Carter, Associate Professor of Criminology and Forensic Linguist, Kingston University London
“It felt lively and inclusive and full of charge and great dynamic between panellists, and we worked seamlessly together in delivering powerful messages to the audience."
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Testimonials
Kate Fitzgerald, Head of PSR policy, Payment Systems Regulator (PSR)
“I enjoyed the panel, and the other sessions that I managed to catch. A very well run and worthwhile event.”
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Geraldine Fleming, United for Wildlife, Financial Taskforce Manager
“Thanks to all of you for a lively and thought-provoking conversation” “… thanks…for the opportunity to participate and for raising this flag on the Real Cost of IWT [Illegal wildlife trade] – it has given me much food for thought.”
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Webinar
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Key Takeaways from the 2023 Fraud Data

The Congress overview

The UK Finance and financial sector flagship event for Economic Crime, the Economic Crime Congress 2024, will be held this year on Thursday 12 December at the iconic Business Design Centre in London.

The overarching theme of the day will be to bring to life the harms and impact of economic crime, and through sessions and insights from our expert speakers, discuss what needs to be done to build a better society and community, domestically and globally.

Early bird pricing

Book by 12 September to make sure you don’t miss out on the discounted price. 

  • Member Ticket -  £350.00
  • Non-Member Ticket - £495.00

Law enforcement, third and public sector

If you work in law enforcement, the third or public sector and are interested in attending, you may be eligible for a concessionary rate. Contact us for further information.

The Congress key topics

This year our agenda will be packed with plenary discussions, exhibition and networking opportunities. It will focus on topics we know are high on people’s agendas such as:

  • Tackling economic crime: A view from the top
  • Mitigating against the harms caused online
  • Money Mules: Tackling the harms and exploitation caused by the threat

Take a look at the agenda to find out about all the topics we’ll be covering on the day.

Don't pass up this fantastic opportunity to network in person with your peers and hear from an exceptional line up of speakers on 12 December at the Business Design Centre in London. We look forward to seeing you on the day and we hope you can stay for the Networking Drinks reception at 5pm.

Confirmed organisations attending 2024

  • Barclays Plc
  • Pay.UK
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NatWest Group Plc
  • National Economic Crime Centre (NECC)
  • Home Office
  • City of London Police
  • National Crime Agency (NCA)
  • HM Treasury
  • Metropolitan Police

Sponsorship opportunities

If you would like to support the Economic Crime Congress or are interested in speaking or exhibiting please contact Darren Jeyasingam.​​​​ For more information about supporting our 2024 event, please contact our associate membership team here.

Hugh Hurley

Hugh Hurley

CEO, Gumtree

Hugh Hurley is CEO at Gumtree, the UK’s leading local trading platform dedicated to making ‘Good Finds’ happen. In his role, Hugh has taken Gumtree fr...

Hugh Hurley is CEO at Gumtree, the UK’s leading local trading platform dedicated to making ‘Good Finds’ happen. In his role, Hugh has taken Gumtree from a subsidiary of eBay to a fully standalone business focused on building a sustainable future with community and safety at its heart. Hugh’s previous experience includes managing the De Beers’ group second hand diamond jewellery business in the US and also scaling operations at Spotahome, the Spanish medium term rental business. In all these roles Hugh has been focused on driving trust – in both the platform and users, recognising this is a critical part of any successful marketplace.

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Kate Frankish

Kate Frankish

Chief Business Development Officer, Pay.UK at Pay.UK

Kate has worked in financial services for over 20 years. Through a number of diverse roles in marketing, product development, technology and payments,...

Kate has worked in financial services for over 20 years. Through a number of diverse roles in marketing, product development, technology and payments, the common thread for Kate is the delivery of great end user journeys and solutions. Kate has a very strong focus on innovation, driven by consumer demand and global market movements. Kate actively works with Fintech companies and this has given her further insight into the types of problems that end users experience and how to go about providing relevant and meaningful solutions. Kate now leads the Business Development function at Pay.UK with the purpose to power payments, champion innovation and give the UK choice in how it pays.

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Nick Sharp

Nick Sharp

Deputy Director, National Economic Crime Centre

Nick Sharp has worked in the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) within the National Crime Agency since October 2023. Nick is the Deputy Director fo...

Nick Sharp has worked in the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) within the National Crime Agency since October 2023. Nick is the Deputy Director for Fraud and heads up the cross-system, operational response to tackling fraud against individuals and businesses. Prior to joining the NECC, Nick worked in HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for 17 years, 14 of which he spent combating serious and organised criminal attacks on the tax system in either HMRC’s intelligence or investigation divisions. His most recent post was as Deputy Director of Economic Crime where he led HMRC’s anti-money laundering and financial investigation teams. 

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Shahmeem Purdasy

Shahmeem Purdasy

Head of the Line 1 Financial Crime Advisory Team, Virgin Money

I am the Head of the Line 1 FC Advisory Team at Virgin Money. I have over 23 years of Financial Crime Compliance experience in advisory, supervision, ...

I am the Head of the Line 1 FC Advisory Team at Virgin Money. I have over 23 years of Financial Crime Compliance experience in advisory, supervision, enforcement, policy development and legislative drafting, acquired through a variety of roles in both a private sector and governmental setting. I have the industry Diploma in Money Laundering (ICA) and I am a (former) Financial Action Task Force Assessor (on behalf of the UK). I am a Barrister and a New York Attorney.

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Adrian Searle

Adrian Searle

Director, NECC

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes

Fraud Prevention SME, Feedzai

Part of the Feedzai Product Strategy team, Dan collaborates closely with banks worldwide and supports them to understand the range of fraud prevention...

Part of the Feedzai Product Strategy team, Dan collaborates closely with banks worldwide and supports them to understand the range of fraud prevention and detection capabilities offered by Feedzai. He focuses on aligning the company product strategy with the direction of the future market, ensuring that Feedzai stays ahead of the curve.

In addition to working directly with clients, Dan also plays a crucial role in enabling other teams within Feedzai to provide exceptional customer service and results. He is a thought leader within the industry, frequently authoring white papers and blogs, speaking with press and analysts, and appearing on stage at various events across the globe.

Before joining Feedzai, Dan served as the Director of Solutions at LexisNexis Risk Solutions and held various fraud-related positions at Lloyds Banking Group UK. In these roles, he leveraged the latest digital fraud technology to protect the bank's online and mobile users, demonstrating his extensive expertise in the field.

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David Postings

David Postings

Chief Executive, UK Finance

David has worked in financial services for over 40 years. At Barclays he worked for three Group chairmen, helped set up Large Corporate Banking, had w...

David has worked in financial services for over 40 years. At Barclays he worked for three Group chairmen, helped set up Large Corporate Banking, had wide experience in SME and consumer banking and ran the Group’s IT and operations function. David subsequently led Commercial Banking for Lloyds Bank, then was chief executive of Cattles PLC (a consumer finance and invoice finance business) before joining Moneycorp (an independent FX provider) as CEO. Before joining UK Finance David spent eight years at Bibby Financial Services as the chief executive.

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Ben Donaldson

Ben Donaldson

Managing Director, Economic Crime, UK Finance

Ben Donaldson OBE is our Managing Director for Economic Crime. His teams work on behalf of our members across fraud, financial crime, sanctions, and e...

Ben Donaldson OBE is our Managing Director for Economic Crime. His teams work on behalf of our members across fraud, financial crime, sanctions, and export controls. The UK Finance Economic Crime team provides traditional trade association services to our members, but also a range of operational services. The blend of the services we provide enables us to work in collaboration with our members, other sectors, government, regulators and law enforcement to protect society and the economy by reducing economic crime. 

Prior to joining UK Finance, Ben spent 23 years working for the UK Government in Defence and Foreign Affairs. In 2015, he was awarded an OBE for services to Defence.

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Sarah Boon

Sarah Boon

Managing Director, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy, UK Finance

Sarah is Managing Director of Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy and is responsible for the overall strategy and delivery of UK Finance’s external...

Sarah is Managing Director of Corporate Affairs and Strategic Policy and is responsible for the overall strategy and delivery of UK Finance’s external activity including press and campaigns, UK and international advocacy, regulatory policy, sustainability policy, content, design and marketing.

Prior to joining UK Finance, Sarah was Director of Media Relations at London Stock Exchange Group and has worked across a range of corporate affairs and policy disciplines at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Bank of England, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Association of British Insurers. She also worked as press secretary to Andrew Bailey as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, acting as his Special Adviser when he then became the FCA’s Chief Executive.

Sarah is also a trustee of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Nina Kerkez

Nina Kerkez

Senior Director, Market Planning, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Nina Kerkez is a part of the Consulting team with LexisNexis Risk Solutions. From her base in London, Nina leads our consulting group across Financial...

Nina Kerkez is a part of the Consulting team with LexisNexis Risk Solutions. From her base in London, Nina leads our consulting group across Financial Crime, Fraud and Analytics for our UK and Ireland business.  

Nina has started her career in business-to-business marketing, eventually transitioning her talents to technology product development. She specializes in go-to-market strategies and new product development for the risk and compliance sector with attention toward know your customer (KYC) efforts, for the last eight years.

Nina takes a customer-centric approach to strategy and product development, believing that a company’s customers is at the forefront of any business. She is adept at working for and advising complex global organizations on risk and compliance issues to deliver true business benefits.

Nina holds an Executive MBA from Cass Business School, as well as Bachelor and Master degrees in International Business. She is a Serbian native, and speaks fluent Spanish, colloquial French and has a basic knowledge of Russian and Italian, in addition to her native Serbian language.

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Iggy Azad

Iggy Azad

Senior Director, Coinbase London

Iggy Azad is a Senior Director at Coinbase, where he leads a team of investigators focused on targeting illicit crypto activity, ranging from fraud to...

Iggy Azad is a Senior Director at Coinbase, where he leads a team of investigators focused on targeting illicit crypto activity, ranging from fraud to terrorist financing. With 20 years of experience in the Met. Police in London, Iggy has worked in various roles, investigating crimes such as domestic violence, gang crime, drugs supply, cybercrime, money laundering, and fraud. Since joining Coinbase in 2019, he has risen to the position of Senior Director, overseeing investigations and intelligence while also managing law enforcement relations. Iggy has presented at many international conferences and serves as a board member for the ACAMS UK chapter.

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Nick Perkins

Nick Perkins

Director of Fraud Prevention, NatWest Group

Nick Perkins is currently Director of Fraud Prevention for NatWest Group, responsible for designing and delivering the Fraud prevention, detection and...

Nick Perkins is currently Director of Fraud Prevention for NatWest Group, responsible for designing and delivering the Fraud prevention, detection and response strategy for the Bank, whilst helping drive societal change at industry level. He has over 25 years’ experience gained working globally across the Financial Services sector from Investment Banking and Markets to Retail, Commercial and Branch banking.

Nick joined NatWest in 2005 and since then has taken on a number of roles within the Group including Director of EC Solutions, responsible for delivering key components of RBS’ State Aid Obligations, COO for Non Core Division involved in winding down businesses and exiting non core markets and loan portfolios as part of RBS’ restructuring and implementation of the Asset Protection Scheme as part of RBS’ bail-out.  He has also been involved in the execution of a number of major change programmes across the Group.

Prior to joining the Bank, Nick was consulting for Accenture for over 10 years managing complex and wide-ranging programmes to support global investment banks.

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Adam Speakman

Adam Speakman

Head of Consumer Relationships Fraud Systems & Controls, Lloyd's Banking Group

Adam joined Lloyds Banking Group in January 2022 as Head of Consumer Servicing Fraud Systems & Controls. Prior to this, Adam has held a numbe...

Adam joined Lloyds Banking Group in January 2022 as Head of Consumer Servicing Fraud Systems & Controls. Prior to this, Adam has held a number of senior roles in other financial institutions.

Adam has extensive experience from a career in fraud prevention spanning over 20 years. He has worked within fraud prevention at two other tier 1 banks and most recently as Head of fraud for 7 years at a challenger bank.

He has provided representation at key industry forums including UK Finance and is currently the chair of the Money Mule cross industry Working Group.

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Liz Ziegler

Liz Ziegler

Consumer Fraud & Financial Crime Director, Lloyds Banking Group

Liz is the Consumer Fraud & Financial Crime Director for Lloyds Banking Group.  She has held a number of senior roles in Lloyds Banking Gro...

Liz is the Consumer Fraud & Financial Crime Director for Lloyds Banking Group. 

She has held a number of senior roles in Lloyds Banking Group, mainly in retail banking, across credit cards, customer services, transformation as well as integrations & divestments. 

Earlier in her career Liz worked for the Group in a number of jurisdictions including the Spain, the Channel Islands, Switzerland and Australia. 

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Aminah Samad

Aminah Samad

Director, Economic Crime, UK Finance

She specialises in delivering policy and advocacy on behalf of members, leading on UK Finance's domestic anti-money laundering offering and wider econ...

She specialises in delivering policy and advocacy on behalf of members, leading on UK Finance's domestic anti-money laundering offering and wider economic crime reform matters. She leads on anti-money laundering related regulatory and legislative projects, oversees the Money Laundering Advisory Panel and provides support on strategic issues within the wider economic crime reform programme. 

Prior to UK Finance, Aminah worked as consultant at KPMG within the financial crime department. She specialised in providing advisory, investigation and analytical services within AML and sanctions to global financial services clients.

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Julie Carruthers

Julie Carruthers

Managing Director, UK Finance

Julie joined UK Finance in March 2020 as Managing Director, Major Projects. Reporting to the CEO as part of the Executive leadership team she is respo...

Julie joined UK Finance in March 2020 as Managing Director, Major Projects. Reporting to the CEO as part of the Executive leadership team she is responsible for leading the delivery and execution of mission critical, high profile, large scale industry projects.

Prior to UK Finance, Julie was Global Head of Operations and Chief of Staff at TP Icap. Spanning a 30 year career, Julie has held a number of senior roles delivering and implementing large scale strategic projects and organisational transformation programmes across operations and technology. Julie spent the earlier part of her career in roles at Deutsche Bank, Nikko Europe and UBS. Julie is also a Trustee of Leadership through Sport and Business and Futures for Kids.   

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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions

With our unique approach to data, insight, and analysis enables our customers to uncover complex risks, identify hidden opportunities and see what oth...

With our unique approach to data, insight, and analysis enables our customers to uncover complex risks, identify hidden opportunities and see what others can’t see, helping them to make smarter, more-timely decisions, with greater clarity.

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions helps many of the world’s most recognisable financial brands to cut through the noise and see what matters when assessing complex fraud and identity verification challenges or navigating the complexity of KYC, AML, and other CDD screening processes.

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Feedzai

Feedzai

Feedzai is the world’s first RiskOps platform, and the market leader in safeguarding global commerce with today’s most advanced cloud-based risk manag...

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Feedzai is securing the transition to a cashless world while enabling digital trust in every transaction and payment type. 
 
The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers trust Feedzai to protect trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving the customer experience for everyday users, without compromising privacy.  With a valuation of +$1.5B, the company’s technology protects 900 million people in 190 countries. For more information, visit feedzai.com.

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ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage is a leading source of AI-driven financial crime risk data and fraud detection technology. ComplyAdvantage’s mission is to neutralize ...

ComplyAdvantage is a leading source of AI-driven financial crime risk data and fraud detection technology. ComplyAdvantage’s mission is to neutralize the risk of money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, and other financial crimes. More than 1,000 enterprises in 75 countries rely on ComplyAdvantage to understand the risk of who they’re doing business with through the world’s only global, real-time database of people and companies. 

ComplyAdvantage has five global hubs in New York, London, Singapore, Cluj-Napoca, and Lisbon and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Goldman Sachs, Ontario Teachers, Index Ventures, and Balderton Capital. Learn more at complyadvantage.com.

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PA Consulting

PA Consulting

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies, and innovation collide, we create opportunity...

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. 

As strategies, technologies, and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results. We are over 4,000 strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers, and technologists. And we have deep expertise in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. 

Our teams operate globally from offices across the UK, Ireland, US, Nordics, and Netherlands. 

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

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CIFAS

CIFAS

Cifas leads the fight against fraud and financial crime by sharing data, intelligence and learning. Hundreds of organisations drawn from all sectors, ...

Cifas leads the fight against fraud and financial crime by sharing data, intelligence and learning. Hundreds of organisations drawn from all sectors, work together with Cifas to stop fraud and financial crime. 

For 35 years, Cifas has facilitated the sharing of trusted fraud risk data of unparalleled depth and diversity; hosting the largest databases of fraud risk in the UK. 

Cifas provides dynamic intelligence and cutting edge fraud prevention tools to understand the threat landscape and strengthen organisations response to fraud and financial crime.  

They deliver accredited education and trusted training for organisations and individuals. 

Cifas will always be there to seek out and stop fraud and financial crime. When organisations join Cifas, they join the most effective defence against fraud and financial crime in the UK. 

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ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage is the financial industry's leading source of AI-driven financial crime risk data and detection technology. ComplyAdvantage's mission ...

ComplyAdvantage is the financial industry's leading source of AI-driven financial crime risk data and detection technology. ComplyAdvantage's mission is to neutralize the risk of money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, and other financial crime. More than 1000 companies rely on ComplyAdvantage to understand the risk of who they're doing business with through the world's only global, real-time database of people and companies. The company identifies thousands of risk events daily from millions of structured and unstructured data points.

ComplyAdvantage has four global hubs in New York, London, Singapore, and Cluj-Napoca and is backed by Goldman Sachs, Ontario Teachers, Index Ventures, and Balderton Capital. Learn more at complyadvantage.com.

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DCM Operations

DCM Operations

DCM provide rapid response services and business outsourcing to prevent Financial Crime and manage operational demand. We offer deep domain expertise,...

DCM provide rapid response services and business outsourcing to prevent Financial Crime and manage operational demand. We offer deep domain expertise, fast response, scalability, and continuity of trusted teams.

We operate three business divisions to support the unique needs of our customers:

Managed services – supporting client on-boarding, periodic and on-going reviews, and complex remediation 

Advisory – full spectrum support covering; Financial Crime Control assessments, policy and Framework build, AML & Safeguarding Audits, Regulatory gap assessments & investigations 

Standby Service - quick intervention with maximum flexibility - rapid response deployment of our operational taskforce to assist with urgent needs or unexpected events (BAU surges, Backlog clearance or volume spike cover).

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The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU)

The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU)

The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU) is a unique proactive police unit, with a national remit, formed as a partnership between UK Finance...

The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU) is a unique proactive police unit, with a national remit, formed as a partnership between UK Finance, the City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police together with the Home Office.

It is fully sponsored by the banking and finance industry, with an ongoing brief to investigate, target and, where appropriate, arrest and seek successful prosecution of offenders responsible for card, cheque and payment fraud crimes.

It is headed up by a Detective Chief Inspector and comprises officers from the Metropolitan and City of London police forces who work alongside banking industry fraud investigators and colleagues.

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Digital Marketplace

Digital Marketplace

UK Finance’s Digital Marketplace features, from a number of select organisations, certain products and services that offer solutions to the chall...

UK Finance’s Digital Marketplace features, from a number of select organisations, certain products and services that offer solutions to the challenges our members face, or which may be of interest more generally.

Membership of UK Finance offers members access to these products and services, many of which have favourable rates. Some of the products and services listed are only available exclusively to UK Finance members.

UK Finance has worked on behalf of our members to secure these benefits to save your organisation time, money, and resources.

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Don't Be Fooled

Don't Be Fooled

Don’t Be Fooled is a collaboration between UK Finance and Cifas. It aims to inform students and young people about the risks of giving out their bank ...

Don’t Be Fooled is a collaboration between UK Finance and Cifas. It aims to inform students and young people about the risks of giving out their bank details, and deter them from becoming money mules.

As part of the campaign, we recently worked with education specialists iChild to create a free education resource pack for primary and secondary school pupils to educate about the dangers of being a money mule.

The resource pack is available to schools across the country and contain positive messages on how pupils can stay safe online and in person, protect their financial privacy, friends and family.

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Feedzai

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Feedzai is securing the transition to a cashless world while enabling digital trust in every transaction and payment type. 
 
The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers trust Feedzai to protect trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving the customer experience for everyday users, without compromising privacy.  With a valuation of +$1.5B, the company’s technology protects 900 million people in 190 countries. For more information, visit feedzai.com.

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FORM3

FORM3

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At Form3, the introduction of our APP Fraud Prevention solution is transforming the landscape of account-to-account payments. This solution ensures every transaction whether inbound or outbound is comprehensively managed to prevent financial crime, placing control firmly back in the hands of businesses.

Established in 2016, Form3 challenges the conventional payment infrastructure with our robust, always-on, cloud-native, Payments-as-a-Service platform. Our offering goes beyond traditional gateway services to include comprehensive fraud prevention, sophisticated payment orchestration, and in-depth data metrics. As a trusted partner to prominent Tier 1 banks and the fastest-growing fintechs in the UK and Europe, Form3 is committed to enhancing your critical payments architecture. Discover how at www.form3.tech/fraud

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions helps many of the world’s most recognisable financial brands to cut through the noise and see what matters when assessing complex fraud and identity verification challenges or navigating the complexity of KYC, AML, and other CDD screening processes. 

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Smartnumbers

Smartnumbers

We help companies in the fight against fraud. Our solutions help protect organisations from downstream fraud by ensuring the contact centre stays sec...

We help companies in the fight against fraud.

Our solutions help protect organisations from downstream fraud by ensuring the contact centre stays secure. 

Our cloud-based AI-powered platform - Smartnumbers Protect - analyses call signalling data, caller behaviour and data on known fraudsters shared by our customers to assign a risk rating to incoming calls. This helps contact centres prevent downstream fraud and improve customer experience for genuine callers.

Through the Smartnumbers Consortium, our community of customers and partners share intelligence in real time on the fraudsters they know. Organisations are also able to connect and collaborate through Smartnumbers Consortium events

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Synectics Solutions

Synectics Solutions

Synectics Solutions creates bespoke solutions which mitigate financial and identity fraud with outstanding effectiveness.  For over 30 years...

Synectics Solutions creates bespoke solutions which mitigate financial and identity fraud with outstanding effectiveness.  

For over 30 years, it has championed the use of syndicated data across the private and public sectors to prevent crime, appropriately manage risk, better understand customers, and promote financial inclusion.  

Tier 1 banks, leading insurers, fintechs and the Cabinet Office trust Synectics Solutions’ award-winning services, which have prevented fraud losses surpassing five billion pounds.    

Synectics Solutions wins many accolades for its pioneering work, including the European Insurance Technology awards and European/UK FinTech awards. In addition, its people are proud contributors to local charities and initiatives. 

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Take Five is a national campaign that offers straight-forward and impartial advice to help everyone protect themselves from preventable financial fraud. This includes email deception and phone-based scams as well as online fraud – particularly where criminals impersonate trusted organisations.

Led by UK Finance, the campaign is delivered with and through a range of partners in the UK payments industry, financial services firms, law enforcement agencies, telecommunication providers, commercial, public and third sector organisations.

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UK Finance

UK Finance

UK Finance delivers an extensive programme of events and training courses covering the latest developments in finance and banking. Explore a dive...

UK Finance delivers an extensive programme of events and training courses covering the latest developments in finance and banking. 

Explore a diverse range of topics designed to advance your career and broaden your knowledge. Stay informed on regulatory updates to ensure you’re up to date with the latest developments.  

Online learning
UK Finance delivers an exciting and extensive programme of digital training throughout the year. Our Learning Hub offers a range of award-winning eLearning content and hosts our in-depth Invoice Finance and Asset based Lending certification programme.

In-house training solutions
We can unlock the full potential of your team with our tailored in-house training solutions. Whether you are seeking to upskill your team, enhance productivity or foster a culture of continuous learning, we can deliver customised training programs designed to meet your specific needs.

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Decision makers from:

  • Economic Crime
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Finance
  • Payments
  • Financial and Risk
  • Personal Finance
  • Academia
  • Government
  • Technology
  • Law enforcement

Some of our attendees this year:

Accenture (UK) Ltd
Ashurst LLP
Bank Leumi (UK) plc
Banking Circle
Barclays Plc
BP Plc
City of London Corporation
City of London Police
Close Brothers
Danske Bank
Deloitte LLP
DF Capital
Dun & Bradstreet
Enveil
Equiniti Lenvi
Eversheds Sutherland
Experian
Fair Isaac Services Ltd
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Ford Motor Company
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
HM Treasury
Home Office
HSBC UK Bank Plc
Independent Age
Investec Bank Plc
Kroll Advisory Ltd
Landmark Mortgages Limited
Lloyds Banking Group
Metropolitan Police
National Crime Agency (NCA)
National Economic Crime Centre (NECC)
Nationwide Building Society
NatWest Group Plc
Ofcom
PA Consulting Services Ltd
Paragon Banking  Group
Pay.UK
Payments Systems Regulator
Pinsent Masons LLP
Principality Building Society
Reliance Bank Ltd
Riyad Bank
Royal United Services Institute
Sainsbury's Bank plc
Santander UK Plc
Societe Generale
Spring Financial Group Ltd (t/a MQUBE)
Standard Chartered
Starling Bank Limited
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd
SWIFT Ltd
Swift UK & Ireland Ltd
The Children's Society
TLT LLP
TSB Bank
Virgin Money UK Plc
Visa Europe
Walker Morris LLP