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BVIACO Hosts Successful 5th Annual Compliance Conference

03 Dec, 2021 | View Counts (229) |Return|


The BVI Association of Compliance Officers and Practitioners (the ‘BVIACO’) hosted its 5th Annual Compliance Conference over the course of two (2) days on 1-2 December 2021. 

The conference was entirely virtual bringing together notable industry experts and practitioners, both locally, regionally, and internationally, who spoke on relevant topics, emerging issues, and provided updates on recent developments within the sphere of compliance and the financial services industry.

The conference flowed seamlessly and symmetrically highlighting the importance of Compliance Officers and Practitioners to the ongoing fight against money laundering and other illicit crimes and business practices.

The BVI Association of Compliance Officers and Practitioners was humbled by the resounding success of the conference, and the support of its members, and so many industry and Compliance professionals who were in attendance. We extend thanks to our:

  • Day 1 host, BVIACO Legal Chair, Adenike Sicard and
  • Day 2 host and panel moderator, BVIACO Education Chair, Stacyann Shaw Goodridge,
  • Panelists; BVIACO Chair T’sa James-Hodge, BVIACO Secretary Lesia Grazette, and BVIACO Legal Chair Adenike Sicard.

A special thanks extended to all the speakers who presented on relevant topics and delivered intriguing and insightful content:

  • Fareda Sands, Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd. (Bahamas)
  • LaNishka McSweeney supported by Kristin Burt, EY Cayman Ltd. (Cayman Islands)
  • Sandra EdunWatler, Mourant Governance Services (Cayman Islands)
  • Stacyann Shaw Goodridge, TMF (Cayman) Ltd. (Cayman Islands)
  • Simone Martin, Ignus Solutions Limited (Anguilla)
  • Ruben Delfini supported by Ernesto Trespalacios, Lexis Nexis (USA)
  • Dalan Vanterpool, DV Global Group
  • Dwyane Thomas, BVI Financial Investigation Agency
  • Glenford Malone, BVI Financial Services Commission

A resounding expression of gratitude to our sponsors who made the event possible:

  • Diamond Sponsor, Tricor Services (BVI) Limited of Tricor Global
  • Zoom Sponsor, BVI Association of Registered Agents.

Our conference was a reality because of your kind and generous donations to the event. We salute you and wish your organizations continued success.

To our dedicated BVIACO members who continue to support us and embrace our conferences year after year, we say our sincere thanks and are happy for your unwavering support. We remain here to support you in any way possible.

Cheers to another successful Compliance conference which touched on so many exciting, dynamic, and relevant topics centered around the theme ‘Navigating Regulatory Compliance in Today’s World’.