Masterclass Series - APAC

Elevate your economic crime compliance expertise with this new Masterclass series held across Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.

In today's interconnected business world, we understand the complexities and challenges organizations face when navigating regulatory landscapes, managing technology-driven fraud risks, and upholding ethical standards.  

ICA's APAC Masterclass Series: Economic Crime Compliance, comprised of 3 Masterclasses serves, in totality, as your gateway to advanced knowledge and capabilities in economic crime compliance, tailored to equip senior practitioners with the insights and tools needed to thrive. 

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Masterclass

Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Jakarta 

11 Mar 2024 | 18 Mar 2024 | 14 Mar 2024

Fraud Masterclass

Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Jakarta

19 Jan 2024 | 17 Jan 2024 | 15 Jan 2024



ESG Masterclass

Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Jakarta

6 Mar 2024 | 4 Mar 2024 | 8 Mar 2024



These masterclasses:

  • provide a platform created by international experts to serve as a safe and open space 
  • allow you to earn an ICA MasterClass Expert Certificate to enhance your professional credentials and career prospects
  • receive customized liability management advice from a global perspective 
  • engage in dynamic network forums, enriching post-event collaborations, and receive unwavering ongoing support 
  • take away practical steps for enhanced corporate compliance 
  • unlock insights through valuable organizational benchmarking 

Key takeaways

  1. Cutting-edge knowledge to ensure you can tackle and adapt
  2. Certificate of Attendance awarded by ICA with 8 hours of CPD 
  3. Networking opportunities with industry leaders and subject matter experts 
  4. ICA MasterClass Expert Certificate (upon successful completion of all 3 masterclasses)

Who will benefit

  1. Managing Directors, Board Members and Founders
  2. C-Suite Executives (CEOs, CCOs, COOs, CFOs and other top-tier leaders) 
  3. Senior Financial Crime and Compliance profession, RegTech Solution Providers and Consultants


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Our APAC Masterclass Series is your compass in the ever-changing seas of compliance. Join us and chart your course to excellence in economic crime prevention and ethical leadership.

May May Lim

Managing Director, International Compliance Training Academy, ICA

Workshop approach

Our interactive masterclass is designed to empower professionals with cutting-edge knowledge and insights in 3 pivotal areas: Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC)Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Fraud.

Join us for interactive group discussions, hands-on exercises, and immersive problem-solving experiences focused on real-world economic compliance scenarios. 

  • Masterclass series designed and developed by industry experts  
  • Work on real-life management and economic compliance challenges and receive feedback
  • Exclusive seating to ensure ample time for interaction and discussion
  • Interaction with Q&A at the end of each session

Meet the experts

Gaon Hart

Gaon Hart, Non-Executive Director for the NHS Counter-Fraud Authority and Managing Director of LAW: Legal Advisory Worldwide 

Gaon is a distinguished professional with a multifaceted career. As a former Senior Crown Advocate in the Special Crime & Counter Terrorism Division, he specialized in prosecuting high-profile economic crimes, including fraud, bribery, money laundering, and cybercrime. He also played a pivotal role in shaping the UK's counter-fraud landscape through his leadership in the government's National Fraud Review. 

Gaon served as the Head of Global Anti-Bribery & Corruption Advisory, Policy & Training at HSBC Bank and as the Head of UK & Ireland Public Policy at Amazon. In these roles, he leveraged his technical expertise to create and implement comprehensive corporate compliance frameworks. Gaon's influence extends to international arenas, where he advised the United Nations on combatting human trafficking and continues to counsel both corporate entities and the public sector on matters related to ESG and corporate risk governance. 

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We are in the era of the greatest expansion in corporate regulations ever experienced, and relationships with Western organisations demand ever-increasing compliance. Join this Masterclass from Internationally renowned experts and receive essential implementable advice to prepare you for today's and tomorrow's requirements.

Gaon Hart

Non-Executive Director for the NHS Counter-Fraud Authority and Managing Director of LAW: Legal Advisory Worldwide

Richard Smolicz

Richard Smolicz, Director of AML, CTF, Sanctions and ABC 

Richard is a highly accomplished Economic Crime Subject Matter Expert (SME) with a wealth of practical experience spanning global and European markets in Investment, Retail Banking, and Insurance. He has held diverse roles, including the esteemed position of MLRO/SMF 17 Director at globally recognized firms. Currently, he serves as a Director within his own consultancy. 


Notably, Richard served as Global Head of ABC and Fraud Prevention at Prudential plc, Director/MLRO at Nationwide Building Society, and Consulting Services Director at the MHA Group. His career also includes roles like European MLRO at Credit Suisse, Director Financial Crime Director/MLRO at Vanquis Bank, and more. Richard's active participation in industry panels and forums solidifies his reputation as a respected Financial Crime professional with a practical, risk-focused approach.  

Pekka Dare, President, ICA 

The President of the ICA, Pekka leads on developing Industry partnerships and academic and assessment standards. He works globally across public and private sectors with financial institutions, fin tech and reg tech companies, regulators, law enforcement and inter-governmental bodies sharing best practice and trends in managing financial crime and compliance risk. 

As such he has a unique perspective on the current and future landscape. He has a wealth of experience in industry, including roles as Money Laundering Reporting Officer for a multinational financial services firm and Head of Financial Crime of a division of a major UK bank. These roles involved managing AML, sanctions and fraud risk. A qualified lawyer, he has also conducted prosecutions for tax evasion and provided legal advice in respect of organized crime groups, complex frauds and corporate tax evasion. 


Pricing Per Masterclass: USD 1250 | SGD 1765 + GST | RM 6,050 + SST (HRDCorp Claimable)

Book a table for your leadership team. Bookings of 3 or more are eligible for a 15% discount.

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