September 3, 2023

Vilnius to Host an International Anti-Financial Crime Event

Recognized as one of Europe's FinTech hubs, Vilnius will host a high-level international anti-financial crime conference with guests and speakers from five countries.

The Vilnius Financial Crime Fighters 2023 event will take place on 20 September at the Tech Park│Tech Zity and aims to bring together AML/CFT professionals from various sectors, including financial institutions, regulators, law enforcement and technology experts from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, the British Isles and Portugal, to share knowledge, insights, and strategies to combat money laundering and related financial crimes.

The conference is organized by AMLYZE, a leading RegTech company specializing in anti-financial crime solutions for FinTechs, neo-banks and crypto businesses. It is backed by the Lithuanian Financial Crime Investigation Service and organized in partnership with Ellex Valiunas, an internationally recognized law firm from the Baltics. 

Among the topics to be discussed at the conference are the long-awaited implementation of the MiCA regulation, the emergence and evolutions of the banking as a service (BaaS) model, the upcoming third Payment Services Directive (PSD3) and the urgent need for information sharing mechanisms between financial market participants.

Among the distinguished speakers and panellists at the conference will be representatives of the Council of Europe's Moneyval, the Bank of Lithuania, the Bank of Latvia, the Financial Crime Investigation Service in Lithuania, The Center of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering in Lithuania, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania, Financial Intelligence Unit in Estonia, SEB, Swedbank and other companies and institutions.