Cross border payments are estimated to increase by 30% to $35trillion by 2022 at the same time that financial institutions have increasingly turned to ‘de-risking’ as a way to reduce their risk exposure. The main reason for de-risking has been lack of confidence in the AML control framework which has negatively impacted banks revenues and global financial inclusion.

The question we will answer is why do banks have to de-risk when you can expand your cross border ecosystem safely.


Join our distinguished panel of experts as they discuss:

  • What are the main challenges and opportunities?
  • What is the Regulatory Approach to de-risking?
  • What are the primary Industry Trends?
  • How do institutions monitor risk today?
  • What would an improved monitoring system look like?
  • How ThetaRay delivers a next generation solution for countering the challenges of de-risking in cross border payments


Andre Cavaleiro, CAMS Managing Director, EY

Andre Cavaleiro is a New York-based Managing Director in EY’s Financial Services practice. He has more than 15 years of experience in IT, Compliance/Regulatory and Risk serving Financial Services Organizations both in the US and globally – including Latam, Asia, Europe, Africa and Middle East implementing solutions for regulatory controls, compliance and strategic consulting.

Christopher Dillon Managing Director, EY

Christopher is a Managing Director in the Advisory Services practice of EY. Christopher has over 19 years of financial services experience, including nine years at one of the top ten largest consumer banks in the U.S. Christopher has extensive expertise in AML Compliance, OFAC requirements, money laundering typologies, Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD), Customer Due Diligence (CDD), and KYC.

Yaron Hazan VP Regulatory Affairs, ThetaRay

Yaron fills the position of VP Regulatory Affairs of ThetaRay. Yaron holds 20 years of diverse and broad experience in financial crimes investigations and has vast experience in the Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing, with extensive knowledge in world class standards across the financial sector.

Shaun Smith Taylor Senior Director, Global Head Solutions, ThetaRay

Shaun holds the position of Senior Director, Global Head Solutions at ThetaRay. Having worked within a Tier 1 UK Bank & International Fintech, Shaun found a passion for transformation and scaling businesses by product leadership. Shaun holds over 15 years of product experience with a strong focus on developing innovative products and people capabilities.

Dagan Osovlanksy Chief Product Officer, ThetaRay

Dagan holds the position of Chief Product Officer at ThetaRay. With over 20 years of experience in banking and banking technology, Dagan worked for 15 years at Fundtech, which became Finastra Payments business where he held positions as Global Head of Product Management, VP Head of Product Strategy and VP Product Management. Dagan was in charge of product management, and managed a group of product managers responsible for the payments product strategy and roadmap across all regions.

Jonathan Halevy VP Global Pre- Sales, ThetaRay

Jonathan holds the position of VP Global Pre-Sales at ThetaRay. Jonathan is an experienced entrepreneur with a long standing and diverse commercial & business development record. Jonathan’s career includes large scale commercial deployments, strategic partnerships development, direct sales and pre-sales experience.