SYNTAX & Dow Jones Joint Event

Athens, November 16th 2011

SYNTAX IT Inc. (aml.syntax.gr) and Dow Jones Risk & Compliance (www.dowjones.com/riskandcompliance) create a joint workshop on “Controlling Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing Challenges: Protecting Institutions in times of crisis” topic, on Thursday, 8th December at the US Embassy.

The conference marks the start of SYNTAX’s collaboration with Dow Jones. Main purpose of the event is to inform the financial institutions with all current circumstances of international sanctions, as well as to highlight the challenges in addressing potential financial crimes.

Chrisol de Assis Correia, Strategy Director of Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, will talk about best practices in applying “Know Your Customer” procedures & managing international sanctions. Concurrently, Dr. Dionysios Demetis, Head of the A.M.L./C.T.F. department, will demonstrate in which ways we can improve suspicious behavior modeling, while rapidly reducing costs.

The conference addresses on financial institutions such as Banks, Insurance, & Mutual Funds Management companies, along with all debtors under the related regulations, as well as companies which are acquired to conduct Transparency and Corruption Prevention procedures.

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