Louie Vargas, Scheme Compliance Manager, Nexi Group: Louie Vargas, is passionate about learning and spreading knowledge around anti financial crime compliance and sanctions. This is illustrated by his high activity on LinkedIn, sharing with colleagues, and founding/Chair of the ACFCS Nordic Chapter.
He previously work as a Principal Compliance Officer focusing on screening (sanctions, PEP, and adverse media screening) controls and technology enhancements for the largest Danish bank.
Additionally, he have worked for a large US, Chinese, and European banks both in the US and EU. During his time working for Financial Institutions he have working knowledge of systems such as LexisNexis, World-Check, Prime, Bridger, GSM (internal JPM tool), Fircosoft, Actimize, Kharon, Orbis, Lloyd’s Maritime List Intelligence, Windward Maritime Intelligence and Dow Jones Risk and Compliance.
Denitsa Rebaine, Host & Moderator, Financial Crime Academy: Denitsa Rebaine has over 7 years of experience in financial crime compliance. She is currently Sanctions Compliance Officer at Citibank. In her role she manages sanctions risk and provides advice and guidance to functional partners and key stakeholders – regionally and globally, on OFAC sanctions