chapter-singapore-20231129 - Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists

ACSS Singapore Chapter


Hosted by
LexisNexis Singapore

Killiney Road #08-08, Winsland House Singapore, 239519

Wed, 29 Nov 2023

06:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • Saskia Rietbroek, ACSS
  • Sudhakar Aduri, Wells Fargo
  • Ramanathan Sivabalan, LexisNexis

Event Information

Come join us for the launch of the ACSS Singapore Chapter, hosted by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

The event will feature either one or two star keynotes addressing us on the latest in sanctions and export controls, followed by a chance to network and share knowledge with your colleagues over drinks and nibbles.

If you are a Singaporean professional in the sanctions or export controls space, this event is not to be missed!

Agenda as follows:

  • 6:00pm – 6:15pm: Welcome/ Registration
  • 6:15pm – 6:20pm: Introduction by our Chapter Chair – Ramanthan Sivabalan of LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
  • 6:20pm – 6:40pm: Keynote: ‘Lessons Learned from Recent Sanctions Circumvention Cases’ – Saskia Rietbroek of ACSS
  • 6:40pm – 7:00pm: Keynote: ‘Sanctions Look Out: Focus on China’ – Sudhakar Aduri of Wells Fargo
  • 7:00pm – 7:30pm: Extra long Q&A with our speakers
  • 7:30pm – 9:00pm: Networking over drinks and nibbles

We are so pleased to be launching the ACSS Singapore Chapter and hope you can join us to celebrate.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Attend the Event

Sudhakar Aduri

APAC Head of Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption Compliance

Wells Fargo

Saskia Rietbroek, CSS

Executive Director

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Saskia is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS), a professional membership body for sanctions professionals worldwide. She is a Certified Sanctions Specialist (CSS) and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and an industry leader in financial crime topics. Saskia has over 15 years of Sanctions/AML experience in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Her global footprint enables Saskia to apply valuable expertise and insight into international training and financial crime compliance projects.

She is a frequent speaker in English, Spanish and Dutch on a variety of financial crime topics.

She earned law degrees from Leiden University (Netherlands) and Universidad La Católica (Lima, Peru), and was admitted to the Lima Bar Association. She also holds an international MBA from Florida International University. She speaks fluent Dutch, English and Spanish, as well as basic German.

Ramanthan Sivabalan

Director of Market Planning – APAC Financial Crime Compliance and Payments

LexisNexis Risk Solutions
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Ramanathan (“Ram”) Sivabalan is the Director of Market Planning for Financial Crime Compliance and Payments for the APAC region at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions. Based in Singapore, he leads the development and fulfilment of the overall revenue and customer value proposition throughout Asia Pacific.

With over 22 years of experience in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance industries, Sivabalan has a strong track record in leading the legal and compliance functions and effective business operations in various markets within Asia. He has previously held legal and compliance leadership roles at MUFG, Societe Generale and Future Generali.

Sivabalan is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and is a two time graduate of the University of Mumbai. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with several organizations, reading about world affairs and listening to music.