Re-Claiming Revenue Corridors in Correspondent Banking

September 9th 4:00 pm CET

Join our prominent panel of financial experts as they discuss:


  • All countries want access to safe, low-cost cross-border payment channels
  • FI’s relied on Correspondent Banking’s revenue & market access until compliance costs and criminal risk became too challenging
  • While banks “de-risked” by exiting, FinTechs entered to enjoy huge increases in the volume & value of cross-border payments
  • Learn how ThetaRay is opening revenue corridors safely to increase economic growth & trade, and how blind spots are being revealed bringing back trust to the financial network


Edward Sander: Chief Product Officer, ThetaRay

Ed has two decades of experience in running global software enterprise organizations and is an acknowledged market expert in financial crime, compliance and risk with specific domain expertise in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML), know-your-customer (KYC), customer due diligence (CDD) and enhanced due diligence (EDD). Most recently, Ed served as President of Arachnys. Before Arachnys, he was CEO of Model N, a Silicon Valley-based, cloud software company delivery revenue management solutions to the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms. In addition, Ed spent five years at NICE Actimize as General Manager of its Anti-Money Laundering business. Ed holds a Master of Science degree from Columbia University in the city of New York.


Yaron Hazan: VP Regulatory Affairs

With over 20 years of experience in various types of investigations, Yaron Hazan fills the position of “Financial Crimes Solutions Subject Matter Expert” at ThetaRay.In previous roles Yaron has held positions such as Head of Compliance at HSBC Israel covering both Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance, Compliance & Forensics leader part of the firm’s global leadership at PWC Advisory Israel, Lead investigator for Terrorist Financing and Security cases at the Israeli police within the national unit for international and severe crimes, point of contact with FBI as well as an intelligence position in his military service.

Ricardo Lopez: Regulatory & Compliance CIO, Santander Global Corporate & Investment Banking

In January 2020, Ricardo was appointed as the CIO for Regulatory and Compliance at Santander Corporate & Investment Banking. In his role, Ricardo provides global oversight for all Information Technology and Systems used or required by the Regulatory and Compliance whiting CIB.
Ricardo has more than 28 years’ experience in the financial services industry where he played many roles at HSBC including Head of Research & Analytics and Systems Delivery Financial Crime Threat Mitigation for Latin America, Liaison Executive Office to support USDOJ Monitor Visit, Financial Crime and Regulatory Compliance COO for Latin America, Head of IT Delivery Customer and Global Product Manager for Business Intelligence.
Ricardo worked in various markets in Latin America, several years in Canada and he deployed Customer and Business Intelligence products in Asia and Middle East.
Originally from Argentina, Ricardo holds an Information Systems Engineer Degree, a Master in Business and Administration and Post graduate studies in Data Mining and Knowledge Management; he is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Leadership and Systemic Innovation. He obtained ACAMS and FIBA certifications as well as PMP and TOGAF Architecture

Mark Schnieder

Mark Schnieder, Financial Crime Risk Specialist, TransferWise

Mark’s background includes more than eleven years of experience in the financial crime sector. He specializes in designing measurable and actionable risk assessments, drafting risk based AML/EDD controls, and developing comprehensive risk governance regimes. Currently, Mark serves as the Financial Crime Risk Specialist at TransferWise in Tallinn, Estonia. He previously worked in multiple compliance roles in the United States, including managing the EDD operations for an online bank and executing risk governance at two larger financial establishments.

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