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AFB Virtual Compliance Expert Panel – Monitoring of Employee Communication in a Remote Working Environment: Regulatory Expectations & Current Practice

Are you aware of current regulatory expectations and best practice around the monitoring of your employees’ communication with clients and trading counterparties?

The AFB is delighted to partner with Eversheds Sutherland, who will discuss with foreign bank members the challenges of complying with UK regulatory requirements relating to the monitoring of front office communications in a remote working context.

Why attend?

The panel meeting will discuss current regulatory expectations relating to the monitoring of front office communications and the practical challenges of doing so in a remote and flexible working context.

What will participants implement Back@Bank after the panel session?

  •          A good understanding of key current regulatory requirements and current practice.
  •          An awareness of the practical steps to take Back@Bank to ensure participant can manage personal data risks and make effective decisions (such as updating and communicating internal policies in a timely manner, conducting due diligence and having effective compliance control and governance procedures in place).


Gregory Brandman, Jake McQuitty and Julia Neal – Partners in the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Team at Eversheds Sutherland, London. Greg, Jake, and Julie have deep experience of advising financial institutions and corporates in respect of their financial crime risk and regulatory compliance obligations over the last 15-20 years. Greg and Julia are former senior investigators within the Enforcement and Market Oversight Division of the Financial Conduct Authority, while Jake was formerly the EMEA Head of Regulatory Investigations at a major global bank. All 3 partners regularly lead major international regulatory and money laundering investigations and compliance projects for global corporate and financial institutions.


Please note the AFB has a new website and member portal, you will need to log in to our member portal to complete your event registration.  The log in details you used previously on our old website will no longer work.  Your username is your email address, use the ‘Recover your log in details’ button as this will allow you to set a password.  Alternatively,  If you cannot remember your password, you can reset this here or email You will receive details on how to join the session a few days before the event.

Cost:        Included in AFB membership subscription

Format:   Virtual Expert Panel (Platform: Zoom)

Date:        Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Time:        14:00 – 15:30

There will be ample opportunity for questions throughout the session, however, if you would like to submit a question before or have any specific questions or areas that you would like the virtual session to address, please send them to the AFB at as soon as practicable. You will receive details on how to join the virtual session a few days before the event.