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GWAFP April 2016 Monthly Meeting

  • 13 Apr 2016
  • 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wells Fargo, 1753 Pinnacle Drive, McLean, Virginia


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April 2016 Monthly Luncheon Event


April 13, 2016


Wells Fargo Bank, 1753 Pinnacle Drive, McLean, VA 22102


Wells Fargo Bank


12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch, Welcome and Introductory Remarks

1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

“The Financial Industry and some companies tend to feel like they are being hit by measures coming from all sides”

Presented by Heather Lowe, Legal Counsel and Director of Government Affairs at Global Financial Integrity

2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

“Strategies and Technologies To Drive Collections and Improve AR Efficiencies”,

Presented by Rich Toomey, eReceivables Consultant,

Wells Fargo Bank


Members: $35

Non-Members: $55

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Topic: “The Financial industry and some companies tend to feel like they are being hit by measures coming from all sides


What is driving the whole global financial transparency agenda and what development-focused civil society groups in particular are trying to accomplish through the measures that they have been advocating for.



Speaker:   Heather Lowe, Legal Counsel and Director of Government Affairs, Global Financial Integrity.



Heather Lowe serves as Legal Counsel and Director of Government Affairs at Global Financial Integrity, spearheading the organization’s advocacy efforts in the U.S. and internationally. Ms. Lowe is active in the anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and tax reform communities, coordinating with civil society, government officials and intergovernmental organizations in a variety of countries to promote policies to curtail illicit financial flows. She is one of two civil society representatives participating in industry consultations on the international anti-money laundering guidelines known as the FATF Recommendations and participates, where possible, in OECD work on taxation.  

Ms. Lowe serves as Chairman of the global Financial Transparency Coalition and as a member of the Steering Committee of the Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency coalition, and is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption.  She has presented at numerous international conferences and webinars on money laundering, corruption and offshore tax evasion and avoidance. She is frequently quoted in mainstream press such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg, and has appeared as a guest on CNN, the BBC, Al Jazeera, and other television and radio programs internationally.  Ms. Lowe previously worked as a banking and finance attorney at both Clifford Chance LLP in London and Bingham McCutchen LLP in Boston, and at the European Parliament in Brussels. She is admitted to the Bar in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is well-versed in English and European law.



Topic:  “Strategies and Technologies to Drive Collections and Improve AR Efficiencies”   


Technology has dramatically changed how we do business today and will continue to change in the future. No matter the industry segment, you share a common challenge: your constituents expect to interact with you anytime, anywhere, and through any channel. Learn best practices on how you can connect with your customers through different channels and collect on your Accounts Receivables more efficiently and more quickly.


Speaker:  Rich Toomey, eReceivables Consultant, Wells Fargo Bank


Rich is an eReceivables Consultant within Wells Fargo’s Treasury Management division. He specializes in placing electronic payment and receivables technologies in a diverse set of industry segments. Rich has more than 24 years of strategic sales experience working with organizations spanning from industrial manufacturing to government focused electronic receivables.

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