29-30 January 2020 Sharq Village & Spa Hotel, Doha – Qatar
The Contemporary regulatory landscape with regards to compliance has always been extremely challenging given the lack of standardization from local regula
tors. This conference is one of many forums that WUAB organizes as part of its intensive efforts to counter the escalating pattern of financial crime. Cyber-crime and financial crime become more complex due to the diversification and growth in the banking industry on one hand, and the proliferation of terrorism and the emergence of new terrorist organizations on the other. These crimes represent undoubtedly a major concern for the various judicial, regulatory and security authorities in the world.
The issue of Financial Crime possess its weight on Arab Banks for what it represents as complex crimes that cross national boundaries. Massive International cooperation and concerted efforts ought to be promoted to combat financial crimes.
The World Union of Arab Bankers through this forum is always keen to join efforts with international bodies and entities to safeguard our Arab Banks and financial institutions from potential threats and challenges and introduce the state of art means of combating these threats while abiding and complying with the regulatory framework and international best practices. On the other hand, WUAB is keen to highlight new trends and patterns that are evolving such that the Arab Banks are always the leaders in introducing new products and services that benefit the financial consumer.
Main Topics of Discussion:
- Combating Financial Crime: Compliance and Regulatory Issues
- Cybersecurity & Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Leveraging Up Technology and Data Analytics
- Updating AML Models to Meet Global Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) Standards
- Compliance data protection, securing access among the required channels: Global AML Issues in 2020
- Challenges and Opportunities to enhance the relations with Correspondent Banks
Attendees are professionals Responsible for:
- AML operations and compliance • AML risk management • Customer due diligence • Transaction monitoring and system tuning • AML audits.
The conference employs a mix of theoretical fundamental explanations and case studies, with special focus on exchanging knowledge and experiences.