Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, PO Box 41184, Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Event Date Sun Nov 10 +04 - Mon Nov 11 +04 (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sat Nov 9 10:45pm - Mon Nov 11 7:10am
Location Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Al Maryah Island, PO Box 41184, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Region EMEA

From Iranian sanctions to Dark Web criminal networks, Fintech to data analytics, today’s MENA-region AML and anti-financial crime managers must master unprecedented regulatory and technological shifts that are rapidly reshaping their profession. Join fellow compliance specialists from MENA and beyond to analyze current and future challenges, and share expert insights on developing risk-based action plans that meet regulatory expectations and protect institutional interests.

Who Attends?

Professionals responsible for:
• Reporting and SAR/STR filing
• AML risk management
• Customer due diligence
• Transaction monitoring and system tuning
• AML audits
• AML training
• Sanctions management
• New product compliance
• Managing third party payment processors
• Law enforcement
• Regulatory oversight

From these sectors:
• Accounting Firms
• Banks
• Casinos
• Consulting Firms
• Credit Unions
• Financial Services Providers
• Insurance Companies
• Law Enforcement Agencies
• Law Firms
• Money Services Businesses
• Regulatory Agencies
• Securities/Investment Firms
• Software/Technology Providers
• Universities
• Virtual Currency Exchangers


2019 Speakers

Elsherif Abdel-Razek
CAMS-Audit,CICA-CCO, CEO, Compliance and Corporate Governance Group, National Bank of Egypt

Manoj Achhapalia
Vice President AML Compliance, Compliance Group, Mashreq Bank

Tahir Ahmed
International Illicit Finance Policy Lead, Embassy, Abu Dhabi

Shawki Ahwash, CAMS
Head of AML/CFT & Sanctions Division, MLRO, North Africa Commercial Bank sal

Rajeev Ahya
Financial Crime Subject Matter Expert, Europe,ACAMS

Dr. Salim Al-Ali
Assistant Professor, College of Law, United Arab Emirates University

Osama Al Rahma
Chief Executive Officer, Al Fardan Exchange

Nadine Al Shirawi
CAMS-Audit, Head of Compliance & MLRO, BBK

Muhammad Babar, CAMS
Global Head of Digital Compliance, MoneyGram

Lori Baker
Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Data Protection and Privacy

Kieran Beer, CAMS
Chief Analyst and Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS

Rowena Bethel
AML Expert, Ryja Consulting

Madhavi Bhatia
Vice President Governance and Compliance, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Daniel Black
Regional Manager, MENA, Accuity

Nephi D. Camacho
Assistant Attaché Dubai, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

Carine Chartouni
Executive Director, Head of Compliance, Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL)

Christos Christou, CAMS
Chief Compliance Officer, Lulu International Exchange

Michael Dunlop, CAMS
Head of Investigations MENAT, HSBC Bank Middle East

Danyelle Gerges
Regional Director, Financial Services Volunteer Corps

Diego Gsponer
Chief Compliance Officer and Data Privacy Officer, Union Bank

Imad Habre
CAMS-Audit, CAMS-FCI, Head of Internal Control Unit, IBL Bank

Neil Jarman
Group Head of Internal Audit, BFC Group Holdings

Rohini Kamath, CAMS
Head of Commercial Banking Financial Crime Compliance MENA and Turkey, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

Hisham Khattab
Vice President—Country Head of Regulatory Compliance & MLRO, Arab Bank plc

Jose V. Lewis
Head of Africa & Middle East, ACAMS

Collin Lobo
Regional Head Financial Crime Compliance, HSBC – MENA

Paul Makarus
Vice President, Regional Compliance Leader, Visa

Wissam Maroun, CAMS
Head of Compliance, BBAC S.A.L.

Michael Matossian
EVP and Global Head of Group Regulatory Compliance, Arab Bank

Sarkis Mazraani
Regtech and Fintech Risks Specialist

Ursula M’Crystal
AML Expert

Rick McDonell
Former Executive Secretary, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Executive Director, ACAMS

Syeda Mehar, CAMS
MLRO & Manager AML/Compliance, HBL Currency Exchange – Pakistan

Peter Oakes
Founder, Peter Oakes

Eduardo Rangel
Group Chief Compliance Officer, National Bank of Bahrain

Amr Rashed
Chair, Technical Assistance and Training Working Group (TATWG), Egmont Group, Head of International Cooperation, Egyptian Money Laundering Combatting Unit (EMLCU)

Waheed Rathore
Executive Director – Banking and Insurance Supervision, Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Sumit Sarkar
Director, Financial Crime Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank UAE

Mohamed Jawad Shalo
Head of Financial Crime Prevention Unit, Financial Services Regulatory Authority, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Saboor Siddiqui
Financial Intelligence Unit UAE, UAE Central Bank

Sarah Tariq
Head of Transaction Screening and Embargoes, Deutsche Bank AG Pakistan

Anuja Thakur
Director, Head of Compliance and MLRO, UAE Exchange

Dr. Annalise Vineer
Senior Risk Manager, Business Financial Crime Risk, Global Commercial Banking, HSBC

Michael Wong
Head of Group AML Compliance, Emirates NBD

Victoria Zagorsky
Chairperson, Fourth Inustrial Revolution Committee, Future Innovation Labs, Director of Insights, 4Sight

Ghaith Zubi
Expert, ISIL, Al-Qaida, Taliban Monitoring Team, United Nations Security Council

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors

• Accuity

• Dow Jones Risk & Compliance

• Bureau Van Dijk
• Diligencia
• Dixtior Shaping the Future
• Dow Jones Risk & Compliance
• FinScan
• Grant Thornton
• Intix
• LexisNexis Risk Solutions
• Swift
• Thomson Reuters