Webinar Language: English
|10:30 – 10:45||Opening remarks|
|10:45 – 11:15||FATF Mutual Evaluation – Learning from recent assessments in GCC and key considerations for Qatar industry
|11:15 – 11:45||Spotlight on Sanctions & Latest Financial Crime Trends.
In response to the ongoing developments in Eastern Europe, a number of countries have implemented new sanctions. We will shed the spotlight on sanctions starting with a recap on 2021, followed by the latest developments in 2022 as well as a highlight on the key Financial Crime trends.
|11:45 – 12:00||Prayer/ Coffee break|
|12:00 – 12:30||A Data-first Approach to AML Compliance
Financial institutions are increasingly under pressure as poor data quality and overall data integrity is becoming the key feature of AML regulatory reviews. Guided by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), regulators are now turning their attention to data in compliance as they realize that AML risk cannot be detected without having data that is fit-for-purpose. Join this informative session to understand how addressing data quality issues with advanced matching technology can make your risk and compliance initiatives more robust and effective.
|12:30 – 12:45 PM
|12:45 – 13:45 PM||Closing/Networking Session|
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Managing Directo andr Middle East Leader of Financial Crime and Regulatory Advisory Practice,
Nipun is the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) leader of the financial crime and regulatory advisory practice at Protiviti. He has nearly two decades of professional services experience including working with several Banks in Qatar to conduct AML Assessments mandated by QCB in 2019-20. In his current role he focuses on helping leading regional and global financial services firms meet their regulatory compliance requirements related to money laundering, sanctions, and fraud through review, recommendations and remediation of their financial crime frameworks, as well as implementation of models / systems. He also works with central banks and other regulators in helping define new frameworks aimed at regulating the growth and stability of the financial services sector. This includes development of regulatory frameworks, implementation of supervision mechanisms, set up of fintech office, designing payment system, acting as a Monitor, and so on.
Nipun has hosted events and is often invited to speak on regulatory and financial crime matters. He regularly publishes on current regulatory and compliance topics.
Nipun is excited to be at the forefront of disruptive changes defining the role that digital techniques play in financial services and their supervision. He is helping deploy emerging solutions utilising data science, automation and machine learning/AI to focus efforts at the high-risk areas in financial crime and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the associated compliance controls.
Ibrahim Bennani Doubli
Regional Director, Middle East & Africa,
FinScan Compliance & Data Quality Solutions
Ibrahim Bennani Doubli has been in the AML compliance industry for more than seven years, helping financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa navigate the nuances of international and local compliance regulations. Working with leading advisory services and local regulators, he brings deep expertise in the important role of technology in today’s fast-moving AML landscape.
Customer Success Manager- EMNAQ, Customer & Third-Party Risk Solutions, Refinitiv, an LSEG Business
Marina Agathangelou is the Customer Success Manager responsible for the Customer and Third-Party Risk solutions (World-Check) offered by the London Stock Exchange Group.
Marina has been working for Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters) since 2010 holding various positions and has an extensive experience in customer success along with a comprehensive knowledge in AML/Compliance regulations and trends. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS).