- Duration / Course length: 3 Days
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In recent years money laundering, terrorism financing and sanctions have rapidly evolvedto become a critical issue for many organisations, with severe impacts on business andreputation should they fail. Companies and Officers have a distinct responsibility to avoidand mitigate those risks, particularly in an environment of tightening regulatory controlsand heightened enforcement activity. Exposure and punishments for financial crime arebecoming more frequent, sizable and subject to criminal, as well as civil liability.
This course ties international anti-money laundering and terrorism financing requirementswith recommended frameworks designed to strengthen the overall compliance culture ofthe organisation. The course also takes an in-depth look into how sanctions may impactcompanies and how companies may deal with sanctions in a legally defensible manner.
The facilitator will impart knowledge on how to develop and implement these anti-moneylaundering and terrorism financing programmes in a practical approach, including Boardreporting and other control functions. The importance of corporate governance inmonitoring and implementing such programmes will give the participants an insight intothe importance of senior management reporting and top-down approach in theimplementation of the organisation's culture.
Relevant case studies will demonstrate the importance of compliance in today's regulatoryenvironment and will highlight current corporate compliance trends and issues. It will alsohighlight the role of the compliance team, the establishment of whistleblowing frameworks,and how to handle regulatory enquiries and investigations.
In addition, the facilitator will impart knowledge on how sanctions operate, howorganisations can stay informed and how they can deal with the sanctions, in order toprotect the organisation's business channels, reputation and value.
Relevant case studies will demonstrate the importance of anti-moneylaundering, terrorism financing and sanctions in today's regulatory andbusiness environment and will highlight current trends and emerging issues.Updated on 27 January, 2021
About Informa Connect Middle East
Informa Connect Middle East, is part of Informa, a multinational publicly listed publishing and events company.
The Middle East office was previously known as IIR Middle East, and has been established in Dubai since 1993. Informa Middle East has grown to be the largest event organiser in the region and with over 300 staff, the office runs over 450 training courses and over 40 conferences regionally on an annual basis.
The company also incorporates Informa Global Exhibitions which organises around 130 trade and consumer exhibitions in over 38 cities across the globe. Arab Health, Cityscape, Middle East Electricity and The Bride Show are some of the flag ship events.
Aside from the public training courses, conferences and exhibitions, Informa Middle East also provides in-house training to companies as well as manages events on behalf of corporate clients. Some of the past clients include NBAD, Microsoft, Etisalat, STC, Mobily, and ADNOC.
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