Retooling AML Strategies for New MENA Challenges

  • When: October 17, 2016
  • Time: 16.00 – 17.00 Dubai Time
  • Level: All

From countering evolving methods of terrorist financing to mastering KYC and ultimate beneficial ownership rules — compliance experts in the MENA region today face new global challenges and heightened regulatory requirements. During this webinar, compliance experts will detail the fast-changing demands on AML managers, present practical strategies for managing compliance risks of particular resonance in the MENA region – everything from trade-based money laundering (TBML) in free zones to sophisticated terror financing schemes such as seized tax revenues in occupied cities.

Learning Objectives

  • Quantifying geographic, transactional and sectoral risks to strengthen client assessment accuracy
  • Training staff on TBML typologies such as invoice manipulation to bolster monitoring effectiveness
  • Examining case studies of black market trading in stolen goods to identify and resolve red flags

Who Should Attend

  • Risk Managers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Compliance Officers
  • Relationship Managers
  • Trade Financing Specialists

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  • MENA
  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • MSB
  • Bank
  • Securities
  • Insurance


Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer

  • Director of Editorial Content and Editor-in-Chief


Mr. Beer has been the editor-in-chief and editorial director for ACAMS since January 2007. Prior to that he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, a trade magazine for financial advisers to wealthy individuals, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine. Mr. Beer has been a financial journalist for more than 20 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor, where he worked as a reporter and editor in the newsletter division and was a contributor to Institutional Investor magazine. He served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal News/The Bond Buyer Wire and as the editor of the American Banker. Mr. Beer writes a column and periodically reports on money laundering and bank compliance. He has served as a panelist and moderator at industry conferences and appeared on CNN, CNBC, WCBS and spoken on NPR and Bloomberg radio (WBBR).


Hussam Al-Abed
  • Hussam A. Al-Abed, CAMS

  • Senior Advisor
  • Financial , Banking & Cyber Crime Compliance Training

Giuseppe Lombardo
  • Giuseppe Lombardo

  • Strategic Advisor on Anti-Money Laundering
  • Countering the Financing of Terrorism – Financial Integrity

Liat Shetret
  • Liat Shetret

  • ECOFEL Program Manager
  • Egmont Group

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