MENA Focus: Formulating Risk-Based Oversight for Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)

  • When: October 22, 2018
  • Time: 7PM – 8PM GST
  • Level: All

Financial institutions in the MENA region face stronger screening requirements for both foreign and domestic PEPs. That requires AML professionals in the region to address issues such as false negatives due to poor data, create proper controls for third-party risks and maintain vigilant oversight of identified PEPs. Join us to hear practical information and best practices for efficient PEP screening and risk management, including solutions to common pain points on data quality, and the promises and pitfalls of automated screening.

Learning Objectives

  • Navigating PEP-related regulatory requirements, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act
  • Conducting ongoing screening for, and monitoring of, PEPs to remain compliant with all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Reviewing recent case studies for lessons on strengthening PEP oversight and investigating and resolving systemic deficiencies

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Personnel
  • Risk Assessment Managers
  • Industry Consultants


  • MENA
  • Banks With MENA Affiliates
  • MSBs with MENA Operations

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Hossam Abd El-Rahman
  • Hossam M. Abd El-Rahman, CAMS – Audit

  • Group Chairman & Managing Director
  • Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”


  • Nesar Yosufzai

  • Director General
  • Financial Intelligence Unit of Afghanistan