World Union of Arab Bankers
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Webinar (Online Training):
Mitigating Sanctions & Compliance Risks across the MENA Region
August 5 & 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm till 5:00 pm (Lebanon Time- GMT +3)
As evolving geopolitical risks permeate the MENA region, adhering to the various sanctions regimes administered by supranational organizations like UN, EU, & OFAC becomes more complex and challenging. Whether comprehensive, targeted or sectoral, managing sanctions risks remains a top of priority for financial institutions if they are to avoid the burden of heavy penalties and reputational harm. This webinar is expected to provide attendees with the necessary tools and insights on how to design appropriate sanctions compliance program and then align this program with the risk appetite, and geographic foot print of their institution. Topics to be addressed include sanctions due diligence, sanctions evasion techniques, delisting, characteristics of various sanctions regimes, licensing, screening challenges, sanctions investigations process, and EU and U.S sanctions frameworks.
Arab Banks Awards and Commendations of Excellence
Within the framework and the objectives of the World Union of Arab Bankers to promote the Arab banking and financial industry and the professional scope of Arab banking, the Union launched in 2015 and through its monthly magazine The Banking Executive, the first round of the “Excellence and Achievement Awards” ceremony, which has become an annual event attended by senior bankers and international figures from international and regional institutions.
The Bank of Excellence Awards and Achievement Awards aim to honor Arab personalities and banking institutions that have achieved significant achievements during their career. They have been instrumental in promoting and developing the Arab banking industry, and have formed a remarkable example of outstanding performance and adherence to international standards and legislation, in addition to their active contribution to the promotion of economic development in the Arab world.