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15th November 2023

Unleashing Innovation: UAE's Vigilance to Address Regulatory Compliance Challenges

Venue: Beach Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi , UAE

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About the Event

7th MENA Regtech Conference is a groundbreaking event dedicated to exploring the innovative applications of regulatory technology (RegTech) in the ongoing fight against money laundering (AML) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With an emphasis on the intersection of technology and compliance, this event aims to bring together industry experts, government officials, technology providers, and financial institutions to discuss the latest advancements, strategies, and best practices in combatting AML using RegTech solutions

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Keynote Speakers

Ms. Fawzia Mohamed Al Ali

National Risk Assessment Department Head, UAE NRA Project Manager
Executive Office of Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing

Mr. Mohamed Alkatheeri

Head of the National Coordination and Follow Up
Executive Office of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing

Our Speakers

Dr. Ayesha BinLootah

AVP, Licensing, Supervision and Assurance
Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority

Ms. Safeya Alsafi

Director of AML Department
Ministry of Economy (MOE)

Mr. Collin Lobo

Regional Head of Financial Crime, MENAT
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

Ralph Edwards

Mr. Muhammad Asif Marfani

Head of Business Compliance
Commercial Bank of Dubai

Ralph Edwards

Mr. Stanford Cardoz

AML Director

Mr. Tarek Howayek

Regional Head of AML & Compliance Policies

Ralph Edwards

Ms. Alina Parfilava

Head of Compliance

Mr. Christos Christou

Chief Compliance Officer
Lulu Financial Holding

Ms.Meera Judge

Regional Head of Compliance

Mr. Brian Byagaba

Head of Tech & Data Governance, Fintech Department
Abu Dhabi Global Market

Mr. Waheed Rathore

Group Chief Compliance Officer
Dubai Islamic Bank

Mr. Amaresh Yardoni

Senior Manager Fraud Operations

Dr. Yoonus C Ahammed

Director , Data Science
Transaction Monitoring
Standard Chartered Bank

Ms Kaoutar Abdallah

Director of Legal, Risk & Compliance

Mr Iain Kennedy

Global Head Of Sales

Vijayalakshmi Seshadri

Head of Implementations and MEAA

Mr Muhammad Shahid Farid

Head of AML/CFT & Sanctions
The Commercial Bank of Qatar

The conference will feature keynote speeches from top-tier industry experts sharing their experiences and showcasing the potential of regulatory technology in detecting, preventing, and mitigating money laundering risks.

7th MENA Regtech Conference will provide a platform for industry peers to connect and network during the breakout sessions of the event.

An integral part of 7th MENA Regtech Conference is the exhibition showcase, where leading companies will display their cutting-edge products, services, and technologies aimed at reducing AML risks.

The event also offers a wealth of networking opportunities, enabling attendees to connect with industry leaders, like-minded professionals, and potential partners. 7th MENA Regtech Conference 2023 is the ideal Conference to build new relationships and strengthen existing ones.


Who Should Attend

Chief Compliance Officer

Chief Data Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Chief Legal Compliance Officer

Chief Information Officer

Head of Compliance

Chief Innovation Officer

Head of AML & Fraud

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Compliance and Financial Crime Director

Conduct Risk Monitoring Senior Manager

Group Data Protection Officer

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15th November 2023

Unleashing Innovation: UAE's Vigilance against Money Laundering

Venue: Beach Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi , UAE

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