GCC Regulators Summit to be held in Dubai
Dubai, August 25, 2013
Thomson Reuters, the US-based multinational media and information firm, is set to host an event for regulators and financial professionals to discuss challenges, propose solutions and share best practices, in Dubai next year.
The eighth GCC Regulators Summit will take place in collaboration with the Dubai International Financial Centre on February 17 and 18.
The event will focus of the topics of regulation, compliance, risk and governance.
The summit will feature a series of panel discussions, debates and Q&A sessions covering topical issues facing the financial services industry, including regulator and industry responses to the regional and global regulatory landscape, enterprise-wide risk and the impact of regulation on business, corporate governance, enforcement and supervision trends, the emerging trend of AML risk in the investment banking business, extraterritorial regulation and cross border co-operation.
Over 400 senior-level executives are expected to attend the summit from various regulatory bodies, exchanges, associations and authorities, besides senior management and key heads of compliance, risk management, legal and audit from local and overseas leading banks, financial institutions and corporate entities.
“We believe that this regulatory network is critical to effectively address cross-border issues, obtain and share information. Today, the cross-border cooperation is essential as the financial sector continues to internationalise,” said Basil Moftah, managing director, Middle East, Africa & Russia / CIS, Thomson Reuters.
“The summit has been the region's landmark forum for the financial compliance community in the past few years. The event will feature a series of panel discussions, breakout sessions and live debates with senior delegates from the governance, risk and compliance community, in addition to regional and international regulators and other financial organisations,” Moftah added. - TradeArabia News Service