ACAMS returns to Dubai for 3rd Annual AML and Financial Crime Conference
- United Arab Emirates: Sunday, January 20 - 2013 at 14:31
- PRESS RELEASE
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) will host hundreds of financial crime detection and prevention professionals at the Grosvenor House Hotel for its 3rd Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference in Dubai.
"We're proud to be back in the region with the opportunity to provide an engaging forum where compliance professionals can discuss and share global best practices in the context of the realities of the MENA region," said John Byrne, CAMS, ACAMS Executive Vice President.
The opening keynote address will be delivered by Mr. Adel Al-Qulish, Executive Secretary at the Middle East-North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF). Among his various responsibilities, Mr. Al-Qulish coordinates member countries' efforts in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and oversees the process of mutual evaluation of other countries.
Also presenting at the conference is Dr. Muhammad Baasiri, Third Vice Governor at Banque du Liban and the Chairman of the National Committee for Coordinating AML Policies. Dr. Baasiri played a key role in the creation of MENAFATF, and was awarded the 2008 ACAMS "Professional of the Year" in the MENA region.
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