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Dear Valued Clients,

The DIFC Academy proudly presents the third edition of the DIFC Compliance Series. Regulatory compliance is an area of growth in the Middle East, becoming a selling point for any businesses that wish to project a mature, solid reputation. This webinar series will break down key compliance concepts and give insights from local and global experts in the field on how to build up a world-class compliance program. It will cover turning regulatory compliance into effective operations, understanding risk assessment and methodology, values and ethics, and specific regulatory compliance topics such as financial crime prevention and data protection.

Full series will be delivered by Lori Baker, Vice President- Legal & Head of Data Protection of DIFC Authority in participation with regulatory and compliance experts as co-speakers.

Building a Compliance Programme

September 5, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM GST)

This session will discuss the main principles underlying regulatory compliance issues that companies are progressively aligning within the GCC region, new trends in certain areas of regulatory law and how to deal with setting up a solid approach to business ethics based on a fair and balanced Code of Conduct.

Operationalising Compliance

September 8, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM GST)

How do you bring your compliance program to life once it is on paper? Make it more than a tick box exercise. This session will tell you how.

Enterprise Risk Management and Governance

September 14, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM GST)

Take the insights gained from the operational implementation of compliance and feed them into the gap analysis, approach to risk review and mitigation and reporting to the senior management in a way that gets their buy-in.

Financial Crime and Prevention (AML & Bribery)

September 28, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM GST)

This session will address laws aimed at preventing financial crime and how to spot institutional behaviours that enable financial crime, whether directly or indirectly.

Data Protection

October 5, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM GST)

In this session, we will cover the basic principles of data protection as well as potential conflicts with financial crime/fraud laws, which law wins such conflicts and how to comply.

To register for the course, please click on the register link below

Yours faithfully,
DIFC Academy

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