Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” is delighted to announce the outstanding success of our Annual International world-class Conference: ACC 4th Annual International GRC & Financial Crimes Conference & Exhibition that was attended by 120 delegates including regulators, law enforcement authorities, financial and non financial institutions from all over the world. The participants benefited from a cutting edge learning and networking opportunity with 15 international speakers and experts including Mr. Timour Pasha – Regional Head of Risk, Samba Financial Group, Mr. Wahed Rathore – Group Chief of Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank “ADCB”, Mr. John Williams – Head of Risk Management, Bank of Sharjah, Mr. Amr Al-Aantably – Chief Compliance Officer, Al-Watany Bank of Egypt (subsidiary of National Bank of Kuwait), in addition to Regulators and international speakers from all over the world as USA, United Kingdom, Egypt, Jordan and UAE.

The event touched on the most sensitive topics that are the major concern for Financial and Non Financial Institutions in today’s ever challenging times, providing best practice solutions and recommendations while “Walking the Tight Rope!” and surviving the increasing challenges that organizations face in today’s most challenging business environment that is challenged by increased regulatory requirements, political urest in the Arab world and the ruthless war that criminals declare against our financial systems…

Mr. Hossam Abd El-Rahman; Conference Chairman, Founder & Managing Partner of Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” said: “ACC Annual International Conference has become an industry leading event that industry professionals from all over the world wait from year to year. ACC Annual International Conference is now an icon in the MENA region and globally, bringing industry experts, regulators, vendors and associations together with financial and non-financial institutions in a world-class event to exchange views, experiences, discuss critical challenges and areas of concern for organizations in the financial and non-financial realm.”

“ACC 4th Annual International GRC & Financial Crimes Conference & Exhibition is another outstanding event, as we improve our annual conference every year. The event has been carefully prepared and organized to provide an outstanding learning experience as well as practical best practice solutions to the most pressing issues and challenges of Governance, Risk, Compliance and Financial Crimes (including: Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing, Fraud and Corruption) faced by every Financial and non Financial Institution today.” Added Mr. Abd El-Rahman

ACC is delighted to award 5 exceptional professionals during this conference in a yearly ceremony of recognzing and awarding best achievers in the areas of Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Compliance, in addtion to awarding a financial Institution with the best Corporate Governance and compliance in 2012.

Mr. Abd El-Rahman mentioned that he is so proud that ACC events and conferences are spreading the GRC & Anti-Financial Crimes awareness around the globe. He added that ACC will continue to improve our Annual Conference every year to always maintain our superior status of being the best conference in the region, offering all our valued clients, delgates and guests world class services and a cutting edge training and networking opportunity.

Following are some testimonials and feedback from speakers and delegates:

“Many congratualtions first of all for successful 4th Annual Conference.
Really appreciate your award for the Compliance Officer of the Year, it’s a great honor to be recognized by industry leaders such as yourself.”

Mohamed Babar
Compliance and Operational Risk Manager
Abu Dhabi Finance pjsc

Dear Mr. Hossam,

Greetings from Orient Exchange Co. (L.L.C.),

I want to take a moment to thank you for making it such a worthwhile experience at ACC 4th Annual International Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, AML, Financial Crimes Conference & Exhibition held on November 18th- 19th , 2012. I know you spent many months planning the event–and it showed. The sessions were relevant and very helpful. I especially liked your selection of plenary speakers and agenda of this conference.”

Sarfraz Gill
Compliance Officer
Orient Exchange Co. LLC

“I would like to thank ACC and all the team for the great conference as always.”

Samah Saleeb
Senior Compliance Officer
National Bank of Kuwait “NBK”

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