Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” is delighted to announce the outstanding success of our Annual International world-class Conference: ACC 5th Annual International GRC & Financial Crimes Conference & Exhibition, the event that was that was held in Radisson Blu – Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Aarb Emirates on November 25 & 26, 2013 and attended by 140 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 18 international speakers and experts including Dr. Muhammad Baasiri – Third Vice Governor, The Central Bank of Lebanon, Mr. Ayman Khattab Head of Credit Risk – Risk Management, The Central Bank of Egypt, Mr. Matt Gamble Director, Head of Anti-Money Laundering, Supervision, Dubai Financial Services Authority “DIFC”, Ms. Angeli Periera Senior Associate – AML/CTF Supervision of Financial institutions and DFNBPs, Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority “QFCRA”, Mr. Timour Pasha – Regional Head of Risk, Samba Financial Group, Mr. Juan Llanos – member of the Bitcoin Foundation’s Regulatory Affairs Committee, in addition to Regulators and international speakers from all over the world as USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Argentina, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar 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 to ensure “Surviving the Challenging Times!” and face 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 Director 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 5th 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 10 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 2 financial Institutions with the best Corporate Governance and compliance in 2013.

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:

“The conference content was so rich. Speakers were focused well on the topic.”

Najma Salman
Deutsche Bank

“It was very interesting conference , we received a lot of valuable information and insights.”

Fatima Humaid Al Ghais
Mashreq Bank

“It is a very good conference and rich of ideas and great new topics have been discussed. I hope to attend other conferences with ACC in the near future. Good Luck”

Amer Ibrahim Ali Hassan
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

“Very thorough and well detailed, great content and excellent speakers, Extremely informative. It has been a real pleasure to attend this conference.”

Alex Del Veeccio
Cedar Rose International Services

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