Day One: 27-06-2018
08:15 am
Registration and Morning Refreshments
45 minutes
09:00 am
Opening remarks
5 minutes
09:05 am
UBF Welcome note
5 minutes
09:10 am
Keynote address
15 minutes
09:25 am
Panel 1: Financial crime trends and FATF role in preventing criminal abuse of the financial system
45 minutes
  • 2017 Financial crimes overview
  • FATF role in combatting financial crimes
  • Internationally endorsed global standards against money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation
  • Strengthening measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing
  • The need for continuous assessments and mutual evaluations
10:10 am
Interview: Living in the Age of De-Risking
20 minutes
  • Global financial Potential institutions perspectives on De-risking
  • impact of De-Risking on the region’s banking industry
10:30 am
Panel 2: Aligning local regulatory frameworks with the Global regulations
40 minutes
  • Government’s role in creating the regulatory framework
  • The Regulatory landscape: How is the UAE leading the way, and what does this mean for the region’s banking sector?
  • The strategic impact of global regulation
11:10 am
Networking Coffee Break
30 minutes
11:40 am
Panel 3: Trust, KYC and Compliance in the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Era
40 minutes
  • Digitization Regime – Regulatory developments/alignment, challenges and risks
  • Where is the financial sector heading next with blockchain?
  • The rise of cryptocurrencies: Regulation challenges, risks and opportunities
12:20 pm
Panel 4: Advanced Technologies influence on Compliance
40 minutes
  • The RegTech/FinTech revolution
  • Public/Private Partnership towards establishment of AML/CTF Intelligence Sharing Platform
  • How machine learning is changing the future of compliance, fraud detection and risk assessments
  • AI and machine learning governance: Why and how?
  • The ever-evolving risk of cyberattacks and data manipulation
01:00 pm
Closing note: Presentation - Conduct Business in Banks
30 minutes
  • Identifying and managing Conduct Risk
  • Designing and implementing system and control to mitigate Conduct risk
  • Monitoring and reporting conduct risk.
01:30 pm
1 hour