MENA Talks Financial & Risk

by Thomson Reuters

MENA Talks Financial & Risk
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 29
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
Thomson Reuters MENA Talks on Risk: Short, concise and practical analysis that helps organizations to connect, simplify and perform. All opinions expressed by the experts on this podcast series are solely the experts’ opinions and do not reflect the opinions, views, policies or positions of Thomson Reuters or its affiliates. No one should treat any opinion expressed by the experts as a specific inducement to make a particular investment or follow a particular strategy, but only as an expression of their opinions. Experts’ opinions are based upon information they consider reliable, but neither Thomson Reuters nor its affiliates warrant its completeness or accuracy, and it should not be relied upon as such. Responsibility for the information, opinions and views expressed in podcast series lies entirely with the experts. Thomson Reuters and its affiliates are not under any obligation to update or correct any information provided on this podcast. Experts’ statements and opinions are subject to change or removal without notice.

Episodes (29)

  • Financial Crime in the Middle East & North Africa 2018
    Financial Crime in the Middle East & North Africa 2018
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 16:15
    The Financial Crime in MENA Report tracks changing norms and standards in compliance across the region. Now in its 4th year, we note moderating budgets while the regulatory burden continues to increase for compliance departments.
    The Financial Crime in MENA Report tracks changing norms and standards in compliance across the region. Now in its 4th year, we note moderating budgets while the regulatory burden continues to increase for compliance departments.

  • Trade Based Money Laundering
    Trade Based Money Laundering
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    Published: 8 Dec 2017 Duration: 18:14
    Trade based money laundering is receiving increasing attention from regulators. It involves a complex and sophisticated layering of paperwork and touchpoints, and can be difficult to unravel. We speak to Ibrahim El-Adawi, Senior Compliance ... Read more →
    Trade based money laundering is receiving increasing attention from regulators. It involves a complex and sophisticated layering of paperwork and touchpoints, and can be difficult to unravel. We speak to Ibrahim El-Adawi, Senior Compliance ... Read more →

  • Derisking in MENA – how should banks respond?
    Derisking in MENA – how should banks respond?
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    Published: 16 Oct 2017 Duration: 22:42
    Recent surveys in the MENA region reveal that the issue of ‘derisking’ – when larger, international banks withdraw their correspondent relationships with smaller regional banks – has become a substantial concern for many MENA-based banks. D... Read more →
    Recent surveys in the MENA region reveal that the issue of ‘derisking’ – when larger, international banks withdraw their correspondent relationships with smaller regional banks – has become a substantial concern for many MENA-based banks. D... Read more →

  • Emerging threats and technologies facing AML practitioners in the world today
    Emerging threats and technologies facing AML practitioners in the world today
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    Published: 17 Sep 2017 Duration: 10:47
    The task of complying with anti money laundering regulation has never been so complicated. The collection, analysis and management of client data to meet regulatory demands and find hidden risk has become an increasingly complex and laborio... Read more →
    The task of complying with anti money laundering regulation has never been so complicated. The collection, analysis and management of client data to meet regulatory demands and find hidden risk has become an increasingly complex and laborio... Read more →

  • FATF in the MENA Region
    FATF in the MENA Region
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    Published: 12 Aug 2017 Duration: 14:30
    FATF assessments can have a substantial impact on countries and on the organizations that are based there. Andy Critchlow, the Middle East editor for Breakingviews, chats to Abdul Hafiz Mansour, the Secretary General of the Special Investig... Read more →
    FATF assessments can have a substantial impact on countries and on the organizations that are based there. Andy Critchlow, the Middle East editor for Breakingviews, chats to Abdul Hafiz Mansour, the Secretary General of the Special Investig... Read more →

  • Why It’s Important To Reduce Supply Chain Risks in 2017
    Why It’s Important To Reduce Supply Chain Risks in 2017
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    Published: 17 Jul 2017 Duration: 10:40
    Risk management of the supply chain has been a constantly expanding and challenging task over the past few years, but as we enter 2017, the need for a robust and effective compliance policy has never been stronger. James Swenson, Global Hea... Read more →
    Risk management of the supply chain has been a constantly expanding and challenging task over the past few years, but as we enter 2017, the need for a robust and effective compliance policy has never been stronger. James Swenson, Global Hea... Read more →

  • Whistleblowing – does your company have a safe space for difficult conversations?
    Whistleblowing – does your company have a safe space for difficult conversations?
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    Published: 13 Jun 2017 Duration: 16:16
    Why is whistleblowing such a contentious subject and what is it that makes it so difficult for people to come forward when they have evidence of wrong-doing in corporate organizations? James Swenson, Global Head of Proposition for Risk Mana... Read more →
    Why is whistleblowing such a contentious subject and what is it that makes it so difficult for people to come forward when they have evidence of wrong-doing in corporate organizations? James Swenson, Global Head of Proposition for Risk Mana... Read more →

  • Fintech / Regtech & Compliance
    Fintech / Regtech & Compliance
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    Published: 12 May 2017 Duration: 09:32
    Technology is driving rapid change in financial services, with the latest developments seen as a revolution rather than evolution. The finance sector is ripe for disruption, and start-ups are employing innovative technology – such as cloud ... Read more →
    Technology is driving rapid change in financial services, with the latest developments seen as a revolution rather than evolution. The finance sector is ripe for disruption, and start-ups are employing innovative technology – such as cloud ... Read more →

  • The Future of Financial Institutions
    The Future of Financial Institutions
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    Published: 8 Apr 2017 Duration: 06:51
    We are nearing the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis and banks now face a new challenge – that of potential disruption to a degree never before experienced by their sector. Experts foresee opportunities for agile and sophistic... Read more →
    We are nearing the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis and banks now face a new challenge – that of potential disruption to a degree never before experienced by their sector. Experts foresee opportunities for agile and sophistic... Read more →

  • Financial Crime in MENA 2017
    Financial Crime in MENA 2017
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    Published: 13 Mar 2017 Duration: 04:50
    The third annual survey on financial crime in the MENA region, a joint initiative of Thomson Reuters and Deloitte, follows two previous surveys on the same topic. The surveys are conducted in the same month of each year with the same audien... Read more →
    The third annual survey on financial crime in the MENA region, a joint initiative of Thomson Reuters and Deloitte, follows two previous surveys on the same topic. The surveys are conducted in the same month of each year with the same audien... Read more →

  • January Message
    January Message
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    Published: 6 Jan 2017 Duration: 00:18
    On a break... coming back soon.
    On a break... coming back soon.

  • The Rising case for Tax Technology in the GCC
    The Rising case for Tax Technology in the GCC
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    Published: 5 Dec 2016 Duration: 06:00
    With the introduction of VAT to the GCC as of 2018, businesses need to understand how best to prepare. And how can technology play a role throughout this period? Listen to Stewart Nivision, Global Head of Indirect Tax at Thomson Reuters, di... Read more →
    With the introduction of VAT to the GCC as of 2018, businesses need to understand how best to prepare. And how can technology play a role throughout this period? Listen to Stewart Nivision, Global Head of Indirect Tax at Thomson Reuters, di... Read more →

  • Compliance Challenges – Oil & Gas
    Compliance Challenges – Oil & Gas
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    Published: 14 Nov 2016 Duration: 23:18
    Every oil and gas company wants to achieve optimum exploration, production and efficient processing. The management of risk in the supply chain plays an essential role in achieving this. Supply chains have become increasingly complex and fl... Read more →
    Every oil and gas company wants to achieve optimum exploration, production and efficient processing. The management of risk in the supply chain plays an essential role in achieving this. Supply chains have become increasingly complex and fl... Read more →

  • Understanding Ultimate Beneficial Ownership
    Understanding Ultimate Beneficial Ownership
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    Published: 14 Oct 2016 Duration: 17:35
    Financial transparency has become a priority for many governments and agencies around the world, ensuring that effective due diligence is now mission critical for certain organizations. It is no longer possible to enter into a contract or b... Read more →
    Financial transparency has become a priority for many governments and agencies around the world, ensuring that effective due diligence is now mission critical for certain organizations. It is no longer possible to enter into a contract or b... Read more →

  • Compliance Talent – How to build, and keep, your best people
    Compliance Talent – How to build, and keep, your best people
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    Published: 14 Sep 2016 Duration: 15:49
    In recent years, there has been a huge increase in the demand for talented compliance staff. Demand for GRC skills and expertise has grown exponentially, and at a time of increasing enforcement activity, skilled professionals are scarce on ... Read more →
    In recent years, there has been a huge increase in the demand for talented compliance staff. Demand for GRC skills and expertise has grown exponentially, and at a time of increasing enforcement activity, skilled professionals are scarce on ... Read more →

  • Next Generation KYC
    Next Generation KYC
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    Published: 14 Aug 2016 Duration: 14:22
    The regulatory environment is putting increasing pressure on banks and other financial institutions, as they are compelled to focus on meeting current compliance obligations while at the same time prepare for upcoming regulatory change. In ... Read more →
    The regulatory environment is putting increasing pressure on banks and other financial institutions, as they are compelled to focus on meeting current compliance obligations while at the same time prepare for upcoming regulatory change. In ... Read more →

  • Global Trends in Cyber Crime
    Global Trends in Cyber Crime
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    Published: 14 Jul 2016 Duration: 15:08
    The issue of cyber crime is fast becoming one of the biggest global challenges to business, although action to reduce the threat it is still perhaps muted, partly due to a lack of regulation. indeed, it is a difficult issue to regulate agai... Read more →
    The issue of cyber crime is fast becoming one of the biggest global challenges to business, although action to reduce the threat it is still perhaps muted, partly due to a lack of regulation. indeed, it is a difficult issue to regulate agai... Read more →

  • Geopolitics and Business – Dealing with stable instability
    Geopolitics and Business – Dealing with stable instability
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    Published: 14 Jun 2016 Duration: 12:19
    Geopolitical risk refers to the risk of investing in a country where there is political or economic instability that may cause a threat to the value of the investment. This threat may come from regime change, legislative change, military in... Read more →
    Geopolitical risk refers to the risk of investing in a country where there is political or economic instability that may cause a threat to the value of the investment. This threat may come from regime change, legislative change, military in... Read more →

  • Global Trends in AML – What to expect in 2016
    Global Trends in AML – What to expect in 2016
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    Published: 14 May 2016 Duration: 14:01
    We are in an era of enhanced regulatory scrutiny, increasing fines and increasing cooperation between authorities. Regulatory pressure has been building on organizations around the world for some time and we can expect this to continue. Tho... Read more →
    We are in an era of enhanced regulatory scrutiny, increasing fines and increasing cooperation between authorities. Regulatory pressure has been building on organizations around the world for some time and we can expect this to continue. Tho... Read more →

  • Corruption Debate – Big Corruption Cases of 2015
    Corruption Debate – Big Corruption Cases of 2015
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    Published: 14 Apr 2016 Duration: 17:30
    For a while now, corruption has been at the top of the global agenda. Authorities around the world are devoting a great deal of resources in a bid to diminish corruption, but the issue is proving stubbornly resilient. Corruption is an insid... Read more →
    For a while now, corruption has been at the top of the global agenda. Authorities around the world are devoting a great deal of resources in a bid to diminish corruption, but the issue is proving stubbornly resilient. Corruption is an insid... Read more →

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