Michael John Saadie

National Australia Bank Ltd

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Updated: May 2016

Saed De Sarsur

Unibin Group

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Updated: May 2016

Emile Chammas

Deacon Capital Asset Management LLP

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Updated: May 2016

Bryan Lincoln

Gordon Dadds

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Updated: May 2016

Guy Oppenheim

Oppenheim & Co

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Updated: May 2016

Jeremy Waters

Knight Frank LLP

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Updated: May 2016

Ramson Petros

Jordan International Bank Plc

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Updated: May 2016

Mohammad Fariz

Jordan International Bank Plc

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Updated: May 2016

Reem Al-Jumaily

Boodle Hatfield LLP

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Updated: May 2016
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Michael Karam

HarbourVest Partners

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Updated: May 2016
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David Badham

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)

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Updated: May 2016

Marcus Grubb

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)

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Updated: May 2016

Trevor Raymond

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)

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Updated: May 2016

Paul Wilson

World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)

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Updated: May 2016

Ahmed Ben Halim

The Capital Partnership

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Updated: May 2016

Vojkan Brankovic

Apeiron Capital Limited

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Updated: May 2016

Abubakar Khalid

Apeiron Capital Limited

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Updated: May 2016

Zahia Benatia

Credit Suisse

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Updated: May 2016

Nigel Roy Williams

SAMBA Financial Group

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Updated: Apr 2016

Vivien Davies

Fieldfisher LLP

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Updated: Apr 2016

Wed May 11 2016 -
Wed May 11 2016 Responding to Sensitive Situations Involving Financial Crime

Events , ABA Events This latest technical seminar addressed issues such as fraud and data theft, either by external parties or internal employees; ways in which frausters can be traced through forensic technology, and practical steps for dealing with financial crime once it has been identified. Presentations were made by Mr. Masoud Zabeti, Head of Finance and Banking Disputes at Mishcon de Reya, and Mr. Mohammed Khamisa QC, a partner in Mishcon de Reya's Finance and Banking Disputes group; and by Mr, Phillip Beckett, a partner in the Forensic Technology Practice at Alvarez and Marsal. Photographs from the event can be seen on our 'Gallery ' tab. We will post presentations from the seminar when they are available.    

Thu April 21 2016 -
Thu April 21 2016 Responding to Financial Crime, Increasing Cyber Security

Events , ABA Events Experts from PwC, Fieldfisher, BNY Mellon and Origone delivered a seminar on financial crime and cyber security at our evening seminar on 21 April. Andrew Clark and David Choi, both Partners in PwC's Financial Services Risk and Regulations Practice, addressed the increasing pressure that banks are facing from regulators as they try to respond effectively to threats from financial criminals, and the technological solutions that are available to banks, particularly in their dealings with high risk clients and correspondent banking relationships. Their presentation is attached below. Antonis Patrikios, a Partner in the Privacy, Security and Information Law Group at Fieldfisher described the changing legal requirements on cyber and data security, and the issue of 'mandatory breach notific...

Tue May 31 2016 - Tue May 31 2016
FX & Commodity Seminar: "Growth Pains, Dollar Wanes, Gold Gains"

Events , ABA Events Under the sponsorship of HSBC, we will hold a seminar on recent developments on theglobal economy, currencies and commodities, and the outlook for the future. The seminar will be held at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce Building, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street, at 6pm on Tuesday 31 May. The seminar will be delivered by: Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist, HSBC, who will consider prospects for global growth and how it may affect financial markets. David Bloom, Global Head of FX Strategy at HSBC, who will consider the current weakness of the dollar and the current rally in emerging market...

Mon May 9 2016 - Wed May 11 2016
City Week 2016, 9-11 May 2016

Events , Partner Events City Week will hold its sixth annual event with the theme, "Towards a New Era of Innovation and Competitiveness" on 9-11 May at the Oval Cricket Ground in London. Members of the Arab Bankers Association will be given complimentary tickets to the event when registering at www.cityweekuk.com The 2015 event attracted more than 700 delegates from 50 countries. The 2016 event will comprise a range of conferences, seminars and networking opportunities, with an optional third day of one-to-one offsite meetings. The main programme comprises four half-day simposia: Global financial services: str...

Wed May 11 2016 - Wed May 11 2016
Responding to sensitive incidents involving financial crime

Events , ABA Events Under the sponsorship of Mishcon De Raya and Alvarez & Marsal, we will be holding a seminar entitled "Responding to sensitive incidents involving financial crime' on Wednesday 11 May. This seminar will be a bit different from our usual technical seminars since it wil entail an 'interactive session' dealing with real scenarios that financial institutions have faced, with members of the audience being encouraged to share their experiences. Presenting the seminar will be: Masoud Zabeti, head of the Finance and Banking Disputes Group as Mishcon de Reya. Masoud will address the internal an...

Thu April 21 2016 - Thu April 21 2016
The Future of Risk: Financial Crime and Cyber Security

Events , ABA Events This seminar will focus on financial crime, de-risking and cyber security. It wil be sponsored by PwC, Origone, National Bank of Kuwait and National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Speakers will include: Mr. Andrew Clark, Partner in PwC's Financial Services Risk and Regulations Practice Mr. David Choi, Partner in PwC's Financial Services Risk and Regulations Practice Mr. Antonis Patrikios, Partner in the Privacy, Security and Information Law Group at Fieldfisher Mr. Dan Crisp, Global Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology Compliance at BNY Mellon Mr. Jonathan Partouche, CEO of Origone. ...

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Fri February 26 2016 - Fri February 26 2016
Arab bankers in London meet with PRA officials to discuss current regulatory issues

Events , ABA Events Twenty eight senior bankers from 21 Arab bank branches and subsidiaries in London met with three officials from the UK's Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) at the ABA's offices on 26 February. This was the second such meeting that the ABA has organised between London-based Arab bankers and UK bank regulators. The meeting lasted two hours. Key issues discussed included: The transition to new liquidity monitoring that will entail the PRA relying more on liquidity supervision conducted by banks' home supervisors, The implementation of the Capital Conservation Buffer and its relation to...