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Business Defence Forum: 
The Compliance Front Line

10 Oct 2016 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
An exclusive, half-day event for senior executives concerned about defending their organisation’s reputation, reducing AML programme expenditure and minimising regulatory exposure.


At the forum you will hear from Tom Keatinge, Director of Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies at RUSI on counter terrorist financing and Edward Doyle, BAE Systems’ Head of Compliance will talk about how to  optimise your Anti-Money Laundering investment. David Pije, Head of AML & Sanctions – Enterprise Risk Management Group at FGB will also present a case study that will provide valuable insights on how Anti Money Laundering & Sanctions team collaborate. And finally, our guest speaker Robin Amlôt, an award-winning financial journalist and also the CEO of CPI Financial will offer unique insights about the financial landscape in the Middle East.

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08:30 - 09:00

Event Lobby

Registration with Welcome Tea & Coffee

09:00 - 09:15


Welcome & Opening Remarks
Welcome to the event and opening remarks from Simon Goldsmith, Head of Cyber Security (Commercial Solutions, ME), BAE Systems

09:15 - 10:00


Global Macro View of Counter-Terrorist Finance
Speaker: Tom Keatinge, Director Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies (RUSI)

10:00 - 10:45


Optimising Anti-Money Laundering Investment
Speaker: Edward Doyle, Head of Compliance, BAE Systems

10:45 - 11:15


Refreshment Break

11:15 - 12:00


Case Study: How to Perform Enhanced Due Diligence?
Speaker: David Pije, Head of AML & Sanctions - Enterprise Risk Management Group, FGB

12:00 - 12:30


The Financial Landscape - Opportunities and Pitfalls
Speaker: Robin Amlôt, Award-Winning Financial Journalist & CEO, CPI Financial

12:30 - 12:45


Closing Remarks
Speaker: Simon Goldsmith, Head of Cyber Security (Commercial Solutions ME), BAE Systems

12:45 - 14:00


Networking Lunch
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Why Attend

Criminal Underworld Insight
Experts on the criminal underworld - motives, methods & techniques
Meet Industry Leaders
High profile speakers to industry CXOs - network with those in the know
Market Trends
Money laundering trends and compliance regulations you need to know
New Technologies
Learn what new tools can help in the fight against organised crime

Armani Hotel Dubai

Business Defence Forum: Compliance

P.O. Box 888 333, Burj Khalifa
1 Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard
United Arab Emirates
This executive event will take place in the comfort and elegance of Armani Hotel. Set in the heart of Downtown Dubai - the city's lifestyle and commercial hub - the combination of stunning architecture, minimalist elegance and distinctive hospitality, make Armani a unique place for business meetings.

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Contact Us

Contact us to speak to one of our experts, for more information about the Business Defence Forum: The Compliance Front Line or any other event in our Business Defence Forum series.
Phone: +44 (0) 203 296 5900