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Doha: The Seventh GCC Regulators’ Summit is set to be held in Doha on February 25-26 at the St. Regis Hotel here. The summit will be attended by over 400 pre-qualified senior delegates from the banking sector and financial institutions, in addition to regional GCC regulators.
The is the region’s landmark forum for the financial compliance community. In a statement, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) announced its platinum sponsorship for the event which is organised by Thomson Reuters in association with the Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, and Qatar Financial Markets Authority.
“We are pleased to be platinum sponsor of the GCC Regulators’ Summit,” said Robin McCall, Group Chief Executive Officer at al khaliji. “For al khaliji, our support to the summit is a sign of our unwavering commitment in promoting the role of compliance and governance across the financial sector. Our participation in the summit is in line with the bank’s corporate governance strategy and our strong belief in achieving long-term sustainability, both for Qatari society and for the bank.”
The summit will see speakers sharing knowledge, experience and best practices on the crucial issues facing the financial services industry. Given the rapid pace of global regulatory reform, the Summit is an important event for the region’s financial service professionals. This is also an opportune platform for al khaliji to share its own experiences in compliance and corporate governance.
Topics such as FATCA compliance, risk management, anti-money laundering, international sanctions, data security, new international core principles, GCC securities activities and trends, and many more will be deliberated during the summit. QNA