CCL Regulatory Update: Middle East Edition - January 2018

This edition includes - DFSA and Central Bank of Bahrain Sign MoU, ADGM and Bahrain EDB Sign Region’s First MENA FinTech Agreement, UAE Removed from the EU Tax Blacklist, Kazakhstan Establish an International Financial Centre, KPMG Faces Probe Over Carillion Audit, HSBC Investigation Outcome Reached by US Department of Justice

The Knowledge Series - Regional Regulatory Themes: What Have We Seen In 2016 and What Can We Expect in 2017?

In the 10th issue of the Knowledge Series, we look at the key regulatory themes of the past year and what we can expect in 2017, including Embedding Compliance into the Corporate Culture of Regulated Firms, Product Governance, AML, CTF and Sanctions, Cybercrime, Client Classification and Suitability, Data Protection and Costs of Compliance

The Knowledge Series: Establishing Effective Compliance Structures

Issue 9 in the Knowledge Series looks at the importance of structuring the Compliance function in a way which is relevant to the business and effective in meeting compliance objectives.

The Knowledge Series: The Growing Importance of Conduct Risk

In the 8th Issue of the Knowledge Series, we look at the growing importance of conduct risk and how to approach it.

The Knowledge Series: Compliant Training or Training for Compliance?

Issue 7 in The Knowledge Series looks at the purpose of compliance training and whether or not it can change employee behaviour.

The Knowledge Series: Risk-Based Resource Planning

Issue 6 in the Knowledge Series looks at Risk-Based Resource Planning and Allocation.

The Knowledge Series: Enforcement Actions as a Driver of Compliance Programmes

Issue 5 in the Knowledge Series looks at how enforcement actions by regulators can inform senior management on key risk areas and themes in order to focus their compliance agendas.

The Knowledge Series: AML, CTF And Sanctions

Issue 3 in the Knowledge Series looks at money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions risks and how firms can manage them with a consistent, risk-based approach.

The Knowledge Series: Preparing an ICAAP Report

The second issue in the Knowledge Series looks at the purpose behind the ICAAP, and the procedures firms should follow in preparing an ICAAP report.

The Knowledge Series: Achieving a Culture of Compliance

Why are regulators increasingly focused on compliance culture within an organisation? How is a good compliance culture achieved?