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DOHA: Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) hosted a forum titled ‘World Cup and Similar Global Events – Opportunities and Challenges for the Financial Sector’ held at the Wyndham Hotel in West Bay in October.

The Forum was attended by senior representatives of the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) including Abdulla Qotba representing the AML/CFT Division of the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and Mohamed Al Yafei representing the Qatar Financial Information Unit (QFIU), National anti-money laundering and terrorism representatives were also present. Loan Commission, Ministry of Home Affairs, General Department of Customs, major banks and exchange offices operating in Qatar, and consultancy Ernst & Young.

Among the representatives of commercial banking executives who attended the event were Dr. Leonie Lethbridge, EGM and Chief Operating Officer; Shahnawaz Rashid, Head of Retail Banking; Jassim Al Thani, EGM; Khalifa, Chief Human Capital Officer; Al Rayyes, EGM was included. Deputy Head of Government, Public Sector and Wholesale Banking He Abdulla Ahmed Al Fadli is Senior AGM and Chief Compliance Officer Nayef AL Beshri is AGM and Head of Branch Network .

At the opening of the event, Chief Compliance Officer Abdullah Al Fadli welcomed all guests and participants to exchange knowledge and experience across different sectors, consolidate efforts and support our beloved country. He stressed the importance of such events to give Qatar a unique experience. The world will be remembered for years to come during the World Cup.

The forum was attended by multiple speakers from QCB, QFIU, CBQ, QNB, Masraf Al Rayyan, Al Fardan Exchange and Ernst & Young. Speakers will cover regulations and expectations, trends related to money laundering and terrorist financing, key financial crime risks related to business opportunities and global events, the latest techniques in risk management, broader preventative measures and We covered a wide range of topics, including technology, and other solutions. to overcome challenges.

Commercial bank representatives used the forum of bilateral conferences with financial institutions, regulators and other government agencies to build relationships that increase the regional depth of commercial banking.

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