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Middle East Risk Management Forum

Event : Middle East Risk Management Forum

Tue, 21/10/2014  
Conducted by : Global Leading Conferences
Contact : David Bako

Risk is an ever-present threat in our life. Most of the industries struggle with specific ones to their field and aim to reduce the negative impacts or avoid them altogether. The financial institutions have their fair share of risks as well and since their operation revolves around money on a daily basis, risk management is of utmost importance and leaves no room for play.

In the last few years Islamic banking has gained more and more attention due to the Shari’ah law that regulates the everyday operations which is quite different from conventional banking. Today even the Western World is beginning to discover the benefits of Middle East Banking and they consider implementing such measures in order to broaden their perspective and customer circle.

At the Middle East Risk Management Forum the participants will have the possibility to get familiar with the regulatory changes on a global and also on a regional level, meanwhile the most significant topics of Credit and Operational Risk Management, Risk appetite, Reputational Risk and Anti Money-Laundering will be covered during this two-day conference. Our goal is to provide practical solutions and methods to integrate risk management more efficiently into day-to-day procedures and give the opportunity for financial professionals to share innovative ideas and enjoy networking at the this highly expected event.


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