Conference on Global Economic Sanctions

Event : Conference on Global Economic Sanctions

Date : 27th November 2012 - Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek, Dubai, UAE

ICC-UAE organized a conference on "Global Economic Sanctions" on Tuesday 27th November, 2012 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek Dubai in cooperation with Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The Conference is sponsored by Al Tamimi & Co.

Mr. Saeed Obaid Al Jarwan said that ICC-UAE since its establishment is committed to bring to bankers, corporates and lawyers, exciting topics that are relevant to them , topics that educate us , enlighten us and give us the wherewithal's to work more efficiently , safely and proactively in our ever changing, challenging and many a times mystifying and frustrating business world.

The Chairman of ICC-UAE Dr. Ahmed Saif Belhasa welcomed the participants to the event in absentia through his welcome address which was read by Mr. Laxmanan Sankaran – Head of Banking of Commission- ICC – UAE.

The conference provided a unique public-private forum to bring awareness to the audience on the procedures applied by the Anti-Money Laundry and Suspicious Cases Unit of the UAE Central bank in relation to the enforcement of the resolutions issued by the UN Security Council regarding the Economic Sanctions and applicable penalties, Highlights of the Global Economic Sanctions, the impact of extraterritorial application of economic sanctions for banking industry, and practical problems of trading with countries affected by these sanctions in compliance with the recent Global Economic Sanctions. The working language was English.

The speakers of the conference were Mr. Mohamed Saeed Al Sherief - Suspicious Transaction Report Analyst at Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit (UAE Central Bank), Ms. Ibtissam Lassoued, Senior Associate (Al Tamimi & Co.), Mr. John Garrett, General Manager & Group Chief Compliance Officer (National Bank of Abu Dhabi), Mr. Michael Adlem, Partner MENA Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (Ernst & Young), Mr. Paul Turner, Regional Head of Arbitration (Al Tamimi & Co.) and Mr. Lakshmanan Sankaran the BOD Member of ICC-UAE and Head of Banking Commission will present the vote of thanks.

The event is being sponsored by Al Tamimi & Company Law Firm.

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