Engaging with multi-stakeholders to find solutions to promote leading AML/CTF practices

About

The FCCG – Europe Chapter, dedicated to support Arab banks operating in Europe, is a regional arm of the MENA FCCG and operates as a distinct body under the umbrella of the MENA FCCG.  It sets its own priorities based on members’ feedback and updates the MENA FCCG on key activities and accomplishments while benefiting from MENA FCCG resources including its members’ expertise, its network, global alliances, and strategic partners.

Purpose

Extend MENA FCCG objectives to Europe by bringing together compliance professionals of Arab banks operating in Europe to enhance financial crime literacy and support implementation of leading practices by discussing mutual challenges and sharing experiences, including developed compliance tools.

Profiles

Strategic Partner

Arab Bankers’ Association

Propose opportunities for sowing collaborations with compliance activists, promote Chapter key engagements, act as an advisor and assisting the Chair in formulating key focus areas, as well as campaign for the Chapter to participate in policy initiatives.

Strategic Alliance

Themis

Assist Chapter in its outreach activities, assist in diversifying publications via the experience it has attained over the years in financial crime risk management, organize and participate in events, prepare communications, and provide logistical and technical assistance.

MENA Strategic Partner

Union of Arab Banks
Union of Arab Banks (UAB)

Facilitate liaison with Arab Banks across the UK/EU and sow relationships with key international bodies and engagements in public relations & networking initiatives

MENA FCCG Strategic Partner

Refinitiv
Refinitiv

Assist it in weaving relations with industry experts, key international bodies, and regulators through their network as well as promoting the Chapter during events and seminars.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Representatives from Strategic Partners along with two members of MENA FCCG as appointed by MENA FCCG Deputy Chair.

Andrew Cunningham
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Carel Van Randwyck
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Rasha Mortada
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Mohamed Afifi
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Facilitate implementation of strategies, including collaborations with compliance experts and governmental and public agencies, training, education, branding, marketing, public and media relations, and outreach