This agenda is intended to be highly interactive and all the panelists will be expected to participate continuously throughout the sessions.

Middle East & AfricaInternational Banking Dialogue 2018
Thursday, 29th November 2018


Registration & networking


Welcome address:

International keynote: Financial regulatory framework enhancement with Congressman Barney Frank, Former Chairman of House Financial Services Committee, United States Congress


The Regional Heads of transaction banking and CROs Annual Dialogue
This annual meeting is an intense two hour dialogue that involves the opinions and insights of CROsand heads of transaction banking financial institutions from more than 12 countries from the Middle East and Africa.

The topics that have been identified for this roundtable will cover a comprehensive range of key issues on leading best practices in the industry emanating from different parts of the world.

  • Fintech payment initiatives making headway in transaction banking
  • Emerging compliance and Regtech to combat financial crime?
  • Open Banking, APIs and blockchainfor safer financial transactions
  • How biometric authentication can increase banking security?
  • Think globally, act locally to resolve cross-border compliance issues
  • What are the key elements of constituting a robust cyber security governance framework to address current gaps?
  • Advanced analytics, machine learning and Internet of things driving major change in transaction banking

We will have over thirtyheads of transaction banking, CROs, and heads of cash management in banks, and fintech companies. We will also have input from various subject matter experts inInternet of Things, blockchain, and cross-borders payments, participating in this session.

Session chaired by Emmanuel Daniel, Chairman, The Asian Banker


Key findings from The Asian Banker Risk &Transaction Banking RegionalAwards Program 2018

  • Awards programme: Process, methodology and scorecards
  • Latest updates on key developments in transaction bankingand risk management
  • Key findings from the awards programme


Closing remarks




The Middle East & Africa Risk and Transaction Banking Regional Awards Dinner

* Please note that this is a working agenda and topics and speakers will be updated frequently.

For more information, please contact
Essraa Mansi
Programme Manager
The Asian Banker
Tel: (+971) 4427 3649

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