The 5th US–MENA Private Sector Dialogue on Correspondent Banking

Union of Arab Banks


October 14, 2014 - October 15, 2014
9:00am - 9:00am


BNY Mellon
101 Barclay Street
New York NY

This two-day conference will focus on Arab-US bank relations with particular attention to: The Future of Correspondent Banking in a Changing Regulatory Environment, OFAC Enforcement Issues, FATF 2014, Sanctions & AML, FinCen and new E-Payment Regulations, and more.

More details about the program will be available here.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Roger Wilkins, President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
  • Daniel Becker, Global Head of AML Compliance and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, BNY Mellon
  • Dr. Muhammad Baasiri,  Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Lebanon
  • Daniel Lawrence Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Adnan Ahmed Yousif, CEO, Al Baraka Banking Group, Bahrain
  • Nemeh Sabbagh, CEO, Arab Bank, Jordan
  • Hisham Ezz El Arab, Chairman, Commercial International Bank, Egypt
  • Vincent O’Brien, Chair, ICC Banking Commission Market Intelligence
  • Barry Koch, Chief Compliance Officer, Western Union
  • Alberto Musalem Borrero, Exec. Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Abdul Basit Turki Saeed , MENAFATF President & Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq
  • Dennis Wood, Office of Foreign Assets Control, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Dr. Amer Bisat, Managing Director, BlackRock



Online registrations are now closed for this event. Contact ABANA at 1 212 599 3030 or for last-minute registrations or questions.