New York, NY (PressExposure) February 26, 2009 -- Dr. Linda Eagle, president and cofounder of Edcomm Banker's Academy, has been invited to speak at the 1st Annual Compliance and Anti Money Laundering Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 24 and 25, 2009. The two-day seminar will feature a series of panel sessions to raise awareness of new AML regulatory challenges and developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and across the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC).
Hosted by Complinet and the Institute of Banking of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the 1st Annual Compliance and Anti Money Laundering Seminar will bring together international experts, regulators and market leaders to share experiences and best practices. Created in association with the Saudi Regulators, the Seminar will cover Corporate Governance, Operational Risk, AML and CFT, Fraud Detection and much more.
Dr. Linda Eagle will lead panel discussions entitled: "How Is Corporate Governance a Compliance Issue? What Are the Risks?" and "Risk Management & Internal Controls - KYC for Banks." These sessions will address the regional and international sources of laws, regulations and practices relating to corporate governance; the rights and equitable treatment of shareholders; the primary legal responsibilities of the board; the information companies must publicly disclose; how often disclosures must be made; an overview of risks associated with the rapid development of the banking sector; new initiatives to all foreign investor access to the Saudi Stock market; and a case study of procedures to be followed by financial institutions when reporting and making disclosures on suspicious transactions.
"This seminar is an excellent opportunity for Edcomm Banker's Academy to bring our more than 22 years of experience on Compliance and Anti Money Laundering to banks in Saudi Arabia and the GCC. I am looking forward to speaking and sharing with regulators and other experts while to contributing to the development of the Compliance Culture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," Eagle said.
The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy is a 22-year-old multimedia education and communication consulting firm specializing in the development of creative business solutions that improve productivity, customer service and market share - providing bottom-line results. The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy has had the privilege of assisting many distinguished clients with business solutions in the form of eLearning programs, classroom instruction, multimedia production and online and print based documentation. Edcomm Banker's Academy offers many off-the-shelf and customized courses such as Teller Training, Compliance Training and Systems Training specifically designed for Banks, Credit Unions and Money Services Businesses (MSBs).
The Edcomm Group Banker's Academy (www.bankersacademy.com) is headquartered in New York City with locations and representation throughout the world.