This topic is one of the most exciting and stimulating financial crime courses in our portfolio. Accredited by the CPD certification service and delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, the course aims to demystify the management of virtual assets (VA), also known as cryptography and Distributed Ledger Technology.
The course is designed to support risk professionals, anti-money laundering ,laundering professionals and VC industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of (VA) and how to manage associated financial crime risks.
Core learning is provided via a detailed course manual, with additional media providing further help and guidance on some of the course’s key learning points.
To confirm learning and understanding, all students are required to complete a timed one-hour online assessment made up of 25 multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 80% and the format is open-book.
The course is delivered in association with the University of Gloucestershire, and students who are successful will be permitted to use the designation ‘AdvCertVC’ to confirm their qualification.
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*Students can start the course as soon as they enroll and it is self-paced so they can do it in their own time.
Sun24Feb2019Mon25Feb2019Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, Saudi Arabia
MEFTECH the leading banking and financial technology exhibition and conference returns to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the 24th and 25th February 2019 at the Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, in partnership with MADA and SADAD and supported by STC Pay.
Bringing together 2000-3000 attendees in Riyadh, MEFTECH 2019 is the new FINTECH Hub in the Middle East. MEFTECH will address disrupting technology for all verticals of the financial environment attracting banks, financial institutions, e-commerce, medical, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, educational, travel and transportation industries; and this year’s exhibition and conference will extend across 3,500sqm.
MEFTECH 2019 will have a dedicated start-up zone to meet groundbreaking start-ups in the regional commerce space, a world-class conference programme of international speakers tackling the most significant opportunities and challenges such as digital banking, revolutionizing remittance and hanging risk with AI. Registration for attendance at the second edition of MEFTECH which has brought together more than 8,000 financial industry executives and over 1,000 technology providers is now open.
To register your interest and attendance visit www.meftechksa.com.
Wed27Feb2019Thu28Feb2019JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai
IDC is all set to host the 12th edition of Middle East CIO Summit 2019, under the theme “Strategies for an Era of Multiplied Innovation & Automation” scheduled to be held from 27th – 28th February 2019 at JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.
The event is expected to witness a footfall of respected global analysts, market-leading vendors, and 200 of the region's most influential ICT leaders to lay down a blueprint for thriving in the digital economy. IDC's Middle East CIO Summit has served as a pioneering platform for ICT thought leadership in the region since 2008, and returns in 2019 to make sense of the region's rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape.
For more Information, visit here IDC CIO Summit 2019
Mon11Mar2019Radisson Blu Addis Ababa, Ethopia
Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 will be held at the Radisson Blu Addis Ababa on the 11th of March 2019 and will tackle the most pressing questions for the progress of FinTech and the positive and proﬁtable transformation of banking in Africa, providing a platform for all stakeholders to engage in creating the future of ﬁnancial services on the continent – from established banking powerhouses to FinTech start‐ups.
The event will gather all players in the African FinTech ecosystem, including: Government policymakers, leading banks & ﬁnancial institutions, MNOs, legacy and neo payment players, international & regional investors, and the tech start‐up community on the continent who will come together at Finnovation Africa 2017 in Ethiopia with the purpose of driving positive FinTech impacts for Africa.
Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 will focus on the following major issues: The Digital Transformation of Banking, Mobile Money & Retail, Payments Innovation, Open Banking/APIs in Africa, Finclusion & Islamic Finance, Blockchain & Bitcoin: Realities in Africa, and CyberSecurity ‐ as well as featuring sessions with a highly innovative format such as Inside the Investor’s Mind, Interviews with a Global Finnovator and an African Pioneer, Founder's PainPoints, and The Wolves’ Den pitchfest.
Tap into the high-growth Africa FinTech opportunity by becoming a part of the Finnovation Ethiopia 2019 - Let's Talk Now!
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Innovation and digitalization are reshaping the financial industry model over the past decade. The banking sector remains under pressure as technology is impacting every industry and the payments sector is no exception. With evolving customer demand, banks and financial institutions have to invest in digitalization to stay ahead of the game. With regulatory support to embrace a cashless society and encourage new entrant innovative FinTechs, financial services providers must focus on digitalization by redesigning their user experience, get their basics right to improve customer convenience. Banks struggling today in implementing digitalization and to provide customers with a frictionless experience and seamless checkout processes will eventually witness the rising FinTechs taking the lead. The question is, do banks collaborate, or do they compete?
The Financial Innovation Summit brings together the who’s who from the local and international banking and FinTech industry to share their experiences and use cases digital transformation which would lead to a cashless society.
The summit will address the greatest challenges and opportunities for Qatar’s FinTech and Digital Banking industry by providing insights on:
- Investing fully into Digital Financial Technology for economic diversification as per the National Vision 2030.
- Enhancing Regulations in an effective manner to attract FinTech development, innovation and digitalization.
- Positioning Qatar to become a fully cashless society by the FIFA World Cup 2022 to promote world-class digital banking facilities.
- Developing a FinTech hub by end of 2018 in partnership with international Tech Giants and Platforms to enhance the financial sector’s digital offerings and opportunities.
- Becoming one of the secured banking and financial services industry in the world by maintaining the best cyber resilience and security standards.
- Effectively utilizing advanced digitalization such as AI, RPA, IoT and much more to enhance the customer’s banking experience across all business verticals.
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Launched in 2017, AIM Startup, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, aims to connect promising startups with investors and business partners from all around the world. It is set in the heart of UAE's Annual Investment Meeting, the World's Leading FDI Platform for Emerging Markets and held under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. AIM Startup is the ideal platform for startup companies looking to raise capital, expand into new markets and forge meaningful business relationships with major investors, business leaders, representatives of international institutions and government entities.
On April 8-10, AIM Startup will host the Third Edition of its Annual Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting and Future Cities Show.
This year, 500+ promising startups will convene under one roof to meet with investors, corporates, government representatives and industry experts and will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their ground breaking solutions to a global audience over 20,000.
For more Information, visit here: http://aimstartup.com/
The Annual Investment Meeting is the world's leading and most established gathering of the international investment community, leading academics and experts showcasing up-to-date information, strategies and knowledge on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
The event offers a truly knowledge-based forum with cutting-edge information on the latest developments in foreign direct investment and related issues. It serves as a unique platform to meet, network, and exchange experiences, explore business opportunities and sign cooperation agreements and partnerships.
Included in its 9th Edition are the following features: Conference, International Exhibition, Capacity Building Workshops, AIM Startup, Investment Awards, AIM Connect, Investors’ Hub, Country Presentations, and Online/Onsite Business Matchmaking.
The ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting will be held on 8 – 10 April 2019 at the Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The theme is “Mapping the Future of FDI: Enriching World Economies through Digital Globalization”.
For more Information, visit here http://www.aimcongress.com/
Wed10Apr2019Thu11Apr2019Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, Dubai, UAE
With over 10 000 visitors, 400 speakers and 350+ exhibitors, Seamless brings the brightest minds together from across payments, e-commerce and retail.
Seamless ignites new ideas and inspires the audience to think differently. You’ll be stimulated by innovators, business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the globe. Seamless has five separate conference agendas covering the world of Payments, Fintech, Ecommerce, Retail and Identity. With one shared free-to-attend exhibition hosting 350 of the region's leading technology providers. The event is held in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, UAE, on 10-11 April 2019.
For more Information, visit: http://bit.ly/2MVknfe