Webinar: Sanctions

Course Duration: 59 minutes
Course Points: 55

This webinar is part of the webinar series run by Fintelekt Advisory Services in association with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA). The topic for this webinar is “Sanctions” and was aired on May 6, 2020.

The webinar discussed the evolution in sanctions over the last few years, recent enforcement trends, the implications on banks’ businesses, keeping track of frequent changes on global sanctions lists and key considerations for banks’ sanctions compliance programmes.

The webinar also solicited insights from the speakers on trending issues such as whether a global sanctions ‘ceasefire’ is required under humanitarian grounds to allow sanctioned nations to tackle the pandemic, how should sanctioned countries be protected from irreversible economic damage due to sanctions, and perceived international sanctions quid pro quo leniency attempts. 


  • HALA BOU ALWAN, Founder & CEO, Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy, UAE
  • NICHOLAS TURNER, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP
  • SURENDRA THAPA, President & Founder, Global Intelligence Analysis Corporation, New York
  • VINCENT GAUDEL, CGSS, Compliance Expert, Accuity

Expert Speak: Hala Bou Alwan, HBA Consultancy

Course Duration: 33 minutes
Course Points: 30

Hala Bou Alwan, Founder & CEO, HBA Consultancy talks about Recent FATF Guidelines and their Impact on Financial Institutions in this presentation from Fintelekt’s Asia AML/CFT 2nd Annual Summit 2020 held virtually from July 20-24, 2020.

Conversations: Hala Bou Alwan, Founder & CEO, HBA Consultancy

Course Duration: 34 minutes
Course Points: 30

In this video from the Fridays with Fintelekt series, Shirish Pathak, Managing Director, Fintelekt Advisory Services is in conversation with Hala Bou Alwan, Founder & CEO, HBA Consultancy on effective AML compliance communication, impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on changing customer behaviour and transaction patterns, effective due diligence and monitoring, and recommendations for banks to protect their systems and customers from emerging cyber risks.

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