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November 11, 2022

8:25 – 8:30

Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:30

How to Make Adherence to E&C as Easy as a Habit: Practical Hints for Individuals and Organizations

Bassem Al Fassam, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Bechtel

  • Focus on systems rather than goals to build an Ethics and Compliance habit
  • Use the four stages of habits to promote and strengthen your Ethics and Compliance program
  • Make Ethics & Compliance part of your identity
9:30 – 9:45

Networking Break

9:45 – 10:45

Mind the Gaps: How to Administer an Effective Sanction Compliance Programme

Ibrahim Yeku. Legal Counsel, Amaiden Energy Nig LTD (On Secondment to Total E & P Nigeria Limited)

  • Understanding global sanction land scape and the corresponding compliance obligations.
  • Identifying sanction compliance risk in the wake of Russia's inversion of Ukraine
  • Maintaining a healthy sanction compliance program; all you need to know
10:45 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00

Enhance Your Compliance Culture with the Reason Why

Selina Barth, Senior Compliance Advisor, ADNOC Drilling 

  • What is the "reason why"? 
  • Effective and ineffective "reasons why" 
  • Audience of the "reason why" 
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 – 15:00

ESG Comes to the Forefront & Disclosure Adoption Requirements

Matthew Nobles, CCEP-I, Chief Compliance Officer – Middle East & Africa - GE Gas Power

  • Understand recent developments in the international ESG regulatory landscape
  • Articulate reporting requirements of the United States SEC Proposal on Climate Change Disclosures
  • Develop strategy to prepare your company for mandatory ESG reporting requirements
15:00 – 15:15 Networking Break  
15:15 – 16:15

The “G” in ESG

Achraf El Zaim, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fadi Sidani, Chairman, Governance Dynamics

  • The Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and the rise of the ESG agenda
  • ESG in the Middle East: risks, opportunities, and relevant regulations in KSA and UAE
  • The governance components within the ESG regulation and compliance with these governance provisions
16:15 – 16:30 Networking Break  
16:30 – 17:30

Using Technology to Bring Your Compliance Program to Life

Abdul Rahman Al Jaabari, Head of Ethics & Compliance, Taqa

  • How to use groundbreaking technologies to innovate in compliance
  • How to think outside the box and make compliance appealing through immersive technologies
  • How to use compliance as a tool to further inspire the strategic objectives of the organization