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Thomson Reuters Corporation

September 07, 2012 04:26 ET

Thomson Reuters to Host Seventh Gulf Cooperation Council Regulators' Summit In Doha, Qatar

Summit to Be Held on 25-26 February, 2013

LONDON--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2012) - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that the 7th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Regulators' Summit will take place in Doha on 25-26 February, 2013 in association with the Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority and the Qatar Financial Markets Authority. The summit will take place under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al -Thani, the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank and Chairman of the QFC Regulatory Authority and Qatar Financial Markets Authority.

The GCC Regulators' Summit remains the Middle East's premier event on the topics of regulation, compliance, risk and governance, providing a perfect platform for regulators and financial professionals to meet and discuss challenges, propose solutions and share best practice in a unique conference experience.

Key themes will be covered at the summit including: regulatory changes and their implications, sanctions, FATCA, new regulatory approachs to insurance, single GCC passport for Know Your Customer (KYC) and governance.

"We are delighted to host the GCC Regulators' Summit in Doha," said H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al -Thani. "The Summit has grown to become a key forum for regulators in the region to examine and address the issues and challenges facing financial markets and regulation. The Summit will bring timely focus to these important issues and challenges."

A number of other partners of the Summit have confirmed their presence and support for next February's event, including National Bank of Abu Dhabi as the international banking partner, Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution as the exclusive gala dinner sponsor; Ernst & Young and Control Risks as the professional consultancy partners, Herbert Smith and Baker Botts as the professional legal partners, Barclay Simpson and Compliance Recruitment Solutions as the recruitment partners and CCL as the supporting partner.

"As part of its mission to bringing leading regulatory and compliance intelligence to the global financial community Thomson Reuters is proud to present the GCC Regulators' Summit for the seventh year in a row, providing the community with a unique platform to better understand the ever-changing regulatory environment," said Anna Mazzone, vice president sales, Governance, Risk & Compliance EMEA, Thomson Reuters. "We are privileged to host the summit in Doha alongside the Qatar Central Bank, Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority and the Qatar Financial Markets Authority and with the support of the prestigious partners and stakeholders involved."

For more information or to register, please visit the summit's web site at: http://accelus.thomsonreuters.com/gcc-summit-2013/index

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