July 28, 2016 09:02 PM NPT
Standard Chartered Bank Nepal CEO Joseph Silvanus
KATHMANDU, July 28: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCNBNL) organised a Correspondent Banking Academy Workshop in Kathmandu on Thursday. The workshop -- attended by 82 senior resources of Nepal-based 28 commercial banks -- has an objective to update Nepali banks on emerging risks leading from financial crime and to create awareness around compliance and best practices for mitigation of potential risks.
According to a statement issued by the bank, the workshop was inaugurated by Shiba Raj Shrestha, deputy governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, whereas CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nepal, Joseph Silvanus, welcomed the participants.
"Gurpreet Dhaliwal, Correspondent Banking Due Diligence Team Member based in Singapore shared the world of Financial Crime Compliance. He shed lights on Emerging Terrorist Financing Risks and developments in International Sanctions arena. he also shared the tips of Getting the Basics Right for AML/CFT and the role of Financial Institutions in the fight against Human Trafficking," said the statement.
Likewise, Shivaraman Subramanian, executive director and regional head of Transaction Banking for SA, highlighted the Emerging Trends in Correspondent Banking, the statement added.