Deloitte receives 2010 Best Consulting Firm of the Year Award
1st GCC Compliance Awards winners announced at the Annual GCC Regulators Summit
Deloitte received the 2010 Best Consulting Firm of the Year award at the 1st GCC Compliance Awards ceremony, organized by Complinet, the leading provider of connected compliance solutions to the global financial services industry. The award ceremony took place as part of the 4th Annual GCC Regulators Summit, held in Doha on February 22-23, 2010. The summit is regarded as a leading meeting place for regulators, compliance professionals, service providers and vendors in the region.
“We are delighted that Deloitte has received this accolade and been recognized for its work in financial services compliance. This award is a great acknowledgment of our outstanding efforts and commitment to providing exceptional client service. It also affirms our commitment to the GCC financial services industry,” said Omar Fahoum, chairman and chief executive of Deloitte in the Middle East.
“This is a tremendous achievement for our practice and we are honored to receive recognition for our regulatory advisory services in the region. This reflects the high quality of work being delivered by Deloitte’s teams, and significantly enhances our market eminence” said Simon Charlton, managing director of Deloitte’s Middle East Forensic and Dispute Services team.
During the summit, Mark Tantam, Deloitte’s Global Leader for Investigations, delivered a speech on financial crime, corruption and fraud. Atif Yusuf, a Director in Deloitte’s ME Forensic and Dispute practice, also spoke on sophisticated Anti Money Laundering (AML) and how the effects of the economic downturn in the region have focused increased attention on organizations’ AML programs.