Key speaker

Ibtissem Lassoued

Ibtissem Lassoued, Partner, Head of Advisory Regional Financial Crime Practice

Ibtissem Lassoued is a Partner and Head of Advisory in the Regional Financial Crime Practice with Al Tamimi & Company, based in Dubai. She has extensive experience advising international clients on a spectrum of complex, multijurisdictional issues, including but not limited to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing, global economic sanctions, anti-corruption issues including the extraterritorial effect of the US FCPA and UK Bribery act, extradition and INTERPOL notices, and Capital Market investigations. Ibtissem also offers clients a full and practical knowledge of the remit of inter-governmental organizations, in particular in relation to the FATF and MENAFATF, and the effect of these on anti-corruption efforts, confiscation of the proceeds of crime, de-risking and the reporting of suspicious transactions.

Ibtissem has been ranked as Band 1 in Chambers Global for Corporate Investigations for three consecutive years since the category’s inclusion and is commended for being “stunningly good at what she does”.