Bribery, Fraud and Tax Evasion (DIFC Compliance Series)

What is bribery, how does fraud happen and what laws exist to manage these business damaging issues? We’ll talk about why this is an important are to address, including its goal of leveling the playing field. We will also discuss why tax avoidance and evasion damage financial inclusion, what are healthy tax practices and how to structure your business in a fair and compliant manner while balancing profit goals.


Bribery, Fraud and Tax Evasion (DIFC Compliance Series) - 400.00 AED
From : 19 Oct 2020 10:00 AM || To : 19 Oct 2020 12:00 PM



Vice President- Legal & Director of Data Protection

DIFC Authority

Lori Baker, FIP, Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Data Protection and Privacy is an experienced attorney with expertise in data protection and regulatory compliance, as well as broad practice in commercial contracting. She is qualified in both the USA (in the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania) and the UK, and is a Fellow of Information Privacy as certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Lori now provides data protection and security strategy and support in DIFC Authority, while in her own time she writes and speaks on various data protection and compliance topics. 

Prior to relocating to Dubai in 2016, Lori was based in London, UK for 10 years, having worked most recently for Fieldfisher LLP in the technology and outsourcing team as a senior privacy and cybersecurity associate. She held in-house roles as Senior Compliance and Privacy Counsel at Dun & Bradstreet, Head of Ethics and Compliance at Orange Business Services and Global Regulatory/Privacy Specialist at BT Global Services. 

Lori attended DeSales University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in politics with a minor in philosophy, followed by Widener University School of Law (the Delaware Law School), where she was awarded a Juris Doctor with an emphasis in international business transactions. While at Widener, Lori enrolled in the Geneva International Law Institute, directed by instructors from the WTO, the UN and other international organisations.


Senior Manager, Supervision

DFSA- Dubai Financial Services Authority 

Colm O’Donnell is a Senior Manager, Supervision at the DFSA. He has previously worked in industry holding Head of Compliance roles for local and international banks in the UAE. He holds a Masters in Financial Regulation & Compliance Management. He is presently a doctoral student at the University of Liverpool, where his research topic is Compliance Frameworks and conduct of business. 


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Bribery, Fraud and Tax Evasion (DIFC Compliance Series)
Oct 19, 2020 10:00 AM -To- Oct 19, 2020 12:00 PM

Bribery, Fraud and Tax Evasion (DIFC Compliance Series)

In association with DIFC Authority- Legal Affairs

2 CLPD Accredited
Total - 400 AED