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Thomson Reuters Announces 8th Annual Compliance Awards Nominees Short List


Premier Compliance Industry Awards to be Presented 16 November

London – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the short list of nominees for its 8th Annual Compliance Awards. A record number of entries were received this year – more than 130 across 11 award categories.

The Annual Compliance Awards were created in 2004 to recognise the successes and achievements of compliance professionals from across the financial services industry and supporting professional services firms who safeguard the integrity of their businesses, and position them for continued growth and success.

The 8th Annual Compliance Awards will be presented on 16 November 2012 in a ceremony at The Dorchester Hotel, Mayfair, London.

The shortlist of 2012 Annual Compliance Award nominees are as follows:

Sandro Buttaci Memorial Award for the 2012 Young Compliance Officer of the Year

-Valeriya Evseeva, AML Compliance Officer, Renaissance Capital
-Kuba Kiedrowski, Senior Compliance Officer, Regulatory Monitoring, EMEA Compliance, Citi
-Josephine Nzuruba, Compliance Officer, GFI Group
-James Sherry, Compliance Analyst, Hermes Fund Managers
-Daniel Tannebaum, Head of Compliance, Travelex

2012 Compliance Officer of the Year

-Andreas Franz, Vice President, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
-James Lovatt, Compliance Officer, Investec
-Ross Moody, Compliance Officer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
-Robin O’Donnell, Head of Risk and Compliance, Numis Securities
-Kyp Zoumidou, Head of Compliance UK & Europe, IG

2012 Chief Compliance Officer of the Year

-Sam Broadhead, Chief Compliance Officer, Wye Tree
-Tui Iti, Risk and Compliance Director, Ogier
-Duncan Taylor, Head of Compliance, Quilter
-Pratap Thakkar, Head of EMEA Compliance, GFI Group

2012 Money Laundering Reporting Officer of the Year

-Graham Hooper, Director of Financial Crime, Lloyds Banking Group
-Chris Oldland, MLRO, Zurich Assurance Co Ltd
-Peter O’Sullivan, MLRO, LV=
-Leanard Philip, Deputy MLRO, Bank of New York Mellon
-Sarah Sarre, Compliance Officer/MLRO, Ogier, Guernsey

2012 Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud Prevention of the Year

-Stephen Lock, Head of Group Financial Crime, Old Mutual Group
-Gary Parkin, Chief Financial Crime & Regional Sanctions Officer, Europe, Chartis Insurance
-Andy Pryke, Group Head of Risk Management, Ogier

2012 Compliance Personality of the Year

-Mathew Beale, Managing Director, Comsure
-Branko Bjelobaba, Managing Director, Branko Ltd
-Stephen Coles, Head of Compliance, Triland Metals Limited
-Kate Taft, Compliance Officer/MLRO, Ogier, Cayman
-Geoff Walsh, Managing Director, AFME

2012 Outstanding Long-term Service to the Compliance Industry

-Richard Eagle, Director, Complyport Ltd
-Rick Fischer, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
-Peter Haines, Compliance Consultant

2012 Most Effective Compliance Training in a Regulated Firm

-Lorraine Fiander-Hill, Compliance Training and Policy Manager, Ogier
-Taylor Wessing Risk Management Team, Taylor Wessing
-Richard Wall, Head of Enhanced Due Diligence, Credit Agricole CIB

2012 Compliance Innovator of the Year

-Co-Operative Banking Group
-Royal Bank of Scotland
-UK General Insurance Group
-Deutsche Bank

2012 Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year

-E*TRADE Securities Limited
-Gibson Dunn
-Morrison & Foerster LLP
-Stephenson Harwood LLP
-Taylor Wessing

2012 Best Consulting Firm of the Year

-The Consulting Consortium
-The IMS Group
-NRS Regulatory Services Ltd

Sponsors of the event include: Altus Search, Barclay Simpson, Compliance Professionals, Compliance Recruitment Professionals, Enterprise Learning and the Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers.

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