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Latest DIFC Academy Partnership With K2 Integrity To Introduce DOLFIN eLearning Platform to the UAE

K2 Integrity’s eLearning platform DOLFIN is set to benefit from the compliance and monitoring firm’s latest partnership with DIFC Academy; which is set to promote the platform. 

Designed specifically for professionals working in counter-illicit finance and financial crimes compliance, the DOLFIN platform delivers a suite of customisable online training, testing, and certification resources and risk management tools to mitigate financial crime and sanctions risks and help institutions meet regulatory requirements.

For over a decade, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, has previously delivered professional development and higher education courses to the financial services industry. The DIFC Academy continues this legacy by partnering with the world’s most reputable institutions to offer a variety of options ranging from short certificate workshops to multi-year executive MBA degree programs.

Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President of Operations and Head of DIFC Academy
Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President of Operations and Head of DIFC Academy

Speaking on their partnership with K2 Integrity, Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President of Operations and Head of DIFC Academy, DIFC Authority, said, “As the leading financial hub of the region, we focus on strengthening the professional development of financial sector professionals to ensure they uphold the highest standards of integrity and governance in all their operations. In a constantly evolving industry, it is imperative that financial professionals are up-to-speed with the new trends and challenges, especially in terms of compliance and risk issues. The partnership with K2 Integrity further adds value to the DIFC Academy to bring world-class standards of AML and Compliance expertise and support the UAE’s goal to build a knowledge-based economy.”

Danny McGlynn, Senior Managing Director, K2 Integrity
Danny McGlynn, Senior Managing Director, K2 Integrity

Danny McGlynn, Senior Managing Director at K2 Integrity, responsible for leading the DOLFIN team, added to this by commenting, “K2 Integrity and the DIFC Academy share a vision: to drive innovation and cater to the learning needs of the financial services industry.

“DOLFIN is designed and delivered by world-class financial crimes risk and compliance experts, including framers of the modern global counter-illicit financing regime. We are pleased to be able to offer DOLFIN’s unparalleled range of reference materials, tools, and analysis to the financial services industry across the MEASA region, and to provide access to reputable financial crimes compliance courses for UAE nationals and residents. We are looking forward to participating in programs throughout the UAE and the region and introducing DOLFIN to the 2400 firms in the DIFC Academy ecosystem.”

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  • Tyler is a Fintech Junior Journalist with specific interests in Online Banking and emerging AI technologies. He began his career writing with a plethora of national and international publications.

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