The Legal Risk Advisory

Project description

This initiative aims to produce technical content that may be used by lawyers practising in Lebanon in order to understand the practical and theoretical framework of money laundering.


First name Last name Gender Rank Affiliated Institution Country
Sylvain Massaad Male Instructor/Lecturer American University of Beirut Lebanon

Bio: Managing the Internal Compliance Division at the Central Bank of Lebanon since 2016.
Initial expertise in Banking Law and Financial Law.
Served as a Senior Legal Counsel at the Central Bank of Lebanon since 2009.
Licensed Attorney at Law, registered with the Beirut Bar Association, with extensive experience in Regulatory and Financial Crime matters.
Managing a solo practice, specialized in legal risk advisory.
Published several books.
University lecturer since 2010, currently teaching Business Law at AUB.
Providing academic thesis supervision for around 6 law students per year for candidates of the Professional Masters in Banking Law at Sagesse University.
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Certified Compliance Officer.



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