Global Compliance

Global Compliance Group (GCG) is the Bank-wide gatekeeper for all regulatory and internal regulations covering all Business/Product segments across the organization. It partners with all HBL businesses and functions striving to ensure that the Bank’s Policies and Procedures and regulatory guidelines are implemented in letter and spirit throughout the organization.

GCG consists of the following six departments at Head Office:

  • Financial Crime Compliance (FCC)
  • International Compliance (IC)
  • Regulatory Examination Management & Liason (REM&L)
  • Compliance Training, Assurance & Projects (CTAP)
  • Compliance Risk & Corporate Governance (CR&CG)
  • Advisory & Policy Management (A&PM)

Additionally GCG has Compliance Officers in various overseas locations implementing the Compliance Program in their respective geographies. These staff report to the International Compliance division.

Global Compliance’s endeavors to have HBL recognized as an institution with the ‘best in class’ compliance environment, with the following specific Mission goals:

  • Inculcate a strong culture of compliance with the slogan “Compliance is my responsibility”
  • Strive towards a ‘zero’ tolerance
  • Institute strong controls to minimize compliance risk 
  • Identify compliance issues for timely action
  • Ensure compliance at ‘entry-points’, and
  • Achieve compliance with ‘best practices’, local and international standards and guidelines as laid down by regulators