Course Outline

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Terrorist Financing (CTF)

  • Understanding Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
    • What are AML and CTF: and how do they work?
    • The Criminalisation of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: and the types of crimes caught under the Financial Crime Prevention legislation
    • The expansion of Money Laundering from drugs to corruption to terrorism

The International Community’s response to AML and CTF

  • The International Community’s response to AML and CTF post-9/11
  • Especially the Financial Action Task Force (FATF):
    • Its membership categories (this can include a section on particular countries&rsquo membership)
    • Its 40 Recommendations for AML and a further 9 Recommendations on CTF
    • Its influence over domestic and international legislation

Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

  • International Legislation and legislation applicable to the country where the course is being delivered
  • UK Regulations and Legislation (for comparison): principally The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA)

Compliance Strategies

  • Internal Controls, Procedures and Policies
  • Cooperation with the Authorities and the Regulators
  • Know Your Customer (KYC) and Identification and Verification (ID&V) Rules
  • Impact on Strategy, Client Relations and Human Resources

Recognising and Reporting Suspicious Transactions

  • Statutory Obligations
  • Identifying suspicious transactions
  • Internal and external reporting of suspicious transactions

Money Laundering Detection Techniques

  • Prevention, Detection and Due Diligence
  • Early-Warning Mechanisms

The Future

  • Where are today’s hotspots…?
  • What next for AML / CTF…?

Other Financial Crime Hotspots

  • Fraud
  • Information Security
  • Market Abuse and Insider Dealing
  • Sanctions

Requirements

None.

 14 Hours

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