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AML and KYC Guidelines for CIFs and Fund Management Firms



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Start
June 8, 2021 3:30 pm
End
June 8, 2021 9:00 pm
Address
CMS Training Centre, 7 Argyris Eftaliotis Limassol, Cyprus   View map
Phone
+357-22274470
Email
CPD Units
5
Duration
5 hrs
Fees
€180 + VAT

Schedule

Tuesday 08/06/2021 - 15:30 – 21:00

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Description

Event Details

 

This course has been designed specifically for CIFs and Fund Management companies and will focus on the actions that these firms must take in order to comply with their AML and KYC obligations.

 

In today’s demanding environment, CIFs and Fund Management firms are required to exercise due diligence and perform specific controls on their clientele in order to comply with AML / KYC requirements. Furthermore, these companies are obligated to collect specific documents from clients.

 

CySEC has issued specific guidelines for the controls and reports that regulated firms need to perform in order to comply with their obligations.

 

 

Training Objectives

 

By attending this course participants will:

 

  • Attain an understanding of money laundering and terrorist financing, and the sanctions against said practices
  • Examine how financial institutions are vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing
  • Consider practical examples
  • Look at the Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Understand the basic obligations CIFs and Fund Management employees have
  • Understand how to classify clients in low, medium and high risk
  • Become familiar with the use of a scorecard and how to prepare it
  • Look at the creation of customer economic profile document
  • Examine the reporting obligations of staff and risk-based approach

 

 

Speaker
Alex Kartalis

Since 2013 Alexios Kartalis has been the General Manager of GMM Global Money Managers Ltd, a mutual funds (UCITS) and alternative investments (AIF) management company. Prior to his appointment to GMM, Alexios was the General Manager of BNP Paribas Securities Services in Athens for 9 years where he previously served as Head of Operations for 6 years. Alexios also worked in the Securities Department for Citibank Athens.

Having a 24+ years of industry practice, Alexios frequently delivers business trainings in the subjects of AML, CRS & FATCA, Fund Administration and Custody. Furthermore, he has also been an academic instructor of Finance for the New York College.

Alexios received his European MBA in Finance from ESCEM School of Business Management, his Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Athens University of Economics and Business and is certified as a Hellenic Exchanges Derivatives Clearer, Advanced Licence holder from CySEC and an HRDA trainer.
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