For 3 registrations from the same entity, a standard 10% discount will apply. For over 4 registrations please contact us.
Friday 22/01/2021 - 16:30-20:45
Monday 25/01/2021 - 16:30-20:45
Thursday 28/01/2021 - 16:30-20:45
Friday 29/01/2021 - 16:30-20:45
In a modern world, which is led by technological innovation while regulation is updated on a dynamic pace, committed professionals are obliged to stand against serious threats faced by the financial sector relating to money laundering, bribery, corruption and terrorist financing.
This certificate aims to boost professionals to overcome major hurdles by applying a realistic and efficient risk-based approach, while thinking of the unexpected event of new challenges that appear daily by criminals on a global scale with a dynamic pace. Financial institutions are vulnerable to be used as a stepping-stone for criminals and financial institutions must have enhanced protection for both potential insider threats a well as outsider threats for their organisation.
By the end of this programme, the participants will:
The History of Money Laundering and Financial Crime
The difference between Terrorist Financing and Money Laundering
The expected future of AML and Terrorist financing
Utilising reliable sources for their research
Efficient Risk Based Approach to KYC process
The Red Flag Indicators
The Social Effects deriving from AML offenses
Using lists to achieve an unbiased Geographical Risk Assessment via:
Training Style and Knowledge Test
The programme will utilize the existing regulations and global standards to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the criminal activities that took place around the globe. The programme will start with initial major definitions as given by the European Directives and proceed with the tools that are fit-for the purpose to counterattack those activities, not only on an operational level but on a society level, too.
Participants will consider an out of the box approach for treating their customers fairly, while they decrease the possibilities of their organization formulating the criminals’ expectations to fulfill their terrorist financing and/or money laundering interests. Real life examples and case studies will be provided for a better understanding throughout this programme.
At the completion of the knowledge areas, participants will be assessed via the form of Multiple-Choice Questions which will consist of questions related to the material taught. The aim of the assessment is to examine participants’ overall attention and knowledge of material taught as well as their competencies towards the implementation of practical cases.
This programme may be approved for up to 15 CPD units in AML and Financial Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
The Association of Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has confirmed that this programme is accredited for 15 CAMS Credits. Participation in this course does not substitute the requirement to earn (12) ACAMS credits through ACAMS produced training for CAMS recertification.
Who Should Attend
The programme is ideal for:
Panagiotis Nikolaou is a professional with many years’ experience in the Financial Services Sector in general and in the world of Investment Firms in particular. He has worked in CIFs in various positions, including that of the General Manager, Risk Manager, Executive Director, as well as on the front line as Head of Dealing and Brokerage Departments. He currently leads AFXAnts with offices in Nicosia, Athens and Durban. Panagiotis is a full member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (MCSI) and the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA). He holds CySEC’s Advanced Certification, he is an approved Trainer by the HRDA, and was nominated and sponsored by KPMG and Barclays Bank in 2015 to join “Future Leaders” executive seminars.