Financial Fraud, White Collar Crimes

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May 12, 2021 9:00 am
May 12, 2021 3:00 pm
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5 hrs
€180 + VAT


Wednesday 12/05/2021 - 09:00-15:00

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Financial crime at finance markets & corporate level, fraud, money laundering and Cyprus main regulatory provisions and legislation White Collar Crimes (another term for Financial crimes) has gradually become of concern to businesses of the corporate field as well as the financial markets world.


It is generally accepted that the popularity of economically motivated crime and the impact thereof on counties’ economy as well as the markets’ integrity, harms the both development and stability.


Types of conduct where financial crime appears can be subdivided in activities that dishonestly generate wealth for those engaged in the conduct in question and there are also financial crimes that aim the protection of a benefit already acquired or facilitation the taking of such benefit.



The seminar aims to discuss with the participants


  • What financial crime means and when it occurs and the forms it emerges in
  • Main regulatory provisions and legislation in Cyprus and the EU
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Prosecution, sanctions and fines emerging from financial crimes
  • Managing the risk of such crimes within your working environment
  • Case studies




Sophia Nearchou

Sophia is a lawyer in the Compliance department of CHRYSSES DEMETRIADES & CO LLC dealing with Anti Money Laundering & regulatory compliance matters and keeping the firm’s function in line with the law and regulatory requirements. During the course of her employment she has gained extensive experience, particularly in cases relating to US sanctions and EU restrictive measures and has been involved in the resolution of arising matters. She has also been in charge of performing due diligence measures and has given legal advice to clients pursuant to the international, EU and US obligations. In July 2016, Sophia successfully passed the Financial Services and Regulatory Advanced Examination of the by Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), which is recognized by the Charted Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and which has familiarized her with the regulatory requirements relating to the securities and investments. She further participated on the drafting of advice for clients involved in the sector and assisted in matters including CRS/FATCA reporting and compliance. Furthermore, in order to provide more quality to the services and advice offered, during June 2018 Sophia took the examination of CISI on Global Financial Compliance and alongside the Certificate in Global Financial Compliance (Cyprus) which she successfully passed and was awarded the CISI Level 3 Award in Global Financial Compliance. Since then she has been an Associate of CISI. More recently, in June 2019, following a successful examination, she has obtained the Worldwide recognized and top level certificate in Money Laundering, the ACAMS certificate and is a member of CAMS Cyprus.
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