The super MLCO – from theory to practice (ACAMS AML Series)

The super MLCO – from theory to practice (ACAMS AML Series)

This seminar is designed for those who manage AML compliance as the firm’s Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO) as well as those working in a compliance department. It will focus on updates on the law and relevant directives, it will provide practical tips for keeping current, keeping your AML program on the right track and being effective.

Objectives of the Course:

  • Understand the legal framework on AML/CTF locally and globally
  • Understand the role of the MLRO 
 and the obligations
  • Understand how to manage the AML compliance department
  • Understand how to keep current, informed and effective

Course Content:

  • AML concepts – the what, they why and the how.
  • AML & CTF – one and the same?
  • Legal perspective – FATF, EU Directives, local laws and directives
  • Other things important!
  • The role of the MLCO, How to achieve excellence – be effective and efficient
  • Success in risk assessment, The MLCO report(s)
  • From suspicion to reporting (the MLRO side of things)
  • How to keep current

This course is addressed to:

  • Money Laundering Compliance Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Staff
  • Internal audit personnel
  • Legal Services professionals
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DATE: 3 November



LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 15:30 - 21:00

FEES: €200 + VAT


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Trainer: Gregory Dellas, CAMS

Gregory currently leads the Wealth & Markets Division of the Bank of Cyprus. In the past, Gregory worked with Coopers and Lybrand in Nicosia and held various managerial positions in Cyprus Popular Bank and Bank of Cyprus. He has extensive experience in Wealth Management, in the areas of client advisory and portfolio management, custody and operations. He led the setting up of boutique Private Banking units in the UK and Romania and also served as the Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Group MLCO), responsible for the AML function for Cyprus Popular Bank in Cyprus and all its overseas subsidiaries. Before his current position he served as the Manager Compliance Risk Management for the International Banking, Wealth & Markets Division of the Bank of Cyprus and was responsible for high risk client on-boarding and for providing guidance and training to the management and staff, on AML and regulatory Compliance matters. He holds a BSc in Industrial Economics from the University of Warwick and an MBA from Lancaster University, in the UK, he is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a certified CAMS instructor, a fellow of ICA and a professional member AMLP in the UK and Transparency International (CY). Gregory also participated as a delegate and a speaker in international conferences and webinars and currently also serves as Chair of the ACAMS Cyprus Chapter.