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Who should attend this course?

This course is an advanced level course for which the target audience is operational staff and senior/middle managers at financial institutions dealing with international trade finance, MLROs, compliance officers, the staff of law enforcement agencies, risk management professionals, policymakers, regulators, consultants and senior practitioners.


Compliance with frequently updated anti-money laundering laws and regulations has become one of the biggest challenges facing financial institutions. With ever-evolving and increasingly sophisticated money-laundering schemes, it has become imperative for financial institutions to keep well informed of the latest developments, both regulatory and otherwise, in this area. Under the law, financial institutions are obliged to effectively comply with their AML obligations and to regularly train their employees and relevant staff on recent money laundering developments (both new money laundering trends and techniques and regulatory developments), the identification of ‘red-flag’ indicators, effective AML risk assessment of their institutions’ products and services, and how to take appropriate countermeasures to address these risks.

Financial institutions failing to comply with their AML obligations are routinely subject to heavy monetary penalties. In addition, the inevitable and irreversible reputational damage to these institutions is even more difficult to quantify, but it is equally destructive to both the organisation involved and its principals.

This course is designed to enable participants to understand the recent developments in anti-money laundering schemes, the AML obligations applicable to their institution, any recent/potential developments in the AML law, AML best practices in different sectors subject to (or targets of) recent money laundering schemes, the effective identification of ‘red-flag’ indicators, and how to efficiently manage AML risks in their sector.

Course objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current regulatory requirements and new regulatory developments;
  • Analyse the risks and identify the ‘red-flag’ indicators in emerging financial services, such as mobile services and e-payments;
  •  Effectively assess and manage money laundering risks in private banking and correspondent banking, with practical examples and case scenarios;
  • Understand the key challenges in detecting TBML and best practices to identify ‘red-flag’ indicators in TBML; and
  • Implement enterprise-wide AML risk-assessment processes.

What will be covered in the course?

  •  A discussion on current regulatory requirements and the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive;
  • Risks in emerging financial products, such as mobile financial services and e-payments, and how they can be assessed and effectively managed;
  • Private banking and correspondent banking risks – using recent examples and case scenarios and discussing their effective management;
  • Trade-based money laundering trends and techniques with ‘red-flag’ indicators;
  • Practical examples and best practices for implementing recent regulatory developments; and
  • Implementation of enterprise-wide AML risk-assessment processes.

Duration : ONE Day Course (9:00am-5:00pm)

Speaker       Dr. Ramandeep                           Chhiina

Cost              GBP 1475 +VAT                           Per 20 Delegates 

Level            Intermediate

Venue          Onsite Training

Date             As Agreed

Duration       ONE Day Course 

Timings        9:00am-5:00pm

Course Code FLE 005  

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