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Combating Terrorist Financing

  • Financial Crime, Regulation, Retail Banking
  • Duration: One day
  • Information

    Clients who would benefit from attending this course would be all Senior Management who need a working knowledge of AML / CTF and their prevention – and an awareness of the other relevant and current Financial Crime issues. The course consists of Facilitated Discussions, Slide Presentations, Case Studies and Examples.


    By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

    • Explain how AML and CTF might be prevented

    • Understand the major facets of AML and CTF as they apply to their companies and the international efforts being made to combat them

    • Define the ways in which a company and its staff should protect themselves against the risks of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

    • Detail how a company might become a target for Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: and explain which “red flags” might help them to identify, prevent and report any (suspicious or actual) criminal activity

    • Understand some of the other “hot spots” in Financial Crime


    Session 1:

    Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Terrorist Financing (CTF)

    • Understanding Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

    • What are AML and CTF: and how do they work?

    • The Criminalisation of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: and the types of crime caught under the Financial Crime Prevention legislation

    • The expansion of Money Laundering from drugs to corruption to terrorism

    Session 2:

    The International Community’s response to AML and CTF

    • The International Community’s response to AML and CTF post-9/11

    • Especially the Financial Action Task Force (FATF):

    • Its membership categories (this can include a section on particular countries’ membership)

    • Its 40 Recommendations for AML and a further 9 Recommendations on CTF

    • Its influence over domestic and international legislation

    Session 3:

    Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

    • International Legislation

    • UK Regulations and Legislation (for comparison): principally The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA)

    Session 4:

    Compliance Strategies

    • Internal Controls, Procedures and Policies

    • Cooperation with the Authorities and the Regulators

    • Know Your Customer (KYC) and Identification and Verification (ID&V) Rules

    • Impact on Strategy, Client Relations and Human Resources

    Session 5:

    Recognising and Reporting Suspicious Transactions

    • Statutory Obligations

    • Identifying suspicious transactions

    • Internal and external reporting of suspicious transactions

    Session 6:

    Money Laundering Detection Techniques

    • Prevention, Detection and Due Diligence

    • Early-Warning Mechanisms

    Session 7:

    The Future

    • Where are today’s hotspots?

    • What next for AML / CTF?

    Session 8:

    Other Financial Crime Hotspots

    • Fraud

    • Information Security

    • Market Abuse and Insider Dealing

    • Sanctions

    Course Close

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    As every course we run is tailored to meet the specific needs of each client, we can only provide an estimate after fully understanding your specific requirements. Please complete the form below of call +44 (0) 208 894 4977 to discuss how Taylor Associates can help you.

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