Financial Crime Foundations


Financial Crime Foundations

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Governments and regulators constantly seek to stop illegally-obtained funds from entering financial systems and financial institutions. They require firms to adopt an array of systems, processes, technology and appropriately trained people in a bid to thwart the eye-wateringly high levels of illicit funds in circulation. This short course will set out the key elements of this vital area of risk. This course seeks to deliver greater awareness and confidence to those tasked with understanding and managing a wide spectrum of financial crime risk.

Price £350.00 + VAT

Course Syllabus

Through presentations, facilitated discussion and case studies, the session will provide an overview of:

  • Legal and regulatory requirements for financial crime 

  • Basics of anti-money laundering (AML), Counter terrorist financing (CTF), Fraud and Bribery and Corruption

  • Protection of the firm and individuals

  •  Basics of intelligence development and financial crime investigations

Learning objectives

On completion of this half-day course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand decision and risk making in relation to financial crime

  •  Understand relevant local and international law and regulations 

  • Explain the impact of the various types of financial crime

  • Identify relevant sources of guidance and information

  • Consider intelligence and red flags as indicators of criminality

  • Articulate rationale and complete key documentation regarding risk

  • Understand the importance of clarity in communication

  • Develop simple investigation techniques enabling work with key partners

Who is the course suitable for?

The input is designed for professionals who may be new to AML compliance and those whose responsibilities require a clear understanding of activity and good practice to detect, prevent, and appropriately reporting money laundering and other financial crimes.


Andrew McDonald

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Date And Time

23-October-2020 - 09:15
- 14:15




Haysmacintyre Offices

Event Category

Financial Crime

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