Anti Money Laundering and other Financial Crime issues tend to be always high on the regulatory agenda, financial crime spreads beyond individuals and firms, representing an issue of international significance in today’s globalised marketplace.

Combating Financial Crime course has been developed by established international specialists and focuses on how laws, regulations and best practice continue to evolve across the entire spectrum of associated activities:

  1. The Background and Nature of Financial Crime
  2. Predicate Offences
  3. Terrorist Financing
  4. Money Laundering
  5. Corruption
  6. Combating Financial Crime
  7. Bribery
  8. The Role of the Private Sector

Who Should Attend?

The scope of financial crime is such that the syllabus is suitable for professionals working within the financial services industry including Compliance officers and Money Laundering Reporting officers, those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce and individuals from bi-lateral development institutions and civil society organisations.


Element 1 - The Background and Nature of Financial Crime
1.1 Definitions
1.2 International context

Element 2 - Predicate Offences
2.1 Predicate and associated offences

Element 3 - Money Laundering
3.1 Background
3.2 International Anti-money laundering standards
3.3 Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
3.4 The role of other bodies

Element 4 - Terrorist Financing
4.1 Background
4.2 Measures to combat Terrorist Financing
4.3 Standards for Countering the Financing of Terrorism
4.4 Terrorist listing

Element 5 - Corruption
5.1 Background
5.2 Combating Corruption
5.3 Role of multi-lateral and bi-lateral institutions

Element 6 - Bribery
6.1 Bribery and corruption
6.2 UK Bribery Act (2010)
6.3 Foreign Corrupt practices act (1977)

Element 7 - Combating Financial Crime
7.1 Governmental and quasi governmental approaches to combating Financial Crime
7.2 Asset recovery

Element 8 - The Role of the Private Sector
8.1 Considerations for the private sector
8.2 Practical business safeguards
8.3 Specific responsibilities of regulated financial institutions

Delivery Methods

Public Course

If you only have a few staff who require a particular training course then why not send them on one of our public courses. Our training centres in Beirut (Lebanon), Amman (Jordan), Kuwait (Kuwait), and Doha (Qatar) is the perfect locations. We limit the number of participants to 15 to ensure an interactive training environment. There’s always a chance to put your questions to a genuine expert, as well as to share experiences with other delegates.

Bring In-House

If you have a number of people who require training, you might find it more economical to have the training at your offices. Our trainers are armed with all the equipment and materials necessary. All you need to do is supply the room. In addition in-house courses can be tailored to meet the precise needs of your business. Tis could mean tailoring a course for a business unit; combining elements of different elements of different courses to match your exact specifications; or producing a course from scratch.


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