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Key Concepts in Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing is designed to bring everyone in an organisation to a level of knowledge and understanding upon which they can build. 

From new hires to senior compliance officers, from managers to directors and owners. 

It's not easy and it's not basic. It's valuable for experienced risk and compliance officers, just as it is for those new to the area.

Language: English

Test: Yes

Course award certificate: yes

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Learning Ladder (TM) points / Certification Credits: 35.

Access to course (individual): unlimited for 12 months; auto-termination at 12 months.

Access to course (corporate): unlimited while corporate account remains current; auto-termination at 12 months.

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Course certificate validity: one year from the date of completion of the test.

Portable CPD (TM) (where recognised) 8 hours.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • 1.1 Caveat and Legal

    • 1.2 Status of this module

    • 1.3 Pre-requisite

  2. 2
    • The single most critical thing to know is this...

    • Something almost as critical - and the inadvertent connivance of regulators.

    • A fundamental point without which there is much confusion.

  3. 3
    • 2.1 About this chapter

    • 2.2 What is money laundering?

    • 2.3 What is money?

    • 2.4 What are the obligations placed on your company to detect and deter money laundering?

    • 2.5 What businesses are regulated for money laundering and terrorist financing purposes.

    • 2.6 What does a money launderer want from me?

    • 2.7 What is a money launderer aiming to achieve?

    • 2.8 What is terrorist financing?

    • 2.9 What is confiscation?

    • 2.10 What is predicate crime? 1

    • 2.11 What is predicate crime? 2

    • 2.12 What is predicate crime? 3

    • 2.13 Why do criminals launder money?

    • 2.14 Is your company too well known for the launderer to use?

    • 2.15 The purpose of money laundering

    • 2.16 Why is it important to stop money laundering?

    • 2.17 Money laundering and drugs.

    • 2.18 Why are companies and people roped in to help combat money laundering?

    • 2.19 Why not just use "stolen goods" laws to deal with the money?

    • 2.20 I've heard of Law and I've heard of Regulation. What are they and why are they different?

    • 2.21 The three stages of laundering

    • 2.23 Are we mostly concerned about criminals putting cash in the bank?

    • 2.24 It sounds like there's a lot to learn but that it's pretty simple.

    • 2.25 Where's the money?

    • 2.26 When a business is too successful

  4. 4
    • 3.1 What is banking?

    • 3.2 What are Suspicious activity reports and curency/cash transaction reports?

    • 3.3 Who must make suspicious activity reports and currency / cash transaction reports?

    • 3.4 Where do I make a report?

    • 3.5 What happens to internal reports?

    • 3.6 What is tipping off?

    • 3.7 What happens if I reported something but I am told to carry on with the transaction?

    • 3.8 What if I think my employer is willingly involved in the scheme?

    • 3.9 What if I suspect my colleague or a close superior?

    • 3.10 Am I in any personal danger if I make a report?

    • 3.11 What does "in whole or in part" mean / commingling

    • 3.12 How does a court calculate the value of a benefit and decide what should be forfeit or confiscated?

    • 3.13 What is a politically exposed person (P.E.P.)?

    • 3.14 Weakness and failure in Politically Exposed Persons regimes and the risk to you and your employer

    • 3.15 What is are the FATF / GAFI and FRSBs?

  5. 5
    • 4.1 How could I be a money launderer?

    • 4.2 How could I be a money launderer? (part 2)

    • 4.3 The three types of money laundering transaction

    • 4.4 The money launderer doesn't care about you

    • 4.5 Terrorists and their money men don't care about you, either

    • 4.6 Money Laundering Techniques – basic

    • 4.7 Money laundering techniques – complex

    • 4.8 Trafficking in goods and people.

    • 4.9 On-line exploitation.

  6. 6
    • 5.1 The basic tools of laundering as described in law and regulation

    • 5.2 Example of Concealing

    • 5.3 Example of disguising

    • 5.4 Example of converting.

    • 5.5 Example of removing from the jurisdiction

    • 5.6 Example of acquiring

    • 5.7 ″possession, custody or control.″

  7. 7
    • 5.1 Why are we including the funding of future crime with terrorist financing, etc.?

    • 5.2 What is terrorism? - 1

    • 5.3 What is terrorism? - 2

    • 5.4 What is terrorism? - 3

    • 5.5 What is terrorism? - 4

  8. 8
    • 6.1 About this chapter

    • 6.2 The "applicant for business."

    • 6.3 Why is an applicant for business a special case?

    • 6.4 KYC for financial advice v KYC for money laundering risk

    • 6.5 One-off transactions

    • 6.6 Aggregation

    • 6.7 Non-Face to Face Business: in the beginning

    • 6.8 Non-Face to Face Business: what do we know, who do we know it about?

    • 6.9 Non-Face to Face Business - summary

    • 6.10 Non-Face to Face business - where is the risk assessment data?

    • 6.11 The decrease in face to face business does not mean the end the continuing obligations for Know Your Customer and Suspicion.

  9. 9
    • 7.1 What is correspondent banking?

    • 7.2 Payment information

    • 7.3 Sovereignty of currency

    • 7.4 Sovereignty of currency 2

    • 7.5 Where is the money? Revisited – fintech companies

  10. 10
    • 9.1 About this chapter

    • 9.3 Letters of Credit

    • 9.4 Tax fraud including VAT and Missing Trader Fraud.

  11. 11
    • 10.1 What are bribery, corruption and plunder, extortion, blackmail and embezzlement?

    • 10.2 Failure to prevent bribery, etc.

  12. 12
    • 11.1 What are sanctions?

    • 8.2 Why do sanctions affect me?

    • Proliferation Financing

  13. 13
    • Retail and small business banking

    • Consumer Credit

    • Customers as victims of fraud

    • Healthcare and education providers

  14. 14
    • Online games and tokens

    • Non Fungible Tokens ( NFT )

    • Non-Fungible Tokens. Crowd-funding and Home Ownership.

    • The money laundering and terrorist financing risk of non-fungible tokens

  15. 15
    • 20220505 Examination Offline