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    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing (UK)

    Welcome to the training course on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF). Money laundering and terrorist financing are serious criminal offences in the UK with harsh penalties. The UK law requires everyone working in the covered business sectors to undergo regular AML/CTF training and be aware of their obligations in relation to preventing these crimes - including due diligence and suspicious activity reporting. Learn about these obligations and the steps you need to take to fulfill them. [Duration: 40 min]

    Learning Objectives

    • How to define money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Recognising your legal obligation to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Explaining our Company's policies and procedures for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Conducting proportionate risk-based Customer Due Diligence
    • Recognising common red flags and taking appropriate action
    • Recognising when and how to seek advice and reporting suspicions of money laundering or terrorist financing
    • Fulfilling your obligation not to tip off anyone suspected of money laundering or terrorist financing

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    Course Contents

    • Welcome
    • What is money laundering?
    • What is terrorist financing?
    • You make the call: Is it money laundering or terrorist
    • How does money laundering work?
    • Consequences: In the news…
    • How could you get implicated?
    • You make the call: What's the risk?
    • AML/CTF controls
    • What this means for you
    • Exercise: Dos and don'ts of AML/CTF compliance
    • Customer due diligence
    • Assessing risk
    • Standard CDD
    • You make the call: Is the evidence sufficient?
    • Best practice for standard CDD
    • Scenario: The distance sale
    • Scenario: Customer who can't provide full evidence
    • Due diligence of other entities
    • Scenario: UHNW customer
    • Scenario: The delay
    • Simplified due diligence (SDD)
    • Enhanced due diligence (EDD)
    • You make the call: What level of due diligence?
    • Politically exposed persons (PEPs)
    • Scenario: Dealing with PEPs
    • Our rules on PEPs
    • CDD: On-going monitoring
    • What should you look out for?
    • You make the call: To report or not?
    • Scenario: The outlier
    • Scenario: Derek's case
    • Scenario: Nicola revisited
    • Reporting suspicions
    • Scenario: When to report
    • Scenario: Avoiding tipping-off
    • Record keeping
    • AML/CTF laws and regulations
    • Money Laundering Regulations 2017
    • You make the call: MLR 2017
    • Offences and penalties
    • Corporate sanctions
    • What do you think: Is it an offence?
    • Summary
    • Affirmation
    • Assessment


    Duration Approximately 40 minutes
    Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
    Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
    Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
    Assessment Ten-question assessment
    Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
    Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
    Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
    Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
    Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary


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