16 & 17 November 2020 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | 6 CPD
16 & 17 November 2020 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | 6 CPD
This webinar focuses on the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing legislation and industry practices. A Board member and a Senior Manager in the Financial Risk Management Department, who possess vast experience in the field, will provide real-life examples which shall enhance the participants’ learning experience and provide them with the understanding of both the various mechanisms through which money can be laundered and the challenges presented in identifying suspicious activities. The Cyprus regulatory framework on AML will be covered, as well as the latest developments in the sector. This webinar is expected to support the employees of regulated entities in complying with their annual AML training requirements, as per the relevant EU Directives and Cyprus Law.
By the end of the webinar, participants will:
The webinar will cover the Cyprus regulatory framework, as well as good practices followed by foreign regulators and financial services participants. Therefore, entities such as Cypriot investment firms and administrative service providers which fall under the CySEC’s supervision, as well as banks, will benefit by attending this webinar. Professionals from law firms and/or fiduciary companies, who are members of the Cyprus Bar Association and/or ICPAC, may also attend. More specifically, this webinar is mostly suitable for compliance officers of Cypriot investment firms and/or administrative services providers, newly appointed compliance officers of banks, corporate officers, corporate administrators, head administrators, CEOs, directors and managers, assistant managers, internal auditors, accountants who are involved in AML matters and lawyers/legal advisors.
*The number of participants is restricted to 28.
Join the webinar (8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.)*
Sessions (9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. including a 15-min break between sessions)
1. Introduction (30 min)
2. The 5th and 6th AML (Anti-Money Laundering) directive (30 min)
3. Terrorism financing (30 min)
4. The role of the regulator (30 min)
5. AML (Anti-Money Laundering) governance requirements (30 min)
6. AML (Anti-Money Laundering) risk assessment (1 hr)
7. Customer identification and due diligence (CDD) procedures (1 hr)
8. Monitoring activities (1 hr)
9. Conclusions (30 min)
*Note: Please join the meeting 30 minutes prior to the webinar’s start time (join at 8:30 a.m.), in order to make sure that you do not face any connection or other technical issues.
The programme has been approved by the HRDA. Enterprises participating with their employees who satisfy HRDA’s criteria, are entitled to subsidy. Please note that there are limited seats available therefore enrol in this webinar as soon as possible.
If you do not receive our confirmation e-mail regarding your registration, your participation cannot be guaranteed.
€294 + VAT. Net investment after subsidy from the HRDA of €102: €247,86 (including VAT) for all eligible participants*
*Last Date for 10% Early Bird Discount: 27/10/2020
For any queries, please contact Irini Avraam on +357 22 207 460 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CPD: This webinar may contribute to Continuing Professional Development requirements. Shortly after the webinar’s date, participants will receive electronically a certificate of attendance confirming the total number of training hours (6 CPD).
Board Member, Risk Consulting, KPMG in Cyprus
Eleni is a Board Member at KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice. She has over 15 years of experience in the area of financial services risk and regulation.
Since the overhaul of the AML regulatory framework in Cyprus in 2012, Eleni managed a number of AML advisory projects in Cyprus for banks investment firms, administrative service providers and regulatory authorities. She assisted clients in the implementation of AML rules, performed independent compliance reviews and provided advice on AML and compliance policy documentation. She has also developed risk-based approach, client risk categorisation tools and delivered numerous trainings to AML practitioners and BoDs.
Eleni has been involved in international projects for designing risk-based approach methodologies for AML risks in the securities sectors.
Eleni is certified by the HRDA as a “Trainer of Vocational Training”.
Senior Manager, Financial Risk Management, KPMG in Cyprus
Eleni is a Senior Manager in the Financial Risk Management Department at KPMG in Cyprus. She possesses extensive experience in the areas of governance, regulatory compliance, as well as in the review and assessment of internal controls. Her area of expertise is the financial services sector, with focus on compliance matters such as MiFID and AML.
Eleni works closely with a number of clients and assists them on regulatory compliance matters. Amongst others, she performs gap analysis and assists clients in the implementation of MIFD II. Furthermore, Eleni prepares AML reviews, provides advice to clients for compliance with relevant matters, while designing their AML Risk Based Approach. She has also been involved in the provision of Internal Audit services.
Eleni cooperates with regulators and a number of regulated entities in the financial services sector and provides advisory services to a number of entities on governance issues, policies and procedures.
She has also delivered a number of trainings to different clients in her areas of expertise, i.e. on AML and MiFID II matters.
The programme has been approved by the HRDA. Enterprises participating with their employees who satisfy HRDA’s criteria, are entitled to subsidy.