Course Summary:

The 2010 Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Act and the Guidance notes set out a requirement for annual staff training on AML. This 2 hour briefing serves as a refresher course for those already aware of their responsibilities under the 2010 Act but who need to undergo refresher training or wish to keep updated with the most recent developments in AML. The main focus is on CDD and suspicious activity identification and reporting. The Criminal Justice Act 2013, the 4th EU AML Directive and recent enforcement will also be discussed.

Key differences between the new Irish AML regime and those of the UK and the USA will be addressed.

Course Content: 

Do you know that:

(i) the Act has been law since 15 July 2010 and must be followed, along with any Guidelines issued by the Minister or the Central Bank?

(ii) the Central Bank has an enforcement team devoted to AML/CFT enforcement?

This course discusses:        
  • the 2010 Act and regulations;
  • the Criminal Justice Act 2013;        
  • Guidelines and Guidance Notes;          
  • the FATF 40 recommendations and 9 special recommendations;        
  • the 4th EU AML Directive;
  • Central Bank’s AML/CFT directions;
  • implementing Customer Due Diligence requirements, internal policies & procedures and on-going monitoring in a practical risk-based manner;
  • enforcement by the Central Bank
  • powers to freeze assets by Gardo (by direction) and the District Court (by order)

You will be up-to-speed with the latest developments and requirements.

Who Should Attend:

  • MLROs
  • Compliance staff
  • Managing Directors
  • Executive and Non-Exec Directors
  • Training department staff
  • In-house lawyers
  • Internal auditors
  • Transfer agency staff
  • Documentation staff
  • Dealers
  • Marketing Staff
  • Credit and financial institutions
  • Insurers
  • Stockbrokers
  • Insurance Intermediaries
  • Mortgage Intermediaries
  • Finance companies
  • Transfer Agents
  • Custodian/Trustees
  • Bureauxde Change
  • Payment Institutions
  • Private Practice Solicitors
  • Accountants
  • Dealers in large cash amounts
  • Casinos and private members' clubs
  • Trust & Company Service Providers
  • other designated persons
  • All client-facing personnel


€220 Per Attendee (all training courses are VAT exempt)





Tuesday 12th September 2017 10.00 am - 12.00 pm 38/39 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2







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CPD Details:

Institute of Bankers: Formal CPD Hours

QFA: 2 hours
CPD Member: 2 hours
RS CPD Member: 2 hours
LCOI: 2 hours
Chartered Banker: 2 hours
CeB (Certified Banker): 2 hours

Insurance Institute of Ireland: Formal CPD Hours

CPD Member: 2 hours for MCC Product Categories 1 - 8
ACII/FCII Chartered Insurance Institute CPD Scheme: 2 hours

Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU): Formal CPD Hours

Operations Stream: 2 hours
Governance Stream: 2 hours

Life Association of Ireland (LIA): Formal CPD Hours

2 Formal Hours

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