An introduction to 4MLD and the Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Event Details

Course Code: S3877
Speaker: Joanne Morris
Specialisations: Management, Support Staff,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Friday, 22 September, 2017
Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Members Price: £105
Non Members Price: £150

Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

With the introduction of the EC Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) on the 26th June 2017 bringing the new Money Laundering Regulations and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inspection of the UK in Spring 2018 it is now essential to be up to date with the changes they will bring to our AML regime. 
Getting it wrong in relation to Money Laundering can be very costly including fines and imprisonment. 
Suitable for MLRO's and their deputies, compliance officers and anyone else involved in the implementation of the AML regime in your firm this half day course will include:
• What is money laundering
• Who launders money
• Key legislation including an overview of the updated Proceeds of Crime Act
• Money Laundering Regulations 2017 including risk assessment requirements, the changes in client due diligence, record keeping, internal policies and procedures and training
• The extended definition of PEPs
• An update of the PSC register and beneficial owners
• The appointment of the MLRO and their duties 
• Reporting to the NCA and the SRA
• The effects of 4MLD and data protection
• Penalties for getting it wrong
• What's on the horizon - 5MLD

Joanna Morris has over thirty years’ experience of working in solicitors practices from being a legal cashier to a practice manager.  Joanna is a consultant having previously worked in a top 40 law firm as a Risk and Regulatory Compliance Training Manager.  She has also worked as the Finance Compliance Manager for the first Alternative Business Structure (ABS) in Wales.  She is a Diploma member of the Institute for Legal Finance and Management (ILFM).  Joanna is a qualified NVQ assessor and holds a Certificate in Education for Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Jo was highly commended in June 2011 by the Legal Education and Training Group (LETG) in the category Best Programme for Lawyers for Solicitors Accounts Rules training for Hill Dickinson LLP.  She was also shortlisted in the category of Compliance Trainer of the Year for the Women in Compliance Awards 2014.


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