The Liver Building

Anti Money Laundering Update with Sue Mawdsley


Speaker: Sue Mawdsley

Date: Thursday 15th April, 2021

Time: 10:00 - 12:15

Areas of Law: Management


Course Code: S4531


Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure!

The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

A practical update aimed at MLROs/MLCOs, Risk Managers and others within law firms responsible for AML Compliance issues

This course provides an update on the practical requirements of the updated The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 and LSAG Guidance (expected imminently as at December 2020). It also focusses on what we have seen of the SRA approach to supervision.

It will include:

  • Firmwide risk assessments
  • Client/matter risk assessments
  • Policies, controls & Procedures
  • Training
  • Reporting to management
  • Independent audit
  • SRA engagement
  • Any developments on Reporting

Speaker Biographies

Sue Mawdsley is a partner in Legal Risk LLP. She is a solicitor of over 30 years’ experience and advises law firms – from multi-national to high street practices – on risk management, claims prevention and regulatory compliance. She has particular expertise in anti-money laundering and advising firms on anti-money laundering problems and compliance strategies, as well as extensive experience of developing bespoke procedures and systems for law firms.

Sue is noted in Chambers UK as “an expert in “anti-money laundering and related compliance issues.” She is also noted in legal 500 2014 for “[providing] practical and categorical advice in a confusing field.”

Sue has a diploma in Anti-money laundering from the International Compliance Association, accredited by the Business School of the University of Manchester. She also has a Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.

Together with Frank Maher she is co-author of ‘The Money Laundering Reporting Officer’s Handbook – A Guide for Solicitors.’ She is the co-author money laundering chapter of the International Bar Association book on Risk Management in Law Firms.


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