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Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

Legal Courses

This course, presented by the Legal Department, is designed to build the capacities of officials tasked with implementing the revised international standards on AML and CFT. The course increases participants’ understanding of the requirements of the revised international AML/CFT standard, the 40 Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and the new Methodology for Assessing Compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the Effectiveness of AML/CFT Systems. Incorporated into the course are both practical exercises and in-depth discussions of how to implement selected aspects of the FATF 40 Recommendations.

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    Target Audience

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector supervisors, and regulators of designated nonfinancial businesses and professions; financial intelligence unit officials; criminal justice officials; and other officials who must assess national money laundering and terrorist financing risks to prepare for their countries’ mutual evaluations and application of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) laws.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have at least two years of experience with AML/CFT issues. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the nomination request letters.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Outline, summarize, and analyze the implementation of the FATF 40 Recommendations.
    • Draw up a medium-term action plan to reinforce their national AML/CFT framework.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    January 11, 2021 January 14, 2021 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 21.05V English (Arabic) Apply online by December 30, 2020
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