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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, supervisors of designated non-financial businesses and professions, financial intelligence unit officials, criminal justice officials, and other officials responsible for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing, including officials who are preparing for their countries’ mutual evaluations.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have at least two years of experience with anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (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:

    • Have a deeper understanding of the FATF standards on combating money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing
    • Develop an action plan to contribute to a better implementation of the FATF measures in their national systems.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Delivery Method Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    October 28, 2024 November 1, 2024 Vienna, Austria In-person Training JV 24.42 English Apply online by July 28, 2024
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