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Strengthening the Effectiveness of AML-CFT Frameworks (AMLS)

Apply online by July 28, 2024

Session No.: JV 24.42

Location: Vienna, Austria

Date: October 28, 2024 - November 1, 2024 (1 week)

Delivery Method: In-person Training

Primary Language: English

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    Target Audience

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector AML/CFT 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 and are expected to be currently involved in the AML/CFT issues in their respective agencies.

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    Course Description

    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 and the elements needed to ensure the effectiveness of AML/CFT frameworks. Incorporated into the course are both practical exercises and in-depth discussions of how to implement selected aspects of the FATF recommendations.

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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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