AML & counter-terrorist financing

AML & counter-terrorist financing guidance:

What is money laundering?Money laundering is the process through which the proceeds of crime and their true origin and ownership are changed so that the proceeds appear...

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Money laundering is the process through which the true origin and ownership of the proceeds of crime are changed so that the proceeds appear legitimate. The Proceeds of...

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STOP PRESS:The Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) came into force on 9 July 2018 and EU Member States have until 10 January 2020 to give effect in national law to...

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1 Introduction to the policy 1.1 [Firm name] is required to put in place appropriate systems and controls to combat money laundering and terrorist financing under the...

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This timeline sets out developments in relation to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) regimes being implemented in the UK including the...

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Scenario A: Politically exposed person You have been approached by a new client with instructions to assist in the purchase of a football club. The client is a high net...

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Scenario A: Politically exposed person You have been approached by a new client with instructions to assist in the purchase of a football club. The client is a high net...

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Individuals who have, or have had, a high political profile, or hold, or have held, public office, can pose a higher money laundering risk to firms as their position may...

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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March 2018. Its findings...

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The provisions of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) create some challenges under the anti-money laundering (AML) and...

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The law and red flags Circle the correct answer. QuestionMultiple choice answers 1. What is money laundering?(a) The process through which proceeds of crime and their...

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How to use this test These questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at training on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing....

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Please click here for an Excel version of this register. General Insert course name/description and reason for training. Course name/description[Insert course...

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This Practice Note contains a table with some specific examples of where legal professional privilege (LPP) and privileged circumstances are likely to apply and where a...

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1 Large payments made in cash may be a sign of money laundering or terrorist financing. 2 You must not accept any funds (cash or otherwise) from a [customer OR client]...

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1 Instructions on completing this form If during the course of completing CDD checks you discover a discrepancy between the beneficial ownership information the client...

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Instructions for completion When do you have to complete this form? You must complete this form for all new clients[ who are subject to the anti-money laundering (AML)...

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Instructions for completion When do you have to complete this form? You must complete this form for all new matters[ that are subject to the anti-money laundering (AML)...

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This Practice Note is a one-stop shop for customer/client due diligence (CDD) resources in the USA that saves time and effort by taking you straight to the relevant...

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This Practice Note is a one-stop shop overseas customer/client due diligence (CDD) resource that saves time and effort by taking you straight to the company registry for...

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This Practice Note details the challenges that names from different cultures can present to compliance teams when it comes to the customer/client due diligence (CDD)...

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1 Introduction Evidence of identity can be obtained in a number of forms and come from a number of sources. Whatever evidence you rely on, it must cause you to be...

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This Practice Note explains counter-terrorist financing (CTF), including the offences and obligations contained in the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000) and related...

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A: General information Review period[Insert review period] Date of review[Insert date] Person(s) conducting review[Insert name(s)] B: Data CriteriaIn the last [insert...

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Employers may wish to know whether a prospective employee has a criminal record, for example because: • it reflects on the employee’s character and suitability for the...

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This table ties together source of funds and source of wealth requirements and recommendations contained in the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), as amended...

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