Anti-Money Laundering Update

Event Details

Course Code: S4064
Speaker: Jo Morris
Specialisations: Management, Support Staff,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Tuesday, 26 June, 2018
Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Members Price: £105
Non Members Price: £150
Corporate Training Offer: Free
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 were passed on the 23rd June 2017 and in force from the 26th June 2017 bringing changes to our AML regime.

It is essential to be up to date with all things AML.  Getting it wrong can be very costly including fines and imprisonment.

This practical half course is suitable for MLROs, their deputies, compliance officers and their teams and will cover:
•    The SRA and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) visit
•    What is money laundering and where did it all begin
•    Who launders money
•    Key legislation including the Criminal Finance Act and Financial Sanctions
•    Money Laundering Regulations 2017:
o    NRA and risk assessment requirements
o    Policies, controls and procedures
o    The changes to client due diligence (CDD)
o    The extended definition on a PEP
o    Beneficial owners
o    Record keeping
o    Training
•    An update on the PSC Register
•    The appointment of the MLRO and their duties
•    Reporting of suspicions to the NCA and regulatory bodies
•    The effect of MLR17 and Data Protection
•    Penalties for getting it wrong
•    The future – 5MLD?

Joanna Morris has over thirty years’ experience of working in solicitors practices from being a legal cashier to a practice manager.  Joanna is a consultant having previously worked in a top 40 law firm as a Risk and Regulatory Compliance Training Manager.  She has also worked as the Finance Compliance Manager for the first Alternative Business Structure (ABS) in Wales.  She is a Diploma member of the Institute for Legal Finance and Management (ILFM).  Joanna is a qualified NVQ assessor and holds a Certificate in Education for Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Jo was highly commended in June 2011 by the Legal Education and Training Group (LETG) in the category Best Programme for Lawyers for Solicitors Accounts Rules training for Hill Dickinson LLP.  She was also shortlisted in the category of Compliance Trainer of the Year for the Women in Compliance Awards 2014.

Please note, if traveling by train, Liverpool Lime Street Station will be closed from 2nd June till 29th July. For further information see:



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