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Anti-Money Laundering Considerations 

Provide an overview of the international, regional and domestic bodies that combat money laundering and terrorism financing in the financial services sector. 




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Anti-Money Laundering Considerations 

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Course Duration

6 Hours



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Course schedule

 Day 1: 9am to 5pm (Includes 1hr break at 12nn)

Course Overview

Conducted By RHT Academy

Understand what money laundering and terrorist financing is and how these activities take place. 

Understand the similarities and differences between ML and TF. 

Understand the wider financial crime landscape including fraud, bribery and corruption, sanctions evasion, tax evasion and market manipulation  

Obtain an understanding of the regulatory landscape including what the primary money laundering offences are. Know where to obtain information regarding best practice and industry standards relating to the financial services sector and AML/CFT. 

Understand the specific risks and red flags relating to different financial products and services 

Understand what a risk based approach is and how to conduct an AML/CFT risk assessment 

Understand what the concept of digital identity is and how it is used.  

Develop an understanding of ‘what good looks like’ from an AML/CFT control framework perspective for the financial services sector.  

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Course outline

Module 1: What is ML and TF? What is Financial Crime?

Module 2: Regulatory Expectations and Developments

Module 3: Vulnerabilities and Risks of the Financial Sector

Module 4: AML/CFT and the Risk-Based Approach (RBA)

Module 5: Overview of the AML/CTF Control Framework for Financial Services

The Trainers

Sara Abbasi

Senior Consultant


Sara has over 6 years of experience working in FCC roles across a range of financial products including FX and payments, Private Banking, and Corporate and Investment Banking (ex Credit Suisse, CurrencyCloud). She is also experienced in Financial Crime Operations, Transaction Monitoring, SAR reporting, and Anti-Money Laundering investigations.

Sara has over 3 years of experience training a range of financial services businesses on Anti-Financial crime (AFC) training and agile project delivery. She has worked with a range of financial institutions designing AFC frameworks for emerging products, testing and implementing third-party AFC solutions, and conducting audits on financial crime control frameworks. She is a graduate with BA in War Studies; combines an academic background in geopolitics with professional experience in financial crime compliance.

FINTRAIL is a consultancy with expertise in using financial and regulatory technology to combat financial crime. Learn more about FINTRAIL -

Sara Abbasi

Martin James Wallis

Senior Consultant


Martin is a naturally curious problem solver who relishes the professional challenges that the fight against global financial crime creates. With a focus on supporting innovative financial services, he combines his industry knowledge with deep domain expertise in national intelligence to help provide practical solutions to the risks facing the sector. Martin is based in Singapore, where he actively engages with financial institutions, regulators and industry bodies. As Head of Operations, he is also focused on scaling FINTRAIL across Europe, the US, APAC, the Middle East and Africa.

Martin James Wallis

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