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Professional Academy

Critical Thinking in Financial Crime

Critical thinking overview; critical thinking in fincrime roles; fallacies and other enemies of critical thinking.

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Critical Thinking in Financial Crime

Course Code:

P220526IUL

Course Type:

Online

Course Duration

3.5 Hours

Language

English

Mode of Delivery

Online

Course schedule

9AM to 1PM

Course Overview

Critical thinking overview; critical thinking in fincrime roles; fallacies and other enemies of critical thinking.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the different financial crime types including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery and corruption, sanctions evasion and market manipulation and the impact they can have 

  • Understand where Critical Thinking fits into the anti-financial crime landscape and how it can help manage risk and meet regulatory expectations 

  • Understand the principles of a risk-based approach, screening, due diligence and ongoing monitoring 

  • Define and explain what critical thinking is, why it is important in AFC and how to apply it for AFC professionals 

  • Understand the diversity and inclusion principles and how these can apply to AFC frameworks.

This Course Is Designed For

First line or second line of defence team members from FIs or other regulated businesses.

Course outline

Module 1: Financial Crime Overview 


Module 2: Regulatory Landscape 


Module 3: Risk Based Approach 


Module 4: Principles of CDD and EDD 


Module 5: Principles of Screening 


Module 6: Principles of Ongoing Monitoring 


Module 7: Critical Thinking 

The Trainers

Sara Abbasi

Senior Consultant

FINTRAIL

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 - https://fintrail.com/

Sara Abbasi

Andrew Morrison 

Consultant

FINTRAIL

Andy is a former financial investigator and financial crime analyst for City of London Police and has over twelve years’ experience working at the forefront of intelligence led policing, the last seven of which he has specialised in complex fraud and money laundering investigations.  Andy has led multiple, successful investigations including into an international crime group engaged in transnational money laundering and an employee engaged in insider fraud at a large multinational corporation. 

Andy has significant experience advising financial institutions on counter fraud techniques, SARs best practice and working with financial intelligence and has previously represented City of London Police at The Hague.  

Andrew Morrison 

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