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Anti-Financial Crime for RegTechs 

Understanding fincrime risk, regulations and controls; latest developments; market pain points; how to speak fincrime.




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Anti-Financial Crime for RegTechs 

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6.5 Hours



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Course schedule

9AM to 5.30PM

Course Overview

Conducted by RHT Academy

Understanding fincrime risk, regulations and controls; latest developments; market pain points; how to speak fincrime

Course Objectives

Gain an understanding of key financial crime risks and where different RegTech products come in 

Understand what compliance officers think about and look for when it comes to risk mitigation and choosing solutions  

Understand the principles of a risk-based approach, due diligence measures, screening, ongoing monitoring and key regulatory considerations for electronic ID&V 

This Course Is Designed For

Sales and product teams from RegTechs marketing AFC technology

Course outline

Module 1: Financial Crime Overview 

- Financial crime types 

- Key regulations and industry guidance  

- The financial crime function  


Module 2: Principles of a Risk-Based Approach 

- Risk-Based Approach  

- Customer Risk Assessment and Risk - Examples  

- Enterprise-Wide Risk Assessment and Risk Appetite   

Module 3: Principles of CDD and eIDV 

- CDD principles and regulation 

- Enhanced Due Diligence 

- Manual and Automated Solutions 

- eIDV 

Module 4: Principles of Screening 

- Overview of customer screening regulation and key definitions and types of screening  

- Best practice in screening by type (sanctions, PEPs, watchlist and adverse media) 

- Approaches to customer screening and core challenges with implementation 

- Customer screening across different client segments 

Module 5: Principles of Ongoing Monitoring 

- Overview of monitoring and reporting requirements 

- Decision making and escalations as part of transaction monitoring 

- Approaches to ongoing monitoring and core challenges with implementation 

- Information required to meaningfully report financial crime 

Module 6: Stakeholder Engagement and Horizon Scanning 

- Stakeholder engagement tips  

- Horizon scanning 

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


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