As gatekeepers, subject persons are obliged to monitor and report suspicious activity and transactions of Money Laundering or Funding of Terrorism. This lecture will take into consideration the basics of ML/FT and how internal policies and procedures should be configured to ensure proper internal monitoring, analysis, detection and reporting of suspicious cases of ML/FT. The lecture will look into the legal obligations in relation to transaction monitoring, including pre-transaction monitoring obligations and post-transaction monitoring obligations and what these mean in practice. Furthermore, we will make reference to certain cases of ML/FT and how these can be detected through red flags. The importance of customer profiling will also be given importance within the lecture together with a demonstration of how these can be useful in practice. The course is ideal for all individuals involved in relevant activity or relevant financial business, especially those holding key positions such as MLRO, Compliance Officer, KYC officer and/or those involved in ongoing and transaction monitoring.

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John Mark Caruana is one of the co-founders of Radix Compliance Ltd, a local company specialising in AML & GDPR consultancy and outsourcing services. John has over 13 years of experience within various industries, including funds, FX, investments, CSPs and Audit. John holds a B.Com (Hons) degree in Banking & Finance and a Masters of Science in Banking & Finance, both awarded by the University of Malta. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) as recognised by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. John is also a member of the Malta Association of Compliance Officers (MACO). John occupies positions of MLRO, Data Protection Officer and Compliance Director within tax, accounting and gaming industries. He also lectures on AML & GDPR related topics at the University of Malta and other local institutions.

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Event Details

Date: 19/07/2022

Start time: 09:30 CEST

End time: 12:45 CEST

Venue: Online Live Session

Phone: +356 27555560 / +356 77555560