The Association of Financial Crime Prevention Professionals

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20th Annual

UK AML & Financial Crime
Seminar

Hear essential updates from leading cross-industry experts!

Held hybrid on 24 – 25 April 2024, Herbert Smith Freehills, City of London

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Members Meeting

 

Held hybrid on Monday, 26 February 2024
Grant Thornton, City of London

Events

Leading events in financial crime

 

 

Each event brings together leading experts to examine the latest strategies, evolving trends, current challenges and practical solutions to combat financial crime.

Training

New training & specialised courses open now!

Boost your CPD with our accredited training programme on topical issues to facilitate effective financial crime risk management including AML, bribery and corruption.

News

FATF Annual Report 2022-2023 sets out the achievement of the FATF to deliver on its mandate and strategic priorities to prevent criminals, the corrupt and terrorists from abusing the international financial system and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and more inclusive economic development…

Home Office undertakes an economic crime survey from February to June 2024 among UK businesses to asses whether they have experienced economic crime and the approaches to tackle it. This survey aims to inform government policy and foster collaboration between the government and businesses in mitigating economic crime risks…

US Treasury publishes 2024 National Money Laundering Risk Assessment report detailing updates including the ongoing fentanyl crisis, foreign and domestic terrorist attacks and related financing, increased potency of ransomware attacks, the growth of professional money laundering, and continued digitization of payments and financial services…

MEPs introduced regulations for instant euro transfers, enhancing fraud prevention and consumer safety through mandatory identity verification and client-set transfer limits. This update to SEPA rules ensures access to funds within ten seconds, addresses fraud risks, and guarantees no extra fees, benefiting retail clients and SMEs across the EU…

FinCEN proposes rule to combat ML and promote transparency in residential real estate. Requiring certain professionals involved in real estate closings and settlements to report information to FinCEN about non-financed transfers of residential real estate to legal entities or trusts…

Spotlight on Corruption publishes new report revealing concerning trend: CMA, SFO, and FCA, are underperforming in prosecuting senior executives for economic crimes, with only 6% of investigations under the Senior Managers regime resulting in enforcement actions…

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AMLP Meeting

Monday, 26 February 2024

ABC updates: 13:30 – 15:00
AML/CTF updates: 15:30 – 17:00

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Key highlights

EU Parliament MEPs reach deal on a single rulebook against ML and TF

  • Uniform EU supervision and consistent application of rules and sanctions
  • Information on beneficial owners to be accessible
  • More powers for Financial Intelligence Units
  • EU limit on large cash payments of 10 000 euro
  • Transparency rules to apply to football clubs from 2029

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EU sets new standard for global sustainability reporting

EU enforced the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) for businesses. This new directive modernises and strengthens the rules concerning the social and environmental information that companies have to report, with the intent of evaluating…

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