The Association of Financial Crime Prevention Professionals

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20th Annual

UK AML & Financial Crime
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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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Held hybrid on Thursday, 27 June 2024
City of London

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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.

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

News

The FATF Plenary Outcomes, 21 – 23 Feb 2024: FATF removes Barbados, Gibraltar, UAE and Uganda from its ‘Grey List’ and these countries will no longer be subject to increased monitoring. These jurisdictions had committed to implement an action plan to resolve swiftly the identified strategic deficiencies within agreed timeframes…

Home Office has published a policy paper in response to the Law Commission review of the suspicious activity reports (SARs) regime. The “consent regime” is to be retained, as is “all crimes” money laundering. Further consideration and guidance has been/will be provided in respect of DAML & “appropriate consent”, in respect of the…

OFAC sanctions Russia’s largest state-owned shipping company, Sovcomflot – it took action ‘to responsibly reduce Russia’s revenue from oil sales’ by sanctioning Sovcomflot as well as 14 oil tankers in which Russia’s state-owned shipping company has an interest. ‘The price cap on Russian oil continues to serve its twin goals of limiting Kremlin profits…

EU Parliament publishes report on combating corruption, replacing Council Framework Decision 2003/568/JHA and the Convention on the fight against corruption involving EU officials. Member States should be provided with the tools and measures to combat the most serious corrupt behaviour, involving abuse of high level power or causing serious harm…

Europol issues new podcast on people smuggling. In this episode, Europol and authorities from Hungary and Austria tell the story of the Burgenland Corpses Discovery, one of Europe’s most tragic migrant smuggling cases. In 2015, at the height of the European Migrant Crisis, a terrible tragedy struck when reckless criminal actions…

Moneyval calls on Azerbaijan to step up investigations and prosecutions of money laundering and improve supervisory. The country demonstrates a fair understanding of ML/TF risks, according to which domestic corruption, tax related crimes, smuggling and drug trafficking are the main ML predicate offences…

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Thursday, 27 June 2024

ABC updates: 13:30 – 15:00
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Key highlights

The EU Council and EU Parliament select Frankfurt as the seat of the future European authority for anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing (AMLA)

AMLA is anticipated to commence its operations in mid-2025, staffed by more than 400 experts!

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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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