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Risk and Compliance Advanced Accreditation (Anti-Money Laundering) Exam Preparation Training (14 September 2022)


This session will run on 14 September 2022, from 9:30am to 5pm.

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Course Description


  • 1 day
  • Advanced
This intensive one-day course has been developed to support you in preparing for the examination for the Risk and Compliance Advanced Accreditation scheme in Anti-Money Laundering.

The Risk and Compliance Advanced Accreditation in Anti-Money Laundering is a quality standard for legal professionals responsible for anti-money laundering in a legal practice or department. By holding the accreditation, you will demonstrate that you have technical skills in anti-money laundering. You will also be able to convey to stakeholders and prospective clients that you have:
  • demonstrated your knowledge and skill; and
  • attained an objective quality mark at a particular level of competence in these areas.
The Risk and Compliance Advanced Accreditation (Anti-Money Laundering) examination is targeted at those who have expertise in anti-money laundering. The course will be delivered over one day in a virtual classroom format by Laurence Howland, Director, Risk and Compliance of Buckles Solicitors LLP, who has overall responsibility for the firm’s anti-money laundering and regulatory compliance. It will run on 14 September 2022, from 9.30am to 5pm.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Articulate the risk of property and mortgage fraud and current threats and methodologies used by criminals
  • Identify the key legislation relating to money laundering, terrorist financing and financial crime and the regulatory framework underpinning financial crime risk management
  • Describe common methods of money laundering and terrorist financing and the role of professional enablers within the legal and financial services industry in facilitating financial crime
  • Draft a Firm Wide Risk Assessment (FWRA) and Policies, Controls and Procedures for effective management of AML/CFT, property and mortgage fraud and related financial crime risk
  • Prepare and submit a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR), a Defence Against Money Laundering (DAML) SAR and a report on suspected breach of sanctions and explain your responsibilities in respect of each of these processes

What this will cover

The training will focus on:

  • Key terms, roles and responsibilities
  • Money laundering, due diligence and record keeping
  • Detecting and reporting criminal acts
  • Property and mortgage fraud

You can explore the specific coverage of syllabus topics within the full programme.