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Compliance , Anti-money laundering, Regulation | Online course

AML Module 1: Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Activity

30 minutesFoundation

Understanding anti-money laundering is critical. Law firms are frequently targeted by money launderers and it is a criminal offence to be involved in this process. This module is a guide to understanding how your firm may be targeted by money launderers and the steps you can take to identify suspicious instructions. It is an important tool to help you avoid being exposed to money laundering.

Who this is for

Paralegals, Solicitors.

Learning outcomes

SRA competence: A2  +4 more for SRA competence: A2, A3, A4, A5, B7

After completing this module, you’ll understand:

  • Why it is essential to know about anti-money laundering
  • The three phases of money laundering and how they affect the legal profession
  • The common warning signs for suspicious activity

Accessibility versions are available upon request via learning@lawsociety.org.uk.