A practical session covering the law, its application and case studies and discussions on best practice.

This course has now been adapted for interactive online delivery. Find out more below.

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When
5 June 2020, 16:00 - 19:30
Event Type
Training course
Where
Online
Topics
Anti-money laundering, Compliance

Alternative course dates are available: 3 July 2020

About the course

Understanding the application of, and compliance with, the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regulations (MLTF 2017) is a high priority for the BSB and for the profession. In addition, money laundering opportunities associated with the Covid-19 crisis are being heartlessly exploited by criminals increasing the risks for all self-employed barristers.

Delivered online, this practical and interactive anti-Money Laundering (AML) workshop is designed to de-mystify many of the ‘fear factors’ associated with the anti-money laundering regulations. Adopting a practical and interactive approach, this workshop provides a clear and practical route-map through the MLTF 2017 requirements and includes presentations, practical case study examples, small group discussions and sharing of feedback.
 

Format and group size

  • Practical facilitated session combining presentations, group work and discussion
  • Delivered online for mixed groups of barristers
  • Maximum 20 attendees
     

What areas does the course cover?

  • What money laundering is, and its practical application to self-employed barristers
  • The need for yearly risk assessments (if MLTF 2017 applies) and documenting assessments appropriately
  • Applying Customer Due Diligence risk sensitively
  • Knowing when to report money laundering suspicions and to whom
     

Why attend?

  • Learn exactly when and how to apply MLTF 2017
  • Have confidence in your compliance: it is both a criminal and regulatory offence to breach MLTF 2017
  • Understand the risks of non-compliance
     

Who should attend?

Barristers, clerks and other chambers staff.
 


Prices

Full price: £190 (plus VAT)
Bar Representation Fee members: £160 (plus VAT)
 

CPD

3 hours
 

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Paperless training packs

To minimise environmental impact and the amount of paper you have to carry with you, Bar Council training packs are paperless. As a delegate you will receive the materials you need for the training by email in advance, which you can access on your laptop or tablet or print in advace if required. 
Throughout the training, there will be references to various Bar Council guidance or external documents which are included as a hyperlink within the attendee workbook.