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Anti-Money Laundering for Law Firms (AMLLAW2024)


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This comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering (AML) course is specifically tailored for law firms, addressing the unique challenges and obligations they face in the realm of financial regulations. Participants will engage in an interactive learning experience, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate AML complexities within a legal context.

Our legal GRC library specialist courses help law firms meet the standards and requirements set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and LEXCEL. All courses are written with the assistance of Subject Matter Experts from the legal industry.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand AML Obligations for Law Firms.

  • Define money laundering and related criminal offenses.

  • Implement measures to protect oneself and the firm from AML risks.

  • Recognize and prevent potential instances of money laundering.

  • Comprehend the significance of staying vigilant in the legal profession.

  • Learn the key components of effective CDD.

  • Apply practical scenario-based questions to enhance CDD skills.

  • Gain insights into the reporting process for money laundering suspicions.

  • Understand the legal obligations related to reporting suspicious activities.

  • Identify and manage risks associated with Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).

  • Understand the concept of sanctions and apply best practices in compliance.

  • Learn when and how to create and submit SARs.

  • Understand best practices in drafting and escalating SARs.

  • Grasp the significance of meeting AML responsibilities for MLROs and MLCOs.

  • Acquire best practices and guidance for AML compliance across the firm.

Course Structure:

  • Introduction to AML Obligations for Law Firms

  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Mastery

  • Reporting and Legal Obligations

  • Defining money laundering and related criminal offenses.

  • Implementing protective measures for support staff.

  • PEPs and Sanctions Compliance

  • Dealing with Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

  • Roles of MLRO and MLCO

  • Best practices and guidance for AML compliance across the firm.

This course offers a holistic approach to AML compliance in the legal sector, providing participants with practical insights and skills to safeguard against money laundering risks.

Training Duration

This course may take up to 3 hours to be completed. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

Accreditation and CPD Recognition

This programme has been developed by the European Insitute of Management and Finance (EIMF), an EU Based recognised training institution.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by regulators and other bodies for 3 CPD Units that require CPD training in AML and Law.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

Registration and Access

To register to this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online and receive your access instantly. If you are purchasing this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you will need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your payment.

Access to the course is valid for 180 days.

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  • module 1: AML for Law Firms
  • AML for Law Firms
  • module 2: aml for support staff of law firms
  • AML for Support Staff of Law Firms
  • module 3: peps and sanctions
  • PEPs and Sanctions
  • module 4: dealing with SARs
  • Dealing with SARs
  • module 5: how to be an mlro/mlco
  • How to be an MLRO/MLCO
  • Update webinars
  • AML_Update_Webinar_-_January_2023.zip
  • AML_Update_Webinar_-_April_2023.zip
  • AML_Update_Webinar_-_July_2023.zip
  • AML_Update_Webinar_-_October_2023.zip
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "AML for Law Firms, AML for Support Staff of Law Firms, PEPs and Sanctions, Dealing with SARs, How to be an MLRO/MLCO"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever