Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing for UCITS/AIFs

Formation inter-entreprise

À qui s'adresse la formation?

  • Members of the board and the executive board of a bank, a professional of the financial sector, an insurance company or a management company of a Luxembourg UCI
  • Internal auditors, compliance officers or risk managers
  • Distributors or transfer agents of a Luxembourg UCI
  • Domiciliary agents
  • Persons in charge, or front office team members of a Professional of the Financial Sector
  • New joiners of financial and non financial institutions
  • Person interested for developing specific knowledge

Niveau atteint

Avancé

Durée

2,00 heure(s)

Langues(s) de prestation

DE EN FR

Prochaine session

Objectifs

In light of the growing threat of terrorism, Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) is becoming top priority for governments across the globe. Terrorism financing methods vary according to the needs and goals of terrorism organisations. These latest source their funds from both legal and illegal activities, using a large variety and evolving methods which make their detection and prevention more difficult for financial institutions and regulators.

As a result, the AML/CTF programmes of financial institutions are imperative to achieving and sustaining governmental strategies in their fight against terrorism. Besides this, the local and international regulation is in constant evolution and increasingly demanding. Therefore parties involved shall continuously keep updated their CTF procedures.

As part of this course, PwC's Academy offers to highlight your requirements regarding this topic and to address in a comprehensive and practical way the questions you and your team are confronted with in the light of your professional duties and the progressive evolution of AML and CTF.

Objectives

By the end of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • identify impacts of terrorist financing in their organisation;
  • define their personal input inside their organisation to fight against terrorism financing;
  • target the gaps in counter terrorism financing in your organisation;
  • set up a risk-based approach relying on the different type of terrorism financing;
  • extend the approach with an in-depth look to Luxembourg;
  • explain the relevant methods in preventing terrorism financing.

Contenu

  • What is terrorism and terrorist financing? Defining and understanding terrorism financing
  • How do terrorist organisations generate revenues? Learning through real cases all the different typologies of terrorism financing
  • How do terrorist organisations move funds? Highlights on the main transferring money methods of terrorist organisations
  • How can we fight Terrorism Financing from a regulatory point of view? Addressing tools and methodologies to prevent terrorism financing

Certificat, diplôme

An attendance certificate will be sent to participants.

Informations supplémentaires

This training is coordinated by Roxane Haas and Michael Weis, Partners at PwC Luxembourg and will be given by directors and managers who benefit from a strong professional experience in this area.

Roxane Haas is a “réviseur d’entreprises agréé” and accountant in Luxembourg. Roxane is an audit partner at PwC Luxembourg. She has been with PwC Luxembourg for 23 years and developed professional experience in particular in the context of audits of banks, PSFs and investment funds. She is also in charge of the task force AML PwC Luxembourg and is active in local working groups (Luxembourg Association of Compliance Officers, Institute of Company Auditors and Institute of Chartered Accountants). Her skills have brought her to supervise many AML/KYC missions for major banking players of Luxembourg.

Over the past 10 years, Roxane has conducted numerous AML trainings for both national and international professional organisations.

Roxane is also a “réviseur d’entreprise agréé” and accountant in Luxembourg.

Michael Weis is a partner in the Forensic services. Through his previous positions and projects, Michael gained extensive knowledge in the investment management and banking industries.

As a key member of the internal controls practice of PwC Michael specialises in the review of internal controls in the context of SAS 70 reviews and controls reports. He is the manager of various high-profile client assignments on internal controls reports and on Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) in the investment management industry.
Within PwC, Michael takes a key role in the AML taskforce and on internal controls work for the prevention of financial crime. He is co-ordinating the PwC’s Academy's “Fight against financial crime” leading training programme that regularly involves international subject matter experts (e.g. transparency international, UN Security Council, FATF, SCPC, FSA, CSSF etc.).
Through his professional qualifications he specialised in compliance related topics such as internal controls frameworks, fraud prevention/investigation and AML.

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