Common Reporting Standard (CRS)


Who is the training for?

  • Board
  • Management
  • Operations.

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1,50 hours(s)

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Throughout this eLearning you will be guided through different modules where you will take on the role of a banker working for a financial institution and become a CRS matter expert. By the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand the key principles of CRS;
  • Understand the due diligence obligations of CRS;
  • Be aware of data protection processes and the reporting obligations of CRS; and
  • Understand the main differences between FATCA and CRS.


1. Objectives and context

  • CRS context
  • Jurisdiction overview
  • Wider approach.

2. Key concepts

  • Accounts and account holders
  • Classification of entities: Financial institutions and non-financial entities
  • Obligations linked to CRS status.

3. Due diligence obligations

  • Self-certification
  • Reasonableness test
  • Pre-existing accounts and CRS indicia
  • Changes in circumstances.

4. Data protection and reporting obligations

  • Data protection requirements
  • Reporting obligations.

5. Comparison between CRS and FATCA

  • CRS vs. FATCA.

6. Knowledge check

  • Random selection of questions.

Teaching methods

DLearn offers a dynamic approach to digital learning:

  • All sessions are modular and easy to customize to perfectly fit your needs
  • The units (maximum 15 minutes) are incorporated in an interactive storyline.


At the end of this eLearning, the learner will be evaluated on the topic via a knowledge check.

Certificate, diploma

An official certificate will be delivered upon validation of the eLearning.

Additional information

All our eLearnings are customizable for any industry.

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