Introduction to Anti-Money Laundering Crypto Risk Management

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Introduction to Anti-Money Laundering Crypto Risk Management

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Purpose of Programme

Gain an understanding of key financial crime risks and how virtual assets (VAs) and virtual asset service providers (VASPs) may be used abused by criminals.
Understand Singapore’s VA and VASP regulatory framework and key guidance and industry best practice.
Understand the key regulatory considerations relating to the AML/CTF control framework including the risk-based approach, business-wide risk assessment, Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and ongoing monitoring principles, reporting and training and ongoing awareness.

Programme Structure

Module 1 – What is a VASP?

What is a Virtual Asset Service Provider
Introduction to Singapore’s Regulatory Framework
Introduction to Singapore’s VASP’s AML/CTF obligations

Module 2 – Financial Crime Overview

Overview of different financial crime types
Financial crime and Cryptocurrencies

Module 3 – VASPs AML/CTF obligations

Overview of a risk-based approach and its elements
Business risk assessment
Customer risk assessment
Customer Due Diligence
Transaction Monitoring
Suspicious Transaction Reporting

Module 4 – Regulatory landscape

FATF and its Recommendations
Singapore’s AML/CTF Crypto landscape

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Understand the different financial crime types including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery and corruption, sanctions evasion and market manipulation.
Understand the financial crime risks associated with virtual assets (VAs) and virtual asset service providers (VASPs).
Understand Singapore’s cryptocurrency regulatory landscape and framework.
Understand what a risk based approach is and the wider financial crime framework including due diligence and ongoing monitoring, reporting, training and ongoing awareness.

Course Dates

19 October 2022

Course Fee

S$488 per pax

About the Trainer

Sara Abbasi, Senior Consultant, FINTRAIL

Sara has over 6 years experience working in FCC roles across a range of financial products including FX and payments, Private Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking (ex Credit Suisse, CurrencyCloud). She is also experienced in Financial Crime Operations, Transaction Monitoring, SAR reporting and Anti-Money Laundering investigations. Sara has over 3 years experience training range of financial services businesses on antifinancial crime (AFC) training and agile project delivery. She has worked with a range of financial institutions designing AFC frameworks for emerging products, testing and implementation of third party AFC solutions, and conducting audits on financial crime control frameworks. She is a graduate of BA War Studies; combines an academic background in geopolitics with professional experience in financial crime compliance.

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Date And Time

2022 Oct 19

Registration End Date

2022 Oct 18


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