From 30 Mar 2020 to 02 Apr 2020    Internal Audit & Control    in Praia / Cape Verde

Certification Programme: AML - CTF Foundation Level

In cooperation with the House of Training Quality Circle "Rules and Regulations"


  • To learn:
    • Overview of European standards and of Luxembourg AML/CTF laws and regulations
    • Stages and methods of money laundering
  • To develop knowledge / create awareness of:
    • Money laundering techniques
    • Internal organisation to reduce the risk of laundering and terrorist financing
    • Key roles and responsibilities of all actors involved
  • To understand the concepts of simplified, normal and enhanced due diligence
  • To get acquainted with AML best practices in Luxembourg (procedures and supporting tools).

Target group

Commercial bankers and financial institutions employees :

  • Junior AML and Compliance Officers of banks and financial institutions
  • Relationship Managers in contact with the customers, risk managers and internal auditors interested in learning more about AML

Central bankers and supervision authorities employees :

  • Junior Officers dealing with these matters at supervisory level

A good command of English in required.


The participants will have their newly acquired knowledge validated through multiple choice assessment, and will be granted a certificate of success issued by the House of Training.

Location & duration

in Luxembourg: 4 seminar days + 0,5 day exam (morning)

in HoT-ATTF partner countries: 4,5 seminar days, exam included

Detailed programme Explode

Definition of Money Laundering & Terrorism Financing:

  1. ML steps
  2. TF funding

The fight against ML & TF at international level:

  1. FATF
  2. Other international bodies
  3. EU directives

The role of the financial institutions in the fight against ML & TF

The professional obligations of the financial institutions:

The obligation to customer due diligence measures

  1. Identification of customer
  2. Identification of beneficial owner
  3. Identification of the relationship
  4. Monitoring of the transaction
  5. Enhanced & simplified due diligence
  6. Reliance on third parties

The obligation to cooperate with the authorities

  1. Cooperation on demand
  2. Cooperation on own initiative
  3. Transmission of information
  4. Prohibition against informing the customer
  5. Prohibition against carrying out a suspect transaction

Review & Examination

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