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6th EU AML Directive: Practical Planning and Implementation

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calendar 03 September

clock 8.30am until 1.00pm

location Online Course (Live Session)

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The European Union's Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (6AMLD) becomes effective in EU member states on 3 December 2020. The Directive must be implemented by financial institutions by 3 June 2021.

This course will give precision guidance on key specific issues and areas of change in AML policy.

The course takes a thorough and practical delivery approach. We use presentations, skills, interactive group activities, multi-directional discussions and case studies.

Participants will learn:

  • How to appraise the new law effectively

  • How and where to question the law, spotting anomalies to plug policy gaps

  • New skills in setting out clear compliance plans

  • How to create a best AML practice with skills culture

Topic Areas

  1. Distinguishing crucial points of difference from previous EU directives

  2. ‘Predicate crimes’ – an important update

  3. The 6AMLD major enhancement and changes to ‘KYC’ and risk!

  4. Reconciling regulatory requirements with organisational efficiency

  5. Structuring an effective and proportionate company AML training program

  6. AML policy review: phasing and implementation


Ian Ross ( Director, Compliance & Training Detecta E.U.S.)

  • Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist

  • ‘Listed expert' Cour pénale internationale (The International Court of Justice (The Hague)

  • International Advisory Group Member, United States Institute of Peace ("USIP”)

  • Fellow: Chartered Management Institute

  • Trainer: ACAMS