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M21077- The Role of the MLRO: Tracking Moving Targets (Online)

  • 14 Oct 2021
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar

Registration


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Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 09.15 - 12:30 (including a 15 minute coffee break)
Speakers: Mr John Scicluna


Venue: Online Webinar


Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00
*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

In terms of the Regulations, the core function of the MLRO is to deal with any information, knowledge or suspicion of money laundering, terrorist financing and the proceeds of criminal activity – and to properly disclose such matters to the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU). The MLRO is also responsible for responding promptly to information requests from the FIAU, as well as other competent and law enforcement authorities.
MLROs are under increasing pressure to retain, maintain and enhance their skills and knowledge. This is highlighted further by the personal accountability measures recently introduced in the PMLFTR.
OBECTIVES OF THIS SESSION
a. An explanation of what is expected of the MLRO;
b. Practical ways to comply with salient legislative provisions and meet regulatory expectations;
c. Guidance on how to deal with Suspicious Transaction Reports and conduct an internal analysis;
d. An understanding of the challenges faced in executing the role.
TOPICS ON THE AGENDA
  • The roles and responsibilities of the MLRO;
  • MLRO needs and requirements;
  • The key characteristics of an MLRO;
  • Being effective.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The session is primarily addressed to recently appointed as well as established Money Laundering Reporting Officers, Designated Employees, and other staff members forming part of a Subject Person’s compliance function.
SPEAKER'S PROFILE
John Scicluna is Head of Compliance of WH Partners. A career banker for 38 years, John has held posts in many areas of one of the largest banks in Malta, 17 of which were as Head of Financial Crime – Money Laundering Reporting Officer. He is a seasoned financial crime compliance specialist, focusing AML/CFT. He formed part of the European Banking Federation Prevention of Money Laundering and Fraud Committee on behalf of the Malta Bankers’ Association. He was also assigned roles within the Internal Audit Department managing investigative and analytical assignments. John formed part of the interviewee teams during MONEYVAL’s national assessments.
John is a visiting speaker in a number of local and international seminars and training events covering AMLCFT and financial crime related topics.

EVENT CPE COMPETENCES

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