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M22054 - Dealing with Enhanced Due Diligence Measures for PEPs – Hands on Information (Online)

  • 26 Jul 2022
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar


Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 09:15 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Dr Rakele Cini
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.


The term “Politically Exposed Person” (PEP) is constantly in the news and on the mind of numerous operators, specifically subject persons such as accountants and auditors. Why is it so important to establish who is a PEP and how to treat such customers?

Specific topics to be covered during the session

  • Defining Politically Exposed Persons
  • Defining Family Members of PEPs
  • Defining Close Associates of PEPs
  • Methods for Identifying PEPs
  • Enhanced Due Diligence Measures for the above
  • Enhanced Ongoing Monitoring for the above

Why is the session of relevance to our members?

Accountants and auditors are legally required to capture those customers and beneficial owners who are deemed to be politically exposed persons and to be able to be well-versed on the obligations that need to be met when dealing with PEPs

Target Audience

Subject Persons, Members of Compliance Units, Compliance Officer, MLRO, Monitoring Function, Directors of Subject Persons, Compliance Executives.

Speaker's Profile

Dr Rakele Cini is an independent legal consultant with many years of experience in AML/CFT, regulatory and compliance advisory. She primarily advises local & international firms / practitioners operating within the regulated industries on matters relating to the prevention of money laundering & funding of terrorism, due diligence, risk management, good governance, and other compliance areas. She is invited to lecture regularly by private institutions and regulatory bodies on these topics. She was previously head of Risk & Compliance at BDO Malta and, prior to that, formed part of the practice protection group at Deloitte Malta for numerous years. Rakele is an active member of the PMLFT sub-committee at the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners


3 Hours Core


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