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Finance, AML & Compliance

An Introduction to Compliance

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:00-12:30)

Course Overview

This course is designed for those wishing to learn about Compliance or looking to work towards becoming a Compliance Officer in the financial services industry.

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • The definition of compliance – why regulate?
  • The regulatory background
  • Implementation of the correct policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • The role of corporate governance
  • Duties and responsibilities of a Compliance Officer
  • The compliance monitoring programme
  • A director’s role in compliance
  • Regulatory visits – key elements
  • Recent penalties

Course Benefits

This course is at an introductory level and it is assumed that you will have a basic knowledge of regulatory compliance. It will equip you with the knowledge of regulatory compliance within the financial services industry and the responsibilities of the Compliance Officer function.

After attending the course, you will:

  • Be aware of the importance of compliance within the financial services industry and its impact
  • Understand your own responsibilities and what is required to ensure compliance
  • Gain an awareness of the regulatory requirements
  • Be able to identify any compliance deficiencies within the workplace
  • Recognise the implications of poor compliance

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Lindsay Fox

    Lindsay Fox is the founder of Platinum Compliance (Guernsey) Limited.
    With over 33 years in the Guernsey financial services industry, Lindsay has experienced a variety of roles throughout her career, including Asset Management, Fund Administration, New Business, Global Custody, Credit Risk, Banking and Training, as well as involvement in GFSC visits, resulting in a thorough understanding of industry needs from a regulatory perspective.

    Lindsay holds the Institute of Directors (IOD) Diploma in Company Direction, the International Compliance Association (ICA) Diploma in Compliance (Distinction),The Chartered Governance Institute (previously ICSA) Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ).

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.