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Finance, AML & Compliance, Trust

Compliance CPD Series 2021 - Session Two – Sex, drugs and rock & roll – The changing face of financial crime

Course details

Start Date

23 March 2021

CPD Points





1 hour (12:30-13:30)

Course Overview

This session will review financial crime and compliance issues in light of changing social norms and criminal behaviour.

Course Content

This session will cover the following topics:

  • the legalisation and decriminalisation of various drugs globally;
  • the resultant regulatory positions; and
  • other increasing criminal and non-criminal activities that may create compliance challenges for local financial services businesses.

Course Benefits

The aim of this session is to provoke a challenging, thoughtful approach to modern compliance issues and an awareness of evolving situations.

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 721555.

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

  • Wayne Atkinson

    Wayne Atkinson is a partner at Collas Crill heading up the Guernsey Corporate, Finance and Funds team. Wayne works with a broad range of regulated entities and investment funds on fundraising, transaction and investment structuring, commercial contracts and mergers and acquisitions. As one of the leaders of Collas Crill’s risk and regulatory team he also regularly advises businesses on regulatory compliance including money-laundering issues, listing rules requirements, competition law, data protection and Guernsey financial services regulation more generally.

    Wayne has also built considerable expertise in assisting company boards and activist shareholders in relation to contentious general meetings and associated issues arising out of investor actions.

    A regular speaker at seminars and conferences in relation to company law, regulatory and fund matters, Wayne is well known for his down-to-earth plain speaking approach to explaining complex legal and regulatory issues.

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