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Finance, AML & Compliance, Trust

Compliance CPD Series 2022 - Session Seven –Business Risk Assessment Essentials

Course details

Start Date

15 September 2022

CPD Points







GTA University Centre

Course Overview

In this session delegates will have a one hour run through of all the essential knowledge they need to understand the role of the Business Risk Assessment, what it needs to contain and how to ensure that it meets the regulatory requirements.

Course Content

During the session delegates will:

  • Understanding the purpose of the Business Risk Assessment
  • Provide an overview of regulatory requirements
  • Understand the expectations of the GFSC
  • Understand your biggest risks and impact on the BRA
  • Learn some practical steps for preparing/reviewing a BRA
  • Interaction with your policies and procedures

Course Benefits

The AML/CFT Handbook requires that a Business Risk Assessment is conducted, documented and kept up to date and the responsibility for this lies with the board of a regulated entity. This essentials workshop will give you the know-how to ensure your BRA is compliant and you are aware of your regulatory obligations in this area.

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 225470.

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

  • Sharon Alvarez

    Sharon Alvarez is a Director of Resolve Partners Ltd. Prior to setting up Resolve Sharon was a Director of a large Guernsey fund administrator. She held the position of Group Head of Risk and Compliance with responsibility for Guernsey, London, Luxembourg and Jersey compliance, governance and risk management. She is a qualified accountant and Chartered Secretary.

    Sharon has over 30 years' experience of accounting, administration and compliance/governance including many years at board level on companies in multiple jurisdictions (including regulated General Partner boards). She has significant experience in leading licensed entities through complex and problematic situations including GP/Advisor divorce, mediation, regulatory issues and regulator onsite inspections including PRISM.

    Sharon enjoys all aspects of compliance, governance, company secretarial and risk management and since setting up Resolve has worked with clients from the fiduciary, fund, banking and insurance sectors.

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