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Finance, AML & Compliance

ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets

Course details

Cost

£615

Length

Online self-study for 1-3 months. Commence this training at any time.

Course Overview

In line with the recent UK FCA thematic review into money laundering risks and vulnerabilities in the capital markets, this course explores customer risk and financial market product and service risk typologies. It examines the specific financial crime risk factors involved in key customer types such as funds and exchanges and compares the vulnerabilities of major financial markets products, such as derivatives and foreign exchange.

You will also learn more about the importance of the CDD process in mitigating these risks.



Course Content

You will study this course in your own time and at your own pace, and you have up to 3 months to complete it.

You will learn:

  • Regulatory environment, risks and impacts on the world of corporate banking and financial markets
  • Market abuse, fraud and manipulation, tax evasion, sanctions risk
  • Risk exposure and specific customer typologies
  • Financial markets products and their susceptibility to financial crime
  • The CDD process

You can request a copy of the full syllabus here.

Course Benefits

ICA Specialist Certificates are designed for anyone wanting focused yet accessible knowledge in specific areas of risk. They are suitable either for those working in the first and second lines of defence looking to certify existing specialist areas of knowledge, or for those looking to increase their professional agility by learning about new areas of risk.

Assessment

At the end of the course you will be assessed by means of a one hour multiple choice exam that is taken online.

This qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester and the course fee includes a printable certificate once you have completed the course.

Prerequisites

The course is specifically designed to be detailed yet accessible. Prior subject matter knowledge will be useful, but is not essential.

To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required.

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership for one year is £75 payable to ICA and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services. You can apply for membership at the same time as you enrol for a course.


Next Steps

Whilst the GTA facilitates the training for ICA qualifications, you need to enrol online directly with the ICA. Scroll down when you reach this page and enter Guernsey when it asks ‘Where are you based?’ You can then follow the process to enroll.

Course Tutor

  • The International Compliance Association (ICA)

    The International Compliance Association (ICA) is the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community. It is also the provider of internationally recognised, professional, certificated qualifications in anti-money laundering; governance, risk and compliance and financial crime prevention.

    Being a member of the ICA, a global community, is a mark of prestige and shows that you have reached a standard of excellence in your professional career.

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