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The 2013 dates have been released for a Mastering Anti-Money Laundering Training Course. The first two day course will be running on 16-17 May 2013 in London.
Some of the topic areas covered:
Introduction to Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing ~ Role of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ~ EU Directives ~ The US and its Effect Internationally ~ UK Legal and Regulatory Requirements ~ Customer Due Diligence ~ Ongoing Monitoring ~ Record Keeping ~ Suspicions and Reporting ~ Money Laundering Reporting Officer ~ Senior Management Responsibility ~ Training and Awareness ~ Sanctions ~ Interrelationship Between Financial Crime/Fraud And Money Laundering
If you would like to know more, you can download the Mastering Anti-Money Laundering brochure, or ring to speak to one of our consultants on +44 (0)20 7017 7190.
This course has an impressive agenda which you will find on the course website. The course leader is a Gower author Doug Hopton who is a Consultant and Trainer on money laundering and financial crime prevention. Before establishing his company in 2003, he was with Barclays Bank for over 37 years for many of which he was Head of Group Fraud and Money Laundering Prevention. All of his years of knowledge will be condensed into your two days training.
It’s not a huge leap to realise that the competition for sources of foreign direct investment has become extraordinarily fierce. What is interesting is to see how places are adopting and adapting the techniques of branding as part of their strategy for attracting investors. Check out Daniel Nicholls’ article on this topic which you can download from the OCO website. Daniel Nicholls is author of Gower Publishing’s Foreign Direct Investment: Smart Approaches to Differentiation and Engagement.
Is innovation always good? Let’s look at one example. A financial innovation, Collateralized Debt Obligations (“CDO”)….read more at: http://thefutureofinnovation.org/contributions/view/549/the_future_of_innovation_is_innovation_always_good
Complementary to our book The Future of Innovation is a website with a community of over 350 leading thinkers from business, government, consulting and academia around the globe, you will find additional information and articles on this site discussing innovation from all angles. For example the short article above from Dr Karl-Erik Sveiby, Hanken School Of Economics. Do feel free to browse the site and read more thought provoking pieces.
Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion is one of the most engaging and authoritative futurists when it comes to digital money. You can see him doing his stuff at the the recent Lift 2012 event in which he draws out several different scenarios, among them one where the G20 is replaced by the C50, bringing together the 50 richest cities in the world. David further explores the implications of a world, in which nations have become more like football teams: you cherish and support them, but would not necessarily go to war for them.
At the end of the talk David discusses the fall of geographically determined currencies. As he predicted in his talk in Lift 2008 in Korea, the cost of creating a new currency will collapse, therefore expect many different, new currencies to come in the future!
Dave Birch is editor of Gower Publishing’s Digital Identity Management.
Ian will be presenting at the event in the Business Strategy Theatre at 12pm on Thursday 26th April with the headline of Social Engineering IX – Hacking the Globe – a snappy little title, that sets the theme for an examination of cultural differences that impact on the task of the social engineer. This is the result of his social engineering work across a number of continents.
Do pop in and see Ian on the ECSC stand at any time during the three days - he will be doing regular short presentations each day. ECSC are vendor independent information security specialists offering expert guidance, support and management services.
Ian’s book, Hacking the Human is available from Gower Publishing.
Cost: Free to subscribers of Aite Group’s Wholesale Banking segment and those that purchased part one or part two of Aite Group’s report, Supply Chain Finance Software Vendors; $250 for non-clients. If you wish to register please click here.
Enrico is the author of Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain.
I sometimes find it hard not to allow personal prejudice to bias my response to management ideas which is why I’ll limit myself to a simple ‘very interesting’, rather than anything more effusive, in response to Matthew Leitch’s detailed piece ‘Risk Management and Beyond Budgeting’. If you’re beginning to question the traditional control associated with annual budgeting then do read this piece! Matthew Leitch is author of Intelligent Internal Control and Risk Management.
Roy Stephenson’s article (Lend or Spend; What’s Driving Your Card Business) picks up on a highly topical consequence for the financial services industry of changing consumer behaviour; many customers are paying off their credit card debt. For companies whose financial model has relied on this lending to generate profit, the challenge is how to develop a sustainable strategy for the business based on customers’ card spending rather than their card debt. Roy asks and answers three key questions to help. Roy Stephenson is author of Marketing Planning for Financial Services.
We will be attending and have a stand at the 2011 CounterFraud and Forensic Accounting Conference on June 13th in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This one day event is run by Portsmouth University’s Centre for Counter Fraud Studies.
More information about this conference can be found here 2011 CounterFraud and Forensic Accounting Conference.
You will also be able to meet these Gower authors who will be speaking at the conference: