Anti Money Laundering

This course provides a comprehensive and practical analysis of Money Laundering schemes, Anti-Money Laundering legislation, and counter-measure techniques and implementation. Participants will learn to understand the complexities associated with the prevention and the protection of their organizations. They will cover different types of schemes, the methods available to prove income, what records are required, how to analyze them, and how to identify leads.

Considering the most current cases of violation of Anti-Money Laundering regulations and the cost associated with it, not only in money but in reputation as well, this course will give participants guidance and understanding of regulations both in the Gulf, and internationally, to ensure organizations stay ahead in protecting their assets.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology


5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Detect and prevent Money Laundering
  • Define Money Laundering and its cycle
  • Identify how Money Laundering can be committed
  • Apply the GCC and international law and regulations on Anti-Money Laundering
  • Analyze financial records and identify possible leads
  • Apply methods to prove income or funds from unknown sources
  • Principles of Money Laundering
    • What Money Laundering is and its importance
    • Stages of the Money Laundering process
    • The Money Laundering cycle
    • Sources of ‘dirty money’
    • Know your customers
    • Hidden assets
    • Common vehicles used to hide assets
    • Asset hiding versus Money Laundering
  • International development of law and regulation
    • The role of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
    • European directives
    • S. Patriot Act
    • United Nations Resolutions
    • The Wolfsberg Principles
    • The GCC as a member of FATF
    • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
    • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) law and regulations in the GCC
  • Money Laundering schemes
    • Nominee scheme
    • Business front scheme
    • Banking scheme
    • Banking-business combination
    • Smurf and structured transactions
    • Shell companies
    • Loan-back schemes
    • Invoice scams
    • Buy-backs
    • Examples of money laundering schemes
  • Identifying indicators of illegal activities in bank records
    • How indicators are developed
    • How indicators can be used
    • Indicator examples
    • Abnormal activity in accounts
    • Tips and pitfalls
  • Methods of proving income
    • Analyzing financial records for leads
    • Using books and records in a financial case
    • Analyzing the balance sheet
    • Analyzing the income statement
    • Indirect methods: net worth and bank deposits
    • Direct methods of proof
    • The Capone organization

This course is suitable for senior managers with responsibility for, or involvement in, the development or implementation of Anti-Money Laundering policies and procedures. It will also highly benefit financial officers, financial controllers, accountants, Money Laundering reporting officers, compliance officers, managers, auditors and staff with duties requiring Anti-Money Laundering compliance.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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