This programme is jointly organized with the Hong Kong Money Service Operators Association*. It is designed for money service operators to better understand the latest statutory and regulatory requirements regarding the AMLO. The program also aims to raise participants' awareness on the importance of Customer Due Diligence and Ongoing Monitoring, for the purpose of detecting irregular or suspicious financial activities, and hence, to enhance the compliance level of MSOs.
* About Hong Kong Money Service Operators Association (MSOA) :
Hong Kong Money Service Operators Association Limited aims to represent and protect the interests of money service operators, maintain communications with the government departments. MSOA strives to assist Hong Kong to align with requirements set out by international organizations, and concurrently to provide members a platform to share market information and experiences. MSOA is as well dedicated to provide AML courses for working and non-working forces.
Brief introduction to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance and the Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (For Money Service Operators)
How to formulate clear and specific AML policy
Definition of Customer Due Diligence measures
How to identify and verify customer identity
Definition of risk-based approach
How to adopt risk-based approach mechanism on ongoing monitoring
Definition of record keeping
How to identify and report suspicious transactions
The importance of staff training
Institutional Risk Assessment and Independent Compliance Audit
Ms. LeeACAMS, CPA (Australia), CPA (Practising), MBA
Ms. Lee has 20 years of experience in AML compliance, banking, auditing, taxation and business consulting. She is a Certified AML Compliance Auditor and Specialist with the ACAMS, and obtained the Advanced Certificate for ECF on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism with the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. KwanFCPA (Practising), BBA (Accounting & Finance) (Hons)
Mr. Kwan is the founding director of a consulting company which specialises in providing AML and compliance consulting services. He is also a practising fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has extensive BIG 4 accounting firm experience in the field of compliance, auditing as well as accounting.
The course only costs MSOA Member HK$490 each. To verify the eligibility to the special discount, applicants must enroll to the course through the Hong Kong Money Service Operators Association at Tel: 3176 2004, Fax: 3010 8582 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org