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Deloitte Webinar: CPD: Money laundering procedures – how to act and deal with suspected cases


Date                                       12 March 2021

Time                                       17:00–19:00 CET

Venue                                    Online

Price                                      €35

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During this webinar we will identify a brief description of ML/FT and focus on the day-to-day red flags that subject persons should keep an eye out for. The course will provide examples of transaction monitoring procedures, both for pre-transaction monitoring and post-transaction monitoring. Furthermore, the course will provide guidance on drafting internal procedures in relation to reporting suspicious transactions to the MLRO (internal reporting) and how the MLRO should act when it comes to external reporting procedures to the FIAU. The course will also provide insight to risk of tipping off and the repercussions thereof.


Webinar topics

  • A brief introduction to ML/FT
  • Transaction Monitoring Procedures
  • Pre-transaction Monitoring
  • Post-transaction Monitoring
  • Identifying ML/FT suspicious transactions or activity
  • What to look out for?
  • Examples of red flags
  • Internal reporting procedures (Internal STRs)
  • External reporting procedures (External STRs)
  • MLRO Obligations in relation to External STRs
  • Tipping off offense


Learning objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:


  • Have a better understanding of what to look for in relation to suspicious transactions or activity
  • Have an understanding of the internal procedures in relation to internal reporting of suspicious transactions to the MLRO
  • Have an understanding of the external procedures which the MLRO shall follow when reporting suspicious transactions of the ML/FT to the FIAU
  • Have an understanding of the tipping-off risk and offense


Target audience

  • Individuals exposed to transaction monitoring
  • MLROs
  • Compliance teams, officers


Trainer name

Mr John Mark Caruana


Trainer bio and experience

John has over 10 years of experience within the financial services industry in compliance, MLRO, Directorships of collective investment schemes, FX trading, Hedging, and investment advice. He graduated with Honours in Banking & Finance in 2008 and achieved a Master of Science in Banking & Finance in 2015 where he was awarded an Honors Roll by the University of Malta and best dissertation award by the Malta Stock Exchange.


In July 2018, John was the first Maltese resident to be awarded two qualifications in Data Privacy by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) being the Certified Information Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). John is a co-founder and Compliance Director of a local AML consultancy firm. He is a fellow member of the Malta Compliance Officers Association (MACO) and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

12th March 2021 17:00 - 12th March 2021 19:00