The internationally recognized FIBA AMLCA certification is an intermediate level certification designed for professionals in the financial services industry and professionals dealing with the compliance matters across any business sector. The program identifies and examines money laundering risks that pose the greatest threats to institutions and monetary system.
The AMLCA is an in-depth course based on best practices and international standards. The program is updated regularly to ensure the materials and case histories are relevant and in keeping with changes in the regularly environment.
The course provides participants with the tools they need to implement and enhance internal controls, policies, procedures, and processes within their own institutions, ensuring they're prepared t meet the challenge of complying with evolving regulatory expectations. Importantly, the course is provided in association with Florida International University, an accredited, globally recognized education institution highly regarded for it's educational programs.
Nigel Matthew: FCCA, MBA, CA, CPAML, Acc. Dir.
Mr. Matthew is currently the Lead Consultant with the firm NEM Leadership Consultants, a management and leadership practice.
A well-qualified and experienced management consultant and certified practitioner in anti-money laundering/counter the financing of terrorism, Nigel has done extensive work in the areas of AML training, developing various compliance programmes, risk-based frameworks, and conducted independent compliance audits for entities both in the private and public sectors.
As a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant in the UK and a holder of an MBA in Finance, Nigel adopts a blended approach towards his AML/CFT work so that compliance is seen as an added value proposition in organizations.
Through the firm, Nigel and his team are responsible for hosting Trinidad and Tobago’s premier Anti Money Laundering event, “Tech AML”.
Mr. Kerbel began his banking career in 1969 with Pan American Bank of Miami (now Bank of America) where he rose from trainee to Senior Vice President and Deputy Manager of its International Division. In 1978, Marcos joined Israel Discount Bank Limited, to be the head of its then newly licensed International Banking Agency in Miami, having been the first license issued by the State of Florida. He remained with the bank for 22 years as Senior Vice-President and Manager. In 1988, Florida Governor Robert Martinez appointed Marcos to the International Banking Trade Study Commission which was responsible for drafting several bills which became law. Among them were: The Anti-Money Laundering of Florida in 1989, Choice of Law, Choice of Forum, the revision of Chapter 663-International Banking of the Florida Statutes and the creation of The Florida Export Finance Corporation. In 1992, he was honored with the Gold Medallion from the City of Miami Beach for exceptional international leadership.
To qualify for participation, candidates must currently be employed in the financial services industry or in a compliance role in another industry. Prior to beginning the course, participants must complete the assigned reading list, inclusive of the most recent version of the FFIEC BSA/AML Manual, FinCEN and FTAF advisories. Anticipated reading time: 10-15 hours.
Classroom AMLCA Certification
The classroom course is a comprehensive two-day workshop that features interactive discussions of real-time case studies. Following the program, participants will have 90 days to complete the 23 practice quizzes and final certification exam using the login credentials provided.
Who Should Attend
•Attorneys, Accountants, Consultants
$ 1195 USD
The final certification exam consist of 100 multiple choice questions that must be completed within 1 hour and 45 minutes. Participants must pass the exam with a 75% or higher mark to receive the prestigious FIBA AMLCA Certification.
- Paper Trails: Genesis of Money Laundering
- The Recent History of AML/CFT
- Laws/Regulations and International Organizations
- Consolidated Structure Concerns
- Assessing Institutional Risk
- Customer Identification, Customer Due Diligence
- Record-keeping & Reporting Requirements
- Office of Foreign Assets Control
- Risk and Risk Mitigation - Customer Types
- Risk and Risk Mitigation - E banking, E services
- Risk and Risk Mitigation - Correspondent Banking/Securities
- Monitoring for Suspicious Activity
- Reporting Suspicious Activity
- Responding to Government Process
- Preparing for Audits and Examinations
- Communicating with Boards and Management