September 4, 2018: HK SFC AML/CTF Seminars

Circular to Licensed Corporations and Associated Entities 

Anti-Money Laundering / Counter-Terrorist Financing

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Seminars 

The SFC will host three half-day anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CFT”) seminars on 3, 5 and 9 October 2018 respectively. The seminars will be held at the Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay.

Objectives & Rundown 

The objectives of the seminars are –

  • To provide an update on key AML/CFT regulatory requirements;
  • To share inspection findings and other supervisory observations on AML/CFT;
  • To present money laundering typologies and feedback on the quality of suspicious transaction reporting; and
  • To share industry experience in the implementation of a risk-based approach to customer due diligence and transaction monitoring.

Please refer to Appendix 1 for rundown and speakers of the seminars.

Who should attend

You are invited to nominate relevant management / supervisory personnel and compliance officers to attend. The seminar is free of charge and 3 CPT hours will be offered to those who attend the whole session.

Enrolment

Each firm should only submit one enrolment form. Please complete and return the attached enrolment form (Appendix 2) on or before 18 September 2018 by fax at 2293 4087 or email at aml_seminar@sfc.hk.

Enrolments are subject to a maximum of 2 places per firm. As seats are limited, we will attempt to allocate seats to all nominees listed as first priority in the enrolment forms submitted to the SFC by the deadline. Any remaining seats will be allocated to the other nominees and if possible, according to the date of their preference on a first come first served basis.

The SFC will send the confirmation slip by email or fax directly to successful applicants at least two days before the seminar. Please present your confirmation slip for admission at the venue.

If you have any queries, please contact Ms Kiki Wong at 2231 1569.

Intermediaries Supervision Department
Intermediaries Division
Securities and Futures Commission

Links:

HK SFC Notice

HK SFC Circular

Seminar Program (Appendix 1)

Enrollment Form (Appendix) – WordPDF

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