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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) - Basic Principles and Practices (Limassol)


This course is in Greek.


Course description:

The need for effective risk management of financial transactions with clients and associates is becoming increasingly imperative, especially for lawyers and accountants, given the multiple challenges faced by businesses today.

As criminals discover more sophisticated ways to cover up illegal activities, the need for professionals to comply with their legal obligations becomes even greater, as is the need to adopt a preventative approach to such threats.


Purpose of the seminar:

The topics covered by this course are in accordance with the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Law of 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2013, the EU Directives and all other Directives issued by regulatory authorities in Cyprus, such as the Central Bank of Cyprus, the Cyprus Bar Association, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) and the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).

The aim of the course is to cover all the requirements set by the relevant legislation as well as the changes brought about by the implementation of the Cyprus Law and the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

The course discusses the procedures which need to be in place for compliance for anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing and analyses practical examples.


The course is addressed to:

  • Executives/Officers of banks, Investment companies and Insurance companies
  • Regulators
  • Executives exercising control responsibilities on companies (e.g. internal/external auditors, auditors and operational risk managers)
  • Lawyers, Accountants, Realtors and other professionals in related disciplines


The course will cover the following topics:

• Recognising the key stages in money laundering
• Recognising common techniques used by money launderers
• Examining the efficiency of international standards to combat money laundering and terrorism financing
• Understanding the Cyprus Law, as well as, the  5th and 6th EU AML Directive and other relevant reporting obligations
• Identifying and dealing with suspicious transactions
• Understanding and applying the "Risk Based Approach"
• Applying “Know Your Customer” (KYC) and "Customer Due Diligence" (CDD) procedures to identify and manage key risk indicators within customer relationships
• Methods for detection of ID fraud
• How to profile and monitor expected relationship activity
• Analysis of case studies and red flag indicators
• How to perform AML risk assessment


 This course can be offered inhouse, customised to your business needs.


*Infocredit Professional Education division (IPE)  holds the right to postpone or cancell any seminar within a logical time frame near to the start date of the seminar, in the case whereas no adequate number of participants is registered i .e. less than 6 persons and/or in the case that out of the list of registered people are not included at least 4 employed people  ( as per HRDA guidelines). You can access  HRDA guidelines by clicking the link: 


The course discusses the procedures which need to be in place for compliance for anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing and analyses practical examples...

This course is in Greek.

Definition of Counter Terrorism Financing


Responsible persons and professions

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing (Limassol)

What are the obligations of professionals and Compliance Officers?

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing

Custody and Customer Identification

Why should I do it? Is important?

How do I do it? What are the few I can collect?

Economic profile

Source of property

Reference to risk classification

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing

Monitoring Transactions

Correlation and reference to the examples of the first subject and the attendees

What transactions should be reported to the Compliance Officer

Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorism Financing


Course dates

Nov 27 - Nov 27, 2018

Class hours

08:30 - 15:25


HRDA Approved

Training certificate

Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA)



Mode of study


Method of instruction




Educational material



not required



Course Instructors

Nassos Paltayian, BA, ACA, CAMS, ISO 27001 LI
Head of Compliance & Information Security Officer at Abacus Ltd, Vice Chair of the ACAMS Cyprus Chapter, Vice Chair of the ICPAC Compliance Committee, Vice Chair of the CFA Compliance Committee

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Course Locations


  • Curium Palace Hotel - 11 Byron Street, Limassol 3105, Cyprus

For more info call us on:

+357 22398000

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