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The Beneficial Ownership Framework


This Course is in English.

Course Description: 

Beneficial ownership identification is fundamental when it comes to identifying illegal financial transactions in relation to tax evasion, corruption, money laundering and the financing of terrorism. It basically involves the identification of the " beneficial owners", those individuals ( natural persons) who actually enter into parthnerships, company shareholders, trustees and ultimately distribute money within the economy via their bank accounts, real estate ownership etc and are actually participating in a possible money laundering scheme.

Course Objectives:

Through this seminar participants will have the opportunity to be informed about the Beneficiary ownership framework, all the international and local initiatives involved as well as legal policies around it. During the seminar the main parameters of the Beneficiary ownership will be explained.

The course is addressed to:

  • Lawyers, Accountants, Brokers and all obliged entities, based on the relevant legislation and directives
  • Executives exercising auditing responsibilities in companies (such as internal auditors, certified and operational risk management executives.)
  • Executives, compliance officers of Banks, Investment Services Providers and Insurance Companies
  • Compliance officers of administrative service companies
  • Supervisory Officers- Supervision Department

CPD accreditation:

*The course may be approved for up to 3CPD units verified directly by the participant's association, regulator or other bodies which holds membership.

** For the Cyprus Bar Association Members this counts as part of their Continuous Professional Development, qualified as Non-verifiable CPDs.


Course dates

Sep 21 - Sep 21, 2021

Class hours



Not subsidised by HRDA

Training certificate

Infocredit Professional Education (IPE)

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Course Instructors

Theodoros Stavrou

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