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MLRO annual update

KPMG is pleased to invite you to this year’s Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing (“AML/ATF”) training events.

29 November 2017, 9:00AM - 11:00AM, AST Hamilton, Bermuda


KPMG 2017 Industry Specific AML/ATF Training, AML Round Tables and MLRO Training

KPMG is pleased to invite you to this year’s Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing (“AML/ATF”) training events. The sessions being provided this year include:

  • Four Industry Specific AML/ATF Training;
  • Four Industry Specific AML/ATF Round Tables; and
  • Two Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”)/Compliance Officer Training. 

Industry Specific AML/ATF Training

These AML/ATF training sessions will provide AML/ATF insights for staff in both operational and compliance functions.  Sector specific guidance notes have been issued by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (“BMA”) for many sectors and these sessions will include review of key aspects of the relevant sector guidance notes. These sessions are designed to assist with meeting the annual training requirements for all employees.

The trainings will cover:

  • Background to AML/ATF and typologies;
  • Operational requirements of the regulations (customer on-boarding, on-going monitoring, sanctions screening, reporting, etc.);
  • Key updates from the sector specific guidance notes;
  • Industry specific insights and practices; and
  • A series of examples relevant to the industry.

2 CPD credits per session. 


Industry Specific AML/ATF Round Tables

These AML/ATF round table sessions will provide open and collaborative forums to discuss industry-specific AML/ATF compliance issues. These are designed to assist MLROs/Compliance Officers understand current AML/ATF compliance issues but may also be useful for operational staff.

Guest speakers will be confirmed closer to the event.

The round tables will cover:

  • Update on the CFATF Mutual Evaluation in 2018;
  • Discussion around industry specific issues and challenges; and
  • A series of short case studies for group based discussion.

3 CPD credits per session.


MLRO/Compliance Officer Training

These training sessions are designed to fulfill the annual training requirements of MLROs and Compliance Officers, but the content is also relevant to all staff involved in AML/ATF compliance.

The training sessions will cover the following topics:

  • ML/TF typologies;
  • Global AML/ATF trends and developments;
  • Bermuda AML/ATF legislative and guidance note updates;
  • Sanctions compliance updates and reminders;
  • Anti-bribery and corruption updates; and
  • Data privacy updates.

2 CPD credits per session.


In order to gain CPD credits for the MLRO training session, you will be asked to complete an online awareness test following completion of the training.

Dates: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Location: KPMG, Crown House, 4 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton.

Refreshments will be served from 8:30 am for all sessions. 



You have the option to register to attend one, two or all three events.

This is an open invitation, so please feel free to pass it on to any colleagues who may be interested in attending.

Spaces are limited, so we recommend that you register early.



The fee for attending a single event is $200. The cost for attendance is $300 per person for two events and $400 for three events.  



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