Anti-money laundering

This seminar covers the fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism and the role played by central banks and supervisory authorities in combating these forms of financial delinquency.


Dates: 8 - 11 December 2020

Apply before: 5 October 2020

Language: English (with video replays in English and French)

Location: Online

Contact: Hedi JEDDI



This seminar will cover the following topics:

  • International standards (Recommendations of GAFI, common methodology for assessing national legal frameworks)
  • The European and French legal frameworks for combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism
  • The role of an anti-money laundering unit within a central bank
  • The implementation of the AML/CFT legal framework in commercial banks
  • The role and methods of banking supervision in the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism
  • The role of financial investigation units and the cooperation with judicial authorities
  • Money transfers: international standards and national implementation
  • Cashless and electronic payments: standards, prevention of risks and repression of frauds
  • Remote banking: standards and mitigation of risks associated with approved intermediaries, payments on the Internet or by telephone
  • Offshore centres: banking secrecy and black lists

This seminar will be run by specialists from the FATF, the Banque de France, the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel, TRACFIN (financial investigation unit), the Ministries of Finance, Interior and Justice. It will enable participants to gain a practical understanding of money laundering mechanisms and off-site and on-site controls implemented by financial institutions and supervisory authorities.


This seminar is mainly intended for managerial staff responsible for combating financial delinquency and money laundering within central banks, or for those working in cooperation with financial investigation units and judicial authorities in the fight against financial delinquency and money laundering, as well as those working in departments of on-site and off-site supervision within supervisory authorities.

Updated on: 11/04/2020 18:34