Financial crime and anti-money laundering seminar

Local company Financetraining.eu will host the west of Ireland’s first “Financial crime and Anti-Money Laundering” seminar at the Clayton Hotel on Tuesday November 29.

The keynote speaker for the event is Derbhail McDonald, Irish Independent legal affairs correspondent and author of the book Bust.

She will speak about the widening scope of financial crime, bribery and corruption, and the importance of internal controls.

Ms McDonald will be joined by Kevin Prendergast, corporate compliance manager at the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement, and Philip Cox of the special investigations unit of the Department of Social Protection.

Mr Prendergast will look at the changing regulatory landscape with emphasis on the duties of company directors, compliance priorities, reporting obligations and enforcement.

Mr Cox will provide an overview of social welfare fraud in Ireland, placing special attention on social welfare fraud controls and what to do if you suspect fraud.

Gert O’Rourke of Financetraining.eu stresses the importance of this seminar for finance professionals.

“Challenges are constantly emerging for finance professionals to remain compliant with ever changing legislation. Our seminar can help. We have chosen a broad range of speakers to ensure our event is both interesting and informative.”

Ms O’Rourke is a highly experienced financial trainer who has trained global banks on anti-money laundering. Co-founder of Financetraining.eu, Ralph Smith, is a practising accountant and member of the Association of Certified Fraud examiners. They will deliver an overview of anti-money laundering from an Irish perspective.

For further information or to book a place at this event log on to www.amlseminar.com or contact (086 ) 0603646. The half-day seminar costs €159 and Continuous Professional Development (CPD ) credits are available.

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