KPMG 2019 Advisory Training Schedule

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today [May 22] KPMG in Bermuda announced its 2019 Advisory Training schedule.

The company said, “KPMG is pleased to invite you to register for our 2019 Advisory Training sessions. The sessions to be held include:

  • Introduction to Anti-Money Laundering [AML] and Anti-Terrorist Financing [ATF];
  • Cyber Security Essentials;
  • Introduction to Anti-Bribery and Corruption [ABC];
  • Fraud Awareness;
  • Writing a Privacy Policy
  • AML Speed Dating
  • New to the Role of Money Laundering Reporting Officer [MLRO]; and
  • Annual MLRO Update.

“All sessions will be held at KPMG, Crown House, 4 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton.

“You have the option to register for one, two or all 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.

Introduction to Anti-Money Laundering [AML] and Anti-Terrorist Financing [ATF]

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – 9:00am – 10:30am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“During this training, we will discuss the concepts of money laundering and terrorist financing; the roles and responsibilities of regulated financial institutions [RFI]; and the roles and responsibilities of employees tackling financial crimes.

“It is an introductory training course designed for employees who have little-to-no AML/ATF experience, but are keen to learn more. It is designed to assist RFIs meet the annual training requirement for all employees.

“This two-hour session is interactive, and will make use of videos, voting technology, and audience questions and answers to facilitate learning objectives.

Cyber Security Essentials

  • Friday, May 31, 2019 – 9:00am – 11:00am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“With the evolving complexity and frequency of cyber security incidents, this training session is designed to reinforce fundamental cyber security concepts while introducing the latest threat actors and trending vulnerabilities.

“Topics to be covered include:

  • Principles for information security
  • Latest “threat actors” and crimes
  • Secure mobile computing
  • WiFi security and securing your passwords
  • Cloud computing considerations
  • Social engineering
  • Physical security measures and information security best practices

Introduction to Anti-Bribery and Corruption [ABC]

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 – 9:00am – 10.30am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“The international community is committed to countering bribery and corruption, and punishing those who engage in it. This commitment has resulted in new laws and increased expectations on organisations.

“This course explains how firms can aim to tackle bribery and corruption using their systems and controls.

  • Local legislation and the guidance notes;
  • Pillars of a robust anti-bribery and corruption programme;
  • Common challenges in relation to anti-bribery and corruption; and
  • How to handle breaches.

Fraud Awareness

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – 9:00am – 11:00am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“This training course explains how to recognise, prevent, and report fraud.

“It details each type of offence, highlights certain red flags that should raise concerns, and explains how these concerns should be escalated to the compliance department.

“After taking the Fraud Awareness course, you will be better equipped with the information and tools you need to defend your organisation against common scams and fraud.

Writing a Privacy Policy

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Register
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available

“During this training session, we will run through the key areas and concepts that should be included in your organisation’s privacy policies. We will also briefly touch on the development of supporting procedures.

“The session is best suited for individuals who have some knowledge of privacy policies and participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their organisation’s policies [if available], so they can refer to them during the session.

AML Speed Dating

  • Drinks and canapés will be provided.
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 – 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“This training course is an interactive session that will cover a variety of relevant Anti-Money Laundering / Anti-Terrorist [AML/ATF] hot topic issues.

“You will have the opportunity to participate in three specific hot topic sessions:

  • Compliance and the use of technologies
  • Enhanced due diligence
  • Sanctions

New to the Role of Money Laundering Reporting Officer [MLRO]

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 9:00am – 11:00am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available
  • Register

“This training session is designed for individuals who are new to the role of MLRO. It will help you understand the comprehensive regulations and how to implement them in your role.

  • Local legislation and the guidance notes;
  • Pillars of a robust AML/ATF Programme;
  • Common challenges in relation to CDD; and
  • Suspicious activity reporting.

Annual MLRO Update

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Register
  • or
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Register
  • 9:00am – 11:00am
  • $200 per attendee | 2 CPE Credits available

“These training sessions are designed to fulfil the annual training requirements of MLROs and Compliance Officers; however, the content is also relevant to all employees involved in Anti-Money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing [AML/ATF] compliance. They are meant for individuals who have existing knowledge and experience with the relevant Bermuda AML/ATF regulations and generally of AML/ATF.

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

“Refreshments will be provided from 8:30am for all sessions.”

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