Financial Crime


Cost for BPP PD Members: £475 + VAT 6 CPD Hours
(£590.00 + VAT for non BPP PD Members Click Here for details of our membership scheme).

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This one-day course will benefit all those who need a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations and guidance on all aspects of financial crime likely to impact on a firm within the financial services industry.


Financial crime is a significant and growing problem for all financial institutions. It appears in many guises – such as acts of fraud and deception, money laundering, bribery and corruption, market abuse and the use of the financial system to finance acts of terrorism. This one-day course covers all of these types of crimes, and what firms and individuals need to do in order to make it as difficult as possible for criminals to use the financial system to further their ambitions.

Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:

  • Types of Financial Crime
    • Key definitions
    • Recent trends
  • Money Laundering
    • Methods
    • Anti-money laundering organisations
    • Laws, regulations and guidance
    • Risk-based approach
    • Suspicious activities
    • Customer due diligence
  • Market Abuse
    • Background and scope
    • Civil versus criminal law
    • Code of Market Conduct
    • Insider dealing
    • Market manipulation
    • Preventative methods
    • Recent developments
  • Fraud
    • Types of fraud
    • How and why fraud takes place
    • Effects of fraud
    • Preventing fraud
    • Relevant legislation
  • Bribery and corruption

  • "A CPD certificate of completion will be provided by BPP Professional Education Limited upon request, following attendance."

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