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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Fraud prevention & anti-money laundering compliance

Date: 22 November 2016 13:30 - 16:30

Type: Course, Legal and Regulatory

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

This practical half day seminar will remind and update delegates on exactly what they need to do to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and related legislation.

The seminar will also provide an insight into where the most common fraud risks exist within the SMEs and how delegates can best advise their clients to minimise risk. Throughout the seminar there will be a big focus on real-life case studies.

Content will include:

  • Accountants’ obligations under the Money Laundering Regulations and where they go wrong
  • The 4th Money Laundering Directive – what it is and how it will affect business practices
  • What the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act means for AML compliance
  • The meaning of fraud and its implications for business
  • Different types of fraud that affect accountants and their clients and how to stop them happening
  • An insight into recent NCA cases and what accountants can learn from them
  • Practical guidance on essential anti-fraud controls needed in owner-managed businesses and charities
  • Cybercrime – what it is and how to address the warning signs

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Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel Metro Centre

Metro Centre
NE11 9XF

Tel No: 0191 493 2233


Peter Herbert

Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with an international accountancy firm before working in industry. He has over 15 years of training experience, specialising in financial reporting, auditing, company law and practice regulation. Peter also has a small accounting practice. Much of Peter’s practice work involves carrying out audit file reviews, practice assurance and anti-money laundering reviews for firms of accountants. He also provides guidance on implementation of GAAP.

How to book

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