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Annual Conference on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Compliance in the EU 2020

  • New EU Anti-Money Laundering Action Plan
  • The FATF Mutual Evaluation Process
  • Financial compliance beyond AML
Online Conference on
5 November 2020 - 08:15-17:30 CET
6 November 2020 - 08:45-12:30 CET

Online Conference, 5 November 2020 – 6 November 2020

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This year’s online conference assesses the European Commission’s long-awaited action plan for a comprehensive EU policy on preventing money laundering and terrorism financing (AML Action Plan) and takes stock of the most pressing priorities and developments in anti-money laundering and financial compliance.

Special attention will be given to how the financial compliance burden can be best managed from the perspective of start-ups, young entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), as well as the role and risks of third-party AML advisory services, corporate advisers and service providers.

Key topics

  • Reforming the AML framework for the EU
  • FATF Mutual Evaluation Process: who, what, how, why and when?
  • Best financial compliance practices
  • Detecting illicit transactions in cryptocurrencies
  • Whistleblowers and internal investigations
  • Financial compliance enforcement
  • Legal risk management for small/medium-sized compliance department

Who should attend?

  • Compliance officers, MLROs, FCOs, risk managers, and customer due diligence, internal audit and internal governance professionals working in the private sector, in particular the financial industry
  • FIU officials, AML supervisors, and other EU and national civil servants dealing with AML/CFT, KYC and financial compliance matters.
  • FinTech lawyers, fund lawyers, and financial-product design and legal/regulatory affairs professionals in the payment services sector
  • Business lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel in the private sector, notaries and company registrars

Interactive online conference

This online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 5 October 2020
after 5 October 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
10 % by 05.10.2020

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

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Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the online conference. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


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