The first line of defence – AML and financial crime prevention for relationship managers

Professional Development


This seminar will help those who are client facing to understand both the risks of financial crime and their own responsibilities in reporting suspicion of money laundering. Those who are dealing with clients are considered the ‘first line of defence’ in the fight against financial crime, and this seminar will focus on best practice for such staff.

Suitable For

Relationship managers, private bankers, investment managers and those working in private client work.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Better understand the risks posed by money laundering
  • Be able to formulate a more considered view of the risks of facilitating the proceeds of crime.
  • Understand reporting requirements, source of wealth documentation and other risk factors in dealing with clients as the first line of defence.


  • Understanding money laundering and financial crime
  • What are your responsibilities as a relationship manager?
  • How to identify potential risks
  • Source of wealth and periodic reviews
  • What to do if you have a concern
  • Ongoing monitoring of client relationships