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AML Refresher Session

November 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


With a significant number of changes to the AML Guidance notes and the legislative framework over the past 12 months, this training seminar includes a review of all key updates to the AML/CFT/PF Regime since September 2019 and what they mean for your existing compliance procedures.

We’re not calling it that..but this may be the ‘mother of all AML refreshers’ as it contains extensive discussions on: Proliferation Finance, an extended Risk-Based Approach, Guidelines on Targeted Financial Sanctions (TFS), and Transaction Monitoring.
Assessment for this session includes breakout workgroups and online testing.



9:00am to 9:30am        Proliferation Financing, Angela Mele, Founder at RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd.

9:30am to 10:00am      Targeted Financial Sanctions, Paul Byles, Director, FTS

10:00am to 10:15am     Breakout Session I

10:15am to 10:30am     Group Presentations

10:30am to 11:00am     Extensions to the risk-based approach, Angela Mele, Founder at RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd.

11:00am to 11:30am      Transactions Monitoring, Paul Byles, Director, FTS

11:30am to 11:45am      Breakout Session II

11:45am to 12:15pm      Group Presentations

12:15pm to 12:30pm      Online Testing

12:30pm                          Wrap Up


Date: Wednesday, November 25th 2020,  9:00am to 12:30am

Registration Fees: USD$150




Paul Byles, Director, FTS

Paul Byles has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years. He is a former director of a big four consulting firm and a former Head of Policy at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. He drafted the original Guidance Notes on Prevention and Detection of Money Laundering for the Cayman Islands and has been a compliance consultant for the past 15 years. Paul has drafted policies and procedures for regulatory compliance, internal controls and corporate governance for firms in the banking & trusts, company management and investments industry. He has provided industry training to hundreds of financial services professionals on numerous compliance topics. Paul holds Masters Degrees in Economics from the London School of Economics and Birkbeck College in the UK.


Angela Mele, Founder at RiskPass AML+Compliance Ltd.

Angela has been managing RiskPass Compliance+AML Ltd since 2007. She has over 20 years of international financial services experience, having worked at Leeds Management Services in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, and most recently the Head of the Compliance & Training Division Citi Hedge Fund Services (Cayman) Ltd.
Angela is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a member of the International Compliance Association (MICA). She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, with a concentration in History and Politics, a Bachelor of Education from York University, North York, Canada, and received the designation of Certified Advanced AML Audit Specialist (CAMS-Audit) in January 2014.


November 25, 2020
9:00 am - 12:30 pm