AML 101 Course


Dates: June 13 - July 18, 2023 (Every Tuesday) 
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm


Venue: Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, Governor's Square, West Bay Road


Facilitator: Enola Reid - LLB, LLM, Accredited Director

Members: KYD $500.00 (USD $609.76)


Non-Members: KYD $600.00 (USD $731.71)


Do you need a comprehensive refresher course in AML? Studying for an AML certification? New to AML Compliance and want to learn more? This 6-week AML course may be right for you.

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Course Outline Structure

  • 6 weeks
  • No Exam
  • Home Practice worksheets to be completed for course credit.

Week 1 | Intro to Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Proliferation Financing and Sanctions

  • What is money laundering/terrorist financing/proliferation financing?
  • Why is money laundered?
  • How is money laundered?
  • What crimes generate property that can be laundered?
  • How does terrorist financing differ from money laundering?
  • Introduction to Sanctions

Week 2 | International Bodies and Standard Setters/Legal Framework- UK, US, and Cayman

  • The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and regional bodies with focus on CFATF
    Wolfsberg and Egmont Group
  • The European Money Laundering Directives (MLD)
  • Legislative and regulatory regimes (US, UK, Canada, and Cayman)
  • Anti money laundering and terrorist financing legislation (Cayman focused)
  • Balancing privacy laws and AML regs


Week 3 | Customer Due Diligence

  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD) for different structures in Cayman
  • Red Flags
  • Simplified Due Diligence vs Enhanced Due Diligence


Week 4 | Customer Due Diligence

  • Unwrapping beneficial ownership
  • Politically Exposed Persons (“PEPs”)

Week 5 | Monitoring Activities/ Recognising Suspicious Activity

  • Overview of Compliance Program
  • Use of technology in monitoring
  • Red flags in transactions
  • Filing a SAR


Week 6 | Vulnerabilities of Different Sectors

  • Banking
  • Securities
  • Insurance
  • Virtual Assets