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03.12.2019: Conference AML/CFT for registered investment fund managers

Time: from 2.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Location: Amphithéâtre CHL
4, rue Ernest Barblé
L-1210 Luxembourg

CSSF Communiqué : Conference AML/CFT for registered investment fund managers

03.12.2019: Conference AML/CFT for specialised professionals of the financial sector

Time: from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Location: Amphithéâtre CHL
4, rue Ernest Barblé
L-1210 Luxembourg

CSSF Communiqué: Conference AML/CFT for specialised professionals of the financial sector

21.-22.10.2019: Joint Seminar/Workshop on AML/CFT supervision for the Securities Sector

09.10.2019: Second Annual CSSF & ABBL Compliance Conference on AML/CFT

Time: from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Chambre de Commerce
7, rue Alcide de Gasperi
L- 2981 Luxembourg

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16.-20.09.2019: FATF Standards Training Course

From 16 to 20 September 2019, Luxembourg and Germany co-hosted a five-day training at the Cité Judiciaire in Luxembourg City on the FATF standards and the implementation of efficient measures on the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing (“AML/CFT”), delivered by a team of five trainers of the FATF Training and Research Institute (FATF TREIN) based in Busan, South Korea.

The target audience of the FATF Standards Training Course included the public servants of different national authorities (both repressive and preventive levels were represented) in charge of the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. In total, 47 delegates of 10 different FATF member countries and of four Moneyval jurisdictions, as well as one representative of the European Central Bank took part in these training sessions.

The conference was opened by Mr Michel Turk, national AML/CFT coordinator and head of the Luxembourg delegation with the FATF.

The new Vice-President of the FATF, Dr Marcus Pleyer, was also present.

The morning sessions included theoretical presentations, followed by interactive exchanges between participants and trainers on the different national approaches. The afternoon sessions focused on practical case studies where participants were split up in small groups of six to eight participants, followed by interactive discussions on the various possibilities to solve case studies.

This training offered an excellent opportunity to the 48 delegates to foster discussion between the participants and the FATF trainers on the FATF’s expectations as regards AML/CFT efficiency and best practices.

18.03.2019: AML/CFT in Luxembourg Fund Industry

Time: from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Maison du Savoir, Belval

11.12.2018: First Annual CSSF & ABBL Compliance Conference on AML/CFT

Programme

09.00 – 09.15 : Welcome & Introduction
Guy Hoffmann, Chairman of the ABBL

09.15 – 09.30 : State of play of AML/CFT
Claude Simon, Director of the CSSF

09.30 – 09.55 : Trends and Challenges: The CSSF Perspective
Claude Wampach, Head of Risk Management, Banking Supervision, CSSF
Patrick Wagner, Head of On-site Inspection, CSSF

09.55 – 10.20 : Trends and Challenges: The Industry Perspective
Catherine Bourin, Member of the Management Board, ABBL
Joseph Delhaye, Chief of the Legal Affairs and Documentation Department, BCEE
Eric Kerschen, Head of Compliance, SGBT

10.20 – 10.35 : Special Focus I: Feedback from AML/CFT questionnaires on TA & Depositary sections for Credit Institutions
Marco Zwick, Director of the CSSF
Guilhem Ros, Attaché of the CSSF

11.05 – 11.35 : Special Focus II: Counter Terrorist Financing
Max Braun, Director of the Cellule de Renseignement Financier (CRF)

11.35 – 12.15 : Trends and Challenges: A Synthesis; Q&A
Catherine Bourin, Member of the Management Board, ABBL
Claude Wampach, Head of Risk Management, Banking Supervision, CSSF

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