Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterMike O'Halloran

Course Overview

This session will focus on a review of the impact of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2018, incorporating:

  • Practical advice and guidance for MLROs
  • Business Risk Assessments and how to prepare this
  • The components of good Customer Due Diligence- how to assess clients as low/medium/high risk
  • Politically exposed persons and enhanced procedures
  • Guidance for firms when they encounter suspicious activity
  • How and when professional privilege can be used
  • Recent legislative updates including changes to the reporting regime
  • Update on topical issues such as COVID-19 and AML directives to be implemented


    CDP Course Facilitators:

    Mike O’Halloran 

    Mike, a member of our Practice Support team, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. He is responsible for carrying out hot file reviews, cold file reviews, annual compliance reviews, in-house training & supporting firms on a day to day basis.

    Formerly a quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland, this role saw him visiting firms of various sizes across Ireland conducting audit, non-audit and anti-money laundering visits.