Combating Financial Crime

EQF Level 4

The programme has been developed by international specialists and focuses on how laws, regulations and best practice continue to evolve across the entire spectrum of associated activities, covering a multitude of backgrounds.

The components covered by this course programme include the background and nature of financial crime, predicate offences, money laundering, terrosit financing, corruption, combating financial crime, bribery and the role of the private sector. The key features tackled include: the financial crime agenda, the global view of transformational crime, illsutration of practical defences, the UK Bribery Act (2010). The qualification was developed by the CISI in collaboration with QCo, which is a Washintgon DC registered company offering and facilitating consulting services to governments and corporates on all aspects of financial crime policy and control with particular focus on Money Laundeing, Corruption, Fraud, Security, Terrorism Finance, WMD Proliferation and Economic Sanctions.

The scope of the syllabus makes the qualification suitable for compliance officers and money laundering reporting officers, those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce and individuals from bi-lateral development institutions and civil society organisations. The course can be undertaken as a stand-alone award or with one of the following exams: FSA Financial Regulation (or) Principles of Financial Regulation (or) Maltese Financial Regulation. Upon successful completion of the course and one of the regulatory papers, candidates will be awarded the Certificate in Combating Financial Crime.

Element 1 - Background of Financial Crime
Element 2 - Money Laundering
Element 3 - Terrorist Financing
Element 4 - Corruption and Bribery
Element 5 - Combating Financial Crime
Element 6 - Role of the Private Sector

Awarding Body:

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments

Study Hours:

100 Hrs of Study-time


2-hour exam, 100 MCQs

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