Holly Whitehead

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March 29, 2021

You’ve got your ICA qualification – what happens now?

After being awarded an ICA qualification , you may find yourself wondering what comes next and how you can make the most of your new qualification. Here we discuss the key steps you can take to maximise the potential for …

February 8, 2021

Compliance training – the real value and benefit to the modern compliance professional

I started off life in the compliance industry as a fraud investigator. It was an interesting role, however the training we received was ‘on the job’, including the mandatory e-learning that I’m sure you’re all familiar with. I don’t think …

December 1, 2020

Will an ICA qualification get me a job?

Many of our students ask this question and it’s completely understandable. After all, if you’re investing in an ICA qualification, you will want to ensure that you are getting a positive return on your investment. Here’s a quick look at …

December 12, 2019

Six steps to improve your customer due diligence

The term ‘due diligence’ generally refers to an ‘action that is considered reasonable for people to be expected to take in order to keep themselves or others and their property safe’. Thinking about customer due diligence (CDD) then, this applies …

October 7, 2019

United Arab Emirates: the rapid pace of regulatory change

It is often said that the only constant in life is change, and that certainly rings true for the current regulatory climate. The global nature of financial crime means that all regulators, and firms operating in the regulated sector, must …

July 8, 2019

Blockchain: an introduction

Blockchain is capturing the imagination of the financial services for its potential to reduce risk and decrease costs. However, it’s easy to consider blockchain as a unicorn – elusive, never seen and no one seems to quite know its capabilities. …

May 22, 2019

Irish stockbroker enforcement action: What were the issues and why do they matter?

On 8 May 2019, the Central Bank of Ireland found Campbell O’Connor & Company, a private client stockbrokers, guilty of five breaches of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 (CJA 2010) between July 2010 and November …

April 29, 2019

[Infographic] 6 tips to help you on your study journey

Click to enlarge image:   You may also like:  Compliance culture – What is the challenge? [Infographic included] What are the 6 benefits of studying for an ICA qualification?     This article forms part of the   #BigCompConvo   – Join us as we …

April 25, 2019

Monetary Authority of Singapore launches debut enforcement report

Monetary Authority of Singapore details enforcement actions and key initiatives as it launches debut enforcement report   On 20 March 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published its inaugural   enforcement report . This report – which will be published every …

April 12, 2019

Standard Chartered $1.1 billion enforcement action: what lessons can we learn?

On Tuesday 9th April 2019, it was   announced   that   Standard Chartered has agreed to pay more than $1 billion   to US regulators and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)   This is due to the resolution of a long-running investigation into …

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