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Synopsis

This series of On Demand seminars is designed to provide practitioners with the tools to understand their AML/CFT obligations and gain insights into how to approach and manage those obligations with confidence and in the most time efficient manner. The series provides practical information about the particular role of an AML Compliance Officer as well as the obligations of other staff in a practice, the process of preparing a risk assessment, programme requirements and reporting.

Each session is presented by Fiona Hall, a barrister and solicitor specialising in this area, with personal experience as an AML Compliance Officer with primary responsibility for the development and implementation of AML programmes for entities within a substantial designated business group. Fiona co-present scertain sessions in the series with other experts in the field, ensuring that practitioners are aware of the additional services available to help them and where they can source these.

Series comprises:

  1. The Role of the Compliance Officer
  2. Risk Assessments
  3. Customer Due Diligence
  4. Compliance Programmes

Who should view?

Given the scope of the legislation, this series is relevant to almost all lawyers in practice but it will be of particular importance to senior partners, practice managers and AML Compliance Officers who will be responsible for the development of the policies and processes required to comply with the Act

Order timeframe

Access details will be delivered via email within 15 minutes.

Presenter


Fiona Hall
Barrister and Solicitor

Fiona Hall is a barrister and solicitor specialising in AML/CFT, consumer credit and privacy law. After her admission to the bar in 1987, Fiona initially practised general commercial litigation and banking law at large law firms in both Auckland and London, before moving in-house. Her in-house counsel roles covered a number of credit and credit related businesses as well as for a government regulator.

Fiona has acted as the head of compliance and both privacy and AML officer in conjunction with her legal roles. She has developed and implemented a number of AML/CFT programmes and has been a presenter at many AML/CFT conferences and fora.

As a member of the ADLS subcommittee on AML/CFT, Fiona has played an integral part in engaging with the legislators and regulators to ensure the particular challenges facing the profession are heard and understood. She is currently advising and assisting a number of law firms, big and small, to implement their AML programmes, while continuing to advise existing reporting entities as the law evolves.