Politically Exposed Persons and Sanction Awareness - CPD Training Course

Seminar Overview

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) represent a higher risk for potential involvement in bribery and corruption, whilst Sanctions restrict the activities of designated individuals, entities or even countries. This half day seminar explores the scope, risks, controls and obligations relevant to PEPs and Sanctions. 


 The following will be covered:

  • What is a PEP?
  • Types of PEP – Function/Role, Foreign/Domestic/International
  • Family / Close Associates of PEPs
  • Understanding the risks associated with PEPs
  • Managing the risks associated with PEPs
  • Establishing your organisation’s exposure to PEPs
  • Understanding Source of Wealth and Source of Funds
  • Approval and ongoing monitoring of PEP relationships
  • What are Sanctions?
  • Types of Sanction
  • Exemptions and Licences
  • Understanding why Sanctions are imposed
  • Managing the risks associated with Sanctions
  • Establishing your organisation’s exposure to Sanctions
  • Applying Sanctions
  • Reporting
  • Overview of relevant legislation, guidance and other obligations


Who should attend?
This seminar is particularly useful for staff in the client on boarding area, compliance personnel, internal audit and management.




A CPD certificate will be provided to all attendees, which may be considered appropriate by your company for the accrual of CPD hours. This course will qualify for 3 CPD hours.



To Reserve a Place

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call +44 (0)20 7422 0063 or book online. You will receive confirmation of your booking within 24 hours. Price inclusive of all course material. Price exclusive of VAT.


Training and Venue Information

CPD Authorised Yes
Event Date 25-06-2020
Event End Date 25-06-2020
Event Time 10:00 - 13:00
Price £230.00
Location SIX Financial Information UK (EC2),  6 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YE, UK
£230.00 998