The training consists of the following eight modules:
- International bodies and mutual evaluation;
- Obligations applicable to notaries and lawyers;
- Terrorist financing;
- Identification of the beneficial owner (BO);
- Risk indicators;
- Investigations on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT) offences;
- ML/FT risks;
- Supervising legal professions.
- Silvina Capello;
- José Antonio Monreal Hurtado.
See below their bios.
Length: approximately 8 hours.
Target: lawyers and notaries from Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy and Spain.
Requirements: knowledge of English and previous experience on AML/CFT.
When: November 2021, until May 2022.
Please note that online training has to be completed before attending the following presential seminars.
How to access the training: To access the course, first you need to fill in the application form available here and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, you will receive the credentials and all the necessary information.
Participants shall complete a test composed of five multiple choice questions after each module.
This online training is developed thanks to the funding of the European Union’s Justice Program (2014-2020). Participation is free of charge.
SILVINA CAPELLO has a Law Degree from the Catholic University of La Plata (Argentina), a Law Degree from the King Juan Carlos University (Spain) and a Master in “Criminology and Criminal Investigation” and in “Forensic Psychology” from ESNECA Business School and the University of Cuyo (Argentina).
She has 20 years of experience, both in the public and private sectors, in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, financial sanctions and anti-corruption and bribery and active participation in International Organizations (FATF, UN, CFATF, IMF, World Bank, OAS/CICAD).
Currently, she is a Partner of the consulting firm Capello & Focanti International, specialized in international technical assistance projects and advice in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and other economic crimes.
She is an external advisor on AML/CFT issues for the International Union of Notaries and external consultant (European Union, PAcCTO, IMF) for international regulatory technical assistance and training projects to countries in the EU, Asia and Latin America.
She is also Director and Professor of the “Higher University Course on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism” at the King Juan Carlos University of Spain, Associate Professor at the University of the Instituto de Empresa of Spain, Professor of the “Master in International and Transnational Crimes” at the International University of La Rioja (Spain) and of the “Master in Economic Criminal Law” at the King Juan Carlos University.
She has been a member of the Secretariat of GAFISUD (currently GAFILAT), coordinating Mutual Evaluations of the national AML/CFT systems of FATF and GAFILAT member countries and the Legal and Police Working Groups of GAFILAT and has been responsible for the creation and management of the Technical Unit for the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism of KPMG Spain.
She has participated in the drafting of the “European Handbook of Economic and Financial Research”, coordinated by the Civil Guard of Spain.
JOSÉ ANTONIO MONREAL HURTADO has a University Degree in Economics from the UNED and the University Autónoma of Madrid (Spain) and a Master in “Audit” and in “Taxation” from Centro de Estudios Financieros (Spain).
He is a Bank Examiner from the Central Bank of Spain, member of the Inspection Department Cabinet from 2001 to 2014 and has more than 30 years of experience in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and anti-corruption and bribery.
Currently, he is the Head of the Procedures, Control and Education Unit of the Centralized Organization for the Prevention of Money Laundering of the General Council of Notaries of Spain and Partner of the consulting firm MONTREAL & PARTNERS, specialized in Consultancy in Financial Regulation and Anti-money Laundering.
He is an international consultant of the IMF and Interamerican Development Bank for AML/CFT, Banking Regulation, Financial Conglomerates, Monetary Policy and Payment Systems