Financial Crime Essentials - Insurance

Course Outline

The course starts by highlighting the extent of financial crime across the globe and discusses how firms can be targeted by criminals. It explains the offences of money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions violations and discusses the way that legislation, regulation and firm’s internal systems and controls help combat these activities.

The principal sections of the course discuss offences and penalties, the nature and importance of client due diligence (and ongoing monitoring) and reporting suspicious activity, and requirements in relation to sanctions.

The course is designed to engage the learner both by its bright, modern feel and the use of varied, interactive exercises and scenarios to illustrate the key learning points and test understanding.

Further Information


SCORM 1.2 compliant. HTML/CSS/JS.


This course runs on any SCORM compliant LMS platform. JavaScript must also be enabled and all pop-up blockers disabled. Requires IE7 or above.

Course Overview

The course focuses on the money laundering, terrorist financing and economic sanctions risks faced by financial services firms.

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Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course the learner will be aware of:

  • The risks posed to firms by financial criminals
  • The legal obligations on firms and individuals in relation to anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and sanctions
  • The typical procedures in place in financial firms to ensure compliance with these obligations
  • Where to obtain further assistance.


The course is suitable for all staff at all levels.

Course duration:

The course takes approximately 30-40 minutes.


The course includes a short multiple-choice assessment to test learners' understanding of the material.