Enhancing AML Compliance: Risk Based Approach and Client Due Diligence


  • 2 CPD Hours


Thanos Christou

Thanos is a Corporate Lawyer and AML compliance Officer and a member of the Cyprus Bar Association. He graduated from the Law School of Democritus University of Thrace and completed his studies in the United Kingdom obtaining an LLM in Corporate Law and Finance. He is also a Certified Anti- money Laundering Compliance officer by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) as he is a holder of CySEC AML Certification, and a Nominated Advisor (NOMAD) for the Emerging Companies Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange.  Currently, he is at the procedure of his appointment as a Professional Member of the  International Compliance Association and he is completing his studies for the ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering – Int.Dip(AML).

His specialization is in the areas of Corporate and Business Law, Contract Law and Anti- money Laundering Compliance issues and he has participated in a number of prestigious projects in his areas of his expertise both in Cyprus and abroad. He has also been invited to present topics by the Cyprus Bar Association and the European Law firm representing Cyprus in global conferences.


  • Statutory Requirements
  • Identification, Verification of information and documentation received
  • When to carry out CDD
  • Identification and Verification of natural persons
  • Identification and verification of legal entities and partnerships
  • Trusts and Other similar legal arrangements
  • Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) & PEPs
  • Simplified Due Diligence (SFF)
  • Third Party reliance

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  • Pre-Recorded Videos

  • Short Quizes

  • Seminar notes

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