Navigating AML Compliance in the Accounting Sector


  • 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.


  • Definition and significance of AML in the accounting sector
  • ICPAC as the Supervisory Authority
  • Common money laundering methods and typologies.
  • Identifying red flags and suspicious activities in accounting transactions.
  • Understanding the risk-based approach to AML compliance.
  •  Conducting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation strategies.
  •    Importance of CDD and KYC procedures in the accounting sector.
  •    Best practices for conducting client onboarding and ongoing due diligence.
  •    Obligations for reporting suspicious transactions.
  •    Maintaining adequate records for AML compliance purposes.

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