Improving the Quality of Suspicious Activity Reports in e-Gaming

Improving the Quality of Suspicious Activity Reports in e-Gaming

The GFIU in collaboration with GACO, have invited Christina Thakor-Rankin to run a workshop on improving the quality of SARs from the e-gaming sector. Christina has over 20 years’ experience in the betting and gaming industry, working with some of the sector’s biggest names. The number of SARs submitted to the GFIU has increased dramatically in 2018 in comparison to previous years.

  • Date & Time: 2nd July 2019 @ 09.00hrs – 12.30hrs
  • Speaker: Christina Thakor-Rankin
  • Fees: £30.00 per person
  • Venue: Finance Centre Boardroom

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Invitation to BrightMed International Seminar 'Managing chaos'

Invitation to BrightMed International Seminar 'Managing chaos'

We are delighted to invite you to the International Seminar on ‘Managing chaos’ organised by BrightMed with the support of GFIA and GACO.

The event will take place on Thursday 13th of June at the University of Gibraltar from 8:45 to 12:00. The aim is to discuss positively the theme of chaos and how to embrace it at a corporate level to ensure a positive and rewarding outcome.

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GDPR One Year On: a look at how the EU Regulators have enforced the GDPR since May 2018 and if companies have achieved GDPR compliance or not.

GDPR One Year On: a look at how the EU Regulators have enforced the GDPR since May 2018 and if companies have achieved GDPR compliance or not.

12th June at the Gibraltar Finance Centre, 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Brief Outline of Seminar Topic: A whistle stop tour, guided by our lead data protection expert, Anita Lines, around the most important GDPR enforcement activity including real life scenarios from the UK and Gibraltar. If you think you are compliant, or fear that you are not, this breakfast briefing will help. Find out how European Regulators are approaching organisations to request evidence of compliance to the GDPR – even in circumstances when there has not been a breach or a complaint.

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Compliance Officer – Haven Insurance Company Limited

Compliance Officer – Haven Insurance Company Limited

This is an opportunity to join a successful insurance company and highly-skilled team, who offer long term career growth. Haven are a successful insurance company with a strong growth strategy, with the company achieving a CAGR rate of 34%. You will be operating the Company’s compliance, risk and corporate governance frameworks, ensuring the Company comply with all applicable legislation and regulations. Haven is part of a wider group which includes UK distribution and claims services.

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Advanced Certificate In Managing Virtual Currency And Financial Crime Risks (2019)

Advanced Certificate In Managing Virtual Currency And Financial Crime Risks (2019)

The course is designed to support risk professionals, anti-money laundering laundering professionals and VA industry practitioners in understanding more about the development of VA and how to manage associated financial crime risks. Core learning is provided via a detailed course manual, with additional media providing further help and guidance on some of the course’s key learning points.

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The Blockchain Rock - Hassans Presentation

The Blockchain Rock - Hassans Presentation

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Sanctions Act 2019

Sanctions Act 2019

On the 28th March 2019 HM Government of Gibraltar published the Sanctions Act (the “Act”) to give effect to numerous international requirements relating to financial and other sanctions. This Act consolidates and makes it clearer for businesses to understand what international, and local, sanctions apply in given circumstances.

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25h April - Debunking the Soft Skills Myth - Essential Skills for Effective Management

25h April - Debunking the Soft Skills Myth - Essential Skills for Effective Management

The session will focus on the key skills used to resolve and diminish usual office conflicts and propose a systematic methodology (inspired by Mediation skills) which cannot only resolve key issues faced in office settings, but also help motivate staff, improve staff relations and increase staff retention.

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State of Cyber Security - Gibraltar

State of Cyber Security - Gibraltar

From Hedgehog Security

On the 28th of February we will be hosting a free event onboard the Sunborn in Gibraltar to talk about the state of Cyber Security in Gibraltar. This is a free to attend event, just click the button below to sign up at Eventbrite.

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Conduct, Culture & Accountability – Joining the dots - 20th March

Conduct, Culture & Accountability – Joining the dots - 20th March

Firms operating in a regulated environment are facing unprecedented levels of regulatory scrutiny through financial regulators and other regulatory bodies who are taking a more intensive and intrusive supervisory approach. The regulatory bodies continue to focus on Conduct Risk and specifically firms’ ability to proactively identify, monitor and manage the risk of delivering poor outcomes for customers.

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Cyber Security Risk Management Event - 28th March

Cyber Security Risk Management Event - 28th March

Cybercrime is a growing threat to individuals and businesses. New data protection regulations such as GDPR highlight the increasing need to train people so that they can undertake their responsibilities in cyber crime prevention. This course is designed to provide an oversight of cybercrime risks and basic defences that all employees can undertake in their day to day roles.

The event will be held on the 28th March 2019 at the Gibraltar University.

Session 1 has registration at 8:45 with a start of 9 am-10.30 am

Session 2 has registration at 10.30 with a start of 11 am - 12.30 pm

Fee is £40

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Project Nexus - Terrorist Financing NRA - 20th February

Project Nexus - Terrorist Financing NRA - 20th February

Project Nexus is an initiative to outreach financial reporting entities that are obligated by law to submit Suspicious Activity Reports. The project will be delivered by stakeholders to enhance awareness, improve working practices and create a forum in order to keep abreast with AML and CFT requirements.

The National Coordinator for AML/CFT and GFIU will be delivering a presentation on Terrorist Financing and Proliferation Financing risks as highlighted in the Confidential TF NRA. The presentation will also include a geopolitical analysis; transnational crime, human trafficking, drugs trafficking, weapons smuggling in North Africa as a region in close proximity to Gibraltar and the recommendations of the ‘Monaco document’ on TF for International Finance Centres.

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Member Benefits

✔ Latest compliance laws and regulations updates
✔ Certification and training
✔ 10% Discount on course and training costs
✔ 10% Discount for events and conferences
✔ Business Networking in Gibraltar
✔ Access to member forums

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Contact Information

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Gibraltar Association of Compliance Officers,

PO Box 1493, Gibraltar