The purpose of the seminar is to increase awareness of financial institutions and their executives about cross-border white collar crime schemes and cross-border enforcement and extradition capabilities of international government agencies by studying representative United States federal criminal cases.

In the morning session of the seminar, United States, United Nations, OECD and European Union regulations governing prevention of money laundering and corruption will be reviewed. An overview of United States and European regulatory agencies responsible for investigation of cross-border white collar crime schemes will be explained.

The afternoon session will start with an overview of cross-border extradition and mutual assistance in criminal matters treaties. Session will continue with review of federal criminal cases before the United States Department of Justice involving prosecution of “Financial Institutions” and their “ Executives”. More specifically, selected cases will involve investigation and prosecution of the following white collar crime typologies and schemes;

Anti-money Laundering crime schemes:

  • Irregular exchange bureau operations,
  • False mergers and acquisitions pojects,
  • False investment projects involving issuing of mutual funds and derivative instruments in overseas exchanges,
  • False international arbitration disputes

Corruption crime schemes:

  • Corruption by using intermediaries such as shell companies,
  • False LIBOR schemes,
  • False investment projects through issuing convertible bonds in overseas exchanges - “Optimiser Schemes”
Faculty: Prof. Av. Esra Bicen
Date : 29 September 2020 / 20 October 2020 / 17 November 2020
Venue: ZOOM WEBEX LIVE
Time: 10 a.m. – 6:15 p.m./ 6 hours Price: 350 USD







The purpose of the seminar is to increase awareness of financial institutions and their executives about the international anti-money laundering regulations, FATF’s country evaluation report findings and applied methodology, regulatory compliance trends in Turkey and in a sample of other G-20 countries.

In the morning session of the seminar, Turkish and international regulations governing Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, including Financial Action Task Force Recommendations (FATF Recommendations), United Nations Resolutions and EU Directives will be reviewed.

In the afternoon session, FATF’s 2019 Turkey Evaluation Report findings (with quick cross-references to FATF’s 2007 and 2014 Follow-up Reports) will be compared with a selection of FATF’s G-20 Country Evaluation Report findings. During the comparative review, FATF’s evaluation methodology will also be explained.

Faculty: Prof. Av. Esra Bicen
Date : 06 November 2020 / 27 November 2020 / 04 December 2020
Venue: Istanbul | Swissotel, The Bosphorus
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m./ 6 hours Price: 350 USD







Cross-border Enforcement of International Financial Compliance Regulations: United States Department of Justice cases involving sophisticated cross-border white collar crime schemes

Overview

The purpose of the seminar is to increase awareness of financial institutions and their executives about cross-border white collar crime schemes and cross-border enforcement and extradition capabilities of international government agencies by studying representative United States federal criminal cases.

Course Content

In the morning session of the seminar, United States, United Nations, OECD and European Union regulations governing prevention of money laundering and corruption will be reviewed. An overview of United States and European regulatory agencies responsible for investigation of cross-border white collar crime schemes will be explained.

The afternoon session will start with an overview of cross-border extradition and mutual assistance in criminal matters treaties. Session will continue with review of federal criminal cases before the United States Department of Justice involving prosecution of “Financial Institutions” and their “ Executives”. More specifically, selected cases will involve investigation and prosecution of the following white collar crime typologies and schemes;

Anti-money Laundering crime schemes:

  • Irregular exchange bureau operations,
  • False mergers and acquisitions pojects,
  • False investment projects involving issuing of mutual funds and derivative instruments in overseas exchanges,
  • False international arbitration disputes

Corruption crime schemes:

  • Corruption by using intermediaries such as shell companies,
  • False LIBOR schemes,
  • False investment projects through issuing convertible bonds in overseas exchanges - “Optimiser Schemes”

Date/Venue/Duration

Faculty: Prof. Av. Esra Bicen
Date : 29 September 2020 / 20 October 2020 / 17 November 2020
Venue: ZOOM WEBEX LIVE
Time: 10 a.m. – 6:15 p.m./ 6 hours Price: 350 USD

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Review of FATF’s (Financial Action Task Force) Turkey and selected G-20 Country Evaluation Reports on Compliance with International Anti-money Laundering Regulations

Overview

The purpose of the seminar is to increase awareness of financial institutions and their executives about the international anti-money laundering regulations, FATF’s country evaluation report findings and applied methodology, regulatory compliance trends in Turkey and in a sample of other G-20 countries.

Course Content

In the morning session of the seminar, Turkish and international regulations governing Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, including Financial Action Task Force Recommendations (FATF Recommendations), United Nations Resolutions and EU Directives will be reviewed.

In the afternoon session, FATF’s 2019 Turkey Evaluation Report findings (with quick cross-references to FATF’s 2007 and 2014 Follow-up Reports) will be compared with a selection of FATF’s G-20 Country Evaluation Report findings. During the comparative review, FATF’s evaluation methodology will also be explained.

Date/Venue/Duration

Faculty: Prof. Av. Esra Bicen
Date : 06 November 2020 / 27 November 2020 / 04 December 2020
Venue: Istanbul | Swissotel, The Bosphorus
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m./ 6 hours Price: 350 USD

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