It is of upmost importance for a financial institution to have a trained, skilled, and qualified AML team. This webinar training will help you understand why this team is important, how you can recruit and train the team, how you can keep the team at your institution, and how the team can assist your institution with AML compliance.
Recruiting, training, and maintaining a well-qualified AML team provides a financial institution with the personnel resources needed to develop, institute, and manage an effective AML program. Financial institutions should hire individuals with banking and AML experience, the institutions should develop a well-defined banking and AML training program, and the institutions should take appropriate steps to ensure that the staff stays current of AML issues.
This webinar will provide you with pointers for recruiting qualified potential employees. It will discuss the types, content, and frequency of training you need to provide your employees to keep them current of AML issues, and will also discuss ways to maintain a qualified staff through good pay, a challenging work environment, and a potential for advancement.
Thomas E. Nollner has more than 38 years of experience in financial institution supervision and consulting. Thomas has spent 30 years as a National Bank Examiner (NBE) for the Controller of the Currency, where he was a safety and soundness examiner and a compliance examiner. The last 15 years as an NBE and for the past 8 years as a consultant, he has specialized as an AML/CFT examiner/consultant. In these roles, he has analyzed financial institutions’ AML/CFT programs to ensure that they complied with applicable AML/CFT laws, rules, and regulations. He reviewed the suspicious transactions identification, monitoring, and reporting processes, he traced proceeds and transactions through several layers of activity, and he provided AML/CFT training for many different financial institutions.
Thomas currently works as a consultant for the Office of Technical Assistance (OTA), a branch of the US Treasury that assists developing countries with banking issues. He is assigned to the Economic Crimes Team that focused on training, assisting, and mentoring the staffs of the financial regulatory departments and financial intelligence units of various countries regarding AML/CFT compliance. In this capacity, he worked in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Honduras, Guatemala, Guyana, Suriname, and Argentina developing AML/CFT examination procedures, providing AML/CFT training and mentoring, and updating local AML/CFT laws and regulations.