Revised Directive to the Members of ICPAC on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing Activities issued on June 2019

Thalassa Museum, Αγία Νάπα

The Education Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) has the pleasure to invite you to:


Seminar No:

28/ 2019


Revised Directive to the Members of ICPAC on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorist Financing Activities issued on June 2019



Date & venue:


Seminar time



26 September 2019

8:30 – 13:30

Cleopatra Hotel


27 September 2019

8:30 – 13:30

Paphos Chamber of Commerce & Industry


2 October 2019

8:30 – 13:30

St Raphael Resort


15 October 2019

8:30 – 13:30

Golden Bay Beach Hotel


18 October 2019

8:30 – 13:30

Thalassa Museum

Ayia Napa

21 October 2019

8:30 – 13:30

Cleopatra Hotel



It is noted that the presentation on 27/9/2019 in Paphos is done in cooperation with the Paphos Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the presentation on 18/10/2019 in Ayia Napa is done in cooperation with the Famagusta Chamber of Commerce & Industry.


The main objective of this seminar is to inform the Members of ICPAC of the provisions of the revised ICPAC AML/CFT Directive pursuant to the latest version of the AML/CTF Legislation.
The aim is to touch upon the most important elements of the Directive, assisting thus the participants better comprehend and to implement these provisions in the AML/CTF systems of their firms.
Participants will be updated on ICPAC’s interpretation of the revised legislation with an emphasis on Risk Based Approach, Client Due Diligence and Suspicious Transactions/Activities Reports (STRs/SARs).
During the session, the speaker will demonstrate the application of the provisions using examples and participants will have the opportunity to discuss further any areas of interest.  


Nassos Paltayian BA, ACA, CAMS, ISO 27001 LI
Nassos qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2008. He is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), an ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and an HRDA qualified trainer.
He is currently serving as Information Security Officer, while simultaneously heading the Compliance Department of Abacus Limited.
Nassos is also a founding member and Vice Chair of the Association of Certified Anti Money laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Cyprus chapter, Vice Chair of the ICPAC Compliance Committee and a member of the CFA Compliance committee. He also participated in the National Risk Assessment project representing ICPAC, as well as the task force for the issuance of the FATCA and CRS Cyprus Guidance Notes.
He gave a number of presentations on both AML/CTF Compliance and Information Security in Cyprus and abroad.

Who should attend:

The seminar is predominantly addressed to all AML Compliance Officers and directors of firms regulated by ICPAC, as well as to all Members of ICPAC.

Special note:

Handouts of the seminar will be provided. However, it is advisable that participants bring a copy of the AML/CFT Directive for easy reference during the presentation.


For access to the Directive, follow the link.

Participation fee:

Members /Affiliates / Students and employees of licenced firms: €50 (including VAT)
Non-members: €100 (including VAT)

CPD units:

The seminar corresponds to 4  cpd units for full attendance.

Registration process:

For more information and Registration for the seminar please visit the website of the Institute / seminars
 Register promptly to secure a place at the seminar, as the number of available seats is limited.

  Agenda seminar 28-2019.pdf

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