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ICA & Mongolian Compliance Association Launch Bespoke Qualification Amid Increased Regulatory Scrutiny of Country’s AML/CFT Regime

E-learning programme will be offered through the Mongolian Compliance Association to over 10,000 members in compliance-related roles.

 

ICA Partners with AMPEC to Offer Anti Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption Education in Mexico

ICA has partnered with the Mexican Association of Ethics and Compliance Professionals (AMPEC) to offer ICA’s full suite of accredited qualifications in Mexico, including courses in Anti Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Corruption, Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Managing Sanctions Risk, among others.

 

ICA Announces New Partnership in the Czech Republic

ICA has signed a partnership with the Czech Compliance Association (CCA), a non-profit membership organisation for compliance and legal professionals, to offer ICA’s suite of accredited qualifications in the Czech Republic. The partnership comes at a time of increased fraud and financial crime risk for all organisations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, underlying the importance of upskilling compliance and financial crime professionals in order to effectively detect and manage risk.

 

ICA to Host the BIGGEST Online Event for Compliance Professionals in 2020

ICA is organising ‘The BIG Compliance Festival’, the BIGGEST online event for regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals in 2020. With part one starting in June, this immersive virtual experience will take place in three parts: in June- July, September-October and November-December 2020, featuring more than 70 speakers in over 60 sessions, supplemented by live Q&As, podcasts, whitepapers, roundtables, and a range of supplementary resources.

 

DIFC Academy Joins Hands with ICA to Develop Local Human Capital in the UAE

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Academy has entered into an agreement with the International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, to develop local human capital in the region by offering ICA education to UAE nationals and residents.

 

ICA to offer new cyber risk management programme in partnership with the ICTTF as global threat increases

The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, has partnered with the International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF) to offer a new programme in cyber risk management.

 

ICA partners with Acuris Risk Intelligence in APAC

International Compliance Association (ICA), a leading professional body for regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals, announced it has partnered with Acuris Risk Intelligence (ARI) to offer its governance, risk, compliance and anti-money laundering certification programmes and customised training to companies in Asia Pacific.

 

ICA Announces New Partnership with Navigate Compliance in South Africa

The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Navigate Compliance to bring ICA education to the region.

 

ICA Launches Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in New Technology

ICA today launched the ICA Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risks in New Technology; a course designed to focus on the increasing impact of technology and the advantages it brings but also the ways in which it can be exploited by criminals.

 

ICA partners with the European Business Association to offer qualifications in Ukraine

ICA announces today it has partnered with the European Business Association (EBA) to offer its qualifications to compliance and business professionals from all backgrounds and sectors in Ukraine. ICA will be offering its certificates in anti-bribery and corruption, regulatory and business compliance, customer due diligence and diploma in governance, risk and compliance in partnership with EBA. 

 

ICA Inaugural MENA Regulatory and Financial Crime Compliance Conference arrives in Dubai this March

With over 15 years’ experience in hosting relevant, practical and inspiring events, the International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, is excited to bring the ICA Inaugural MENA Regulatory and Financial Crime Compliance Conference to the Fairmont Hotel, Dubai on 1-2 March 2020.

 

The International Compliance Association presents 'Compliance: the new decade' – a collaboration with ITN Productions Industry News

The International Compliance Association (ICA) and ITN Productions Industry News will be co-producers of an online mini-series of news-style programmes exploring the latest compliance and financial crime insights, challenges and opportunities for future business growth.

International Compliance Association partners with the UAE Insurance Authority to Train Over 14,000 Employees

The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime community, has announced today it has partnered with the UAE Insurance Authority to provide financial crime compliance training to over 14,000 insurance practitioners working in the United Arab Emirates.

 

Compliance and AML professionals at Cyprus regulated firms now required to have ICA certification

Compliance and anti money laundering professionals working at firms regulated by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC) will now be required to have a certification provided by ICPAC and the International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community.

 

Singapore regulator says technology is creating both new challenges and new opportunities


The evolution of technology is enabling myriad capabilities for regulatory and financial crime compliance, but it is also presenting complex financial crime risks, according to a representative from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) at the International Compliance Association’s 2nd APAC Conference this week in Singapore.

Global Compliance Community to Gather in Singapore this October for ICA’s 2nd APAC Conference

The global compliance and regulatory community will come together on 16-17 October 2019 at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore for the International Compliance Association’s 2nd APAC Conference “The BIG Compliance Conversation… Continued”.

 

International Compliance Association partners with Bermuda College to offer Anti Money Laundering and Compliance qualifications

The International Compliance Association, the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bermuda College, to offer its entire suite of qualifications to regulatory and financial compliance professionals.

 

International Compliance Association Names Helen Langton CEO

The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, today announced that Helen Langton has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective from 1 May 2019. Bill Howarth who has been acting CEO and President will retain the position of President.

 

ITN Productions Industry News and International Compliance Association launch 'The True Cost of Financial Crime'

The International Compliance Association and ITN Productions Industry News launch “The True Cost of Financial Crime” a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the impact criminal activity has on both businesses and individuals. The film will showcase the important part that skilled regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals and technological advances play in combating this risk and catching criminals.

 

 

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International Compliance Association and ITN Productions present: 'The true cost of financial crime'

This flagship news-style programme will explore the impact criminal activity has on both businesses and individuals. We will showcase the importance of the compliance function as an enabler of ‘good’ business through education, advice and providing solutions, and will highlight the successful work of regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals.

The International Compliance Association partners with Globaltraining, Cyprus for International Diploma offerin-19 October 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) continues with its global expansion plans in Cyprus with newly appointed partner, Globaltraining.

International Compliance Association launches updated Governance, Risk and Compliance qualifications for the modern compliance professional

The International Compliance Association (ICA) has recently updated the syllabi and course material for the governance, risk and compliance suite of courses from Certificate to Diploma level to reflect the state of the regulatory environment in 2018 and beyond.

The International Compliance Association partners with Temple Professionals, Mauritius with Anti Money Laundering programme offering - 31 August 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) as part of its ongoing mission to make the world a more stable and successful place by inspiring, educating and enable compliance specialists has partnered with Temple Professionals in Mauritius, offering internationally recognised anti money laundering qualifications in the region.

International Compliance Association launches qualifications suite in Cambodia in conjunction with Institute of Banking and Finance Cambodia - 27 July 2018

This exciting new launch is part of the organisation’s geographic expansion in the APAC region and signifies an exciting period of growth for the respected association. The launch is part of meeting the growing demand for skilled compliance professionals in the region.

International Compliance Association announces next Open Day and global briefing sessions in pursuit of the professionalisation of compliance – 3 July 2018

The International Compliance Association will be hosting the Open Day and global briefing sessions with a clear vision in mind: to ensure that students and candidates have the right information so that they can achieve excellence within their career, and develop their roles in line with industry change.

International Compliance Association continues its pursuit of global best practice in an exciting new partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - 15 June 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) is proud to partner with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (‘EBRD’ or ‘Bank’) on a number of initiatives in its pursuit of global best practice in trade based financial crime compliance.

ICA Audit sets out to innovate solutions for the risk management market by paving the way for standardisation and the global promotion of best practice - 30 May 2018

ICA Audit sets to innovate the regulatory risk analysis market by introducing a new certification programme, providing the cumulative expertise of risk management subject matter experts. The unique service helps firms identify risks, maintain impeccable standards and safeguard firms effectively.

The International Compliance Association and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus partnership to focus on raising educational and professional standards in compliance - 23 May 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) announces its partnership with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC), thus sparking an exciting three year period of activity for both associations.

ITN Productions & The International Compliance Association: Good governance can make businesses more competitive - 16 April 2018

New ‘Beyond Regulation’ programme reveals critical importance of compliance, not only in terms of regulatory changes but also how it enhances businesses across the globe.

OSACO Financial and International Compliance Association provide unique insight to Iranian delegation - 15 March 2018

London, UK: The International Compliance Association (ICA), in association with OSACO Financial embarked on a unique proposition; to provide an Iranian delegation with a one-off training session on the fundamentals of best practice in regulatory compliance in London.  This was part of the ICA’s wider corporate social responsibility initiative.

The International Compliance Association partners with AZM University, Lebanon to offer ICA International Diploma programmes - 14 March 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) announces its partnership with the esteemed AZM University, Lebanon. The ICA and AZM University will be offering the ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance

The International Compliance Association hosts 7th Annual Conference in Russia focuses on digital disruption - 14 March 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) and its exclusive training partner in Russia and CIS, International Compliance Services (ICS) were delighted to hold their 7th Annual Conference ‘Compliance Management - Looking into the Future of Moscow’ in Moscow on 28th February

The International Compliance Association reaches new milestone – the 10th anniversary of the ICA Annual Conference: the BIG Compliance Conversation - 26 February 2018

Tom Cardamone, Managing Director, Global Financial Integrity and Ruth Dearnley, CEO of Stop the Traffik to present as keynote speakers at the ICA Conference: The Big Compliance Conversation

International Compliance Association launches Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets - 19 February 2018

The International Compliance Association is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new qualification in its specialist certificate series: the ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets. 

The International Compliance Association launches the International Advanced Certificate in Anti Money Laundering in New Zealand - 9 February 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) in conjunction with the International Compliance Training Academy (ICTA) announces the exciting launch of a new qualification in a new jurisdiction. The ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti Money Laundering is now available for study in New Zealand.

The International Compliance Association, in conjunction with the European Institute of Compliance and Ethics, launches the ICA Advanced Certificate in Business Compliance for Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia - 29 January 2018

The ICA Advanced Certificate in Business Compliance is being offered for the first time in Slovenia from February 2018, in partnership with the European Institute of Compliance and Ethics (EICE).

International Compliance Association launches Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Mobile Financial Services - 11 December 2017

The International Compliance Associaton (ICA) announces the launch of a brand-new course; ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Mobile Financial Services

International Compliance Association launches ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering in conjunction with the Centre For Islamic Banking, Finance And Management - 21 August 2017 

The International Compliance Association (ICA) in conjunction with the Centre For Islamic Banking, Finance And Management (CIBFM) announces the launch of a new qualification within the nation of Brunei.  

The International Compliance Association presents 'Beyond Regulation', a collaboration with ITN productions - 17 August 2017
In a unique communications partnership, the International Compliance Association (ICA) and ITN Productions are producing a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the influence, guidance and security that compliance regulation offers across the globe.

International Compliance Association and Bahamas Institute of Financial Services launches Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Betting and Gaming - 11 July 2017
The ICA Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Betting and Gaming has been created to fill a growing demand for niche subject knowledge in this ever-changing area of compliance.

International Compliance Association (ICA) Establishes “Corruption Awareness Week”, 15-19 May 2017 with Interactive Assessment Tools, Industry Experts and Multi-Dimensional Content - 4 May 2017
The International Compliance Association (ICA) takes aim at combatting the insidious world of corruption and bribery, offering a robust program of expert advice and interactive discussions with leading compliance professionals during “Corruption Awareness Week” – 15-19 May, 2017.

International Compliance Association Launches Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk - 11 April 2017
The International Compliance Association (ICA) announces the launch of a new qualification, the ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk.

International Compliance Association launches Compass, a new compliance certification service - 6 March 2017
Compass, ICA’s new service, offers certification of firms’ compliance management systems against two significant international standards. 

ICA Launches Certificates in Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Anti-Corruption - 27 February 2017
The International Compliance Association (ICA) is proud to announce the launch of two new certificates: the ICA Certificate in Combating the Financing of Terrorism and the ICA Certificate in Anti-Corruption.

International Compliance Association expands into US to provide globally recognized training and certifications for compliance professionals - 9 February 2017
ICA today announces its expansion into the US, with its primary training partner, International Compliance Training (ICT).

The International Compliance Association (ICA) launches a new Certificate in KYC and CDD
The ICA announces the launch of a brand new certificate in know your customer and customer due diligence. The ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD has been created to provide a fountain of knowledge of core KYC and CDD concepts.

ICA and La Touche Training host event for compliance and anti money laundering professionals in Dublin - 05 September 2016
The International Compliance Association (ICA) and its partner in Ireland, La Touche Training, are hosting a free event for those working in or aspiring to work in compliance, anti money laundering or financial crime prevention.

ICA launches the Specialist Certificate in Corporate Governance in Spanish - 07 July 2016
The ICA Specialist Certificate in Corporate Governance is being offered for the first time in Spanish in partnership with International Compliance Training and Impact on Integrity España.

ICA launches ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance in Greece - 25 January 2016
The ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance is being offered for the first time in Greece in partnership with International Compliance Training (ICT) and StudySmart.

ICA launches ICA Advanced Certificate in Business Compliance in Spanish - 13 January 2016
This course is being offered for the first time in Spain in February 2016. The course which is being taught in Spanish is specifically designed to meet the growing demand for highly skilled and qualified compliance professionals working outside financial services.

ICA helps set new standards in compliance, anti money laundering and countering financial crime - 18 December 2015
We have been working with the Financial Skills Partnership and Skills for Justice to review the National Occupational Standards and we’re seeking your views as part of a consultation.

ICA welcomes new Chief Executive and Strategic Advisor - 22 October 2015
We’re pleased to welcome Phil Ryan as our new Chief Executive and Sally Scutt as our Strategic Advisor.

ICA launches the ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance 
A new expert level qualification for senior AML and financial crime prevention professionals.

The International Compliance Association (ICA) announces the launch of a brand new course in Customer Due Diligence.
The ICA International Advanced Certificate in Practical Customer Due Diligence (CDD) has been created to meet the growing demand for enhanced skills and scrutiny in the areas of client onboarding, KYC and CDD.

The International Compliance Association (ICA) launches International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering in Spanish in Madrid 
The ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering is being offered for the first time in Spain in partnership with International Compliance Training (ICT) and Impact on Integrity España (IOI España).

International Compliance Association hosts first Open Day in London - 16 January 2015 
The last few years have seen an explosion of interest in careers in compliance, anti money laundering and financial crime prevention. The ICA open day is aimed at those interested in finding out more about these exciting careers as well as those already working in these areas who want to get ahead.

ICA's response to the UK Banking Standards Review Council final report - 21 May 2014 
Our response to the final report issued by Sir Richard Lambert on the creation of a new independent body to promote banking standards in the UK.

ICA works with Universities in Bahrain to raise the profile of compliance - 2 April 2014 
We have been working closely with universities in Bahrain as part of an outreach programme to promote compliance as a career.

ICA's response to the UK Banking Standards Review - 7 March 2014 
Our response to the consultation issued by Sir Richard Lambert on the proposed creation of a new independent body to promote banking standards in the UK.

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ICA joins forces with Citi to inspire future generation of anti money laundering professionals - 17 February 2014
We have partnered with Citi to offer anti money laundering training to undergraduates at a Univeristy in Warsaw, Poland.

SCA honours 23 graduates of Accredited Compliance Officer Certification Program - November 2013
The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) training centre in Dubai has held a graduation ceremony for the first batch of the SCA/ICA Compliance Officer - Advanced Level Certificate.

Compliance Internships in the UK - Graduate Foundation College - 4 September 2013 
We are working closely with the Financial Skills Partnership (FSP), the UK’s Sector Skills Council for the financial services sector, to offer compliance training and internships to recent graduates.

International Compliance Association wins 2013 FICS Inspiring Educator Award in Singapore - June 2013
This award recognises FICS-accredited training providers’ commitment to driving FICS adoption with the financial industry and contribution towards new initiatives to raise the professional competency of the financial sector workforce.

ICA launches new Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance - 8 April 2013
ICA announces the launch of a brand new qualification designed for industry leaders and senior practitioners in the UK.

UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) signs ground breaking agreement with International Compliance Association (ICA)
ICA has formally launched a significant partnership agreement with UAEs Securities and Commodities Authority SCA.The agreement is to deliver a certificated programme in compliance, development specifically for professionals at SCA-regulated financial institutions in the UAE.

ICA signs a significant partnership agreement with the Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Saudi Arabia - 5 March 2012
The agreement will deliver two certificated programmes in Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance, aimed initially at professionals at CMA-regulated financial institutions in Saudi Arabia but with scope to grow across all financial services sectors.

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