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Requirements and impact of FICA on accountable institutions


We will provide you with a comprehensive, up-to-date understanding of the requirements and duties as set out by the Financial Intelligence Centre and as updated by the FIC Amendment Act.

FIC requires that all employees of accountable institutions to be trained and familiar with the requirements of the Act and refresh their knowledge on a regular basis. By attending you will be compliant with the FIC Act with regards to training.

CPD hours: 

  • FSPs, Key Individuals and Representatives will earn 4.5 CPD hours towards maintaining their competence requirements.
  • FPI members will be able to earn 4.5 CPD hours in the Ethics and Practice Standards category.

Interested in attending this webinar or face-to-face seminar?

Click on the links below to register or browse dates for this webinar and seminar.

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If you would like to arrange this webinar specifically customised for your business, contact the Masthead Regional Office closest to you.

Who should attend

All employees of accountable institutions, including attorneys, estate agents, financial advisors, financial instruments traders, bank employees, collective investment schemes employees, foreign exchange agents, gambling agents etc

How will attendees benefit

After attending, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of FICA, relevant anti-money laundering legislation and the Financial Action Task Force and its purpose.
  • Understand the seven pillars of compliance and the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Be able to submit Cash Threshold Reports, Suspicious Activity Reports and Terrorist Property Reports and be able to explain when this needs to be done.
  • Understand the purpose and responsibilities of the FICA or Section 43 compliance officer.
  • Describe examples of financial crimes and how these can be avoided.
  • Describe the newly signed FIC Amendment Act and how it differs from the existing legislation.

What attendees had to say

“The Requirements and Impact of FICA on Accountable Institutions webinar was very helpful as it provided me with excellent tips on what the FIC expects during the inspection.”

– Fhatuwani Alfred Netshitomboni | Reris Insurance Brokers CC

“A very very big thank you for your time yesterday. Your presentation was well presented and easy to understand. As a KI I feel a lot more confident facing the new legislation head on”

– Kerry Moss | Financial Advisor

“Thank you for the guidance you gave us today, it makes me feel less intimidated by the FIC”

– Marthinus Steyn | Liberty Tied Broker.
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