Statutory, Legal and Compliance Requirements

Date Format Fees  
13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
06 Aug - 09 Aug, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register
13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦330,000 Register

Event Details


At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • The role and responsibilities of the compliance function, including the designated Compliance Officer roles, and the skills needed to successfully discharge these
  • The issues to be considered in developing compliance policies and procedures
  • A variety of core pieces of legislation which are relevant to the compliance function
  • Key risk areas, including money laundering, cyber-crime, bribery and corruption, data protection loss and financial services regulation
  • Best practice risk management techniques



Understanding Risk, Statutory, Legal and Regulatory Compliance

  • What is effective legal and regulatory compliance?
  • Prudential Compliance
  • What are the objectives of compliance?
  • What is integrity in the eyes of the regulator?
  • Managing Regulatory Compliance in a Dynamic Environment


Regulators and their Power

  • The Role of the Regulator
  • Regulatory Models
  • Enforcement
  • Regulatory Rules
  • The Framework of a Regulator
  • The Potential Liability of Regulators


Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Environment

  • The Need for, and objectives of Law and Regulation
  • Sources of Law and Regulation
  • Prevention of Money Laundering and Financial Crime
  • Understanding Money Laundering Offences
  • Designing an Effective Reporting System
  • Terrorist Financing
  • Money Laundering and Tax Evasion
  • Financial Crime
  • Preventing Fraud
  • Corruption
  • Market Manipulation / Misleading Statements, Insider Dealing and Market Abuse


Industry Knowledge and Awareness

  • Codes of Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Principles
  • Overview of Commercial Laws and Mechanisms Governing Legal Persons and Arrangements
  • Regulators
  • Products and Services


The Role of the Compliance Officer

  • Compliance Structure
  • The Role of the Compliance Officer
  • Key Compliance Activities and Processes
  • Risk-based Compliance Monitoring
  • Investigating Compliance Breaches
  • Training


Compliance in Practice

  • Compliance Governance
  • Internal and External Relationships
  • Links between Compliance, Culture and Ethics
  • Specific Internal Compliance Control Issues
  • Risk Management


Key Compliance Issues

  • Practical Considerations
  • Compliance Oversight and Internal Controls


Legislation of Relevance to the Compliance Function: Risk Management

  • Understanding where Disputes are most likely to Arise
  • Understanding Regulatory Risk
  • The Risk Management Process: What to remember when designing an effective risk management system?
  • Opportunities and Threats from Risk Management Developments
  • Dealing with Regulatory Issues and Enforcement
  • Why risk management of legislative breach must be included in compliance framework?
  • Key Risk Areas: Financial Crime and Money Laundering, Cyber-crime, Bribery and Corruption, Data Protection Loss
  • Best Practice Risk Management Techniques



Legal Officers and others who perform related functions



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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