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Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.

The Barbados Chapter is the 298th Chapter of the IIA. The Chapter was officially formed on December 4, 1999 and currently has approximately 100 members, making it the 3rd largest Chapter in the Caribbean. As part of the global IIA membership of more than 170,000 members, the Barbados Chapter provides training and networking opportunities to internal audit professional across Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Our mission is to be the primary professional association in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean dedicated to the promotion and development of the practice of Internal Audit​.

August 2016 AML Seminar


National Risk Assessment on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risks in Barbados: Understanding Your Role

Learn how you can contribute in the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism with the Institute of Internal Auditors Barbados Chapter’s 2-day seminar. After this course, individuals should be in a better position to understand their role, consider what measures to implement that would help identify the areas in the organization that are most vulnerable to these risks and what measures to put in place that would help reduce the impact and likelihood of this threat.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand the basis of a National Risk Assessment
  • Gain an insight into the responsibilities of those charge with governance
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Compliance Function
  • Understanding what goes into an effective AML compliance program
  • All you need to know about filing Suspicious Activity Reports with the Financial Intelligence Unit
  • Understand the role of the independent internal auditor in assessing the AML compliance function
  • Gain an insight into the impact of AML compliance: Regulatory, Self-regulatory and Caribbean perspective
Further details can be found at: AML Seminar Advertising.pdf
A detailed schedule can be seen here: Schedule of Activities - AML Seminar.pdf

Registration is available online at the following link: Register Me!

Payment is required in advance. Please make cheques payable to IIA Barbados Chapter and can be delivered to Eric Small, President, c/o Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union, Belmont Road, St. Michael

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