ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets

Course Summary

This course explores the specific financial crime risk factors involved in key customer types such as funds and exchanges and compares the susceptibility of major financial markets products, such as derivatives and foreign exchange.You will also learn more about the importance of the CDD process in mitigating these risks.

This qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.


ICA Specialist Certificates are designed for anyone wanting focused yet accessible knowledge in specific areas of risk.They are suitable either for those working in the first and second lines of defence looking to certify existing specialist areas of knowledge, or for those looking to increase their professional agility by learning about new areas of risk.


Topics to be covered include:

  • Regulatory environment, risks and impacts on the world of corporate banking and financial markets
  • Market abuse, fraud and manipulation, tax evasion, sanctions risk
  • Risk exposure and specific customer typologies
  • Financial markets products and their susceptibility to financial crime
  • The CDD process

This course is offered by International Compliance Association Commercial Services (ICA’s approved training provider) and comprises self-study at home through the online learning platform for 1-3 months.

At the end of the course you will be assessed by means of a one hour multiple choice exam that is taken online.

The course is specifically designed to be detailed yet accessible. Prior subject matter knowledge will be useful but is not essential. To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required.

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a student member of the ICA. The fee for ICA Student Membership is £30 payable to ICA and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services (view the list of membership services and benefits).

The course fee is £615.00 and you enrol directly online through ICACS.

During the enrolment process you will need to include the code GTA19 in the “Add comments to your order” section of the online enrolment.

The course fee includes a printable certificate once you have completed the course.

Course Benefits

You will gain a practical understanding of the regulatory environment relevant to global banking and markets as well as a wide overview of the practical risks in compliance associated with these institutions and markets and how you can implement strategies to combat the risk related thereto.

Tutor Profile

The International Compliance Association (ICA) is a professional membership and awarding body. They are the leading global provider of professional, certificated qualifications in anti money laundering; governance, risk and compliance and financial crime prevention.

Being a member of the ICA, a global community, is a mark of prestige and shows that you have reached a standard of excellence in your professional career.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 0
  • Course Cost: £615.00
  • Course Length: Online self-study for 1-3 months.Commence this training at any time.


This course is Specialist and is designed for anyone wanting detailed, yet accessible, knowledge in niche areas.

You must be an ICA member to join this course – apply for ICA membership here

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