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AFSA NOTICE № AFSA-T-NB-2021-0001 ON THE REQUIREMENTS TO THE AML TRAINING COURSES FOR THE RELEVANT PERSONS AND RECOGNISED AML TRAINING CENTRES

AFSA NOTICE № AFSA-T-NB-2021-0001

ON THE REQUIREMENTS TO THE AML TRAINING COURSES FOR THE RELEVANT PERSONS AND RECOGNISED AML TRAINING CENTRES

THE ASTANA FINANCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY (the “AFSA”) HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT:

1. In the purpose of improving the level of training and awareness of the Relevant Persons in the field of Anti-Money Laundering and Counteracting the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT), the AFSA declares the followings:

  1. a) The requirements to the AML training courses for the Relevant Persons:
  2. • Study of the requirements of the National legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of AML/CFT;
  3. • Study of the requirements of the International Standards in the field of AML/CFT;
  4. • Study of the procedures of the Internal Control systems in the field of AML/CFT;
  5. • Passing exams or tests for confirming the control of knowledge in the field of AML/CFT.
  6. b) The List of recognised organisations which meet with the requirements to the AML training courses imposed by AFSA:
  7. • ADA Consulting Ltd. (AIFC Participant)
  8. • Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan
  9. • JSC “Financial Academy”
  10. • Training centre “Qazaq profi”
  11. • Training centre “Zerde”
  12. • The accredited professional organisation of accountants "FIRST"
  13. • LLP “Academy Compliance”
  14. c) AFSA recognises the ACAMS certificates (www.acams.org)

2. This Notice comes into effect on the date of its issue