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Compliance Standards

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
4
ECTS credits
Delivered at:
Higher School of Law and Administration
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1, 2 module

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Compliance Standards. Compliance - a set of measures taken to identify, eliminate and prevent violations of Russian and international legislation, to combat corruption, as well as to protect moral and ethical standards
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Compliance Standards. Compliance - a set of measures taken to identify, eliminate and prevent violations of Russian and international legislation, to combat corruption, as well as to protect moral and ethical standards
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Skills and abilities: • to apply legal norms in the fields of preventing and combating money laundering and corruption; • to design and implement AML/CFT and anti-corruption compliance programs in companies and financial institutions; • to conduct due diligence, mitigate the risks of money laundering and corruption, identify suspicious transactions and conduct financial investigations.
  • Students must get knowledge on: • general international legal norms, standards and guidance on preventing and combating money laundering, financing of terrorism and corruption; • the role of international organizations and groups: UN, Council of Europe, OECD, FATF, FSRB’s, Egmont Group; • implementation of international legal norms and standards in national laws and judicial practices; • implementation of AML/CFT and anti-corruption compliance in companies.
  • Students should gain the following competences: • ability to work with information (search, evaluate, use information, necessary for fulfillment of academic and professional tasks, from various sources, including application of the systematic approach); • ability to carry out professional activities in the international environment; • ability to search, analyze, and work with legally relevant information by using the juridical, comparative and other specific methods,
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Transnational Organized Crime, Corruption and International Terrorism – Global Threats for International Peace and Security
  • Money Laundering: The Main Models and Typologies
  • Financing of Terrorism
  • The International AML/CFT System
  • The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) and FATF-style Regional Bodies
  • Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Egmont Group
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Oral survey
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 1st module
  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.7 * Exam + 0.3 * Oral survey
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Oxnevad, I. (2019). Making a Killing: The Cause of Misfire in Counter-Terrorist Financing Regulation. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edssch&AN=edssch.oai%3aescholarship.org%2fark%3a%2f13030%2fqt0js1m843
  • The Applicability of Article 4 of Anti-Corruption Law and the Theory of Tort. (2019). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B1C40121
  • The institutionalisation of public relations in the fight against corruption: the experience of countries of Eastern and Western legal traditions (universal theoretical framework for relevant anti-corruption law of Ukraine): Collective monograph. Vol. 2. Tallinn, Estonia: Izdevniecība ’Baltija Publishing’, 2019. 448 p. (2019). Europe, Europe. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3462724
  • Thomas Kruessmann. (2018). The compliance movement in russia: what is driving it? Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.737265C8

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Bela S. Batayeva, & Vera A. Cherepanova. (2018). Compliance as a Means of Improving Corporate Governance in Russian Companies and Its Development Prospects. Экономика. Налоги. Право, (5), 30. https://doi.org/10.26794/1999-849X-2017-10-5-30-36
  • COVLEA, M. I. (2016). Money Laundering - the Link between International Organised Crime and Global Terrorism. Knowledge Horizons / Orizonturi Ale Cunoasterii, 8(1), 186–191. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=115752200
  • H. D. Gambarov. (2018). Regional Anti-Money Laundering Cooperation in the African Union. Vestnik MGIMO-Universiteta, (3(60)), 126. https://doi.org/10.24833/2071-8160-2018-3-60-126-138
  • Viktor Petrovich Kirilenko, & Georgy Valeryevich Alekseev. (2018). International Integration, Democracy and Information Security of the State. Управленческое Консультирование, (3), 8. https://doi.org/10.22394/1726-1139-2017-3-8-15