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VAT on Virtual and Online Programmes

VAT is applicable on virtual programmes to delegates attending from the UK*. If participating from the EU, a valid VAT number is required to ensure VAT will not be charged under the reverse charge mechanism. VAT is not applicable to attendees from all other countries.
*For virtual courses ran through our Asia office, VAT may be applicable to HK and Singapore residents only. Find out more by contacting


Claiming Back Your VAT

All attendees of a London based course incur VAT as a part of the cost of attendance.

Euromoney Learning have partnered with VAT IT to allow you the unique opportunity to recoup the VAT incurred.

Using VAT IT's extensive experience and simple sign-up and refund process, every invoice can be turned into cash for your business.

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VAT IT have spent two decades identifying, researching and perfecting the foreign VAT Reclaim process and built the best back end technology in the industry. By partnering with Euromoney Learning, we can provide you with a fast and effective way to reclaim your VAT which helps reduce the cost of your training.

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Can I claim back the VAT myself?

You can claim back VAT directly from the UK Tax Authority (HMRC) by completing the following form. 
For European clients, please refer to form VAT 65
All other clients, please refer to form VAT 65A.


You may also be able to claim back your VAT against courses taking place outside of the UK, and we would recommend contacting VAT IT, our specialist partner, to discuss how to do this.

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Programme

Master best practice in modern, executive-level compliance risk management
    • Discuss and debate the roles and responsibilities of the CCO with like-minded peers
    • Understand how compliance fits into the organisation and corporate governance structure
    • Understand behavioural compliance and how to implement effectively in your organisation
    • Learn how to use various tools and methods to develop and use the best risk metrics
    • Update your knowledge of the latest global regulations
    • Learn how to motivate and retain the right people
    • Gain guidance in how to address internal political as well as practical challenges in establishing an effective compliance function and executing the CCO role
    • Improve your ability to communicate and report effectively as a CCO


    Day 1

    Setting The Stage: Compliance Culture and Risk Culture
    Compliance in the Risk and Corporate Governance Spectrum: appropriate alignment of the compliance function in the organization’s strategy setting process and corporate governance structure. It All Begins With Why: an investigation into the development of a corporate compliance culture built upon the emerging field of behavioral finance and behavioral compliance; introduction to the neuroscience that underlies behavior in a compliance environment.
    • End to End: Development of the appropriate rubrics in building and managing an effective end to end Compliance
    • Programme Case Study 1: Misalignments and the escalation of inappropriate compliance systems
    • The Appropriate Use of Metrics and their Effective Communication for Issue Spotting, Escalation, and Resolution
    • Kicking the Tires: Internal, Pre-emptive Compliance Stress Testing

    Day 2


    Where Do I Fit In: Compliance and its effective management through understanding the intricate areas of risk management:
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Liquidity Risk Management
    • Credit Risk Management
    • Operational Risk Management
    • Compliance Risk Management
    • Legal Risk Management
    • Market and Portfolio Risk Management

    Reporting What Matters: designing effective meetings and structures across the business lines and the control functions to obtain the appropriate data and information for an effective compliance department to function
    • Research in the Areas of Compliance and Risk Management
    • Developing an Effective Compliance and Risk Training Programme: design and implementation of a detailed and effective
    • Training Needs Analysis and Training Plan
    • Developing an Effective Compliance Risk Assessment Matrix: design and implementation of a detailed and effective
    • Compliance Risk Assessment Matrix

    Compliance and Risk Simulation: application of concepts through a multi-tiered compliance and risk simulation including role playing, break outs, data, negotiation, and resolution

    Day 3

    Deep Dive: Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting Terror Financing
    The morning will be devoted to the development of an effective anti-money laundering programme and its implementation and management in a financial services institution.


    The exercise is conducted by a step by step methodology that includes the organizational risk profile; management risk appetite and tolerance, the client onboarding process; effective KYC and KYI methodologies, developing monitoring and surveillance systems and reporting; appropriate reporting and escalation; scenario testing; and decision making.
    • Understanding the Business to Understand Compliance
    • Staffing: What Makes for An Effective Compliance Officer: skill sets; qualities; and experience
    • Best Practices in the Management of the Compliance Function
    • Emerging Compliance Issues Around the Globe
    • Compliance Resources and Tools

    It’s the Stress that Will Kill You: Stressing Testing and the interconnecedness of Compliance and Risk across the organization

    Day 4

    AntiMoney Laundering and AntiTerrorism Financing Compliance
    • Current situation and required tasks in the context of international antimony laundering regulation
    • Current regulatory requirements regarding international antimony laundering
    • Best practice in antimony laundering in leading international banks
    • On boarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) programs
    • Account monitoring
    • US sanctions programs
    • Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) background and history
    • SAR regulatory requirements
    • SAR within the AML/CTF framework
    • The SAR program and process: policies and procedures
    • Risk and control assessment
    • Case studies in money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Feedback and process improvements

    Day 5

    AntiBribery and Anticorruption (ABAC) and Various other compliance initiatives

    • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act and the growing number of international corruption
    • regulations
    • Bribery in business transactions
    • Illegal or corrupt payments to government officials
    • Applicability of the Act
    • What does a corrupt act means under FCPA
    • Who is governed under the antibribery provisions?
    • How to shield your organization from corrupt practices

    Concluding Remarks
  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme


  • Maurice Ewing


    Maurice (“Tony”) Ewing is a pioneer in digital transformation and the risk management and governance of digital investments. He has extensive, practical experience in both executive management and consulting, and an educational background from Princeton, MIT and Stanford. Tony has advised over $5 billion in investment, venture and financial technology initiatives, including the establishment of the world’s largest digital bank in China. He has lead several successful digital transformations and financial innovation initiatives as a C-suite executive and board member of a publicly listed (banking) institution. For example, as a CRO, Tony recruited, trained and led the data science team that developed the world’s first, bank account-linked, mobile payments and lending eco-system, later adopted and emulated by tech giants such as Google, Tencent (WeChat) and Alibaba. Since that time, he has led numerous projects related to risk managing digital-related strategies spanning 4 continents, including several for some of the largest banks in Africa, Asia and Europe. Insofar as training, Tony has designed, developed and delivered over 300 board- and executive-level courses around the globe: all of which offer high level decision makers insights regarding how to navigate the opportunities and risks of strategic undertakings. Prior to entering the banking and consulting world, Tony taught executive-MBAs in the Kellogg-HKUST business school in Hong Kong. He currently lectures within the Executive Education programme of Churchill College, Cambridge. A regular business writer and blogger, Tony has been a columnist for Forbes, The Harvard Business Review, Inc Magazine, Business Insider and CEO Magazine. His articles have received more than 7 million views and he has over 2 million followers on social media. Tony holds a PhD and MA in behavioral economics and neuroscience from Princeton, an MSc certification in financial technology from MIT and received his undergraduate education at Stanford andNorthwestern Universities.


London Marriott Hotel County Hall

The course will take place the London Marriott County Hall. The map attached details some of our most frequently used venues.