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.


Claim the VAT that's rightfully yours in four simple steps:

1. Register your interest

2. Sign a few simple documents

3. VAT IT processes your claim

4. Receive your refund




Why choose VAT IT 

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.

VAT IT will charge a percentage of the VAT refund if/when it is successful. 


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.

Course details

Dates are currently being finalised. Get in touch to find out more
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AML & Sanctions in Trade Finance: The Importance of Identifying & Managing Compliance Risk

Understand the importance of Compliance Risk in Trade Finance with our Live Online Masterclass
  • This LIVE Session provides an introduction to AML and Sanctions in Trade Finance, and how managing compliance risk is paramount.   It will explore the cost of not being compliant and highlight those potential Red Flags.

    Our LIVE (Live Interactive Virtual Education) courses are a series of short and interactive instructor led sessions, enabling the participant learn from our industry-leading faculty, designed specifically for learning from the office or at home.
    Find out more by contacting learning@euromoney.com

     

     

    AML & Sanctions in Trade Finance: The Importance of Identifying & Managing Compliance Risk (90 Minutes)
    10:30 BST (British Summer Time)
     
    • Nature of compliance risk
      • Money laundering
        • ­ 3 stages
        • ­ Suspicious trade transactions
      •  Sanctions
        •  Nature
        • ­ Global reach - relevance of the currency
        • ­ Dual-use goods
        • ­ Diversion risk


    • Trade finance: introduction and overview

    • Why trade finance carries high compliance risk
    o Trade documentation:
    • ­ The importance and vulnerability of the bill of lading
    o Negotiable instruments
    o Use of third parties
    • ­ Masking the end-user and/or destination

    • Duty of financial organisations

     

             o Cost of non-compliance

     

    • Risk based approach
    o Correspondent banking: ‘gateway to compliance risk’

    o SWIFT message abuse

     

    • Case study: compliance risk assessment of a bill of lading
    • Red flags in trade finance

  • AML & Sanctions in Trade Finance: The Importance of Identifying & Managing Compliance Risk (90 Minutes)
    10:30 BST (British Summer Time)
    • Nature of compliance risk
      • Money laundering
        • ­ 3 stages
        • ­ Suspicious trade transactions
      • Sanctions
        • Nature
        • ­ Global reach - relevance of the currency
        • ­ Dual-use goods
        • ­ Diversion risk


    • Trade finance: introduction and overview

    • Why trade finance carries high compliance risk
    o Trade documentation:
    • ­ The importance and vulnerability of the bill of lading
    o Negotiable instruments
    o Use of third parties
    • ­ Masking the end-user and/or destination

    • Duty of financial organisations

    o Cost of non-compliance

    • Risk based approach
    o Correspondent banking: ‘gateway to compliance risk’

    o SWIFT message abuse

    • Case study: compliance risk assessment of a bill of lading
    • Red flags in trade finance


  • 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 virtually online or as an in-house, tailored learning solution

Instructor

  • Stephen Jones

    Biography

    Stephen Jones is a highly experienced trade finance practitioner with over 40 years of trade finance expertise (35 of which was gained in the corporate banking environment). He has held senior trade positions in Lloyds Bank, NatWest and RBS.Stephen was the first in NatWest Corporate to win, structure and execute a multi-million pound limited recourse receivables finance structure for a new to bank major client. The structure used a syndicate of private insurers to transfer buyer and political risk. This resulted in the successful provision of 3 years trade credit to a buyer in Africa and off balance sheet receivables finance to the exporterDuring his time as Regional Head of International Trade, Stephen overviewed and structured his team’s trade finance submissions to the credit department achieving a 97% credit approval success rate over a 4 year periodStephen continues to work as a trade finance practitioner and consultant advisor handling trade transactions and letters of credit thus enabling him to deliver training material relevant to today’s market.