Compliance, Legislative & Regulatory Standards

[In-person] Updated Requirement on AML and Code of Conduct



Participants will learn practical examples to avoid getting into trouble with regulators on AML and Code of Conduct issues


By the end of this course, participants will:

• Be able to understand the latest AML regulatory development
• Be able to understand the best practices and tools
• Learn about recent enforcement cases


1. SFC proposed amendments to AML/CFT guidelines
2. Tools to assist with KYC/CDD procedures (e.g. World-Check, OFAC)
3. Best practices relating to documentation, record keeping, periodic review
4. Mobile on-boarding
5. Examples of disciplinary issues

Code of Conduct
1. Updates impacting disclosure of benefits and independence
2. Employee dealing – definition and best practices
3. Examples of disciplinary issues

1. Overview of the suitability and client agreement requirements
2. Amendments to the Professional Investor Rules
3. Examples of litigation relating to proper risk disclosures

Who should attend

1. Licensed persons
2. Compliance Officers

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This course has already been approved as an eligible course of the Financial Incentive Scheme for Professional Training (“the Scheme”) under the Pilot Programme to Enhance Talent Training for the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (“the Pilot Programme”). The Scheme aims to enhance the competency and professionalism of in-service practitioners within the asset and wealth management sector and to assist other practitioners within the financial services industry in acquiring the knowledge and skills required for entering the sector. Eligible applicants will be subsidised 80% of the course fees by the HKSAR Government upon satisfactory completion of the courses approved by Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, subject to a ceiling of HK$15,000. Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute is appointed as the implementation agent of the Pilot Programme. Regarding the details of eligible criteria and application procedures, please refer to the dedicated web-site of the Pilot Programme (

Speaker/Course Instructor

Monty YUEN
Mr. Monty Yuen, holder of B. Comm. and LLM, has over twenty years of experience in different capacities in the financial industry and is currently a senior compliance manager of a financial institution. He also obtained various industry recognised designations including CFP, PFP, CIM, FCSI and CAMS.

Prior to joining the financial industry, he was a manager of the Enforcement Division of the Securities & Futures Commission. Prior to that, Mr. Yuen was a senior inspector with the Royal Hong Kong Police Force.


Date & Time
Monday, 27 Nov 2023 (6:30PM - 9:30PM)
HKSI Institute, 17/F, Cambridge House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00