The International Compliance Association (ICA) is launching a new professional qualification for financial crime prevention practitioners. Fraud and financial crime cost the industry billions of pound a year and the increase in and varieties of fraud continue to challenge financial services professionals the world over. Success in managing this constantly evolving risk involves a strategic approach and the importance of having the right knowledge and skills cannot be underestimated. This new Diploma is truly international. It combines worldwide best practice with jurisdiction specific materials. It fuses useful knowledge and practical skills within an academic discipline, providing a learning experience that is second to none.
Bill Howarth, Chief Executive of the International Compliance Association, commented:
âFinancial crime is a key threat for industry and regulatory authorities alike. Having knowledgeable, fully trained staff who understand the risks is essential. This new Diploma is a great opportunity for individuals to learn how to manage these business risks whilst developing their individual career paths."