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Anti-Money Laundering And Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLA)



*5 SIDC CPE points
*4 FIMM CPD points

ICF Competency Type / Title / Level:
*Foundational Regulatory/ Anti-Money Laundering / Level 2

Learning Outcome:
1. Identify the laws and regulations related to anti-money laundering
2. Recognise the importance of preventing money laundering and terrorism financing activities
3. Outline the processes and procedures to detect and report potential money laundering transactions
4. List down the Dos and Donts for AMLA for financial services industries

Trainer's Profile: Choo Dee Wei

Mr. Choo Dee Wei is currently a partner of Messrs Dee, Netto, Fatimah & Ng. A member of Lincoln’s Inns in the United Kingdom, he was called to the Bar of England and Wales on the 13th of October 2005 after obtaining a Bachelors (LL.B) in Law from University of West England. He was subsequently admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on the 6th of April 2007. He commenced his practice in Malaysia in Messrs Skrine for 2 years before moving to Messrs Lee Hishammudin Allen & Gledhill in 2009, where he practiced for the next 5 years. Thereafter he joined Messrs. CK Hau & Co in 2014 as a partner. In April 2016, he then founded Messrs Dee, Netto, Fatimah & Ng with 3 other partners. Further, he was also the Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Committee (Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee) in 2014/2015 and the Deputy Chairperson of the Pupils Welfare Sub-Committee (National Young Lawyers Committee, Bar Council Malaysia) in 2012/2013. He currently sits as Chairman of the Joint Management Committee of Metropolitan Square Damansara Perdana.

Choo Dee Wei was the Contributing author to the Malaysian Civil Procedure 2013 (the White Book) and the contributing editor to the annotated Suborindate Courts Act 1948. He has written numerous law related articles for various publications Currently he is the co-founder of www.in personam.com, a platform for legal articles dedicated to the public. He continues to write and his articles can be found on his social media in particular via LinkedIn. With over 13 years of experience under his belt, Mr. Choo’s areas of practice include general litigation, contract and commercial law as well as family disputes.

Accreditation: 5 SIDC CPE points & 4 FIMM CPD points Categories: CPE Courses Below RM200 Price: 199.00

  • Downloadable Notes
  • 1.1 Notes
  • General outline of AMLA where salient sections of AMLA are highlighted
  • 2.1 Definition of “Money Laundering” Under AMLA
  • 2.2 To Whom AMLA is Applicable To
  • 2.3 Offence of Money Laundering
  • 2.4 Protection of Informers And Information
  • Quiz 1
  • Process and Procedures imposed by Bank Negara Malaysia
  • 3.1 The guidelines On Anti-Money Laundering,Combating the Financing of Terrorism
  • Quiz 2
  • Obligations and Responsibilities
  • 4.1 Record-Keeping By Reporting Institutions
  • 4.2 Compliance Programme
  • 4.3 Examination Of A Reporting Institution
  • 4.4 Repercussions of Failing To Adhere To Such Obligations And Responsibilities
  • Quiz 3
  • Investigations under AMLA charges
  • 5.1 Investigation By Competent Authority And Enforcement Agencies
  • 5.2 Appointment Of Investigation Officer
  • 5.3 Powers Of Investigating Officer
  • Quiz 4
  • Conclusion of Course
  • 6.1 Conclusion
  • Summative Assessment
  • Final Test
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever