AML Courses 

The Law Society hosts bi-annual AML/CTF seminars around June and November, covering a range of important topics. These seminars include:

  • in-depth discussions on Client Due Diligence and Record Keeping requirements
  • an overview of Money Laundering offences and Suspicious Transaction Reporting (STR) requirements
  • case studies and statistics related to STR
  • legal principles and case law regarding Legal Professional Privilege, 
  • updates on the latest domestic and international AML/CTF developments, including changes to the AMLO and the PDP
  • initiatives undertaken by the LSHK impacting legal professionals and AML/CTF supervisory expectations/feedback 
  • Q&A session on common concerns regarding AML/CTF

Members can sign up for the AML/CTF seminar or other AML-related courses and events, by visiting the Hong Kong Academy of Law website. 

Click here to register.

AML Presentations and Materials 

To access the AML/CTF presentations and materials, please click the link(s) below. 

Date Event Title Document
15 November 2023 Anti-Money Laundering Seminar for Legal Practitioners DoJ - Overview of Legal Privilege and Legal Reporting Requirements
Financial Intelligence and Investigation Bureau - Overview of STRs
Law Soicety of Hong Kong - AML Updates for Law Firms
Narcotics Division, Security Bureau - AMLO requirments & HRA
14 June 2023 Anti-Money Laundering Seminar for Legal Practitioners Law Society of Hong Kong 
Narcotics Division, Security Bureau
Financial Intelligence and Investigation Bureau
21 July 2023 “iAM Smart” and “iAM Smart” Sandbox Programme for Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions  Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
21 November 2022 Proliferation Financing: Risk Management and Mitigation Commerce and Economic Development Bureau