Anti-Money Laundering

Course Description

The Salt Compliance Anti-Money Laundering course trains reporting entities and their representatives to understand their obligations and provides a general understanding of the risks related to money-laundering and terrorism financing. Some sources estimate that over $1.5 trillion is laundered worldwide every year. Of that amount, it is estimated that $200 billion is laundered in the Asia-Pacific region alone.

We explain how to adopt an AML program, conduct Know-Your-Customer procedures and to provide reports to Australia’s anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC.

The intent of this course is to provide a general understanding of money-laundering and terrorism-financing risks, and give specific understanding of the various legislative obligations imposed by the Act.

Who is this training for?

The course should be completed by all employees of reporting entities (including those involved in compliance and risk management functions) that offer services such as:

  • providing bank account-related services
  • making loans
  • exchanging currencies
  • issuing debit and stored value cards
  • issuing securities and derivatives
  • stockbroking

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to money laundering
  • Module 2: The risk of money laundering
  • Module 3: KYC obligations
  • Module 4: Monitoring and reporting obligations
  • Module 5: Terrorist financing

Anti-Bribery and Corruption (non-jurisdictional)

Course Description

Globally, governments are looking at ways of reducing the prevalence of bribery and corruption in business dealings through increasingly serious laws and regulations. The number of foreign corruption cases and the severity of the penalties are likely to keep increasing.

This course explains bribery and corruption in simple and understandable terms. We look at the Australian legislation and what is happening internationally. Examples are used from recent news headlines and local cases to emphasise the importance of compliance and reinforce lessons learned through scenarios presented throughout the program.

Who is this training for?

This course is recommended for those who run the risk of being on the receiving end of bribery in both the public and private sectors.

The training is pitched at two levels: the basic modules cater to all employees while the management-only modules cover the in-depth knowledge.

A further non-compulsory module teaches staff on how to deal with officials in other countries.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Soliciting and receiving bribes
  • Module 3: Working with overseas countries
  • Module 4: Advanced bribery and corruption

Anti-Bribery and Corruption

Course Description

Globally, governments are looking at ways of reducing the prevalence of bribery and corruption in business dealings through increasingly serious laws and regulations. The number of foreign corruption cases and the severity of the penalties are likely to keep increasing.

This course explains bribery and corruption in simple and understandable terms. We look at the Australian legislation and what is happening internationally. Examples are used from recent news headlines and local cases to emphasise the importance of compliance and reinforce lessons learned through scenarios presented throughout the program.

Who is this training for?

This course is recommended for those who run the risk of being on the receiving end of bribery in both the public and private sectors.

The training is pitched at two levels: the basic modules cater to all employees while the management-only modules cover the in-depth knowledge.

A further non-compulsory module teaches staff on how to deal with officials in other countries.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Soliciting and receiving bribes
  • Module 3: Working with overseas countries
  • Module 4: Advanced bribery and corruption

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Course Description

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a law effective from 1 January 2020 that enhances consumer privacy rights. To comply with these new requirements, employees from any company that collects personal data from California residents, does business in California and meets the revenue or data collection thresholds must know how to act on their legal obligations.

Scenarios and case studies appear throughout the lessons, helping to place the training into a vivid practical context. The course contains a fresh look and feel that is intended to maximize learners’ active engagement throughout the training, without distracting them from the key concepts.

This two-module course covers what the scope of the CCPA is, categories of personal data affected and your obligations in relation to the six consumer rights that underpin the legislation.

Who is this training for?

The training is suitable for staff at any level of an organization that comes in contact with private information or could be at risk of breaching California privacy laws.

It is designed to cater for a diverse audience and all levels of staff, addressing all of the legal content in plain language.

For more information on other GRC Solutions’ privacy training resources:

Australia

Privacy – Covering the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles

Privacy for Schools – Covering the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles as they apply to schools

Health Privacy – Health businesses collect and maintain sensitive personal information

Australia – Financial Services

Financial Services Privacy Training – covering the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles

Credit Reporting – covering the Credit Reporting Act

Health Privacy

New Zealand

Privacy – New Zealand – covering privacy in New Zealand under the 2020 updates to the law

Europe

General Data Protection Regulation – covering the GDPR – which has global implications

Singapore

Data Protection Singapore – covering the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and also the implications of the GDPR

Malaysia

Data Protection Malaysia – covering the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 and also the implications of the GDPR

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • Module 2: Consumer Rights

Compliance and Control Attestation

Course Description

“Come to terms with all of your organisation’s compliance requirements.”

Identifying your compliance requirements

Every organisation faces a range of internal and external compliance risks. This final course in the Protecht suite of risk management courses considers how to identify the risk of compliance breaches and apply appropriate controls, from reporting to workflow escalation.

Compliance programs can be defined as a series of questions that employees respond to on a periodic basis to ensure compliance with relevant obligations, controls, contractual requirements, policies and procedures.

The breadth of compliance issues that organisations are liable to brush up against can be daunting. This course explores what goes into a compliance program: how to build libraries of internal and external compliance requirements; prepare for and report on them; notify the relevant people and take appropriate action.

Who is this training for?

Everyone in the workplace – including compliance and risk managers, senior management or other employees – has a role to play in addressing their organisation’s and their own compliance requirements.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Defining compliance
  • Module 2: Compliance inputs
  • Module 3: Compliance processes
  • Module 4: Compliance outputs

Complaints Handling

Course Description

  • Why we have a structured complaints-handling process
  • What we mean by a “complaint”
  • Who can make a complaint
  • Dealing with complaints
  • The complaints process
  • Timeframes for dealing with complaints
  • The feedback loop
  • Unresolved complaints and the role of the EDR Scheme

Competition and Consumer Protection for Universities – Australia

Course Description

This course has been tailored specially for Australian universities. It is legally comprehensive and gives practical tips on how to avoid hefty penalties and personal liability that come with breaching the Competition and Consumer Act – all explained using plain English.

Universities operate in a highly competitive market for the supply of tertiary education services to full and part-fee paying students, and students are likely to have enforceable consumer protection and other rights under the CCA.

Universities also compete for students on non-price factors and have customers through their ordinary commercial operations. The Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) applies to universities’ business activities such as dealing with suppliers, research partners and food retailers among others. The CCA also prohibits universities from engaging in anti-competitive conduct and conduct which is unfair or unconscionable.

Who is this training for?

It is important that University staff understand the requirements of the CCA and how it applies in the unique University environment.

Course Outline

  • Module 1:Introducing competition law
  • Module 2:Anti-competitive behaviour
  • Module 3:Advanced anti-competitive behaviour (part 1)
  • Module 4:Advanced anti-competitive behaviour (part 2)
  • Module 5:Product liability
  • Module 6:Advertising

Commercial Practices and Acquisitions – New Zealand

Course Description

The Salt Compliance Commercial Practices and Acquisitions course identifies the common areas where organisations and individuals often go wrong. The course is legally comprehensive and gives practical tips on how to avoid hefty penalties and personal liability that come with breaching these laws – all explained in plain English and easy terms.

The Commerce Act and the laws it imposes affects every facet of your business and at all levels – from the sales and marketing teams to suppliers or distributors. The purpose of this course is to create awareness among your members of staff on how to identify and reduce the risk of breaching these laws.

The Commerce Act is the primary piece of legislation in New Zealand governing competition law. Its principal goal is to promote competition in New Zealand markets by prohibiting certain business practices that are anti-competitive. The Act addresses restrictive trade practices and business acquisitions, provides for authorisations and clearances, and allows for the imposition of price control in various markets.

Who should do this training?

Anyone who is involved in decision making in business transactions and senior management.

Course Outline

This course is a component of the Trade Practices suite, which can also include Fair Trading and Consumer Guarantees

  • Module 1: Restrictive trade practices

Code of Conduct Training

Course Description

What are the values and standards that every employee must comply with in the course of their work?

This one-module training course aims to cover the basic principles that commonly apply to codes of conduct, drawing on scenarios and engaging graphics to bring the topics to life.

From making ethical decisions at work based on respect, integrity and professionalism to exploring workplace health and safety standards, the protection of company property, the rules relating to gifts, benefits and conflicts of interest, and the handling of technology and personal information — this course highlights illegal and prohibited behaviours while identifying ways of working to which we can all aspire.

Who should do this training?

This training is suitable for all employees and job levels.

Customisable

We specialise in quickly and economically customising our off-the-shelf courses to suit the requirements of individual businesses. We can produce a version of Code of Conduct Training that aligns with your specific policies and regulatory compliance obligations.

Duration

The course should take learners around 15 minutes to complete. It is also suitable to roll out as microlearning.

“A code of conduct embodies the values of an organisation.”

Course Outline

  • Define what a code of conduct is
  • Explain the standards for workplace behaviour, health and safety
  • Describe the obligations with respect to property and fraud
  • Highlight the rules in relation to gifts, benefits and conflicts of interest
  • Identify considerations for cybersecurity and personal information

Child Protection – Australia

Course Description

Every child must be respected, cared for and kept safe at all times. While there are broad underlying principles for child protection, they are enforced by a range of different state, federal and international laws.

This course provides an overview of current child protection regulations in Australia. It explains who is responsible for child protection, who regulates it and what legal obligations are currently in place.

Who is this training for?

This course is recommended for staff who may be in contact with children as part of their day-to-day work, such as floor staff, security guards and council staff. It is also applicable for those involved with children as part of their business.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction to child protection
  • Module 2: Identifying child abuse
  • Module 3: Mandatory reporting
  • Module 4: Child protection in leadership (managers and recruiters)