Rakis Christoforou who is the first Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Cyprus to be Accredited in Business Valuation (AVB) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) presented the members of the Cyprus International Businesses Association with a very interesting lecture on “THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON AML – ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING, FATCA – FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT and CRS – COMMON REPORTING STANDARD” on 29th March 2016 at the Bank of Cyprus, Cultural Centre in Limassol. This event was very well attend and everyone present was informed of the different compliance procedures from the new EU Directives, which have either been put into force or shall be put into force in the near future.
Rakis Christoforou is the Managing Director of Global AML Services Ltd which specialises in Anti-Money Laundering services, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Financial Forensic Investigations. He is the first Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Cyprus to be Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He is a member of a number of professional associations including the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC), the UK Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).