ACAMS國際制裁合規師(CGSS)備試課程 - 香港大學專業進修學院: Finance and Compliance課程


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Examination Preparatory Programme for ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS)

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Start Date
22 Oct 2022 (Sat)
12 hours
Course Fee
HK$3900 per programme
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Deadline on 31 Aug 2022 (Wed)

Certified Global Sanctions Specialist equips an organization’s workforce with a credential that represents a serious commitment to compliance with sanctions, in a world of increasingly complex laws, regulations, and policies. CGSS is global, allowing multinational institutions to strategically and uniformly apply the same program for all global employees.

Become CGSS-certified and demonstrate to regulators a strong commitment to compliance in sanctions. CGSS enables organizations to tap into the diverse, international global network of ACAMS, the world’s largest membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of financial crime prevention professionals.


This course is collaborated with Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).


About the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

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ACAMS is established in 2001 and is the largest international membership organization that provides protection for organizations in the rapidly changing and increasingly complex field of anti-money laundering (AML). The organization provides resources for financial institutions and related businesses that enable them to train, identify and locate specialists in money laundering control policies, procedures & regulations. ACAMS has over 80,000 members in 180 countries and offers extensive resources that help them achieve superior job performance and career advancement.

The mission of ACAMS:

  • To develop AML and anti-financial crime professions via Certifications
  • To build up a comprehensive and transparent anti-money laundering capability system for institutions
  • Committed to the study of international standards for anti-money laundering and anti-financial crimes
  • To build up an international and domestic interactive platform to cooperate, promote and share international experience.

The programme can help students to:

  • Understand the restrictive measures imposed by sanctions, their purpose, and how they are introduced.
  • Clear and analytical approach when faced with restrictive measures imposed by sanctions.
  • Knowledgeable on organizations that issue and enforce sanctions, and individuals, countries and entities that are subject to sanctions.
  • Detailed understanding of the risks of non-compliance.
  • Knowledge to embed sanctions compliance into risk assessment and compliance programs, and training.
  • Identify common methods that sanctioned targets use to evade sanctions.
  • Differentiate between AML risk and sanctions risk.
  • Perform sanctions due diligence to ensure that the institution is not conducting business with sanctioned parties.


The programme structure follows the exam syllabus plus practical real cases sharing from the lecturers. The programme consists of one module and the syllabus is as follows. It comprises 12 contact hours with lectures.


  • Governance and Enforcement
  • Sanctions Evasion Techniques
  • Sanctions Due Diligence
  • Sanctions Screening
  • Sanctions Investigations and Asset Freezing




Mr. SK Lee
Mr. SK Lee

SK Lee is currently the Chief Compliance Officer of RD Wallet Technologies Limited, which is a fintech company providing innovative solutions for payments amongst local and overseas corporate customers.  He is also acting as a Consultant in ZA International.

Before taking up the current roles, he was the Senior Executive in Business Development focusing on the Greater Bay Area, and the Head of Financial Crime Compliance in Hang Seng Bank Limited during 2014 to 2020.  He also spent 9 years in Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited performing various compliance roles and the last position was the Head of Compliance in Retail Clients.  During 1996 to 2006, SK worked in the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in both Banking Supervision and Banking Policy Departments.

SK is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified AML Professional (CAMLP), and a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (MHKSI).  He also holds Master degrees in law (LLM, Common Law, CUHK), in banking (MSc Banking, CityU) and Asian Studies (MA, HKU), and Bachelor degrees in Public & Social Administration (BA(Hons) PSA, CityU) and law (LLB, MMU UK).

Application Code 2050-2545NW Apply Online Now
Start Date 15 Oct 2022 (Sat)
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October 2022 Schedule


Lecture Date Time Delivery mode
1 22 October 2022 (Sat) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online
2 29 October 2022 (Sat) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Online
Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$3900 per programme

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Enrolment Method
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1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres. 
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