MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), a BARBRI Professional Association, has entered into an arrangement with BSE Institute in India to deliver the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) credential, membership and training programs to professionals, students and others associated with BSE Institute.
BSE-associated professionals can leverage ACFCS's robust, industry-leading suite of financial crime prevention education and resources to assist in the protection of financial institutions and to enhance individual expertise and knowledge.
This affiliation was jointly established by ACFCS and its exclusive representative in India, Ajcon Consultants P Ltd. Ajcon is a Mumbai-based diversified financial services company providing corporate advisory and business consulting services, headed by Ashok Kumar Ajmera, a well-known chartered account and market expert.
"Financial crime is a global issue that requires global relationships," said ACFCS president Joseph Yerant. "We're very gratified to join forces with BSE Limited and further our relationship with our long-time partner Ajcon to continue providing the highest level of financial crime prevention training, certification and resources to professionals in India."
"This is an important step in expanding the ACFCS presence in India," added Ajmera. "Financial professionals in our region are increasingly interested in the latest and most effective ways to battle the global issue of financial crime. We are excited by our opportunity to play a critical role in furthering their access to education and resources that will help them."
About ACFCS The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), a BARBRI Professional Association, is a worldwide organization for private and public-sector professionals who work in diverse financial crime disciplines, including anti-money laundering, FATCA-tax evasion, FCPA, anti-corruption, fraud, data analytics and cybersecurity, compliance, regulation, enforcement and more. ACFCS awards the Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) certification to qualified candidates who pass a proctored examination offered at authorized testing centers around the world. Professionals in the financial crime field from more than 80 countries and jurisdictions have obtained the CFCS certification.
About BSE Institute Ltd BSE Institute Ltd. (BIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of BSE Limited. BIL conducts a wide range of programs ranging from one-day workshops to two-year full-time post-graduate programs in financial markets. BIL trains over 10,000 participants a year. BIL also conducts certification exams for financial market professionals to enable them to practice their profession in various areas such as cash markets, derivatives, and mutual funds. Every year the organization certifies over 40,000 market professionals.
BIL also conducts specialized workshops for international financial market professionals including those from Asian and African countries to equip them with the knowledge of current market practices, services and regulatory trends. Every year more than 1,000 global professionals attends these workshops.
In addition, BIL conducts collaborative programs with its international partners including organizations such as the Thailand Securities Institute, Australian Trade Commission, Toronto Financial Services Center and the International Financial Center Montreal.