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(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22852; 23008; 22899; 23009)
Academic office (master):
Manager Anna Gorbunova
(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22275)
Manager Inna Fedchenko
(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22738)
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The Faculty of Law was one of the first faculties created in the Higher School of Economics. Economic and legal disciplines, new innovative courses, fundamental law disciplines and narrowly specialized courses are all equally important for the Faculty of Law. The Faculty's strength is the curriculum's focus on the practical, which perpares its graduates to successfully meet the demands of the labour market.
Level of study: Master
The global system of international legal regulation on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism is barely 25 years old, but about 200 countries in the world now have AML/CFT legislation, which is largely derived from international agreements, such as the UN Conventions of Vienna and Palermo and FATF Standards. The common core of AML/CFT measures uses not only the criminal law, but also the regulation of relevant businesses and professions in order to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism at every stage. Lawyers, working in government agencies, banks, financial institutions, as well as advocates and notaries should have knowledge of international and national legal regulation of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism, understand the role of global regulation and national specific. Russia is an important part of the international AML/CFT system, member of FATF, EAG, MONEYVAL, Egmont Group.
Due to the efforts of the UN and the OECD international system of combating corruption gradually formed. Not only public but also private sector is more and more involved in this process. During last 8 years Russia has enacted legislation to implement provisions of UN and OECD conventions.
The main objective of the proposed course is to familiarize students with norms of international law, norms of Russian and foreign laws in the fields of countering money laundering, financing of terrorism and corruption. They will also receive practical skills required for implementation AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Compliance in companies and financial institutions. The target audience is both students of the Faculty of Law of the HSE (specialists and bachelors) and foreign exchange students.
International Legal Regulation on Countering Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and Corruption (PDF, 276 Кб)
In-class hours 28
Total hours 114
Prof. Dr. Eduard Ivanov has a solid academic background and many years of practical experience in combating money laundering, financing of terrorism and corruption. In 2005, Eduard Ivanov defended his thesis for a grade of Doctor of Legal Sciences at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The subject of the doctoral thesis was “The System of International Legal Regulation of Combating Money Laundering”. He was for more than ten years a full professor for international law and deputy dean of the Faculty of Law at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE). He also was a visiting professor at the University of Muenster (Germany), and the University DIREITO GV in São Paulo (Brazil). Eduard Ivanov was also a chair of the Law Schools Global League’s Study Group on Combating Corruption. In the years 2013 and 2014, the Group conducted comparative research on anti-corruption laws and legal practices in Brazil, Germany, India, Italy, Russia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Turkey.
From 2002–08, Eduard Ivanov served as a head of various departments in Rosfinmonitoring (Russian FIU) and was responsible for financial investigations on money laundering and financing of terrorism and for development the international cooperation. From 2005–08 he was as co-chair of the Working Group on Typologies in the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and member of the FATF Working Group on Typologies.
Besides of teaching at the academic institutions, since 2002 Eduard Ivanov also provided trainings for compliance officers of leading Russian and foreign banks and companies on the topics of anti-corruption and AML/CFT compliance.