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- LLM 106
Taught by: Professor Robert Munro, PhD
Laundering Legislation : Global
Anti-Money Laundering provides an in-depth comparative study
of U.S. and foreign national legal responses and international
responses to the problems of money laundering, economic
crime, cyber-sabotage and terrorism.
A comparative survey of major countries, i.e., United
States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, is undertaken.
Issues include the history of financial crimes and
their regulation, methods of money laundering, the interaction
of organized crime groups and economic crime, the uses and
abuses of offshore financial centers, cyber-sabotage, the
U.S. law of money laundering and asset forfeiture with particular
focus on the recent USA Patriot Act and international configurations.
Thus, the course is an analysis of the international
regulation of money movements.
The student also learns the increasing role that
the tax counsel plays in compliance, due diligence investigations
and the consequent civil and criminal liabilities and ethical
course is taught by Professor Dr. Robert J. Munro.
He is the co-author of the five-volume treatise,
Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and International Financial
Crimes and the three-volume treatise, Cyber crime and Security.
Dr. Munro is the Co-Director of the Center for International
Financial Crimes Studies of the Fredric Levin College of
Law of the University of Florida.
Besides the final examination, this course uses common
law case examination, complex case studies, individual assignments
and a research course paper.
The purpose of the anti-money laundering course is
to gain an understanding of, and insight into, the most
current issues in anti-money laundering techniques and the
development of superior research and writing techniques.
To obtain familiarity with the use of advanced research,
legislative tracking and current trends in anti-money laundering,
and to recognize this where it occurs.
To gain expertise in conducting directed research
projects in library, consular, and on-line venues.
To achieve improved professional analysis, organization,
and writing skills through the medium of the course.
To reconcile theses advances with, and achieve a
deeper understanding of anti-money laundering course through
each student’s worldview.
The student will understand the use and import of
anti-money laundering issues in legal cases, legislation
and texts and will recognize trends in light of current
cultural and legal events.
Each student will demonstrate Lexis, RIA, CCH and
other library research competency by generating research
and tracking global legislation, gaining an understanding
of the various domestic laws, general principles, and common
State practices that govern or regulate the anti-money laundering
This course will involve weekly on-line instruction
pursuant to current program specifications.
EVALUATION OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Grades will be determined through a combination of
factors, as follows:
exam – 60%; review of legislation and case
law – 20%; review of Westlaw/Lexis/RIA/CCH/internet,
periodical review and book research for weekly assignments–
online to you.
RECOMMENDED REFERENCE MATERIAL
See syllabus below.
Grades will not be available until three weeks after
the last day of exams and will be mailed to you by the University
Registrar at your
address of record.
(Please notify the Registrar’s Office of any
should not request their grades prior to this time from
the professor, faculty members, or Law School staff.
is a online seminar course and, attendance at the weekly
online sessions is mandatory.
Should a student show a pattern
of missing weekly online discussion with the professor,
this may be reported to the Associate Dean and may be taken
into consideration in the student’s grade.
Students are expected to demonstrate high standards
of ethics in their dealing with each other, their relationships
with the professor, faculty, and staff members, and in their
approach to the study of law.
An incomplete grade “I” may not be given
for this course, except for serious physical
illness, extreme emergencies, or for other similar reasons.
Students have a duty to inform the professor of such
problems when they
press of academic requirements is not a sufficient excuse.
Regulations concerning the administration of incomplete
grades appear in the University catalogue.
A higher standard
may be expected of work when an “I” is requested.
Teaching should also be a learning
experience, and the professor is willing to entertain comments
and suggestions from Directed Research participants.
While the Law School typically supplies a written
evaluation form at the end of the course allowing (anonymous)
comments on content and teaching style, the professor more
properly values criticism from known
Online Course Requirements for AAFM Financial Board Certification:
Chartered Wealth Manager - Take LLM 131, and LLM200
Chartered Trust & Estate Planner - Take: LLM111 and
Chartered Portfolio Manager - Take LLM 222
Chartered Risk Manager - Take LLM106 and 110
- Chartered Asset Manager - Take LLM 104 and LLM 105
- Chartered Market Analyst - Take LLM 333 (Must of Masters
Degree, JD or CPA)
- Registered Financial Specialist - LLM 101 and LLM 102