HACAdemy

What is the HACAdemy ?

The HACAdemy is the newly business line developed by HACA Partners, an approved auditing firm (“Cabinet de revision agréé”), which offers services in the following matters: Internal Audit, External Audit, Regulatory & Compliance, Risk Management and Consulting.

The HACAdemy's objective is to support HACA Partners' clients and other business partners to develop skills, competencies and expertise.

The HACAdemy leverages on HACA Partners experts to facilitate tailor-made trainings in line with their core business.

Why choose the HACAdemy ?

Content and format of the trainings could be adapted according to your objectives and needs.


Case studies are designed to apply the theory.


Experienced experts from HACA Partners team (averaging more than 10 years of experience) facilitate the trainings.


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          Do you have special requests ?  

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Our training library (tailored to your needs)

Training catalogue

As required by Article 46 of the CSSF Regulation 12-02, as amended and by Article 4(2) of the Law of November 12th, 2004 on the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, professionals are required to participate to special ongoing training programmes to be informed of new developments, including information on techniques, methods and trends in money laundering and terrorist financing. 

The aim of the AML/CTF Training is to help professionals to recognise operations which may be related to money laundering or terrorist financing and to instruct them as to how to proceed in such cases. 

Content

The AML/CTF training focuses on the main following themes:

  • AML/CTF key concepts 
  • AML/CTF regulatory framework
  • AML/CTF applicable sanctions
  • Risk-based approach
  • AML/CTF main obligations
  • ML/TF Risk Assessment
  • Customer Due Diligences
  • Internal organization 
  • Cooperation with the authorities

quizz will be also part of the training.

Main Facilitators

Saïd Hadji

Managing Partner

Marc Bussutil

Partner

Raquel Tchaptchet

Manager

Format

  • Language: French and English
  • Duration: 2 hours 
  • Location: your/our premises or via video-conference 
  • Price: from 1,500 EUR (may vary to your expectations) 
  • Certification: Attendance training certificate

This training aims to provide the professionals with an understanding of:

  • The Market Abuse regulation
  • The threats faced by regulated entities
  • The internal control framework to be implemented

Content

The Market Abuse training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Key concepts: Inside Information/Insider Dealing/Market Manipulation
  • Market Abuse internal control framework (including the personal transactions)
  • Market Abuse suspicious transaction and order reporting (STOR)
  • CSSF supervision

Main Facilitators

Saïd Hadji

Managing Partner

Cyril Cayez

Managing Partner

Raquel Tchaptchet

Manager

Format

Language: French and English

Duration: 2 hours 

Location: your/our premises or via video-conference 

Price: from 1,500 EUR (may vary to your expectations) 

Certification: Attendance training certificate

The Investment Fund Managers Risk Management (UCITS and AIFs) training will covert the following :

  • The fundamentals of risk management
  • The principles of governance and the role of each stakeholders
  • The risk management framework
  • The identification and monitoring of different risks
  • The internal control framework
  • The approach to create a risk matrix
  • Key concerns for a Risk Management function under AIFMD
  • Investment compliance and Investment Process
  • Interplay between valuation and risk management function
  • Liquidity risk 
  • Sustainability risk and interplay with ESG team

Content

The risk management training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Key concepts
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Risk Management system
  • Risks identification
  • Risks assessment 
  • Risks matrix
  • Risks monitoring
  • Liquidity risk and Liquidity stress-testing (“LST”)
  • Investment compliance
  • Leverage and global exposure measurement

Main Facilitators

Cyril Cayez

Managing Partner

Samuel Clerc

Director

Format

  • Language: French and English
  • Duration: 8 hours 
  • Location: HACA Partners premises (on-site lunch)
  • Price: 750 EUR per participant  (min. 5 – max. 12)
  • Certification: Attendance training certificate

This training aims to provide the professionals with an understanding of:

  • The fundamentals of sustainable finance and “ESG”
  • Key Principles of SFDR Regulation (EU) 2019/2088
  • Key Principles of Taxonomy Regulation (EU) 2020/852 
  • Key Principles of Benchmark Regulations (EU) 2020/1816, 2020/1817, 2020/1818
  • The identification and definition of related concepts;
  • Recent developments and update of regulatory aspects

Content

The ESG training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Key concepts
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Taxonomy global analysis 

Main Facilitators

Cyril Cayez

Managing Partner

Coraline Mabilat

Manager - ESG Coordinator

Clarisse Ivañez-Biessy

Senior Auditor

Format

Language: French and English

Duration: 4 hours 

Location: HACA Partners premises

Price: 375 EUR per participant  (min. 5 – max. 12)

Certification: Attendance training certificate

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) includes provisions on staff awareness and accountability. The objective of this training is to provide professionals with an understanding of the critical GDPR requirements.

After taking the GDPR training, the participants should also be able to make sound business judgement as regards to data processing.

Content

The GDPR training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Regulatory framework
  • Key definitions
  • Key principles
  • Key actors and their roles
  • The data subjects’ rights
  • The data controller’s and processor’s responsibilities
  • The register of processing activities
  • The concepts of data protection by design and by default
  • The definition of a data breach and the actions that need to be taken in case of a data breach
  • Liabilities and sanctions
  • Examples of sanctions by the different national supervisory authorities

Main Facilitators

Saïd Hadji

Managing Partner

Cyril Cayez

Managing Partner

Laurence Ponchaut

Senior Manager

Format

Language: French and English

Duration: 2 hours 

Location: HACA Partners premises

Price: 200 EUR per participant (min. 5 – max. 12)

Certification: Attendance training certificate

This training aims to provide the professionals with an understanding of:

  • What is a consolidation and when it has to be performed
  • Explain the term “control” and identify whether it exists or not in various business combinations
  • Prepare consolidated accounts for a basic group of companies with goodwill, fair value adjustments, non-controlling interest, and other consolidation adjustments.

 

Content

The training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Introduction to consolidated financial statements (with key definitions)
  • Consolidation principle and methods
  • Process of consolidation
  • Elimination of intercompany balance
  • Elimination of investments
  • Non-controlling interest
  • Goodwill
  • Foreign currency translation of financial statements
  • Differed tax
  • Fair value adjustment
  • Presentation and content of financial statements

Main Facilitators

Ibra Ndiaye

Partner

Coraline Mabilat

Manager - ESG Coordinator

Format

Language: French and English

Duration:  16 hours

Location: HACA Partners premises

Price: 900 EUR per participant  (min. 5 – max. 12)

Certification: Attendance training certificate

This training aims to provide the professionals with an understanding of:

  • The regulatory requirements of the delegated / outsourced activities for regulated entities
  • The impacts of the regulatory requirements in terms of oversight
  • The internal control framework to be implemented (e.g. initial due diligences / on-going monitoring).

Content

The oversight of delegated / outsourced activities training focuses on the main following themes:

  • Regulatory framework 
  • Internal governance requirements (e.g. oversight and outsourcing policy, multi-year plan, outsourcing register)
  • Obligation to draw up a contract
  • Initial due diligence measures (i.e. list of common criteria / specific criteria) 
  • Ongoing monitoring (e.g. key performance indicators, one-site visit, periodic due diligences)
  • Escalation process
  • Reporting

Main Facilitators

Saïd Hadji

Managing Partner

Marc Bussutil

Partner

Vincent Kraske

Senior Manager

Format

Language: French and English

Duration: 4 hours 

Location: HACA Partners premises

Price: 375 EUR per participant (min. 5 – max. 12)

Certification: Attendance training certificate