ACFCS Expands International Presence
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Posted by: ACFCS
ACFCS Expands International Presence; Signs Partnership Agreement with Ajcon Consultants in India, Deploys Resource to Serve Australia, New Zealand Markets
Mar. 2, 2017 - MIAMI -- The Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), a BARBRI Professional Association, has taken two major strides in extending its global reach and ability to offer industry-leading financial crime prevention training and certification resources to organizations worldwide.
The company has signed an agreement with Ajcon Consultants Pvt. Ltd., under which Ajcon will market and promote the value and relevance of ACFCS' portfolio to financial professionals in India. Ajcon is a Mumbai-based diversified financial services company providing corporate advisory and business consulting services. The company is headed by Ashok Kumar Ajmera, a well-known chartered account and market expert with 40 years of experience, who leads a team of distinguished financial experts.
Additionally, ACFCS has signed financial crime expert Ron Janjua to represent ACFCS in Australia and New Zealand. Janjua, an international lawyer, is a multi-faceted professional who has served in a variety of professional and educational roles. Janjua is a Barrister and Solicitor in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and Solicitor in the States of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Consequently, he offers substantial expertise in these jurisdictions and has represented clients in international legal matters including corporate, business, tax, land, and energy. Janjua is also a lecturer at Griffiths University in Queensland.
ACFCS continues to grow its reputation and presence internationally. Last year, the company announced its presence in the English-speaking Caribbean territories, and signed several partnership agreements in Canada and South America.
"Financial crime is a global issue that we have to work together to fight, recognizing that there are no borders in how criminals see the world," said ACFCS Executive Director Garry Clement, CAMS, CFE, CFCS. "It is our privilege to partner with reputable individuals and organizations to further the ACFCS charter of providing the highest level of financial crime prevention training, certification and resources to professionals around the globe."
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 prevention disciplines, including anti-money laundering, FATCA-tax evasion, FCPA-corruption, fraud, data analytics and security, 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 financial crime prevention from more than 50 nations have already obtained the CFCS certification.