This is the highest professional qualification in AML/CFT and other financial crimes prevention and investigation.
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to advancing the professional knowledge, skills and experience of those dedicated to the detection and prevention of money laundering around the world, and to promote the development and implementation of sound anti-money laundering policies and procedures. ACAMS achieves its mission through promoting international standards for the detection and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, educating professionals in private and government organizations about these standards and the strategies and practices required to meet them.
The body further certifies the achievements of its members; and provides networking platforms through which AML/CFT professionals can collaborate with their peers throughout the world.
In particular, ACAMS helps AML professionals with career enhancement through cutting-edge education, certification and training. ACAMS acts as a forum where professionals can exchange strategies and ideas, assists practitioners in developing, implementing and upholding proven, sound AML practices and procedures as well as helps financial and non-financial institutions identify and locate Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS) designated individuals in the rapidly expanding AML field.