Аплицирај за семинарот  

Basic information

Location: Hotel Holiday Inn - Skopje (Milenium 1)
Duration: 10:00 – 17:00h
Deadline for applications: until 29 Octomber 2018      

Contact: +389 2 312 55 00, +389 70 355 656 

The fee for participating in the training is 5,900 MKD
For the second participant from the same institution, 80% of the price is paid.

NOTE: full members of ABIT pay only 50% of the fee.



The main purpose of the seminar is to introduce participants to the basics and differences of ALM and CTF, theoretical and practical, the trends of global financial regulation development, the connection between compliance and ALM and CTF. Participants will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the best international practices in line with the requirements at the local level, identifying high-risk customers and proper monitoring and detection of suspicious transactions.


Target group 

The seminar is intended for all institutions: banks, insurance companies, private and public companies and organizations that directly or indirectly work with harmonized operations and all interested parties who have or wish to establish this function. Especially for middle to senior AML, CTF and Compliance officers in banks and financial institutions, supervisors, internal auditors, branch managers, high-level specialists.


MODULE 1: AML & CFT in Germany
Stephan A. Vitzthum, Chief Compliance Officer,
iCCO Institute for Compliance in Corporations and Organizations

MODULE 2: AML & CFT in Croatia
Goran Sirovec   
SIGO Consulting, Owner, consultancy services on AML/CFT

Maja Andreevska-Blazevska, MA, Stopanska Banka AD Skopje

MODULE 4: New regulation for AML & CFT in Macedonia
Iskra Ivanovska Stojanovska, National Bank from Republic of Macedonia

Certification and language 

At the end of the training, each participant receives a specialist certificate.

The training is conducted in English and Macedonian.

Our experts (lecturers) 


Stephan A. Vitzthum,
Chief Compliance Officer,
iCCO Institute for Compliance in Corporations and Organizations

Mr Vitzthum has completed his education at University of Augsburg, Munich, Augsburg, Bavaria. 

His working experience starting at KPMG Deutschland as a senior manager Audit Financial Services for 14 years. From April 2014 till he has been appointed at TARGO Commercial Finance as a Chief Compliance Officer. And From April till now he is Chief Compliance Officer, iCCO Institute for Compliance in Corporations and Organizations.

Experienced Chief Compliance Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Financial Services, Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance Management, Corporate Finance, and Banking. Strong compliance professional with a Diplomkaufmann focused in Economics from Universität Augsburg.

Goran Sirovec
SIGO Consulting
Owner, consultancy services on AML/CFT

Mr Sirovec has graduated at the Zagreb University at Faculty of Economics. Post-graduate study at the Faculty of Law (“Fiscal system and fiscal policy”). After academic studies he has completed one-year-study at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.
He has started to work like a Senior Adviser in Ministry of Finance – Tax Administration and its main responsibilities were negotiations for conclusion of international tax treaties, coordination with regional tax offices, expert advices for taxpayers. On that position he has worked for 5 years. After that he has appointed for Deputy Head оф FIU Croatia, and his main responsibilities were management of department, international FIU cooperation, Egmont group/Moneyval relations, cooperation with law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, legislation harmonization.
From 2006 to 2017 he was Senior AML Compliance Manager Eastern Europe at Western Union Croatia. Following personal career development, starting from 2018 opens his oun consulting compani, SIGO Consulting for consultancy services on AML/CFT.
Expertise in AML/CFT field, including wide professional network in Eastern Europe. Professional background consisting from working in governmental sector and multinational money transfer company.

Maja Maja Andreevska-Blazevska, CCO, CAMO
Director of the Sector for compliance of the bank's operations with the regulations
National Bank of Greece NBG  (Stopanska Banka AD Skopje)

Maja is an accomplished Manager and experienced Compliance Officer in regulation and Banking industry, after more than 13 years in this field, seeking new challenges.
Maja‘s experience includes working as an Compliance, AML & CFT, FATCA, Corporate Governance, Ethics, Code of Conduct, Training and development, Contact point–Supervisory Authorities, Personal data protection, Excellent command of MS Office, FATF, Whistleblowing / Anti-fraud / Anti-bribery. Maja is a lecturer and head of a specialist module of Certified Compliance Specialist (subjects - Compliance, AML & CFT, KYC, Whistleblowing…) on Academy of Banking and Information Technology – Skopje, Macedonia.

Dr. Iskra Ivanovska Stojanovska
Senior Supervisor, On-site Supervision Department
National Bank from Republic of Macedonia

Iskra I. Stojanovska, has completed her master 's education at Ethnikon kai Kapodistriakon Panepistimion Athinon. PhD studies in Law she completed at the Faculty of Law at “St. Cyril and Methodius” University-Skopje.
Iskra has working experience more than 10 years at AML supervisor in the Supervison Depatment in the National Bank of the R. Macedonia, and CoE/Moneyval evaluator for money laundering and terrorist financing prevention. 

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