Curso de especialización en Compliance

Programa de corte transversal, cuyo objetivo principal es dotar a los alumnos de los mecanismos necesarios para entender y poner en práctica el cumplimiento normativo, en su sentido más amplio, pero con especial dedicación en el cumplimiento normativo penal o corporate compliance.

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Master's Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Corporate Compliance 3.0
Course title

Master’s Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Corporate Compliance 3.0

Academic area

Law and Political Science

Duration

300 hours

Credits

60 ECTS

format

On-site / online

Language

Spanish

Student profile 

Lawyers, law graduates and other professional profiles who wish to specialise in the field of regulatory compliance.

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from October 2022 to July 2023

Academic Calendar

Certified programme, led by a team of Compliance experts.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Why study the Master’s Degree (Lifelong Learning) in Corporate Compliance 3.0?

Compliance is becoming increasingly essential for institutions and companies, motivated, among other factors, by new regulations and the assimilation of the tremendous advantages of implementing a good Compliance system.
This master’s degree aims to provide current and future professionals with the necessary tools in the field of Regulatory Compliance, delving into innovative fields such as cybersecurity and blockchain.
 

2. Teaching staff

Teaching staff of prestigious professionals with proven teaching and professional experience.

3. Employability

The average employment rate for those who have completed postgraduate studies at CEU is 95.8% (AQU 2020 Survey).

4. Career opportunities

Professional profiles related to the role of Compliance Officer, ranging from the design, implementation and oversight of a global Compliance, Risk or Criminal Prevention System, to evaluation, both in the public and private sector, including but not limited to roles of external/internal Compliance Advisor, (Chief) Compliance Officer, Risk Analyst, Compliance Programme Auditor, AML/CFT Technician, Risk Manager, etc.

Thanks to our collaborations with various professional Compliance bodies, students have the chance to take part in professional work placements.

5. Information resources

The Library Service is designed to support study and research with the primary objective of meeting students’ educational and scientific needs. It has ample opening hours, even on weekends, with the best IT facilities.

UAO CEU also offers a large digital repository containing open-access publications derived from the teaching, research and institutional activities carried out by the university’s teaching staff, students and alumni.

 

 

Syllabus

Module 1: Corporate Compliance (30 ECTS) 

  • Introduction, definition and scope of Compliance 
  • National and international legal framework and short history of compliance 
  • Culture of compliance, governance and corporate social responsibility. Self-regulation. 
  • Risk management systems. Implementation of models according to certifiable standards. 
  • Roles and responsibilities of the compliance officer. 
  • Criminal liability of legal persons 
  • Projects for the implementation and adaptation of compliance systems 
  • Free competition and Compliance 
  • Money laundering and terrorist financing 
  • Protection of personal data in organisations 
  • Behaviour with consumers and users 
  • Industrial and intellectual property 
  • Compliance and public procurement 
  • Internal complaint and investigation channels 
  • Compliance and labour law 
  • Monitoring and supervision of the Compliance function 
  • Communication, awareness-raising, training and sensitisation 
  • Crisis management and corporate communication. 
  • Procedural treatment of compliance, evidentiary activity, digital evidence and expertise. 

  

Module 2: Case Studies and Professional Approaches to Compliance (5 ECTS) 

  • Scenario analysis 
  • Career opportunities in Compliance 
  • Presentation of associations and meeting and working forums

  
Module 3: Compliance and cybersecurity (15 ECTS) (in collaboration with Deloitte Legal) 

  • Relationship between compliance and cybersecurity 
  • Cybercrime and corporate criminal liability 
  • Crisis management 
  • Security breaches in cyber response and other reporting to the regulator 
  • Interrelated fraud in the cyber environment 
  • General aspects of cybercrime 
  • Cybercrime: modalities of commission; differential technical and legal aspects; case studies and impacts on the organisation 
  • The new unified cybersecurity code: a new challenge for internal corporate regulation 
  • Dora regulation: digital operational resilience for financial institutions 
  • Compliance 4.0: towards multidisciplinary cyber risk management 
  • Regulatory obligations for service providers in the cyber field 

Module 4: Compliance and blockchain technology (10 ECTS) (in collaboration with Deloitte Legal) 

  • Blockchain technology, Bitcoin, Ethereum 
  • Digital identity. Signature, identification, certificates 
  • Blockchain and commercial law 
  • Smart contracts 
  • Blockchain and procedural law. Civil procedure: legal aspects 
  • Tokenisation of real estate assets 
  • Digital Assets I. Tokenisation of assets: legal aspects 
  • Digital Assets II. Regulation 
  • A new world for compliance 
  • Governance and related risks 
  • Data protection regulations applied to blockchain - GDPR 
  • Regulatory compliance for the tokenisation of financial assets  

Teaching staff

TEACHING STAFF

Director and academic coordinator

Ariadna Torrijos. Commercial lawyer. Director and coordinator of the Master’s Degree. Head of the Governance, Risk & Compliance Department at Alter Domus (Spain). Doctorand in Legal Liability at the University of León.

Teachers

  • José Benítez Delgado. Criminal Lawyer. Director of the Corporate Compliance Department at BCFCONSULTORS. Member of REDFLAG. Former Vice-President of the Board of Directors of COMPCAT.
  • Jaume Cladellas Rojals. Director of Compliance and Internal Control at SERVIHABITAT. Member of the IOC Steering Committee.
  • Juan Carlos Gavarrete Álvarez. Director of the Cybersecurity & Governance, Risk & Compliance technical office at Govertis – Telefónica Cybersecurity Tech. Teaching collaborator at universities
  • Patricia García Pérez. Manager in CSR Institutional Relations, Communication and Sustainability at Abertis Infraestructuras.
  • Alba Pérez González. Chief Auditor of Compliance, Criminal Compliance and Anti-Bribery Management Systems at AENOR.
  • María Tornos de Gispert. Partner at Tornos, Defensa & Compliance Penal, Compliance Officer of Palau de la Música Catalana and 1st Vice-President of COMPCAT.
  • Juan Antonio Frago Amada. Economic crime prosecutor on leave of absence. Partner and head of the Criminal Law Department at Frago & Suárez. PhD in Law from ICADE, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Member of the Advisory Board of the review “La Ley-Compliance Penal” by the Wolters Kluwer Group.
  • Jordi Sot Ball-llosera. Partner and Head of the Criminal Compliance Department at TODA & NEL-LO.
  • Pedro Hinojo González. Deputy Director of the Information Society with the CNMC Competition Directorate. State Economist. Doctorand at Alcalá University.
  • África Pinillos Lorenzan. Head of Supervision at SEPBLAC.
  • David Molina Moya. Director and senior lawyer in the Digital & IP Department at BDO.
  • Esther Lorente Fernández. Lawyer. Territorial Delegate of OCU in Catalonia.
  • Vicente Navarro Martínez. CEO of ATEA CORPORATE COMPLIANCE, S.L. Teaching collaborator at universities.
  • Mª Concepción Campos Acuña. PhD in Law. Professional Public Officer and Local Government Secretary, Senior level. Co-director of the Localis Network. Teaching collaborator at universities. Member of the Advisory Board of the review “La Ley-Compliance Penal” by the Wolters Kluwer Group.
  • Óscar Bertrán Rocabert. Partner in the Tax Department at Cuatrecasas. Expert in Tax Compliance. Teaching collaborator at universities.
  • Juan Cuenca Márquez. Senior associate in the M&A and Commercial Law Department of Roca Junyent, specialising in the adoption of good corporate governance measures within the framework of the implementation of legal compliance management systems.
  • Rafael Sánchez Sevilla. Criminal Lawyer and Compliance Consultant. Partner at Prime Legal Abogados. 2nd Vice-President of RED FLAG.
  • Enrique Madrid-Dávila Rico. Private investigator. Compliance consultant, member of the Board of Directors of COMPCAT. Legal expert in the area of compliance. Member of the Board of Directors of APEJUC. President of RED FLAG.
  • Sergi Aranda Morejudo. Partner in charge of PwC’s Forensic Department in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Aragón and Andorra.
  • Pilar Baltar Fillol. Senior associate in the labour department of RocaJunyent. Member of the board of RED FLAG. Member of the AIJA labour committee. Teaching collaborator at universities.
  • Javier Viaño García. Partner and Consultant at ADD Work Systems S.L. and 2nd Vice-President of the Board of Directors of COMPCAT.
  • José Manuel Velasco. Leader of the Coaching Department and Communication Executive of LLYC Spain and Latin America. Former President of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
  • José María Torras Coll. Judge at the Provincial Court of Barcelona. Teaching collaborator at various universities.
  • Xavier Abel Lluch. PhD in Law from the University of Barcelona, Magistrate of the Barcelona Court of First Instance. Teaching collaborator at several universities.
  • Juan Cuenca Márquez. Senior associate in the M&A and Commercial Law Department of Roca Junyent, specialising in the adoption of good corporate governance measures within the framework of the implementation of legal compliance management.
  • Jordi Azofra Lluch. Specialist in Strategy, Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance. Director at PwC. Teaching collaborator at several universities.
  • Marta del Coto Ibarra. Senior Consultant at Iterlegis Legal Staffing Solutions, S.L. Commercial Lawyer with more than 15 years of experience.
  • Rodrigo González Ruiz. Partner in the Digital Law Department at Deloitte Legal.
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Collaborators

Abat Oliba CEU University has a close relationship with companies and institutions in the sector. These include:

 

Fees and scholarships

TOTAL AMOUNT

On-site students: €8,775*
Online students (via streaming): €8,235*

*Price valid for the 2022–2023 academic year.

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    In 3 instalments.

 

  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing. This also entitles students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Other financing agreements

    With Banco Santander, CaixaBank, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This also entitles students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Cancel your place after reservation

    Students have until 30 June to cancel their reserved place. This way, you can book your place now and be free to cancel if your circumstances change*
    *Deadline for cancelling subject to changes in the official enrolment calendar

SCHOLARSHIPS

Members of the Association of Compliance Professionals (Cumplen) will receive a 15% discount on the total amount.

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and Further University Studies
Bellesguard 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 253 72 03
master@uao.es

Quality and regulation

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Lawyers, law graduates and other professional profiles who wish to specialise in the field of regulatory compliance.

OBJECTIVES OF THE MASTER’S

Certified programme, led by a team of Compliance experts. This Master’s Degree has been designed to provide the necessary tools to professionals who hope to tackle the major challenges faced by those responsible in the field of Regulatory Compliance. This innovative Master’s Degree not only covers the latest updates in Compliance, but also includes the innovative fields of Cybersecurity and Blockchain technology.

Thanks to our collaborations with various professional Compliance bodies, students have the chance to take part in professional work placements.
 

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