Canada Focus: Compliance Strategies in a Time of Rapid Change

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  • When: August 26, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET
  • Level: All

Canadian AML professionals are grappling with the dual challenges of complex compliance matters and a rapidly changing regulatory environment – everything from combatting human trafficking to implementing new regulations on banking MSBs and PEP oversight. This expert panel analyzes the significant changes in the Canadian AML regulatory landscape while providing practical guidance on methods for mastering complicated compliance demands.

Learning Objectives

  • Adjusting CDD, data collection and transaction monitoring to new customer identification procedures
  • Updating customer review and investigation policies to comply with upcoming expansion of PEP oversight rules
  • Analyzing common human trafficking typologies to improve detection and review of red flags

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Officers
  • Senior Management
  • Relationship Managers
  • Onboarding Personnel


  • North America
  • Global
  • Bank

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Kieran Beer
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS

  • Chief Analyst and Director of Editorial Content


Kieran Beer is chief analyst and director of editorial content with responsibility for ACAMS, ACAMS Today and content for many ACAMS conferences and other programs.

Prior to joining ACAMS in 2006, he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, an award winning investment and financial planning magazine, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Kieran has been a financial journalist for more than 25 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor. He subsequently served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal Market Monitor, and editor at the American Banker.

Kieran speaks regularly at industry conferences, has appeared on CNBC and Sky News, and has been heard on WBBR and NPR. He writes two columns on anti-financial crime issues and is the host of “Financial Crime Matters,” a podcast series, as well ACAMS videocasts on YouTube


Bernard Gagne
  • Bernard Gagne

  • Manager, Compliance Relations and Support
  • Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

Barry MacKillop
  • Barry MacKillop

  • Deputy Director of Operations, Intelligence and Compliance
  • Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

Vladimir Shatiryan
  • Vladimir Shatiryan

  • Associate
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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