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

  • Director of Editorial Content and Editor-in-Chief


Mr. Beer has been the editor-in-chief and editorial director for ACAMS since January 2007. Prior to that he was executive editor of Bloomberg Wealth Manager, a trade magazine for financial advisers to wealthy individuals, and he also served as a staff writer for Bloomberg Markets Magazine. Mr. Beer has been a financial journalist for more than 20 years, beginning his career at Institutional Investor, where he worked as a reporter and editor in the newsletter division and was a contributor to Institutional Investor magazine. He served as editor-in-chief of The Bond Buyer, founding editor of Thomson Municipal News/The Bond Buyer Wire and as the editor of the American Banker. Mr. Beer writes a column and periodically reports on money laundering and bank compliance. He has served as a panelist and moderator at industry conferences and appeared on CNN, CNBC, WCBS and spoken on NPR and Bloomberg radio (WBBR).


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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