Personae Non Gratae: Canada Cracks Down on Financial Criminals
The Canadian financial system is experiencing a reckoning. The people have had enough of international organized crime groups using their real estate market and casinos to launder illicit funds. The Canadian government has in turn stepped up its anti-money laundering game big time and is particularly holding Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions accountable for their possible role in, or willful blindness of, the rampant money laundering occurring in their industries.
Join us for a look at Canada’s fight against financial crime as we discuss initiatives like the ongoing Cullen Commission in British Columbia, as well as FINTRAC’s ongoing public-private partnerships such as Project Protect and Project ATHENA.