AML Hot Topic Updates: Cryptocurrencies and Cannabis

  • When: Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Where: Toronto, Canada
  • Venue: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    123 Queen Street West
    Toronto, ON, M5H 2M9
    Canada

Join us for two in-depth sessions with our financial crime experts for insights and answers around two of the most pressing issues facing AML professionals in Canada today.

Session A: AML Challenges in the Cryptosphere
Join this session for practical advice on managing and mitigating unique compliance risks posed by cryptocurrencies. Seasoned AML experts will dive into:

  • Designing and implementing a virtual currency AML policy
  • Creating and maintaining a wholesome AML and risk management framework to operate in a sane virtual currency ecosystem
  • Understanding and meeting compliance expectations for banking virtual currency exchangers

Instructor: Joseph A. Mari, CAMS

Session B: Pot of Gold? Managing the Risks of Banking Cannabis-Related Businesses
This session will focus on identifying, analyzing and overcoming the challenges of banking marijuana related businesses. Our panel of experts will provide practical guidance on:

  • Identifying key points in the new Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, such as the establishment of classes of registration including selling, transporting, distributing, delivering, testing, producing and advertising of cannabis
  • Understanding what cannabis legalization means for cross-border transactions with the U.S. and other nations
  • Creating an adaptable MRB risk model should regulatory changes occur

Instructor: Jacqueline Shinfield

The agenda, program and speakers will be announced shortly. For more information about the event, or to reserve your seat, please contact salesrequests@acams.org.

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