ACAMS 5th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference - Canada

Oct 31, 2017 ‐ Nov 1, 2017


With a focus on Canadian AML/CFT compliance challenges for both public and private sectors, the ACAMS 5th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference – Canada is a can’t-miss event for AML and financial crime professionals. This conference will bring together the brightest minds across business lines for a two-day in-depth look at tech innovations, cybercrime, sanctions violations, human trafficking, risk assessments, trade-based money laundering and other AML-related issues.

Join us for this year’s intensive training sessions and walk away with the latest tools to tackle emerging risk vulnerabilities and overcome your institution’s day-to-day regulatory compliance challenges.

Standard: $595.00

Sessions

Welcome RemarksWelcome Remarks

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Welcome Remarks

Oct 31, 2017 8:30am ‐ Oct 31, 2017 8:40am

Identification: G1

Speaker(s):

Keynote Address: It's All About the Money

Oct 31, 2017 8:40am ‐ Oct 31, 2017 9:10am

Identification: G2

Speaker(s):

Regulatory Roundtable: Reviewing Evolving Compliance Expectations, Trends and Requirements

Oct 31, 2017 9:10am ‐ Oct 31, 2017 10:25am

Identification: G3

  • Catching up on key concerns for Canada’s regulators, including upcoming policy changes
  • Examining what’s to come from the Parliamentary Committee review
  • Assessing potential changes in regulation or federal law to detail future regulatory risks associated with marijuana-related businesses

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Erin Feeney, Director, Culture and Conduct Risk Division, OSFI
  • Carrie Hagerman, Relationships and Guidance Manager, FINTRAC
  • Derek Ramm, Vice President, MT>Play, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
  • Annette Ryan, General Director, Financial Sector Policy Branch, Department of Finance Canada

Maintaining an Effective Risk Management and Risk Assessment Framework

Oct 31, 2017 10:55am ‐ Oct 31, 2017 12:10pm

Identification: C1

  • Understanding FATF and other government guidance on the “risk-based approach” and how it impacts any AML/CFT or related obligations
  • Developing the elements needed to create a comprehensive risk assessment and the accompanying effect on policies and procedures
  • Addressing how risk management practices in 2017 can hinder financial inclusion and overall access to the financial sector

Speaker(s):

Enhancing Current Beneficial Ownership Identification Practices to Meet Regulatory Standards

Oct 31, 2017 1:25pm ‐ Oct 31, 2017 2:40pm

Identification: C3

  • Clarifying best practices for onboarding, including verifying information received from customers
  • Creating AML policies and procedures that ensure you meet your compliance obligations
  • Examining the growing global consensus for transparency standards around beneficial ownership in Canadian, US and EU jurisdictional requirements

Speaker(s):
  • Milo Barutciski, Partner & Co-Chair, International Trade & Investment, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS
  • Lilly Di Felice, AVP, Global Head of AML Policy, Training and Governance, TD Bank
  • Josée Nadeau, Co-Founder, McDonell-Nadeau Consultants

Incorporating Tax Evasion Management and Compliance Strategies into Your AML Framework

Oct 31, 2017 3:10pm ‐ Oct 31, 2017 4:25pm

Identification: G4

  • Understanding the convergence of AML/KYC and tax transparency requirements under the Common Reporting Standard for automatic information exchange
  • Formalising best practices to investigate and resolve alerts indicating potential tax evasion
  • Analysing recent cases to identify avoidable errors and establish tax oversight best practices

Speaker(s):

Closing Remarks Day OneClosing Remarks Day One

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Closing Remarks Day One

Oct 31, 2017 4:25pm ‐ Oct 31, 2017 4:30pm

Identification: G5

Speaker(s):
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS

Opening Remarks and ACAMS Award Ceremony

Nov 1, 2017 8:25am ‐ Nov 1, 2017 8:40am

Identification: G6

Speaker(s):
  • Kieran Beer, CAMS, Director of Editorial Content, ACAMS

Keynote Address: Project Protect

Nov 1, 2017 8:40am ‐ Nov 1, 2017 9:10am

Identification: G7

Speaker(s):
  • Lepa Jankovic, CAMS, Sensitive and International Investigations, National Division, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Countering Terrorism’s Evolving Funding Patterns and Techniques

Nov 1, 2017 9:10am ‐ Nov 1, 2017 10:25am

Identification: G8

  • Identifying emerging trends in terror funding to elevate your counter-terrorism finance program
  • Understanding how FINTRAC and law enforcement utilise financial intelligence to disrupt and combat terrorist financing
  • Detailing the rise of emerging terrorist threats, including autonomous cells and lone wolves
  • Monitoring transactions for links to high-risk jurisdictions and businesses for potential terrorist ties

Moderator(s):
  • John Shoemaker, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer, Great-West Life Assurance
Speaker(s):
  • Ryan Hendy, Manager, Terrorist Financing and Threats Unit, FINTRAC
  • Ronald O. Marcell, Assistant Attaché, Homeland Security Investigations
  • Brittany McBain, Officer in Charge Toronto West Detachment, Serious & Organized Crime, RCMP
  • Marwan Zogheib, Officer in Charge Toronto West Detachment, Serious & Organized Crime, RCMP
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