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Tuesday
Welcome Remarks
08:30am - 08:40am Eastern - October 31, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session

Tuesday
Keynote Address: It's All About the Money
08:40am - 09:10am Eastern - October 31, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session

Tuesday
Regulatory Roundtable: Reviewing Evolving Compliance Expectations, Trends and Requirements
09:10am - 10:25am Eastern - October 31, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session
  • 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

Tuesday
  • 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

Tuesday
  • 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

Tuesday
  • 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

Tuesday
Closing Remarks Day One
04:25pm - 04:30pm Eastern - October 31, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session

Wednesday
Opening Remarks and ACAMS Award Ceremony
08:25am - 08:40am Eastern - November 1, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session

Wednesday
Keynote Address: Project Protect
08:40am - 09:10am Eastern - November 1, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session

Wednesday
Countering Terrorism’s Evolving Funding Patterns and Techniques
09:10am - 10:25am Eastern - November 1, 2017 | Room: Toronto Ballroom
Track: General Session
  • 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