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    2020 CMSBA Canada Spring Training Session

    NOTE: CMSBA Members, please sign into the CMSBA website ( to get your code for $75 off the general ticket price.

    It is time for the CMSBA Canada Spring Training Session.

    This year it will be online as a Virtual 3D conference and Video call in!!!

    This half-day training session will give you a chance to learn and find out what is new in the industry, while learning new subjects that will help your business from the comfort of your home! Our online platform will also provide you a chance to network with your peers online.


    Eastern Time Conference Speaker Topic
    1:00 – 1:05 PM Joseph Iuso (CMSBA) Welcome !!!
    1:05 – 1:15 PM Karene Lewis (CMSBA) Membership Update
    1:15 – 1:45 PM Genevieve Clermont (Bank of Canada)     Alin  Charrière (Department of Finance) Bank of Canada /Department of Finance update
    1:45 – 1:55 PM Will Davies (ComplyAdvantage) Event Sponsor Spotlight ComplyAdvantage
    1:55 – 2:00 PM Robert Osbourne (Grant Thornton) Gold Member Spotlight – Navigating the new normal
    2:00 – 2:05 PM Break
    2:05 – 2:15 PM Susan Han (Weirfoulds) Canada’s – Beneficial Ownership update
    2:15 – 2:30 PM  Carinta Mannarelli (CMSBA) Joseph Iuso (CMSBA) CMSBA Update • Cullen Commission • What is British Columbia doing in terms of Beneficial Ownership • What is British Columbia doing regarding MSBs and Survey Regulation • Letter sent to the Prime Minister about Fair Access to Banking and COVID-19 • Survey: Bank of Canada/World Bank impact on remittance due to COVID-19
    2:30 – 2:45 PM Robert Thibault (Ria) The MSB Act in Québec and the Changeover AMF to Revenue-Québec
    2:45 – 2:55 PM Claudius Otegbade (MNP) Event Sponor Spotlight – Reassessing Your Risk as a Result of Covid-19
    2:55 – 3:00 PM Dylan Polfliet (NFP) Gold Member Spotlight – CMSBA Group Insurance – Discount Program
    3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
    3:15 – 4:00 PM Stacey Hopps  (FINTRAC)   François Rochette (FINTRAC)   Marc Lalonde (FINTRAC) FINTRAC Update  
    • FMSB and VC-MSB Registration (and definitions)
    • The status of the implementation of the LVCTR (and modifications to the other forms)
    • An overview of the guidance consultation schedule
    4:00 – 4:50 PM Panel Discussion on New Regulations
    • Moderator: Stephen Brent Sargeant – Bitfinex
    • Robert Osbourne – Grant Thornton
    • Amber Scott – Outlier Compliance Group
    • Pam Draper – Bitvo
    • Peter Morcos, World Remit
    4:50 – 5:00 PM Closing

    The Canadian MSB Association would like to thank Grant Thornton, NFP, MNP, and ComplyAdvantage for sponsoring this training session.

    The event is finished.


    Sep 25 2021


    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


    Canadian MSB Association (CMSBA)


    Canadian MSB Association (CMSBA)