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    The Legal and Practical Guide to AML, Compliance & Risk Management for Financial Institutions

    This Osgoode Professional Development program will provide a robust practical understanding of useful techniques to apply when tackling complex AML compliance issues. Attendees will be able to network and learn from a multidisciplinary faculty of experts and emerge from the program with increased confidence and a repertoire of real-world strategies and tactics to navigate current challenges and emerging trends with key distinctions by sector. Some of the learning points:
    • Why AML compliance is a priority in regulated industries, with a summary of key AML legal requirements that you need to focus on and important changes
    • Key differences for financial institutions vs. other reporting entities, with distinctions by cross-sector
    • How to manage the complex concept of accounts, and understanding its importance for Canadian financial institutions
    • Best practices in matching know-your-client (KYC) and customer identification (ID) requirements
    • Techniques for dealing with shifting AML compliance laws and obligations
    • Impact of recent updates to key beneficial ownership considerations
    • How to overcome key issues in monitoring and testing
    • Practical strategies for navigating FINTRAC exams and penalties, including a practical walk-through of an exam and post-exam penalty
    • “Lessons learned” from recent clean-up efforts that became public, including essential considerations and tactics for developing a game plan and a wrap-up plan
    • How to evaluate the risks of non-compliance
    Program Chairs
    • Amber D. Scott, MBA, CIPPC, CBP, CAMS, Founder, CEO & Chief AML Ninja, Outlier Solutions Inc. aka Outlier Compliance Group
    • Ted Wilby, Senior Counsel, BMO Financial Group
    Keynote Speaker
    • Dwayne King, CAMS-FCI, CAMS, CFCS, CFE, CBP, Senior Manager, Grant Thornton LLP
    • Jason Beitchman, Rayman Beitchman LLP
    • Charlene Cieslik, CAMS, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer & Chief Privacy Officer, Coinsquare
    • Lisa Cinelli, LLB, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief AML Officer, Equitable Bank
    • Karen Creen, CAMLO, Sr. Compliance Manager, Bank of China Toronto Branch
    • Eugenio (Gene) DiMira, CAMS-Audit, Head of Global Compliance, AML/ATF Program, Manulife
    • Stephen Ebanks-Hermanson, MBA, CAMS, Director, AML/ATF and Sanctions, Scotiabank, Audit Department
    • Guillaume Giguère, Manager, Examinations, Compliance, FINTRAC
    • Eric Hansen, CAMS, Senior Risk Specialist, CaseWare RCM, and Member, Transparency International
    • Éric Lachapelle, M.Sc, CPA-CGA, CAMS, CRCP, CFA, Partner & National Co-Leader, Advisory Services, Financial Crimes, KPMG LLP
    • Bruce McMeekin, J. Bruce McMeekin Law
    • Gabriel Ngo, Advisor, Financial Crimes, Financial Sector Policy Branch, Department of Finance Canada
    • Barbara Ogrodny, CAMS, Chief Compliance Officer, St. Stanislaus – St. Casimir’s, Polish Parishes Credit Union
    • Bernard Riverin, CAMS, Director, Client Solutions, Securefact
    • Elizabeth Sale, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    • Lydia Sas, CAMS, Head of Compliance, North America,
    • Jacqueline (Jackie) Shinfield, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    • Don Waugh, CFO/Co-CEO, Applied Recognition
    • Tara Zecevic, Vice President, Global Fraud and Identity, Equifax Canada Co.
    Agenda Details



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    Sep 21 2021


    8:30 am - 5:00 pm


    $795 + HST
    Osgoode Professional Development


    Osgoode Professional Development