TCAE is excited to invite Barbara Ogrodny to share her insights about the FINTRAC examination, the assessment manual and tips on how best to prepare for the audit. This webinar features a guide to navigating FINTRAC exams and penalties, including best practices and lessons learned from post-exam penalties and clean-up efforts.

This Knowledge Series session is proudly sponsored by MNP who have been avid supporters of TCAE since its inception. It is because of support such as this that TCAE is able to continue putting on these exciting events!

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  • Grasping a better understanding of FINTRAC examination expectations
  • Upcoming changes to regulations
  • Post examination penalty management
  • Q&A


Barbara Ogrodny, CAMS | Chief Compliance Officer, St. Stanislaus-St. Casimir’s Polish Parishes Credit Union Limited

Barbara Ogrodny began her employment at St. Stanislaus-St. Casimir’s Polish Parishes Credit Union Limited in 2005. She joined the AML Compliance Department in 2013 and was appointed Chief Compliance Officer in 2017. Prior to joining the Compliance Department, she has held many roles that have helped her gain the knowledge and experience in regards to products, services and operations of the Credit Union that have proved to be extremely valuable to her current position. Barbara has since attained her Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation (CAMS) and continues to strengthen her knowledge and education in the AML field.


Souzan Esmaili, Compliance & AML Consultant | Founder, TCAE

Souzan Esmaili has over 15 years of international experience in consultancy and training with a focus on Regulatory Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and RegTech. She worked for various financial institutions and consultancies in Dubai and Toronto.

Prior to moving to Canada, Souzan worked as a senior consultant and assisted her clients to understand their compliance needs, advised on meeting regulatory requirements and managed a multitude of remediation projects. She has acted as the Compliance Officer and MLRO for a number of firms regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and advised extensively on matters related to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC).

In October 2019, Souzan created Toronto Compliance and AML Events (TCAE) with a passion to help the AML and Compliance professionals to connect and inform them of relevant events based in Toronto. In March 2020, Souzan launched The Knowledge Series where she brings international industry experts and thought leaders to share their knowledge and experience with the AML and Compliance professionals around the world.

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