WORKSHOP A Enhanced Professional Development for AML Leaders

May 8, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm

Speakers

Brandon Huy Nguyen
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO)
Alterna Savings

WORKSHOP B Advanced AML Fundamentals

May 8, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Speakers

Matt McGuire
AML/CTF Advisor
The AML Shop

Day 1 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:00
Registration Opens and Refreshments are Served
8:45
Opening Remarks from Chair
9:00
KEYNOTE AND Q&A WITH FINTRAC
Annual Update & Regulatory Requirements Refresher with FINTRAC
10:00
The Canada Papers? Obscured ‘True’ Ownership & Lessons Learned from Other Jurisdictions
10:45
Networking & Refreshment Break
11:00
Supplementary Guidance on Beneficial Ownership from the U.S.
11:30
INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY
Mitigating Modern Risk: Enhancing your KYC & Due Diligence Practices in Digital Times
12:30
Networking Luncheon
1:30
The Virtual Future of Money Laundering: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & Beyond
2:15
Networking & Refreshment Break
2:30
Addressing Anti-Money Laundering Risk in Trade Finance
3:15
Internal Investigative Intelligence 101
4:00
INTERACTIVE PANEL
Exposé on Financial Crime: Modern Modes of Money Laundering
5:00
Closing Remarks, Conference Adjourns Networking & Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Thursday, May 10, 2018

8:00
Registration Opens and Refreshments are Served
8:45
Opening Remarks from Chair
9:00
KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE LEAD BY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE:
10:00
Networking & Refreshment Break
10:15
KEYNOTE AND Q&A WITH CRA
A CRA Perspective: Tax Evasion vs. Tax Avoidance?
11:15
Payment Modernization and Impact on AML/ATF
12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:15
Combatting Money Laundering with Compliance: Guidance for the Real Estate Sector
2:00
Navigating the Regulatory & Political Complexities of Global Sanctions
2:45
Networking & Refreshment Break
3:00
Cyberthreat Outlook and Emerging Threats
4:00
Closing Remarks & Conference Concludes

WORKSHOP C Red-Flags of Money Laundering: Identification & Response Training

May 11, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm

Speakers

Becki LaPorte
Vice-President, AML Compliance Officer
Advisor Group

WORKSHOP D Mastering Financial Crime Risk Management

May 11, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Speakers

Andrew Davies
VP, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management
Financial & Risk Management Solutions

Fiserv

Day 1 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:00
Registration Opens and Refreshments are Served
8:45
Opening Remarks from Chair

Garry Clement
EVP & Executive Director
Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists

9:00
KEYNOTE AND Q&A WITH FINTRAC
Annual Update & Regulatory Requirements Refresher with FINTRAC

Carrie Hagerman
Compliance Manager, Relationship Management Unit
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

  • Clarifying requirements related to beneficial ownership and ongoing monitoring
  • Key messages related to quality STR reporting
  • Update on operational projects (Chameleon and Guardian)

10:00
The Canada Papers? Obscured ‘True’ Ownership & Lessons Learned from Other Jurisdictions

Mora Johnson
Barrister & Solicitor

10:45
Networking & Refreshment Break
11:00
Supplementary Guidance on Beneficial Ownership from the U.S.

Becki LaPorte
Vice-President, AML Compliance Officer
Advisor Group

  • Further clarification on best practices
  • Translating compliance into effective internal AML policies and procedures
  • Transparency standards: Canada vs. U.S. jurisdictional requirements

11:30
INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY
Mitigating Modern Risk: Enhancing your KYC & Due Diligence Practices in Digital Times

Gene DiMira
Director, Compliance
Manulife Financial

Matt McGuire
AML/CTF Advisor
The AML Shop

  • Identifying high risk customers
  • Strengthening your organization’s risk tolerance
  • Maintaining an effective KYC program
  • Expert strategies for enhancing your due diligence measures

12:30
Networking Luncheon
1:30
The Virtual Future of Money Laundering: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & Beyond

Peter Warrack
Director, AML – FIU
BMO Group

Jenna Pilgrim
Program Director
Blockchain Research Institute

Andrew Davies
VP, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management
Financial & Risk Management Solutions

Fiserv

  • The future of blockchain, bitcoin and virtual currencies
  • The Intersection of Crypto Currency and AML Trends
  • Strengthening your AML oversight & internal compliance procedures
  • Meet regulators’ compliance expectations and receive expert compliance management strategies

2:15
Networking & Refreshment Break
2:30
Addressing Anti-Money Laundering Risk in Trade Finance

Ross Delston
Attorney + Expert Witness
Law Office of Ross Delston

Kim Manchester
Managing Director
ManchesterCF

  • What happened to the international standards, laws and regulations?
  • Vulnerabilities in your trade finance program
  • Trade-based money laundering (TBML) techniques and AML best practices
  • Know Your Customer’s Customer (KYCC), Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and Extra Enhanced Due Diligence (E2D2)

3:15
Internal Investigative Intelligence 101

Dwayne King
Manager – AML FIU
TD Bank Group

  • Current trends in AML Investigations
  • Expert investigative techniques & best practices
  • Advancing from checklist to methodology
  • Interactive case study

4:00
INTERACTIVE PANEL
Exposé on Financial Crime: Modern Modes of Money Laundering

MODERATOR:

Garry Clement
EVP & Executive Director
Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists

PANELISTS:

Joel Amy
SVP Financial Crime Compliance and Chief AML Officer, Canada
Macquarie Group

John Shoemaker
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer
Great West Life Assurance Company

Peter Warrack
Director, AML – FIU
BMO Group

James Brown
Executive Director
Global Resource Epicentre Against Human trafficking
Director General (Police Executive) at International Police Training Institute

This session will delve deep into the modern world of financial crime and discuss issues including human trafficking, ransomware, Canada’s new Cannabis Act, the recent Equifax hack – what happened here? Plus provide guidance and practical strategies to Counter Terrorism’s Evolving Financing Methods.

5:00
Closing Remarks, Conference Adjourns Networking & Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Thursday, May 10, 2018

8:00
Registration Opens and Refreshments are Served
8:45
Opening Remarks from Chair
9:00
KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE LEAD BY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE:

Christine Ring
Managing Director, AML and Compliance Division
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada (OSFI)

Carrie Hagerman
Compliance Manager, Relationship Management Unit
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

Maxime Beaupré
Director, Financial Crimes Policy
Finance Canada

  • Guidance on risk based approach vs. prescription
  • Assessment of inherent risks of money laundering
  • Promoting a culture of deterrence and detection

10:00
Networking & Refreshment Break
10:15
KEYNOTE AND Q&A WITH CRA
A CRA Perspective: Tax Evasion vs. Tax Avoidance?

Stephane Bonin
Director, Criminal Investigations Unit
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

  • Discussion on the convergence of AML/KYC and tax transparency requirements under the new Common Reporting Standard
  • What constitutes Tax Evasion?
  • Tax oversight best practices from the CRA
  • Analysis of recent cases

11:15
Payment Modernization and Impact on AML/ATF

Laura Houlihan
Executive Leader, Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-terrorist Financing Expert

Cyrielle Chiron
Managing Director
RFi Group

  • Modernization and of payments
  • Trends in payments including pre-paid cards
  • Impact and challenges to the AML industry

12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:15
Combatting Money Laundering with Compliance: Guidance for the Real Estate Sector

Simon Parham
Legal Counsel
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)

Elana Hearse
Broker, Resale Sales Manager & FINTRAC Compliance Officer
Spectrum Realty Services Inc., Brokerage

  • Comprehensive requirements refresher
  • Red flag identification in real estate transactions
  • Compliance management for developers, agents & brokers
  • Penalties for non-compliance

2:00
Navigating the Regulatory & Political Complexities of Global Sanctions

Stephen Alsace
Senior Director, AML Sanctions
CIBC

  • Discuss global sanction changes and the current political landscape
  • An overview of recent developments and best practices in global sanctions compliance programs
  • Guidance on implementing effective oversight protocols
  • Benefits of adopting a rules-based approach to sanctions

2:45
Networking & Refreshment Break
3:00
Cyberthreat Outlook and Emerging Threats

Larry J. Keating
President & CEO
NPC DataGuard

  • Blended attacks – Cybercrime and Money Laundering Combine
  • Deconstructing Botnets, Ransomware, BEC, and Cryptomining
  • Increasing Regulatory Requirements for FI’s

4:00
Closing Remarks & Conference Concludes

WORKSHOP A Enhanced Professional Development for AML Leaders

May 8, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm

$395

Speakers

Brandon Huy Nguyen
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO)
Alterna Savings

What is it about?

(Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)

Join your colleagues and peers to optimize your professional development in a more intimate educational setting and enhance your leadership skills in preparation for the new era of AML & ATF compliance.

  • Learn how to advance your internal compliance functions through effective leadership and expert management strategies;
  • Discuss how to create a culture of compliance and professional empowerment
  • Balancing ethics and compliance challenges
  • Create a work life balance roadmap to success

* A light lunch will be provided to delegates who register both Workshop A and Workshop B

WORKSHOP B Advanced AML Fundamentals

May 8, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm

$395

Speakers

Matt McGuire
AML/CTF Advisor
The AML Shop

What is it about?

(Registration opens at 12:30 p.m.)

This session will provide coverage and clarity on the current legislative and regulatory AML regime and practical strategies on how to strengthen, build, implement and monitor your internal AML compliance program through mastery of the basics.

  • Refresher on the essential principles of AML compliance and the PCMLTFA
  • Guidance on how to effectively implement the risk-based approach
  • Regulatory updates and preparation strategies
  • Effective implementation and monitor training

WORKSHOP C Red-Flags of Money Laundering: Identification & Response Training

May 11, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm

$395

Speakers

Becki LaPorte
Vice-President, AML Compliance Officer
Advisor Group

What is it about?

(Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)

This session will examine what exactly money laundering is, the various types of to be aware of and provide comprehensive training on how to identify the red flags of money laundering within your institution.

  • Discuss what money laundering actually is
  • Learn the modern methods of money laundering and what you need to be aware of
  • What red flags to look out for
  • Receive training on how to identify red flags in an account
  • Effective response measures

WORKSHOP D Mastering Financial Crime Risk Management

May 11, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm

$395

Speakers

Andrew Davies
VP, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management
Financial & Risk Management Solutions

Fiserv

What is it about?

(Registration opens at 12:30 p.m.)

This session will discuss the fundamentals of financial crime training and provide guidance on how financial institutions can protect themselves in the exchange of money and financial products.

  • Overview of the fundamentals of financial crime training
  • Protection strategies and financial intelligence 101
  • How to roll out an effective AML/ATF training program