Come Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Flagship AML Event of the Year.

The Canadian Institute’s 20th Canadian Annual Forum on AML and Financial Crime is a curated program, dedicated to addressing pressing industry challenges through in-depth analysis of the financial crime landscape and industry driven conversations on compliance.

On May 4–5, 2021, key regulators, law enforcement and industry leaders will gather for practical, thought-provoking, and candid conversations about how to:

  • Navigate grey Areas under the PCMLTFR
  • Leverage advanced open-source investigation techniques to meet KYC and EDD requirements
  • Strengthen AML compliance through improved effectiveness testing
  • Understand and prepare for the implications of new beneficial ownership laws in the U.S.
At the end of the conference, each attendee will receive an official Certificate of Attendance.
Speaker Name

Karen Creen

CAMLO & Senior Compliance Officer
Bank of China

Speaker Name

Michael Burgess

Senior Manager – Major Investigations/Demarkets
BMO Financial Group

Behind the Headlines: A Special Fireside Chat with
Speaker Name

Sam Cooper

National Investigative Reporter – Financial Crime
Global News
Author of ‘Wilful Blindness

20th Anniversary Highlights
  • Alumni panel of former law enforcement officials share lessons learned for intelligence, enforcement, and compliance
  • FINTRAC Townhall: Gain clarity impending compliance requirements under the PCMLTFA
  • COVID-inspired fraud schemes to watch out for: from PPE to vaccines and potential future tactics
  • Focus on AML Analytics and Technology: A glimpse at machine learning for model management followed by an interactive vendor showcase
  • Trade-Based Money Laundering in the Pandemic: Typologies, Trends and Hot Spots to Watch
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Great people, speakers, topics.

Senior Audit Manager, PNC Bank
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Wide variety of topics.

Issues Management and Reporting, BMO Financial Group
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Loved the Forum.

Senior Manager, Scotiabank
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The duration, content and speakers. Great learning for me. I am taking a number of deliverables.

CCO, CAMLO, CPO and VP, Habib Canadian Bank
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Good conference, well organized, good content, especially the presentation of AML compliance across various sectors.

Manager, Anti-Money Laundering, FirstOntario Credit Union
Benchmark and Fine-Tune AML Compliance with Best Practices from
  • Bank of China
  • BMO
  • Canada Life Assurance
  • CIBC
  • First Nations Bank of Canada
  • HSBC Canada
  • PNC Bank
  • Laurentian Bank of Canada
  • Localcoin
  • Scotiabank

Enjoy an Easy to Use, Dynamic Online Platform


Immerse Yourself in Live Presentations and Panel Discussions


Engage with Attendees and Speakers in an Interactive Format


Meet 1-on-1 with Your Fellow Attendees