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23rd Annual Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime

June 5-6, 2024 | One King West, Toronto, ON Hosted by the Canadian Institute, the 23rd Annual Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime returns for another exciting year. The event features carefully curated programmingproviding practical guidance and insights for developing and implementing effective complianceprograms that can adapt to the latest technological tools and…
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CMSBA Spring Training – May 29,2024

( Le français suit) CMSBA is excited to be hosting our next Spring training session on May 29th, 2024 at Metro Hall - 55 John Street, Toronto, ON, M5V 0C4 from 9 am - 5 pm and for those who are attending in-person, this will be followed up with drinks and snacks at the networking…
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Nov 7 – 8, 2023 Fall Conference 2023

Agenda:  Day 1 – November 7, 2023 – 9:00 - 17:15 EST  + 17:30 -19:30 - Networking 08:00 - 09:00 REGISTRATION ON SITE @ SNELL HALL - Light breakfast/refreshments/coffee/tea09:00 - 09:05 Welcome + Land Recognition Sheereen Khan -Master of Ceremony09:05 - 09:50 KEYNOTE: FINTRAC to MSB CommunityStéphane Sirard –Assistant Director - FINTRAC09:50 - 10:50 Reporting…
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Fall Conference 2023

(Le français suit) CMSBA is excited to be hosting our next spectacular fall conference on November 7&8, 2023 in Toronto at Snell Hall in Toronto. This two-day event is an excellent opportunity for Money Services Businesses, Dealers in Virtual Currencies, Payment Services Providers, and Industry Participants to come together to network, collaborate, & learn. Attendees…
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Annual Spring conference 2023

We are excited to announce the CMSBA Annual Spring Conference happening May 3 & 4, 2023 with parts in French & English and all Virtual and some in-person. Let's explain… On May 3, 2023 from 1-5pm EST we will be hosting a Virtual 1/2 day session for our French speaking presenters and members and on…
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What does as soon as practicable mean to each of them when filing STRs and how to apply it in an AML Compliance Regime

On June 1, "2021 the PCMLTF Regulations changed the prescribed timeline for filing STRs from "within 30 days" to "as soon as practicable. FINTRACs expectation as published in Reporting suspicious transactions to FINTRAC (https://fintrac-canafe.canada.ca/guidance-directives/transaction-operation/Guide3/str-eng) states; "As soon as practicable is interpreted to mean that you have completed the measures that have allowed you to determine…
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Cryptocurrency Fraud Case Study and Victim Awareness

Happy New Year! Hope you enjoyed the holiday and looking forward to 2023. We certainly are :)For our first webinar of 2023, we would like to welcome Provincial Constable Josh Gluck and Forensics accountant Craig Hicks Josh Gluck has been a member of the OPP since 2000 and Craig Hicks is a Senior Forensic Accountant…
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2022 CMSBA Canada Fall Conference

This year's session will be held over 2 days, with the first day for Virtual FRENCH session in AM, and workshops in PM, and a full 2nd day. The Canadian MSB Association Fall Conference is back! The Fall Conference will take place over two days and will give participants a chance to learn and find…
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