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Milken Institute Report on De-Risking

"De-Risking" and Its Consequences for Global Commerce and the Financial System On March 4, 2015, the Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets (CFM) hosted a day-long roundtable, Global Correspondent Banking: "De-Risking" and Its Consequences for Global Commerce and the Financial System, with AML/CFT policymakers, regulators, financial institutions, affected parties, and experts in order to explore…
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REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

Vol. 149, No. 27 — July 4, 2015 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, 2015 Statutory authority Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act Sponsoring department Department of Finance REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT (This statement is not part of the Regulations.) Issues Canada’s…
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Toronto Training Session Survey Results – April 29, 2015

On April 29th, 2015, we hosted our 2nd CMSBA Training Session at Snell Hall, Toronto, ON. We had approximately 100 attendees. Below are the survey results plus comments from the event: Section 1: Multiple Choice and Yes/No Questions   Section 2: Most Pressing Concerns and Issues Members Face with Regard to Their Businesses Banking (14)…
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Montreal Training Session Survey Results – April 21, 2015

Section 1: Multiple Choice and Yes/No Questions Section 2: Most Pressing Concerns and Issues Members Face with Regard to Their Businesses:   Banking (3) Opening bank accounts for MSB Banking relationship – (stress/access) De-banking/De-risking (3) Compliance (2) Adapting compliance for changing business model/relationships Security Investor Risk Employees Industry Trends How to use Blockchains to help…
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Vancouver Training Session Survey Results – April 14, 2015

On April 14th, 2015, CMSBA hosted our 2nd training session at UBC Robson Square - Vancouver, BC. It was a cozy event with just under 30 attendants. Below are the survey results from the session: Section 1: Multiple Choice and Yes/No Questions Section 2: Most Pressing Concerns and Issues Members Face with Regard to Their…
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Fall Conference Summary and Feedback – December 10, 2014

Hi everyone! Our second annual Fall Conference was a success, and we thank you all for coming! We wanted to share with you a quick summary of the event, including our participants, the results of our survey and other feedback: This year's participants: 161 registered attendees including: 96 members, 65 non-members 121 companies represented including;…
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Vancouver Training Session Survey Results – September 05, 2014

April 16, 2014 - Vancouver Training Session Survey Results Comments from attendees: "Very well organized and presented." "Good session – glad to see org. get started." "Thank you – very informative and helpful. Please do again." "Where are the FINTRAC MLTF ‘watch’; Justice Canada ‘Annual Report – FINTRAC’; 9lb baby – don’t wait til the…
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Montreal Training Session Survey Results – April 16, 2014

The CMSBA Montreal training session was more intimate than our Toronto training session, yet very engaging and interactive! We had approximately 25 attendees with a fantastic lineup of speakers. At the event, we asked everyone to fill out a questionnaire about how they felt about each part of the event, and the results were overwhelmingly positive: Comments…
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Toronto Training Session Survey Results – April 16, 2014

The CMSBA Toronto training session was a great success, with approximately 120 attendees and a terrific lineup of speakers. At the event, we asked everyone to fill out a questionnaire about how they felt about each part of the event, and the results were overwhelmingly positive. Comments from attendees: “Great Event.” “We encourage all efforts…
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Conference Survey Results – November 12, 2013

The inaugural CMSBA Conference was a great success, with approximately 135 attendees and a fantastic lineup of speakers. At the event, we asked everyone to fill out a questionnaire about how they felt about each part of the event, and the results were overwhelmingly positive. Questionnaires Result: Part 2: Please list your top 5 most…
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