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A Guide to Canadian Money Laundering Legislation, 4th Edition

This edition will help you prepare for the changed requirements to Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing laws and will be a valuable resource to reporting entities that must modify their operations and compliance programs.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433475064

Product details

As an active participant in international efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing activities, Canada has continued to revise its legislation so as to enhance the country's capacity to protect its financial system.

The 4th edition of A Guide to Canadian Money Laundering Legislation will help you keep abreast of the latest changes to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, its regulations, and FINTRAC guidelines and will serve as an affordable legal reference for reporting entities that must keep their operations and compliance programs current.

Features and Benefits
  • 9 expert commentary chapters explaining the latest legislative changes and offering advice on:
    • Implementing a compliance regime
    • Recognizing suspicious transactions and attempted transactions
    • The client due diligence requirements
    • The key components of risk assessment policies and procedures
    • Understanding and reporting to FINTRAC
    • Developments affecting money services businesses
  • Full text of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist
  • Financing Act and Regulations
  • Full text of FINTRAC Guidelines
  • Full text of FATF Recommendations
  • Full text of OFSI Guidelines
  • Glossary of terms
Who Should Buy
  • Anti-money laundering compliance officers who need to properly synthesize the law and guidelines when examining transactions, monitoring business relationships and providing compliance training
  • Finance directors and accountants who are charged with record keeping and auditing responsibilities
  • Senior managers within federally regulated financial institutions who need to understand the impact of AML/ATF compliance on operations
  • Legal counsel who need to advise clients about AML/ATF compliance
  • Portfolio managers and investment counselors who need to watch out for suspicious transactions and understand record keeping and reporting obligations
  • Money services business owners who must set up appropriate compliance programs
Tools for Compliance

With its practical approach and informative commentary, this guide is your first point of reference when you need to understand the legislation and avoid liability for your company or your client.

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Table of contents

Table of Contents 
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
  • Chapter 3: Application of Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorist Financing and Sanctions Laws
  • Chapter 4: Reporting Requirements
  • Chapter 5: Records
  • Chapter 6: Ascertaining Identity
  • Chapter 7: An Effective Compliance Regime
  • Chapter 8: Disclosure, Search, Seizure and Immunity
  • Chapter 9: Violations and Offences
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Suspicious Transaction Reporting Regulations
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations
  • Cross-border Currency and Monetary Instruments Reporting Regulations
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Registration Regulations
  • Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
  • Regulations Implementing the United Nations
  • Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism
  • United Nations Al-Qaida and Taliban Regulations
  • FINTRAC Guidelines
  • FATF's Recommendations
  • OSFI's Guidelilne B-8 on Deterring and Detecting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
  • Glossary