Anti-Money Laundering 2019

Course Date: April 24, 2019

Full Course Materials
Total: 6h 10min
Total Ethics: 2h

Welcome and Introduction

Peter M. German, QC, PhD Peter German and Associates Inc., Delta

Overview of Money Laundering: Myths and Reality

  • what is money laundering and who does it?
  • implications of money laundering for BC lawyers
  • cash, casinos, cars, and real estate
  • the Vancouver model
  • the global picture
  • where the world is headed

Peter M. German, QC, PhD Peter German and Associates Inc., Delta
Gerry A. Ferguson Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Victoria

Practicing AML and Anti-Corruption Law

Sean K. Boyle Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Christine Duhaime Duhaime Law, Vancouver


Lawyer Compliance

  • the Federation of Law Societies Case and beyond
  • the Law Society of BC Anti Money Laundering Rules

Scott Bartos Chief Risk Officer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver
Barbara K. Buchanan, QC
Practice Advisor, Conduct & Ethics, Law Society of BC, Vancouver

Lunch (provided) with Featured Speaker

The Honourable David Eby, QC Attorney General and Minister responsible for Liquor, Gaming and ICBC, Province of BC, Victoria

Ethics and Professionalism

Greg P. DelBigio, QC Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver

Financial Compliance and FINTRAC

  • the new PCMLTRA regulations and more to come
  • corporate strategies
  • what you need to know about FINTRAC 

Murray Dugger Regional Director, Vancouver Office, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), Vancouver

Enforcement, Proceeds of Crime and Laundering Charges

  • the policing environment
  • criminal prosecutions

S/Sgt. David Gray "E" Division Federal Serious and Organized Crime, Money Laundering Team – Financial Integrity, RCMP, Surrey
Raymond D. Leong  Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Vancouver
John. R Neal Ministry of Attorney General, Vancouver


Civil Forfeiture

Peter D. Ameerali Civil Litigation Group, Legal Services Branch, Ministry of Attorney General, Victoria
Alison M. Latimer
Arvay Finlay LLP, Vancouver

The Future of AML Practice

  • new paths forward in legal and consulting services

Ilkim Hincer  President and CEO, MT>Play, A McCarthy Tétrault Venture, Toronto
Derek Ramm Vice President, MT>Play, A McCarthy Tétrault Venture, Toronto

Closing Remarks

Peter M. German, QC, PhD Peter German and Associates Inc., Delta