12th April 2017
G7 foreign ministers agree on one thing: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has to go. Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow Tuesday carrying a message from a G7 united on that point — but divided on how far they are willing to push the Syrian dictator’s ally and sponsor, Russia, to achieve that goal. Read More
29th March 2017
Bill C-25 does little to stop foreigners from using Canadian companies to "snow wash" illicit funds. Read More
13th March 2017
Canada’s anti-money laundering (AML) regulator will pursue a legislative review targeting its penalty program, following sustained public scrutiny over the agency’s 2016 decision to withhold the identity of a bank it sanctioned with a record fine, Gérald Cossette, director of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre (FINTRAC), said in… Read More
28th February 2017
The head of Canada's financial crime watchdog agency is second-guessing his decision last year to withhold the name of a bank — which CBC Investigates has identified as Manulife Bank of Canada — fined $1.15 million for not reporting hundreds of transactions it was obligated to report under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act. Read More
23rd February 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has entered into a co-operation agreement with Candian regulator Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) in an effort to boost innovation. Read More
22nd February 2017
JSOT is an enforcement partnership between the ASC, the RCMP Federal Policing’s Financial Integrity Program and Alberta Crown Prosecution Service. Read More
26th January 2017
Country's reputation being exploited for 'snow washing' global money trails, experts warn Read More
12th January 2017
FINTRAC releases guidance for reporting suspicious financial transactions. Read More
6th January 2017
China has adopted stringent new anti-money-laundering rules that will make it nearly impossible for small investors -- for example, middle-class families who pool their savings -- to get their money out of the country in order to buy condos in Canada's superheated property market (not just Canada, of course!). Read More
8th December 2016
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the RCMP announced today an enforcement partnership targeting serious violations of securities laws. Read More