Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Law (PDF)
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The anti-money laundering regime in any country, including Canada, is apt to be vexing and complex. In addition, the rules are constantly evolving, and thus create further challenges. This EIA contains only an overview of Canadian AML laws and requirements. The authors caution that there are many nuances and details not discussed here; however, the article does set forth the fundamentals necessary for an understanding of the Canadian AML system.
Robert G. Kroeker, B.A., LL.B., MPA is a lawyer, Vice President of Compliance for a major gaming company and former head of the Civil Forfeiture Agency in the Province of British Columbia, Canada; Jeffrey Simser, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. is a lawyer who works for the Ontario government and created the first civil asset forfeiture program in Canada. He is a co-author of Civil Asset Forfeiture in Canada (Canada Law Book -- Looseleaf).The views expressed in this paper are strictly those of the authors and not of their respective employers.
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