money laundering compliance solutions

Canada's anti-money laundering legislation directly impacts on over one million businesses and professionals.

ABCsolutions was established to assist Canadian individuals and organizations to meet the challenge of developing and maintaining an effective anti-money laundering compliance program as mandated under Canada's Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.

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January 23 - Chinese coke traffickers. Latin American cartels. Millions in American cash laundered through a Guatemalan casino. According to a wild federal criminal complaint unsealed in Virginia last week, the war on drugs is going about as well as ever. But it’s still no cinch to hide the proceeds of cross-continental coke dealing.
January 22 - The government of British Columbia has been outspoken on anti-money laundering measures, particularly after more than $7 billion was discovered to have been “washed” through the province, $5 billion of which had gone through real estate. This week, British Columbians have been invited to take part in public engagements on creating a central registry of company beneficial ownership, as well as modernizing mortgage broker regulation to guard against money laundering.
January 22 - Latvia has made progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, finds the first enhanced follow-up report, published today by the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL). MONEYVAL decided that Latvia will remain in enhanced follow-up process and will continue to report back on further progress to strengthen its implementation of AML/CFT measures.
January 21 - Police say they have broken up a major international money laundering operation being run out of Northern Ireland. Detectives say about £215m was laundered during an eight-year period from 2011. Six men and a woman, arrested during the two-day operation on Monday and Tuesday, have been released on bail.
January 13 - Money laundering and fraud cost UK businesses, citizens and the government more than £100 billion a year, according to the National Crime Agency. The effects can have a devastating impact on ordinary people as well as businesses and the government. The following cases show the huge sums of money that can be involved plus the massive fines that have been given to firms who are in breach of anti-money laundering rules.
January 10 - Art dealers around the UK returning from their holiday breaks this week are in for a rude awakening. A new set of regulations designed to combat money laundering snuck through parliament just before Christmas, and are taking effect today. The new rules involve a slew of onerous administrative requirements, enhanced due diligence checks on clients, as well as the reporting of any suspicious transactions to the government. Amid the scrum, fears are mounting that the new requirements could disproportionately affect small businesses and make the London art market less attractive.
January 09 - A commission charged with looking into British Columbia's money laundering problem has confirmed the dates for its public hearings. In an email Thursday, the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia said it will begin hearing opening statements from stakeholders — participants granted formal standing at the hearings — over the course of four days beginning Feb. 24, at the Federal Court of Canada in Vancouver, B.C.