Attend The Canadian Institute's 21st edition of Regulatory Compliance for Financial Institutions, and learn how to exceed the expectations of regulators, guard against perennial and emerging threats, and insulate your organization against the negative business effects of compliance breaches.

Benchmark your compliance programs and shape the way you do business with guidance from the regulators and industry-leading compliance, risk management, legal and audit professionals from the Big 5 Banks, small and medium institutions, credit unions and insurers.

Topics this year include:

  • The Marcotte Decision: Where do we go from here? Implications and Other Considerations
  • Canadian AML Updates, Challenges and Moving Forward
  • Roundtable with the Regulators: Hear Directly from OSFI and FINTRAC on the Most Pressing Challenges Facing Your Organization
  • Meeting Consumer Protection Requirements in Payments and Prepaid Cards
  • Cyber Threats, Privacy, Security and Evolving Data Breach Obligations
  • Improving FATCA, IGA and Global FATCA Compliance Programs and how to Prepare for the Common Reporting Standard Introduced by the OECD
  • Battling Expanding Regulatory Requirements: The Realities of Medium and Small FI's
  • Payment Card Compliance and Emerging Trends in Mobile Payment
  • Setting-Up Your Global Social Media Compliance Program

Hear and learn from our distinguished faculty including:

  • Nicolas Burbidge
    Senior Director, AML & Compliance Division

    Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI)

    Andrea Cotroneo
    General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

    Canadian Bankers Association

    Kevin Thomas
    Manager – Policy, Promotion and Research Division

    Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)

    Bernard Gagné
    Deputy Chief Compliance Officer Compliance Relations and Support

    Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

  • Scott Knight
    Managing Director

    Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI)

    Vance Lockton
    Senior Analyst, Stakeholder Relations (PIPEDA)

    Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

    Ian Wright
    Chief, Financial Crimes, Domestic

    Department of Finance Canada

    Maureen Bell
    Vice President Compliance


  • Elaine J. Cormack
    Senior Legal Counsel


    Michael Davenport
    Vice President and Associate General
    Counsel, Retail and Commercial


    David Eason
    Chairman, Berkeley Payment Solutions
    and Chairman Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization
    Chris Galloway
    Director, Compliance

    Central 1 Credit Union

  • Richard Hogeveen
    Chief Compliance Officer, Canada

    Manulife Financial

    Katherine Johnson
    Corporate Compliance and Tax Services

    TD Bank Group

    Danielle Lin
    CCO Corporate Office Compliance

    TD Bank

    Dan Ruch
    Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer

    Equitable Bank

  • Nancy Sullivan
    Head of Regulatory Compliance

    HSBC Bank Canada

    Alena Thouin
    General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

    Alterna Savings and Bank

    Nanci York
    Vice President - Regulatory Assurance


    Koker Christensen

    Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

  • Sharissa Ellyn
    Of Counsel

    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

    Carol Hansell
    Founding Partner

    Hansell LLP

    Denise M. Hintzke
    Global Tax Leader – Foreign Account Tax Compliance

    Deloitte Tax LLP

    Karen Irwin
    Managing Director


  • Mahmud Jamal
    Partner, Litigation


    John Jason
    Canadian Compliance Group

    Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

    Dawn Jetten


    Philip Palmer

    Philip Palmer Law

  • Barry Sookman

    McCarthy Tetrault

    John M. Staples
    Managing Partner

    Burt, Staples & Maner LLP

Refresh your skills and gain in-depth knowledge by attending one of our popular pre-conference workshops:

  • Compliance 101
  • Privacy by Design

Learn how to position your team to successfully meet all of your regulatory compliance challenges!

Register Now!  Secure your place at this event unique in Canada to learn from the experts and stay compliant with evolving and increasing regulatory demands by calling 1-877-927-7936, emailing or registering online.

Don't Just Take Our Word For It…

Check out what participants had to say about the annual Regulatory Compliance for Financial Institutions conference:

 "Great topics.  Great delivery.  Good enthusiasm."
Luigi Nieto Giovanini, Senior Manager, Basel Compliance, Scotiabank

"Very engaging speakers.  Material highly relevant."
Tiffany French, Senior Director, Business Compliance, President's Choice Financial

"I, along with my employer, agreed that this conference would be a great avenue to gather information and learnings since I am new to my position…."
Mary Marchegiani, Manager, Regulatory Compliance, ICICI Bank Canada

"An opportunity to get updated about the latest in regulatory environment and networking."
Arnab Sensarma, Senior Manager, Internal Audit, ICICI Bank Canada

"Excellent, candid, informative."
Mathew Wesolowski, V.P., Bridgewater Bank

"I like the comprehensive and relevant scope."
Rosita Bhagat, Director, Compliance Audit, Scotiabank

"Fundamentals Workshop: "Good overview of regulatory environment."
Daniel Velari, Audit, TD Bank,

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