What you need to know to protect your practice
(Original Course Date: December 3, 2018)
Who should attend: All lawyers
Learning level: All levels
As lawyers, you receive and disburse large sums of money on a regular basis, leaving you and your firm vulnerable to money laundering attempts. Join us for a focused 90 minute session on how to protect your firm from unwittingly engaging in money laundering. You will leave this session understanding your obligations as a lawyer, and tools to ensure that you are compliant and prepared to handle situations that raise money laundering risks.
Join us and be smart in an era of increasing money laundering scrutiny today!
At this you course, you will:
- learn about the regulatory landscape of anti-money laundering
- get a refresher on the Law Society of BC’s anti-money laundering rules and expectations
- acquire best practices for meeting and exceeding the Law Society rules to protect your practice
- get up to date on topical issues such as money laundering in real estate transactions and cross border payments
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1.5 hours (a minimum of 1.5 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Scott Bartos — Chief Risk Officer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver
Barbara K. Buchanan, QC — Practice Advisor, Conduct & Ethics, Law Society of BC, Vancouver
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