Full Name
Practice Leader
The AML Shop
Speaker Bio
Matt is the Co-Founder and Practice Leader of the AML shop. He is an internationally recognized expert in anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF). He has been assisting financial institutions to assess and reduce financial crime and related regulatory risks for fifteen years. He has served as an advisor to the UN as well as Canadian and foreign governments on development of their laws and financial intelligence functions.

His current engagements involve: FINTRAC examinations, stablecoin compliance and risk management program development, and expert witness engagements.

For four years, he was the leader of the National Anti-Money Laundering Practice and Ontario Region Investigative and Forensic Services Group at MNP LLP.

Matthew has been qualified by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice as an expert witness in forensic accounting and ML, in anti-money laundering and money laundering involving professionals by the Law Society of Ontario Tribunal, prepared expert reports in respect of money laundering and frauds related to cryptocurrency, lawyers, financial institutions and in respect of immigration cases, has testified before the Cullen Commission, Senate committees (ML), twice before a House of Commons Parliamentary Committee (ML/TF), is certified as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, accredited as an Anti-Money Laundering Professional (AMLP), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA, and as a Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator by BIG.

Matthew speaks on the topic of money laundering and financial crime to reporting entities, law enforcement, prosecutors, financial intelligence units (including training programs for the FIUs of Trinidad and Panama and RMI), universities, conferences, and governments (Guyana, Rwanda).

Matt has served as a member of the Department of Finance Private/Public Advisory Committee on AML/ATF, Chair of the AML Committee of CPA Canada, and Founder of the Seneca College Institute for Financial Crime Analysis.

He holds an Hons BA and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.

In 2020 he was inducted by his peers as a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Matt McGuire