Banking, Trade and Commerce – February 19, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Banking, Trade and Commerce – February 19, 2015

Senators continue their study on the use of digital currency. Lisa Pezzack (director, financial sector, financial sector policy branch) and Ian Wright (chief, financial crimes – domestic, financial sector policy branch) from the Canadian Department of Finance and Bernard Gagné (deputy chief compliance officer, compliance relations and support) and Martin Tabi (manager, research and strategic intelligence and international relationships) of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) discuss the relationship between digital currencies and domestic money laundering and terrorist financing risks.
(February 19, 2015)