Anti-Money Laundering Resources

CPA Canada and CPA provincial and territorial bodies are collaborating in the fight against money  laundering. We have resources on what CPAs need to know to comply and protect themselves, their clients and their organizations.

Click here to visit CPA Canada's AML Resource Page.

 

“KNOW YOUR CLIENT” AML ARTICLE 

AML legislation is continuously evolving. Are you ahead of the curve? Our articles identify some of the important requirements that came into force on June 1, 2021. This first article provides an overview of the changes to the “know your client” rules for accountants and accounting firms engaged in activities covered by the AML/ATF legislation. Learn about what’s new, your obligations and how to ensure full compliance.

AML/ATF WEBINAR

Help CPAs navigate the latest changes to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and Regulations, with this free webinar. As AML legislation continuously evolves, stay ahead of the curve with a digestible breakdown of the regime’s background and context, key activity and developments since 2016, as well as overviews of “know your client” rules and beneficial ownership. The webinar also covers the specific amendments, FINTRAC legislation and money laundering risks associated with COVID-19. Click here to get updated in just 25 minutes.

AML GUIDE 

The Guide to Comply with Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing  (AML/ATF) Legislation has been released, to help CPAs and accounting firms mitigate any risk in related activities. 
This comprehensive guide will give users a general understanding of the international and domestic landscape for AML/ATF, help them determine if AML/ATF obligations apply to their activities, offer guidance on compliance to relevant obligations and clarity on enforcement and risks of non-compliance. Also learn about triggering  activities, implementing a compliance program, privacy obligations, reporting suspicious  transactions and terrorist activities, and much more. Download the guide now.

 

 

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CPA Canada's Financial Literacy Program

Posted on 6/29/2022
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Practitioner's Portal

Posted on 6/29/2022
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Revised CAS 315 resources

Posted on 6/28/2022
CAS 315 has been significantly revised to promote a more effective risk identification and assessment. Learn about the changes to the standard and understand how these will impact your audit engagements.

  

Technology's impact on the audit

Posted on 6/28/2022
Continuous technological developments are creating risks and opportunities for the audit profession today and into the future. Read this blog for updates on recent activities and to access our suite of helpful resources.

  

CSQM Standard Reminder

Posted on 6/28/2022
New and revised quality management standards are coming into effect soon. Are you ready?

  

Call for Nominations - FCPA & EAA 2022

Posted on 6/22/2022
CPA Newfoundland & Labrador’s Member Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for both the Fellowship (FCPA) award as well as the Early Achievement Award. Deadline for nominations is September 16, 2022.

  

Call for Board Nominations 2022-23

Posted on 6/22/2022
CPA Newfoundland & Labrador is now accepting nominations for four Board positions. Deadline for nominations is August 29, 2022.

  

CPA Competency Map 2.0

Posted on 6/17/2022
The Canadian Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Competency Map (CM2.0) is a visionary map for the Canadian CPA profession. It sets out the skills and competencies required at the point of obtaining the CPA designation.

  

You Can’t Touch This: The Intangible Assets Debate

Posted on 6/17/2022
This paper published by CPA Ontario introduces the intangibles conversation and asks CPAs to consider what role the profession is meant to play in this exciting—and controversial—space.

  

PSAB Roundtables on Natural Resources

Posted on 6/14/2022
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) recently issued its Natural Resources Consultation Paper. The Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) is hosting roundtable discussions to hear directly from you.

  

Anti-Money Laundering Resources

Posted on 6/7/2022
CPA Canada and CPA provincial and territorial bodies are collaborating in the fight against money laundering. We have resources on what CPAs need to know to comply and protect themselves, their clients and their organizations.

  

You're Invited! Convocation Dinner, Awards Ceremony, and Dance!

Posted on 4/22/2022
The 2020/21 Convocation will be held at the St. John's Convention Centre (SJCC) on May 28, 2022. We will have a certificate ceremony from 1:00 – 3:00 for our graduates and guests, with the evening festivities beginning at 6:00pm.

  

Budget Release 2022

Posted on 4/8/2022
The Newfoundland and Labrador Government released its latest budget for the upcoming year, please click here for the CPA Newfoundland and Labrador commentary.

  

Member Portal Instructions

Posted on 3/16/2022
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Congratulations September 2021 CPA Graduates!

Posted on 12/3/2021
CPA Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to congratulate the 52 CPA candidates in this province who have successfully completed the September 2021 Common Final Examination (CFE).

  

Firm Newsletters

Posted on 10/28/2021
Our Firm Newsletters feature a collection of articles and links focused on areas of interest to those in public practice.

  

Congratulations to our newest FCPAs!

Posted on 10/28/2021
Congratulations to our newest FCPAs!

  

Assisting Accountant

Posted on 10/22/2021
On September 17, 2021 the Board of Directors approved CPA NL bylaw 407 which requires all sole practitioners to appoint an “Assisting Accountant” to return client records in the event of the practitioner’s death or incapacity.

  

Call for nominations for the Canadian Accounting Hall of Fame and Board of Electors!

Posted on 9/23/2021
The deadline for nominating a member of the Board of Electors is Thursday, September 30, 2021. The deadline for nominating an inductee is Friday, November 12, 2021.

  

Entrance to Post-Secondary Degree Program Scholarship

Posted on 9/15/2021
The Entrance to Post-Secondary Degree Scholarship is about giving back to the families of CPA’s and helping ease the burden in that first year.

  

2021 Golf Tournament - Cancelled

Posted on 8/16/2021
We regret to inform our members that the 2021 Chartered Professional Accountants' Education Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Inc. Golf Tournament is cancelled this year. Hopefully we will see you in 2022!

  

Congratulations May 2021 CPA Graduates!

Posted on 8/13/2021
CPA Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to congratulate the 8 CPA candidates in this province who have successfully completed the May 2021 Common Final Examination (CFE).

  

Notice - Annual General Meeting

Posted on 7/8/2021
Virtual Meeting 12:00 PM NDT, September 21st, 2021

  

Call for Board Nominations

Posted on 6/23/2021
CPA Newfoundland & Labrador is now accepting nominations for four Board positions. Deadline for nominations is August 31, 2021.

  

Call for Nominations - FCPA & EAA

Posted on 6/23/2021
CPA Newfoundland & Labrador’s Member Recognition Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for both the Fellowship (FCPA) award as well as the Early Achievement Award. Deadline for nominations is August 31, 2021.