Financial transaction reporting
Some organizations are required to collect information about clients and report it to the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) in accordance with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA).The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has developed information to help businesses subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) understand their privacy obligations in relation to PCMLTFA.
Read questions and answers for businesses on how the PCMLTFA affects privacy obligations under PIPEDA.
Privacy and the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act for customer-facing employees
Review information to help customer-facing staff balance customers’ privacy rights and organization’s PCMLTFA reporting requirements.
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