Anti-Money Laundering in BC – Updates and Best Practices 

Jul. 14, 2020
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Review of 2019 Peter German Report, Cullen Commission Status Update,
Best Practices to Prevent Money-Laundering



Dr. Peter German, QC, PhD, Peter German & Associates Inc.

Brett A Horton, BA LLB, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Counsel & Director, Commercial Business Development - BC

Jo-Anne Stark, B.Comm, JD, CBABC Branch Director of Advocacy

Time: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Fees: Members: $50.00
Non-Members $100.00 (+GST)

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CPD Hours: 1 Hour of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC


Dr. Peter German QC PhD, Peter German & Associates Inc., Joanne Stark, and Brett Horton will examine the problem of money laundering in BC with an emphasis on what lawyers can do to help prevent it. 

Topics will include:

  • the current status of the Cullen Commission;
  • 2019 Independent Review of Money Laundering in B.C. Real Estate; and
  • best practices.



About Dr. Peter German, QC
, PhD

Dr. Peter German is the principal of Peter German & Associates Inc., a company providing consulting services, investigative and strategic advice on administrative, civil and criminal justice matters; complex workplace matters; and executive leadership. Services have been provided to federal, provincial and municipal agencies, and to private industry. 

Before founding Peter German & Associates Inc., Peter was the Regional Deputy Commissioner with Correctional Service of Canada (BC & Yukon) from 2012 to 2016. Prior to this, Peter was Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Canada - West & North) from 2011 to 2012.

About Brett Horton BC LLB

Brett Horton is Stewart Title’s Counsel & Director of Commercial Business Development BC. Prior to joining Stewart Title in 2013, Brett operated his own law firm providing commercial and real estate legal services.

Currently the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Real Estate Section, Brett is also a past chair of the Vancouver real estate section and a current executive member. He currently holds other volunteer positions with the Canadian Bar Association and the Risk Management Association. He has previously been involved with boards of the Mortgage Investment Association of BC, Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association, the International Blockchain Real Estate Association and the Stanley Park Ecology Society.

About Jo-Anne Stark, B.Comm JD

Jo-Anne Stark is the Director of Advocacy at the CBABC and is involved in the CBA’s participation in the ongoing Cullen Commission Inquiry into Money-Laundering in BC.

As a former General Legal Counsel for Concentra Trust and Concentra Bank, Jo-Anne held the roles of Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO) and Chief Privacy Officer. In her time, she led the compliance division to establish a new multi-level legislation compliance framework to reduce risk. Jo-Anne developed internal policies, forms and education programs to manage anti-money laundering risks  and submission of suspicious transaction reports within the organization.


Acknowledging First Nations Territories
This webinar is hosted by CBABC, which is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage our members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada, past and present.

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