Call for input – proposed amendments
to anti-money laundering model rules
The Law Society is seeking input from the professions on a number of
proposed amendments to the Model Rules of the Federation of Law Societies of
Canada regarding anti-money laundering.
The proposed amendments relate to the following areas:
- the “no cash” model rule;
- client identification and verification requirements
- trust accounting provisions.
Lawyers and paralegals are encouraged to review:
Please submit comments by February 15, 2018.
In order to be sent using the online submission form, your submission
- be a PDF, DOC or DOCX file
- be no bigger than 5 MB
Submissions will be provided to the Law Society’s Professional
Regulation Committee. Submissions may also be provided to the Paralegal
Standing Committee and Convocation, and may be reproduced, and/or made publicly
available by the Law Society with attribution. The Law Society reserves the
right to redact submissions at its discretion, for reasons including the
protection of confidentiality, copyright, and brevity.
Submissions may also be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer to send your written input by mail, please mail documents
to the following address:
Call for input –Anti-Money Laundering
The Law Society of Upper Canada
130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6