VANCOUVER, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - MNP LLP, one of Canada's largest
national accounting and business consulting firms, announced today the
appointment of Christine Duhaime as Senior Financial Crime Control and
Regulatory Advisor for MNP's Financial Services Group. Based in
Vancouver, Duhaime brings the knowledge and expertise to further
strengthen MNP's position as the premier anti-money laundering and
forensic practice in Canada.
As a lawyer Duhaime has a diverse background in advising companies
ranging from banks to gaming and digital currency companies. A
reputable professional in the industry, she has extensive experience
helping companies manage the risks of and regulatory burden related to
financial crimes, as well as investigating and recovering assets. She
is a Certified Financial Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a
U.S. certification, and a member of the board of the certifying
"MNP will rely on Christine extensively for business development and
delivery in the areas of financial services regulation and financial
crime investigations," said Jacklyn Davies, Regional Leader,
Investigative and Forensic Services. "We welcome her aboard."
Duhaime is internationally acclaimed as an authority in the regulation
and financial crime implications of digital currencies, and is one of
the only legally trained professionals in the world practicing in the
area of gambling and AML law. She advises casinos, gaming companies
operating on mobile and online platforms, and social media entities on
compliance with gaming, sports betting, wagering, anti-money
laundering, and privacy laws.
"Christine's extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of gambling
and AML law makes her a valuable member of our team. She will be
working with our Calgary-based MNP partner Iain Kenny to support our
Western Canadian and national gaming clients—and area where we have
seen a great need," added Davies.
Duhaime said she's delighted to be part of the MNP team and practicing
in areas that are key mandates for the firm. "MNP brings insight and
depth of expertise in the financial crime regulation, investigation and
mitigation that surpasses other firms and will be unrivalled in Canada.
The growing and continuing evolving complexity of financial crimes
requires a team approach and I look forward to delivering the much need
regulatory compliance advice with experts at MNP."
"In addition to being an internationally recognized authority in digital
currencies, AML, and gaming law, she also advises securities brokers,
law firms, accounting firms and other reporting entities in respect of
AML compliance, and underwriters on transactional due diligence risks
related to financial crime," said Matthew McGuire, National Leader of
MNP's AML practice. "We are most pleased to add to the depth of our
Investigative and Forensic Services Group. Christine joining our firm
strengthens our position as the premier financial crime and forensic
practice in Canada, which now includes over 40 professionals with
investigative, law enforcement, legal, asset tracing and recovery
MNP is one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in
Canada, providing client-focused accounting, taxation and consulting
advice. National in scope and local in focus, MNP has proudly served
individuals and public and private companies for more than 65 years.
Through the development of strong relationships, MNP provides
organizations with personalized strategies and a local perspective to
help them succeed. For more information, visit MNP.ca
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SOURCE: MNP LLP
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