Matthew McGuire, CA, is the National Leader of MNP’s AML Services line, part of the firm’s Investigative & Forensic Services practice. His invaluable expertise and knowledge of anti-money laundering (AML) compliance ensures that clients effectively stay abreast of regulatory developments and manage risk through business processes and internal controls.
As founder of the Canadian Institute for Financial Crime Analysis (CIFCA), Matthew utilizes his private and public regulatory and investigative experience to assist clients with AML compliance and financial crime risk mitigation strategies, with a focus on federally regulated financial institutions, emerging payment technologies, and credit unions. His extensive background in strategic and tactical intelligence analysis for the Financial Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) affords him a unique perspective that allows Canadian and international clients to safely achieve success in today’s tightly regulated business climate.
Matthew has been qualified as an expert witness by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and is accredited as an Anti-Money Laundering Professional by the Bank Administration Institute.
Dedicated to all issues related to AML, Matthew regularly speaks to reporting entities, law enforcement, and prosecutorial authorities. He also shares his knowledge through university lectures, conferences, and contributes articles to periodicals. His expertise in forensic accounting has involved him in several investigative cases throughout the world.
In 2005, Matthew received and was valedictorian for the University of Toronto’s Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting program at the Rotman School of Management. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts, as well as a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.