Litigation, Compliance and Regulatory Law

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Gerry McGeachy, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B, CFCS, CAMS, CFE

Tel: (647) 264-1448

Cell: (613) 885-7045

Email: Gerry@gmlegal.ca


Education 

 

Gerry continually pursues additional advanced education relevant to his practice in order to assist his clients.

 

Current Pursuits:

  • Chief Compliance Officer's Exam, CSI - Canadian Securities Course - expected completion November 2019
  • Certified Global Sanctions Specialist, ACAMS - Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists  - inaugural class early 2020

 

University:

  • 1998 LL.B., Queen’s University
  • 1994 B.A. (Hons.), Wilfrid Laurier University 

 
Regulatory and Risk, White Collar Crime and Investigations:
 

  • Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, Law Society of Ontario (February 2015 to present)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), (June 2018 to present) www.acfe.com
  • Designated Wiretap Agent, Ministry of the Attorney General for Ontario (Fall 2015 to March 2018)
  • Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS), (December 2016 to present) www.acfcs.org (subject matter: computer-based and traditional compliance programs, reporting, sanctions, OSFI, CFPOA, PCMLTFA, AML, CTF, trade-based money laundering, anti-corruption, bribery, audit, corporate risk, threat assessment, cybercrime, EU Directives, U.S. regulatory bodies such as the SEC, CFTC, FINCEN, OFAC, and legislation such as FATCA and FCPA)
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) (November 2015 to present) www.acams.org 

 
E-Discovery: 
 

  • Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS), Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (February 2019 to present) www.aceds.org

 
Privacy and Technology: 
 

  • Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) www.iapp.org
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/Europe, CIPP/Canada)  www.iapp.org
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) www.iapp.org 

 
 
Continuing Professional Education 
 

  • 2019 Canadian Money Services Business Association Spring Training Session, Toronto, May 24
  • 2019 Cryptocurrency and Cannabis Seminar, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Toronto, May 10
  • 2019 PLI Educational event…Blockchain Technology, Smart Code, and Smart Contracts:  Issues and Risks, Practising Law Institute, May 13
  • 2019 The AML Shop Anti-Money Laundering Pro Invitational Conference, Toronto, April 10
  • 2018 Canadian Securities Course, CSI
  • 2018 IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium, Toronto, May 24 - 25
  • 2018 LSUC/MAG Criminal Law Division Mega Case/Organized Crime Forum, Toronto, January 29 - February 1
  • 2017 Criminal Law Division Human Trafficking Training, May 29 - June 2
  • 2017 Advanced Wiretap Training, Ontario Electronic Surveillance Operating Committee April 25 - 27
  • 2014-17 Technology in Litigation, OCAA Summer School (Founding Course Director) Ontario Crown Attorneys’ Association/MAG Criminal Law Division Summer School (each OCAA Summer School herein is a 4 ½ day course)
  • 2016 Domestic Violence Co-Leads Conference, Toronto, February 23 - 24
  • 2015 Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Conference, Ottawa, December 3
  • 2015 ACAMS 3rd Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference, Toronto, June 8 - 9
  • 2015 Association of Anti- Money Laundering Specialists Certification Exam Preparation Course, Toronto, June 7
  • 2015 Advanced Wiretap Training, Ontario Electronic Surveillance Operating Committee April 28 - 30
  • 2015 Firearms Prosecution Training, MAG March 23 - 24
  • 2013 Visual Trial School, Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Association, Rochester, Michigan
  • 2013 Drinking and Driving, OCAA Summer School
  • 2011 Current Legal Issues, OCAA Summer School
  • 2011 Plea Negotiations and Ethics, OCAA, CLA and MAG
  • 2010 Issues in Child Homicide and Forensic Pathology, LSUC
  • 2009 Experts, OCAA Summer School
  • 2008 Domestic Violence Co-Leads Conference, November 25-27, Toronto
  • 2008 Trial Advocacy, OCAA Summer School