Matt is the Co-Founder and Practice Leader with The AML Shop. He is an internationally recognized expert in anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing, and sanctions. He has been assisting financial institutions to assess and reduce financial crime and related regulatory risks for over fifteen years. Matt has served as an advisor to Canadian and foreign governments on the development of their laws and financial intelligence functions and as a consultant to the UN office on Drugs and Crime. He is an instructor of numerous ACAMS courses, including those on Trade Based Money Laundering. He is also the author, peer reviewer, and instructor of the ACAMS sanctions course and an instructor for the University of Toronto’s Master of Forensic Accounting program. Matt recently became Certified as a Cryptocurrency Investigator and has added the CCI (Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator) to his list of designations. Matt is also the author of the 2014 CPA’s Guide To Comply With Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Legislation.