Compliance program requirements

Guideline 4: Implementation of a compliance regime

Under the PCMLTFA and associated Regulations you have specific obligations related to developing and implementing a compliance program for your business. A strong compliance program will be the basis of meeting all of your requirements.

Guideline 4: Implementation of a compliance regime

Risk-based approach

This guidance document describes what a risk-based approach is and how you need to assess risk in your business activities.

Risk-based approach guide

Risk-based approach workbooks

These sector specific workbooks will help you design a risk-based approach tailored to your business.


FINTRAC provides guidance to help individuals and entities understand their obligations under the PCMLTFA and its associated Regulations and how they may be assessed in an examination. However, this should not be considered to be legal advice. Please refer to the PCMLTFA and its associated Regulations for the full description of your obligations.

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