The Canadian Institute for Financial Crime Analysis (CIFCA) is Canada’s centre for money laundering risk and financial intelligence. The Institute’s mission is to deliver practical professional development, applied research and educational solutions for financial crime analysis in Canada and internationally.
This initiative works under the umbrella of Seneca’s business faculty, Seneca Business. CIFCA is a division of Seneca’s Centre for Financial Services, leveraging a history of excellence in providing relevant and accessible training opportunities for those seeking career advancement within the field of financial services.
With the Institute’s central aim being to further professionalize financial crime analysis, our four primary areas of activity are:
- Applied research and systematic information collection
- Educational solutions – establishing benchmark academic and industry standards, including a six-module professional development program called Financial Crime Analysis
- Networking – online access highlighting and discussing the latest research finding, court cases and regulatory changes
- Advocacy – refining legislation and policy with the accumulated expertise and empirical knowledge derived from the financial crime analysis sector