Heads the International Trade & Investment Law Group at McCarthy Tétrault
Mr. Boscariol heads the International Trade & Investment Law Group at McCarthy Tétrault. He focuses on economic sanctions and trade embargoes, export, import and technology transfer controls, defence trade controls, and more. He has recognized expertise in the interaction of Canadian trade controls with those of the US and EU. Recognitions include: 2015 and 2014 Global Law Experts Practice Award for International Trade Compliance Lawyer of the Year (Canada). He is Deputy Rule of Law Officer and Past Division Chair of the ABA Section of International Law. He is Senior Adviser and Past Co-Chair of the ABA Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee. He is Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters’ Export Committee.
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and
an industry leader on anti-money laundering (AML)
Saskia is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and an industry leader on anti-money laundering (AML) and related financial crime topics. Saskia has over 15 years of AML experience, in the USA, Latin America and Europe. Stemming from her global footprint, she applies valuable expertise and insight into international training, and financial crime compliance projects. Saskia was the founding Executive Director of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). She conducts training, independent reviews of AML/OFAC Compliance Programs, designs AML/OFAC Manuals, and AML/OFAC Risk Assessments. Saskia is also Partner at AML Services International, a multi-media training company in the anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) field. Its webinar series attracts hundreds of financial institutions from all over the world. Saskia spearheaded ACAMS as its founding Executive Director from October 2001 to December 2005. Under her leadership, ACAMS grew from 0-3500 members from 101 countries, and developed the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Program (CAMS), which has become the de facto AML credential in the financial services industry worldwide. She has served on the ACAMS Advisory Board, and on the ACAMS Exam Preparation Seminar Taskforce. From 2007-2010, Saskia served as Financial Crimes Advisor to Fiserv, a U.S- based Fortune 500 company. She is a frequent speaker in English, Spanish and Dutch on a variety of financial crime subjects. She earned law degrees from Leiden University (Netherlands) and Universidad La Católica (Lima, Peru). She also has an international MBA from Florida International University. She speaks fluent Dutch, English, Spanish and basic German.