Matthew Unger is the founder and CEO of iComply. After exiting a successful wealth management firm at 26, Matthew has become a recognized thought leader in fintech and regulation with over a decade of experience in advisory and technical positions in the Canadian financial technology. Matthew has studied blockchain, AI and Business Strategy at MIT. He is also an active member of DIACC, TRISA, CBC Fintech and is an internationally recognized public speaker on fintech regulation and compliance. As an author, Matthew has been published in The Economist, Forbes, and Finance Magnates.
The latest directives from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have broadened AML requirements to include law firms, accounting, eCommerce, luxury sales and M&A transactions. Further, new requirements for work-from-home have complicated the day-to-day compliance operations of most of the market, and ‘digital first’ is no longer a nice-to-have, but a necessity.9 February 2021