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Compliance and Security

Supporting the highest standards of Canadian and global foreign exchange

 

Fully insured, regulated, and operated to the highest standards of the Canadian financial system, Continental Currency Exchange is a safe option for 21st century foreign currency exchange.

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Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering

Continental is dedicated to assisting with the detection of money laundering and terrorist financing activities

At CCE we understand the needs of our clients.  We actively strive to remain in accordance with all legal and regulatory obligations in order to ensure the best possible experience for all of our clients. 

 

Our Compliance and Security

 

Money laundering and Terrorist Financing have been recognized globally as serious threats to the financial industry. A comprehensive Compliance Regime is vital to ensure the protection of a business from the threats posed by both Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. At CCE we support our a Compliance Regime with an ongoing training program for all staff. In addition, CCE retains a Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer (CAMLO), a team of Compliance Officers and several other key senior management staff who together assist in the design and implementation of our programs and policies.

To provide the highest level of customer service CCE has introduced methods to ensure we meet our due diligence requirements without disrupting the level of service we provide to our clients. Our Compliance Program addresses the requirements of Canada’s legislation, including the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA). 

In accordance with the law, CCE may be required to collect information from our clients during the course of a transaction. As part of regulatory obligations CCE reserves the right to request identification for any transaction regardless of the type of transaction or specific amount exchanged.

The privacy of your personal information is important, and we will only request information that is necessary to meet our obligations before the law. Any personal information you provide is used only to identify you as the client, and process the transaction. It will not be used or disclosed for any purposes other than those set out by regulations. CCE is committed to protecting our client’s privacy, and has policies in place to safeguard the information we collect during any transaction. All information provided is handled with the utmost care and discretion, as set out in our privacy policy.


Accreditations and Security

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Better Business Bureau

Continental Currency Exchange is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has received an A+ rating. The Better Business Bureau is dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers, instilling consumer confidence and contributing to a trustworthy marketplace for all.


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SWIFT

SWIFT is the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, a member-owned cooperative through which the financial world conducts its business operations with speed, certainty and confidence.


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FINTRAC

Continental Currency Exchange is a “Money Service Business” registered with FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada) with a history of trusted financial services for over 25 years. We are dedicated to ensuring that all of our operations are in full compliance with the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act of Canada and follow all related Canadian regulation and guidelines.


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Beanstream Payment Processing

Beanstream holds the highest industry standards for data protection and network security, ensuring Continental Currency Exchange and all of your business and cardholder data remains safe. As part of their ongoing security program they perform rigorous checks of their systems, both internally and via independent third-parties, to ensure they continue to meet or exceed card association requirements.

Read more about Beanstream Security and PCI Compliance: http://www.beanstream.com/about/security-and-pci-compliance/

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