Eylon Zemer is currently the compliance manager at Caledonian Global Financial Services in Toronto where he also serves as a director. Caledonian has a global presence with offices in New York, Toronto, the British Virgin Islands and Grand Cayman, where it was established over 40 years ago. It has recently been awarded “Best Offshore Bank Cayman Islands” and “Best private bank” by World Finance.
Zemer plays an integral role in Caledonian’s global compliance and anti-money laundering effort by providing expertise in offshore and private banking. His responsibilities involve implementing internal policies and procedures across multiple lines of business including, but not limited to banking, wealth management, securities brokerage and custody, and trust and corporate services. He is also part of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) implementation team. Zemer has previous experience in account monitoring and investigations, risk management and reporting.
Prior to his current position, Zemer spent time working directly with Caledonian’s global chief compliance officer in the Grand Cayman headquarters. While in Cayman, he attended numerous banking, compliance and anti-money laundering conferences and seminars. This is something he continues to do in Toronto with the latest being the 1st Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference in Toronto.
After having attained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Toronto’s York University, Zemer went on to successfully become a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is currently completing a diploma program offered by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).