Pakistan: SECP establishes Anti-Money Laundering cell

March 30, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has established an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Cell to effectively address any potential of money laundering within the capital markets, insurance, the NBFCs and the not-for-profit corporate sector.

The SECP has approved thresholds for various sectors for reporting of investmentsmade in securities markets, the NBFCs and the insurance sector. The AML cellcomprises of senior SECP officers from each supervisory area.