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October 2018 This is the seventh edition of the Basel AML Index issued by the International Centre for Asset Recovery, part of the Basel Institute on Governance. It focuses on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) frameworks, plus related factors that impact the risk of ML/TF, such as...
October 19 2018 Virtual assets and related financial services have the potential to spur financial innovation and efficiency and improve financial inclusion, but they also create new opportunities for criminals and terrorists to launder their proceeds or finance their illicit activities. The FATF has therefore been actively monitoring risks in...
 September 24 2018 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is achieving good results in fighting terrorist financing, but needs to focus more on pursuing larger scale money launderers and confiscating their assets. The FATF and the Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF) jointly conducted an assessment of Saudi...
September 12 2018 There are many losers and few winners when companies bribe foreign public officials to win lucrative overseas contracts. In prioritising profits over principles, governments in most major exporting countries fail to prosecute companies flouting laws criminalising foreign bribery. What is missing is active enforcement. Transparency International’s new report, Exporting...
September 7 2018 As a result of Armenia’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since its mutual evaluation in December 2015, MONEYVAL has re-rated the country on two recommendations originally rated as “partially compliant”. Armenia has been in a regular follow-up process, following the adoption...
September 7 2018 In light of the Isle of Man’s progress in strengthening its framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing since the adoption of its mutual evaluation report in December 2016, MONEYVAL has re-rated the jurisdiction on 8 of the 40 Recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force...