Qatar’s measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
Qatar has made substantive improvements to its system to combat money laundering and terrorism financing and its technical compliance with FATF requirements is very strong. However, Qatar needs to make some major improvements, in its criminal justice response to terrorist financing. Qatar is a small but wealthy country with a...
Indonesia’s measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
Indonesia has a strong legal framework to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing and is making good use of financial intelligence and domestic and international cooperation. Indonesia needs to focus more on improving asset recovery, risk-based supervision and proportionate and dissuasive sanctions. The money laundering risk for Indonesia comes primarily...
Consolidated assessment ratings
Through its nine FATF-Style Regional Bodies (FSRBs), the FATF brings together a global network of 205 jurisdictions that have each committed at the highest political level, to implementing the FATF Recommendations. FATF and FSRBs conduct peer reviews on an ongoing basis to assess how effectively their respective members' AML/CFT measures...
Procedures for the FATF Fourth Round of AML/CFT Mutual Evaluations
As amended February 2023. The FATF is conducting a fourth round of mutual evaluations for its members based on the FATF Recommendations and the FATF Methodology, as amended from time to time. This document sets out the procedures that are the basis for that fourth round of mutual evaluations. The scope of the...
Consolidated Processes and Procedures for Mutual Evaluations and Follow-Up Universal Procedures
As amended September 2022. The assessments of countries' effective implementation of the 2012 FATF Recommendations are conducted in accordance with the 2013 Assessment Methodology. In principle, FATF-Style Regional Bodies (FSRBs) and International Financial Institutions, should be using the same or similar procedures as the FATF. While there is some flexibility in...
Japan’s progress in strengthening measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing
Since the 2021 assessment of Japan's measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, the country has taken a number of actions to strengthen its framework. In line with the FATF Procedures for mutual evaluations, the country has reported back to the FATF on the action it has taken since...
FATF and INTERPOL intensify global asset recovery
Experts examine mechanisms to prioritize cross-border tracing, seizure and confiscation of criminal assets The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and INTERPOL have launched a joint initiative to deprive criminals of their dirty money, marking a turning point in global efforts to recover illicit assets. While asset recovery should be a key...
Germany's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
Germany has implemented significant reforms in the last five years to strengthen its system and more effectively combat money laundering and terrorist financing. Some of these new measures are already delivering results but Germany needs to continue to implement reforms and take steps to make sure that there is...
Webinar on Beneficial Ownership Transparency of Legal Persons
A panel of experts with a global and domestic focus on enhancing beneficial ownership transparency will discuss FATF's recent revision to Recommendation 24 on beneficial ownership of legal persons, which aims to help stop criminals from hiding their illicit activities and dirty money behind secret company structures. The panel includes...
The Netherlands’ measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing
The Netherlands’ measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing are delivering good results, but the country needs to do more to prevent legal persons from being used for criminal purposes, strengthen risk-based supervision, and ensure sanctions for money laundering and terrorist financing offences are proportionate and dissuasive. The Netherlands’...
Risk-Based Approach Guidance for the Real Estate Sector
Risk-Based Approach for the Real Estate Sector Download pdf ( 2,787kb) Real estate is a popular choice for investment, but it also attracts criminals who use real estate in their illicit activities or to launder their criminal profits. It allows criminals networks to thrive and grow using the profits of their...
Partnering in the Fight Against Financial Crime: Data Protection, Technology and Private Sector Information Sharing
A single financial institution has only a partial view of transactions and sees one small piece of what is often a large, complex puzzle. Criminals exploit this information gap by using multiple financial institutions within or across jurisdictions to layer their illicit financial flows. As a result, it is...
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SEC Seeks Emergency Relief to Ensure Binance.US Customers’ Assets are Protected
The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed an emergency action application seeking a temporary restraining order freezing assets, directing defendants to repatriate assets held for the benefi
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SEC Charges Coinbase for Operating as an Unregistered Securities Exchange, Broker, and Clearing Agency
Coinbase also charged for the unregistered offer and sale of securities in connection with its staking-as-a-service program. The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Coinbase, Inc.
ESMA publishes follow-up report to the peer review on the Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues
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