19 Dec 2014
Cutting terrorists’ resources is an effective measure to stop terrorism. However, FATF assessments demonstrate that in practice, most countries are still not able to freeze terrorists’ assets effectively, says FATF President Roger Wilkins AO at a briefing to the United Nations Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee on 18 December 2014.
18 Dec 2014
FATF has published the Mutual Evaluation Report of Norway, which reviews its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures. Norway has taken some good initiatives to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, but needs to establish overarching policies and strategies, and address significant weaknesses in a number of key areas.
18 Dec 2014
This report provides a summary of the anti-money laundering (AML) /counter-terrorist financing(CFT) measures in place in Norway as at the date of the on-site visit (27 March to 11 April 2014). It analyses the level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of Norway’s AML/CFT system, and provides recommendations on how the system could be strengthened.
12 Dec 2014
The Council of Europe’s anti-money laundering body MONEYVAL adopted, at its 46th plenary meeting, a public statement, urging Bosnia and Herzegovina to immediately and meaningfully address its AML/CFT deficiencies.
5 Dec 2014
FATF has published the Mutual Evaluation Report of Spain, which reviews its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures. The Spanish government has made great efforts to update its laws and institutions to deal with these risks, but some improvements are needed in certain key areas.