4 Apr 2014
FATF President; speech; CFATF
In his remarks, Mr. Nechaev outlined the most important changes to the FATF Recommendations, the assessment methodology and procedures. He also emphasized the need for a consistent approach to assessments conducted by the FATF and FSRBs.
3 Apr 2014
FATF President; speech
FATF President Vladimir Nechaev's empasized the importance of effectively implemented FATF Recommendations and the need to address non-compliance in the Caribbean region in order for the international financial services sector to flourish in this sector. Mr. Nechaev made his remarks at the 3rd Caribbean Conference on the International Financial Services Sector in Nassau, the Bahamas on 2 April 2014.
27 Mar 2014
private sector, risk based approach, virtual currency, UNSCR, sanctions,
The FATF met with representatives of the private sector on 25 and 26 March 2014 to discuss updates to the guidance on the application of the risk-based approach in their relevant sector. The meeting also provided an opportunity to hear about issues of concern or interest to the private sector.
25 Mar 2014
data protection; EC
Discussions at the AML/CFT and Data Protection Experts Seminar, organised by the FATF and hosted by the European Commission, focused on the need for consistency in the anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and data protection requirements and on the importance of effective compliance with FATF Recommendations. Experts on AML/CFT and data protection, as well as relevant private sector experts, met in Brussels on 24 March to exchange views and map common issues.
17 Mar 2014
Mexico has made significant progress in addressing the deficiencies in its anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism regime. As result of this progress, Mexico has been removed from the regular follow-up process. The February 2014 follow-up report to the mutual evaluation of Mexico contains a detailed description and analysis of the actions taken by Mexico to remove the deficiencies identified in the 2008 mutual evaluation report.