14 Jun 2013
The FATF Plenary will meet for the third and final FATF Plenary meeting under the Presidency of Mr. Bjørn Aamo of Norway. Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, United Nations Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development will address the Plenary on strengthening financial integrity through financial inclusion. The meeting will be opened by Mr. Sigbjørn Johnson, Minister of Finance of Norway.
30 May 2013
The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) has issued a public statement identifying jurisdictions with strategic AML/CFT deficiencies that pose a risk to the international financial system. CFATF, one of the FATF-Style Regional Bodies, works closely with these jurisdictions to address these deficiencies.
24 May 2013
FATF President Bjørn S. Aamo addressed the Plenary of the Eurasian Group and gave a brief overview of recent developments and future areas of work, such as non-profit organisations, mutual evaluation and follow-up processes and financial inclusion.
13 May 2013
FATF Vice-President Vladimir Nechaev addressed the 12th meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) on 11 May. GIABA has now completed its first round of evaluations of its members with the FATF Recommendations. Mr. Nechaev highlighted this important achievement, but also stressed the importance of each country conducting the necessary reforms to improve their anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes. Every failure in a country's AML/CFT system threatens not only that country, but also the regional and international financial sectors.
29 Apr 2013
private sector, consultative forum
The FATF organised a meeting of the Private Sector Consultative Forum in London on 25 and 26 April. The meeting was an opportunity for the FATF to update the members of the forum about recent activities and developments and to seek their input into a number of projects that the FATF is currently working on.